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SPILL RESPONSE TECHNOLOGY

Arctic West Summer 1701 from the Research & Development Center (RDC) viewed ‘Arctic West Summer 1701’ started July 20 and conclud- a video of the RotoX, operating in ultra-heavy oil. That ed August 17 when the Healy returned to Seward, AK. The video was presented at the International Oil Spill Confer- research agenda was extensive, including autonomous sur- ence in Long Beach, last May.

face, underwater and aerial vehicles, an electrically powered “RDC had solicited companies,” Bennett explained, shore transfer craft and a passive millimeter wave camera. “with the request to get an operational skimming system

Critically, in addition, the research agenda included with thrusters to Alaska by mid-July for the 2017 Arctic testing the capabilities of a self-propelled oil skimmer – Technology Evaluations, but no entity was able to ful

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