Aqua-Guard open house showcases state-of-the-art oil skimming systems

By BCShippingNews
April 17 2016
Agua-Guard Spill Response co-owners Nigel Bennett and Cameron Janz welcomed the local maritime community to their Coquitlam facilities in mid-April to showcase their state-of-the-art oil skimming systems. With a variety of systems on view, Bennett, Janz and staff were on hand to provide detailed information on the features of the systems that are popular with spill response organizations worldwide. Watch out for the June issue of BC Shipping News when we profile yet another B.C. company that is finding international success.
1. Aqua-Guard Spill Response Inc. co-owners Nigel Bennett and Cameron Janz.
1. Aqua-Guard Spill Response Inc. co-owners Nig...
2. Aqua-Guard's oil skimming systems range in different sizes from small systems for rivers/lakes to large systems for offshore environments. The oil spill recovery technology retains both USA and Canadian patents and is certified by Det Norske Veritas.
2. Aqua-Guard's oil skimming systems range in d...
3. Aqua-Guard's South American rep stands next to the RBS TRITON 150 that is ready to be delivered to the Western Canada Marine Response's Vancouver Island operations.
3. Aqua-Guard's South American rep stands next...
4. RBS TRITON 150 trailerized oil-skimming system destined for WCMRC spill response base on Vancouver Island.
4. RBS TRITON 150 trailerized oil-skimming syst...
5. The RBS TRITON 150.
5. The RBS TRITON 150.
6. The RBS TRITON 150.
6. The RBS TRITON 150.
7. An Aqua-Guard staff member stands next to one of the oil-skimming spill response systems.
7. An Aqua-Guard staff member stands next to on...
8. RBS TRITON 150 trailer system showing crane deploying brush skimmer head (system certified to recover 150 m3/hr of oil.
8. RBS TRITON 150 trailer system showing crane...
9. Aqua-Guard offers a complete range of oil spill response products including oil storage tanks.
9. Aqua-Guard offers a complete range of oil sp...
10. Large offshore URO 300 oil-skimming system demonstrated at Vancouver drydock prior to shipping to Brazil.
10. Large offshore URO 300 oil-skimming system...
11. In action: The URO 300 oil skimming system being deployed in Guanabara Bay, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
11. In action: The URO 300 oil skimming system...
12. In action: Aqua-Guard's system was on display during a demonstration by Western Canada Marine Response Corporation during the 2015 Clean Pacific Conference.
12. In action: Aqua-Guard's system was on displ...
13. In action: The RBS TRITON 150 OS oil skimmer head is connected via 50 meters of self-floating hose which transfers recovered oil to a storage tank on board the barge.
13. In action: The RBS TRITON 150 OS oil skimme...