Accession Number : ADA308226

Title :   Ohmsett Tests of: The CANFLEX 'Sea Slug' Temporary Storage Device and the DOAS Flotation Collar.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : COAST GUARD RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER GROTON CT

Personal Author(s) : Goodwin, Michael ; Custer, Roland L.

PDF Url : ADA308226

Report Date : APR 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 33

Abstract : This report describes an initial series of tests of the CAN FLEX 'Sea Slug' temporary storage device and the DESMI Offload Adapter System (DOAS). The tests were primarily of two types, (1) tests of the effectiveness of offloading techniques with the DOAS, and (2) tests of the time required for oil and water to separate within the 'Sea Slug.' A third area of interest was determination of cleaning techniques for the 'Sea Slug.' After the initial series of tests, it was concluded that an additional method of offloading should be investigated. This consisted of a pump lowered to the bottom mid-length along the 'Sea Slug.' This report includes the results of these tests, as well.

Descriptors :   *WATER POLLUTION ABATEMENT, *FLOTATION, *OIL SPILLS, *OIL POLLUTION CONTAINMENT, LOADING(HANDLING), STORAGE, ADAPTERS, CRANES, OFFSHORE STRUCTURES, FLOATING BODIES, COLLARS.

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering
      Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE