Belt skimmer in operation

2 June 2015

Belt skimmer in operation

A belt skimmer on a large recovery vessel used in the response to a spill of bunker fuel in Norway in 2007. The belt constructed from a mesh allows water to drain through and encourages adhesion of the oil. The oil is lifted on-board and is scraped off to storage.

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Categories: Norway, Europe, Response Techniques, Containment & Recovery

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