Evaluation of Utility Equipment for Harbor Oil Spill Removal/Recovery Systems,
CIVIL ENGINEERING LAB (NAVY) PORT HUENEME CALIF
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The following items of equipment for harbor oil spill cleanup operations were evaluated a power assistance unit for deploying and retrieving boom, a 20-foot utility boat, a 28-foot flattop boat, three boom mooring systems, a dust abatement attachment for a sorbent distributor, and the associated connectors, shackles, and lines. A description of the test program, the test results, and recommendations for deployment, use, and retrieval of the equipment are presented. Manpower and time measurements for deployment and retrieval were made. Deficiencies in equipment, as observed, and methods to remove the deficiencies are described.
- Civil Engineering
- Marine Engineering