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Aqua-Guard completes 3rd contract for the Canadian Coast Guard

Posted on June 14, 2023 by Nigel Bennett  |  983 Views

Aqua-Guard completes 3rd contract for the Canadian Coast Guard for the supply of sixteen (16) light-weight RBS TRITON™ 10 Micro oil skimming systems

The new RBS TRITON™ 10 oil skimming system is designed to be deployed by a only one personnel to recover spilled oil in sheltered and constrained locations, including within stricken vessels.

Each system is fully containerized complete with power pack, pump and all accessories required to operate without logistical support for extended periods of time. The RBS TRITON™ 10  oil skimming system is constructed under ISO 9001:2015 and is 100% designed, manufactured and tested in Canada.

Following an international, open and competitive process, Public Services and Procurement Canada, on behalf of the Canadian Coast Guard, awarded Aqua-Guard Spill Response Inc a contract for the supply sixteen (16) RBS TRITON™ 10 oil skimming systems.

Under the Oceans Protection Plan, the Government of Canada has ensured the Canadian Coast Guard now has the equipment it needs to respond to potential oil spill incidents along our coastlines in a timely and efficient manner with the delivery of RBS TRITON™ oil skimming systems.

Since 2018, Aqua-Guard has become the primary oil skimmer supplier to the Canadian Coast Guard with the supply of one-hundred and twenty-nine (129) oil skimming systems ranging in applications from skimming inside vessel's hulls to shorelines, lakes, rivers, harbours and onboard vessels. These systems were supplied via three separate international, competitive tenders. 

These skimmers include:

Recovery capacity: 11.0 m3/h (69 bbl/h)
Weight: < 15 kg (33 lbs)

Recovery capacity: 20.4 m3/h (128 bbl/h)
Weight: < 30 kg (66 lbs)

Recovery capacity: 63.0 m3/h (396 bbl/h)
Weight: < 60 kg (132 lbs)

Contract No.                          Oil Skimmer model             Recovery Capacity (m3/h)                Qty
F7047-160034/001/ERD             RBS TRITON™ 60                                        63.0                                        67
F7047-180083/001/ERD             RBS TRITON™ 20                                        20.4                                        46
F7047-210017/001/ERD             RBS TRITON™ 10                                        11.0                                        16

For more information please contact Aqua-Guard at sales@aquaguard.com

About Aqua-Guard

Aqua-Guard provides a range of state-of-the-the-art oil spill response solutions including the URO Skimmer System and the RBS TRITON™ range of oil skimmers—all built on Aqua-Guard’s patented RBS TRITON™ technology to deliver some of the highest efficiency and recovery rates in the industry.