30-ft. Oil Skimmer Joins Kvichak Lease Fleet

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

KMI Leasing Co., LLC recently added a new 30-ft. Rapid Response Skimmer – Wide version outfitted with a Kvichak/Marco Filterbelt oil recovery module to their lease fleet.  The Kvichak 30’ rapid-response skimmer is a shallow-water capable, near shore skimming vessel suited for use on oil spills in waterways, bays, and harbors.  The all-aluminum skimmer is 31’ – 3” long, with a beam of 9' - 8", and a draft of 2’ - 6" and is easily trailerable.  Powered by twin 90hp outboards, the skimmer is capable of a response speed of over 17 knots, and a recovered oil capacity of 1200 gallons of recovered product. Recovery rates are up to 427 bbls/hr for groups 3&4 persistent oils. This skimming system is designed to recover a very wide range of spills, from light sheens to thick weathered oils contaminated with debris.

In addition to the skimmer, the KMI Leasing fleet also includes two 54’ high speed catamarans and a 65’ catamaran with survey capability.  These vessels can be used as fast response patrol boats, research or survey boats, crew boats or general work boats. 

All KMI Leasing Co. vessels are available for immediate sale or lease.

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