SEAPRO’s Oil Spill Response Barge (ORB) has been designed to rapidly respond to a marine oil spill in Southeast Alaska. SEAPRO’s ORB carries 2000’ of boom, a LORI Brush Skimmer and has a storage capacity of 249 barrels. Additionally the barge carries a 19' small work boat which is deployed by a hydraulic powered crane.
The barge is capable of skimming in protected waters with seas of 3' or less and can transit in conditions of up to 6' seas. The response barge can perform skimming and recovery operations offshore, near shore, and as well as support shoreline clean up operations.
|Manufacture||Rozema Boatworks/Kvichak Marine Ind.||Model||249 bbl Barge|
|Service Type(s)||Barge is designed for fast towable storage and as a skimming platform.||Operating Environment||Protected waters|
|Application||Towable storage, skimming platform||Storage Capacity||249 bbls (10,458 gal)|
|Size L x W (ft)||55' x 16''||Barge Weight||25,000 lbs.|
|Container Material||Aluminum||Fill/Discharge Access||Two (2) Freeman 18" x 24" hatches
One (1) Freeman 24" x 24"
|Lift Points||Must be slung||Maximum Draft||2.5 ft (approx)|
|Skimming Speed||4 knots||Nameplate recovery capacity (bbls/hr)||See info regarding Lori Brush Skimmer|
|Tow Speed (empty)||15 knots (depending on towing vessel)||Tow Speed (loaded)||7-12 knots (depending on towing vessel)|
|Aux Equipment||Skimming barge is built with an internal hydraulic power unit to operate the skimmer and transfer pump.|
|C-130||DC-6||DC-3||737||Beaver||Otter||Cessna 206||Cessna 185||Heli||Barge||Tug (only)||Lrg F/V||Sm F/V||Pickup|