EQUIPMENT

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Some of the Fleet in Action

Clean Seas owns a large amount of oil spill containment and recovery equipment. In addition, it has a substantial amount of equipment available under contract in the event of a major oil spill event that  requires a greater capacity. Pictured are two of our Oil Spill Response Vessels OCEAN SCOUT & OCEAN GUARDIAN.

For further information regarding our equipment, contact us at cleanseas@cleanseas.com.  

CO-OP RESOURCES  
 
The Clean Seas equipment and material inventory is presented in Table 501-1. of the Regional Resource Manual 

TABLE 501-1 

Inventory of Equipment and Materials 

***This list is not intended to correspond to temporary relocation and/or movement of  equipment within Clean Seas' Area of Response nor to periods when equipment is out of service for repairs or maintenance.*** 
 
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I. CONTAINMENT

a) Boom, Fast Response (Flotation x Skirt)

OPEN OCEAN
Kepner 60" High Seas
(24 x 36)
3,000 ft.
Kepner 42" High Seas
(17 x 25)
6,000 ft.
Oil Stop
(18 x 25)
9,000 ft.
OOFF
(18 x 25)
4,500 ft.
TOTAL:
22,500 ft.
 
Offshore/Near Shore/Protective Boom
American Marine
(12 x 18)
1,200 ft.
Kepner Sea Curtain
(8 x 12)
18,600 ft.
Kepner Sea Curtain 
(12 x 18)
7,400 ft.
Kepner 8" Fast Current Boom
(8 x 12)
1,100 ft.
Oil Stop
(4 x 6)
3,000 ft.
TOTAL:
 31,300 ft.

TOTAL BOOM AVAILABLE: 53,800 ft. 

The total boom available will change from time to time as maintenance, cleaning,  survey, and replacement occur on a regular basis.

b) Storage

1) OSRB OCEAN KEEPER- This Tank Barge is 181' x 56' with a storage capacity of 15,000 BBLS and is normally moored off Santa Barbara Harbor. 

2) Eight (8) 100 barrel Rigid Dracones (barges). 

3) Storage Bags/Containers

  • One(1) 24,780 Gallon (590 BBLS) Kepner Floating Storage Bag
  • Three (3) 5,000-Gallon (120 BBLS) Kepner Floating Storage Bags
  • Four (4) 1,200-Gallon (28 BBLS) Kepner Floating Storage Bags
  • One (1) 6,000-Gallon (140 BBLS) Dracone Floating Bag
  • Twelve (12) 2,400-Gallon (57 BBLS) Fast Tanks.

 


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II. RECOVERY

 The following Skimmers are available at the yard, or pre-staged on vessels and near deployment sites.
 
NAME
Qty
Viscosity
Open sea, protected
BPD
De-rated
 BPD 
GT 185
6
heavy
open
58,889
8,226
GT 260
1
heavy
open
15,096
3,019 
Lori-2
4
heavy
open/protected
49,536
9,904
Lori-3
9
 heavy
open/protected
33,390
33,390
Lori-4
2
heavy
open/protected
24,768
9,904
Lori - 5
2
heavy
open
12,364
12,364
Roto 30 
2
heavy
open/protected
15,085
6,034
Desmi-DOP-250 Wier-Skimmer
2
heavy
open/protected
30,192
6,034
TOTAL:
88,875

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III. VEHICLES/TRAILERS

a) An assortment of trucks and response vehicles available for immediate response operations and contracts are in place for additional equipment as needed, including a 12-ton crane truck,  stake and pickup trucks, and other vehicles. 

b) Harbor Trailers  

Nine (9) Fast Response Harbor Trailers (FRHT) equipped with pollution control equipment including near shore protective boom, sorbent materials, and miscellaneous gear. 

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IV. BOATS/VESSELS

a) Oil Spill Response Vessels (OSRVs) 4 

OSRV's are normally moored near Santa Barbara Harbor and Point Conception.  Movement of OSRV's outside the Area of Response requires concurrence of Federal/State agencies if such  movement significantly reduces cleanup response capability. 

Each vessel has:  Two Lori Three Brush advancing skimmer units and accessory equipment; (1,500 feet of Kepner 43-inch High Seas Boom on a hydraulic reel, a 4.5-ton crane, a calibrated dispersant application system with dispersant, five bags each of absorbent boom and pads, one GT-ASD heavy oil pump, a site characterization kit, an infrared camera surveillance system, and oil storage. 

b) Spill Response Vessels (SRVs), Fast Response Support Boats (FRSB),
  and Miscellaneous Small Boats

Two (2) Spill Response Vessels:

"COMET" (32 x 8 feet) is equipped with a Lori Two Brush Side Skimmer, and seven (7) BBLS of storage. 

"CLEAN SWEEP" (32 x 11 feet) is equipped with a Lori Three Brush Skimmer installed in the hull and thirty (30) BBLS of storage. 

One (1) 32 x 8 foot Fast Response Support Boat with outboard motors (AJAX). 

Two (2) 24 foot Rigid Hull Inflatable Boom Boat and three (3) 10 to 18 foot inflatable boats. 

One (1) 21 foot MonArk Utility boats with outboard for use as work/boom boats. 

Twelve (12) 15 to 18 foot aluminum skiffs with outboards stored at Clean Seas Support Yard. 

Note:  Individual boats and pieces of equipment are subject to periodic transfer between vessels and the support yard for maintenance an/or training exercises. 

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V. ABSORBENTS/DISPERSANTS/SPRAY EQUIPMENT 

a) Clean Seas maintains a large inventory of absorbents including booms, and sheets inventories are stored in the Carpinteria Yard, on Oil Spill Response Vessels, and in vans situated throughout the Clean Seas Area of Response.  Additional quantities are available as back-up supplies from warehouses in the Los Angeles area. 

b) Dispersant

9,250 gallons of Corexit #9527 & 8,900 gallons of Corexit #9500 dispersant are stored at the Clean Seas Support Yard, and 1,000 gallons on the Oil Spill Response Vessels (250 ea.). 

c) Helicopter Chemical Dispersant Spray Unit  

Two (2) Simplex Model 2000 helicopter dispersant sprayers with 250-gallon buckets and 32 foot booms.

d) Surface Chemical Dispersant Spray Unit  

Four (4) surface dispersant spray units with pump, booms, and mountings for OSRV's. 

e) Transfer Pumps 

Eleven (11) Desmi Pumps (DOP 250) used as a cargo transfer pump, can move a product at a rate of 440 GPM.  These submersible pumps feature a modified archimedes screw pump including a  built-in rotating sealing disc which interlocks with the screw windings.  This allows the pumps to provide up to 150 psi.  Hydraulic flow on this model is 42 GPM.  Maximum hydraulic pressure is 3,000 psi. 

Two (2) FRAMCO TK-150 Pumps.  The TK- 150 has the capability to transfer a product at a rate exceeding 600 GPM.  This submersible unit is a single-stage centrifugal portable pump. 

Three (3) YanMar diesel powered 2-inch Master Pumps with a rated capacity of 125 BPH provides highly portable and safe pumping capacity. 

Five (5) YanMar diesel powered 3-inch diaphragm pumps with a pumping capacity of 114 BPH. 

Five (5) Hydraulic powered 2-3 inch double stage submersible pumps.

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VI. RADIO COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM

a) A radio system consisting of VHF on 159.480/158.445 MHz and UHF on  454.00/459.00 MHz.  This provides solid communication throughout the Clean Seas Area of  Response.  This system consists of: 

20   VHF Handheld  
4     VHF Marine Handheld Radios 
1     VHF/UHF Base Station - Clean Seas Office 
1     VHF/UHF Base Station - Clean Seas Support Yard   
4     VHF Mobile Units 
9      Marine VHF radios
1      Repeater - Santa Ynez Peak (VHF - 158.445 MHz, UHF -459.00 MHz) 
21    Cellular telephones - vessels, vehicles, portables 
8      Facsimile machines 

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VII. MISCELLANEOUS

a) Large inventory of equipment including forklifts, compressors, pumps, tanks, generators, tools, accessory parts and spares, and other miscellaneous oil spill cleanup equipment located in the Clean Seas Support Yard and other strategic locations in Clean Seas' Area of Response. 

b) Two (2) Spill Tracking Systems with a total of 6 buoys. Two transceivers is in the Clean Seas Support Yard with buoys pre-staged on the OCEAN SCOUT, OCEAN GUARDIAN, OCEAN DEFENDER, & OCEAN SENTINEL. 

c) One (6) Portable Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver. 

d) Five (5) propane-powered wildlife hazing guns. 

e) Two (2) All-Terrain Vehicles. 

f) 100+ Visual Tracking buoys located on OCS Platforms, Clean Seas Support Yard and Clean Seas Vessels. 

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