Containment Booms

First action in any response operation is to contain the spilled oil

Oil Containment Boom are primarily used to contain spilled oil and minimize its extent, so skimmers, absorption booms or other products and methods can remove the oil from the water.
Oil Containment Boom come in many shapes and sizes, and depending on the water conditions different booms has various level of effectiveness.

Using an incorrect model can make the spilled oil pass the oil boom even if it’s well anchored.
It could depend on strong currents, where the oil pass under the draft skirt. It may also depend on high waves were the oil washes over the boom. With the right model, this can be prevented.

Based on the application area and the weather condition, the size of the oilboom are often classified according to the following table:

Type  Application area Max wave height (m) Freeboard(cm) Draft (cm)
Offshore Open ocean and unprotected coastal area 2 >50 >60
Inshore Moderately coastal and harbor area 1 25-50 30-60
Harbor Well protected coastal and harbor area 0,4 10-25 15-30
 
Source: Oljan är lös – Handbok i kommunalt oljeskydd.

Our products are designed to be simple and portable without compromising quality. All our oil booms are made of highly durable material and we can provide custom-made solutions based on your requirements. Our wide range of oil boom peripherals can also help to simplify the management, we offer oil boom reels, containers, anchor systems, trailers etc.

Contact us so we can help you to devise a complete solution to meet your exact requirements.

Applications

  • Containment Booms

    The first step in an oil spill accident is always limiting. Oilbooms are used primarily to prevent the spread and limit the spread of a possible oil spill. There are several different models of oilbooms and accessories that are designed along the different environments and conditions.

  • Absorbent Booms

    Absorbent booms is a very efficient tool, either by working by it self, or as a complement to a oilboom booms. Absorbent booms helps you to contain free flowing oil-based liquid and absorb it from the water. We work with two types of sorbents, polypropylene or cotton.

  • Spill Products

    To prevent spread of oilbased and chemical liquids in unwanted places like drains, industries, streams and roads that could be associated with major health and accident risks, there are today a wide range of products designed to create a safer and down environmentally friendly workplace.

  • Environment Curtains

    At dredging and other ground works of ports, seas and lakes there are today required to enclose the work area to prevent the spread of muddy water that may contain toxic and hazardous substances. Siltcurtains purpose is to screen of and prevent the spread of the muddy water.