American Pollution Control Corp. (AMPOL), completed the
acquisition and reconstruction of a newly restored shallow water skimmer
vessel. Unique in its design and engineering, the vessel was altered to
incorporate a dual outboard system and an independent hydraulic engine to a
belt driven hydraulic system.
Vessel construction began with the hull. Subsequently, a
conveyer assembly, hydraulic system and an outboard engine system were added to
the skimmer. This specific skimmer took six months to complete and is now
response ready. A test run was conducted on Jan. 19 and garnered exceptional results.
“Not only does this piece of equipment expand our skimmer
inventory to two, it also reaffirms AMPOL’s commitment to quality and
innovation,” said AMPOL CEO Kirk Headley. “Beneficial to our clients and the
environment, the construction of this skimmer has broadened our response