TEST AND EVALUATION OF OIL POLLUTION ABATEMENT DEVICES FOR SHIPBOARD USE, PHASE III

A 100 GPM filter/coalescer oily water separator system designed for both bilge and ballast service was installed on a 210 ft. Medium Endurance U. S. Coast Guard cutter. The separator water effluent was monitored by an on-line infra-red absorption type monitor. The alarm points were set to recirculate water effluents exceeding 20 milligrams/liter (MG/L). Bilge mixtures were processed both at sea and in port. Normal water effluent oil concentrations were 12 to MG/L. Ballast mixtures were processed in port. A maximum of 5 MG/L was discharged overboard during this procedure. A soap-like substance was accidentally processed while in port. The mixture could not be adequately separated to permit discharge overboard. All other emulsions were separated satisfactorily. (Modified author abstract)

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also AD-762 499.
  • Corporate Authors:

    United States Coast Guard

    Naval Engineering Division
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • Norton, L B
  • Publication Date: 1973-1

Media Info

  • Pagination: 22 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00048415
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 14 1973 12:00AM