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Skimmer “A Whale” Sails for Dalian, China Spill

Lloyds List is reporting that the Skimmer “A Whale” which failed to collect significant amounts of oil in the Gulf of mexico from the BP spill is now en-route to the major spill in Dalian, China.  The more concentrated oil on the … Continue reading

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Skimmer “A Whale” Fails Second Round of Testing

After a second round of testing, the converted O/B/O skimmer A Whale has been judged a failure in skimming oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Giant oil skimmer ‘A Whale’ deemed a bust for Gulf … Continue reading

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Irony Watch: One Whale Not Skimming Oil & Another That May Be, Unfortunately

A sad irony that doesn’t actually involve whales.   The converted Ore/Bulk/Oil ship named “A Whale“ has not yet proven effective in skimming oil from the water, though modifications and testing continue. ‘A Whale’ oil skimmer testing extended a week Unfortunately, whale … Continue reading

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