2023 MSRC Annual Report

OMI Rope Skimmer

This skimmer utilizes a rope mop with an oleophilic material allowing the oil to soak into the rope's surface. The rope mop is fed between rollers operated by a power unit, that removes the oil from the rope mop. It is typically deployed in coastal or near-shore waters.

Locations of OMI Rope Skimmers

Site Quantity (Each)
Everett, WA 1
Port Angeles, WA 1
Total: 2
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