Focus on us
You can get the latest industry information
Also can understand the related product knowledge

We will release relevant information of the company at the first time

You are here: Home » Enterprise » Blogs » Product Blogs » Who Do Oil Spills Affect?

Who Do Oil Spills Affect?

Views: 123     Author: Site Editor     Publish Time: 2023-02-10      Origin: Site

Oil spills can have a devastating impact on the environment and the people and wildlife that depend on it. They can harm marine life, disrupt food chains, and damage habitats and ecosystems. Additionally, oil spills can also affect local economies, as fishing and tourism industries may suffer.

Marine Life: Oil spills can be toxic to marine animals, birds, and plants. The oil can clog the animals' gills, preventing them from breathing, and it can also damage their feathers, making it difficult for birds to fly. This can lead to death or injury for these creatures.

Food Chains: Oil spills can also disrupt food chains by killing off certain species of animals and plants. This can have a ripple effect throughout the ecosystem, affecting not only the species that were directly impacted but also those that depend on them for food.

Habitats and Ecosystems: Oil spills can also damage habitats and ecosystems. The oil can contaminate the soil and water, making it difficult for plants and animals to survive. This can lead to long-term damage to the environment, as it can take years for ecosystems to recover from an oil spill.

Local Economies: Oil spills can also have a significant impact on local economies. Fishing and tourism industries may suffer, as the oil can make the water unsafe for fishing and can also discourage tourists from visiting the area. This can lead to job losses and decreased income for those who depend on these industries.

In conclusion, oil spills can have far-reaching and long-lasting impacts on the environment and the people and wildlife that depend on it. From killing off marine life and disrupting food chains, to damaging habitats and ecosystems and affecting local economies, oil spills can have a devastating impact on the world around us. It is important that we take steps to prevent oil spills and minimize their impact when they do occur.After the oil spill accident, under the action of external factors, the oil spill will drift and spread at will. In order to facilitate the recovery operation or to dredge the oil spill flow to the designated place, especially in the area with turbulent river or near shore water flow, in order to effectively control the flow direction of the oil spill for recovery or to prevent the oil from entering the sensitive area, the oil containment boom is usually used to set an external defense according to the set angle. There are generally two situations for oil spill diversion. One is to arrange the oil containment boom for a long time, which is generally arranged at the water intake and power plant;Another situation is to set up oil containment fence near reefs, mainly when oil spills occur, temporarily set up pvc silt curtain according to the specific situation, so as to realize the diversion of oil spills and lead the oil spills to areas that are easy to recover or other areas of non sensitive resources.

Here is the contene list:    

lWhat is an oil containment boom?

lDelivery of oil containment boom.

loil containment boom recycling and storage.

lConnection method of oil containment boom.

What is an oil containment boom?

lPVC booms are necessary equipment to prevent oil spill pollution in water areas. To prevent oil spill pollution, the first step is to prevent the spread of oil spill. In addition to intercepting the oil spill, the oil boom can also guide the oil spill and make it as concentrated as possible for further recovery and treatment.

lThe upgrade of the solid type float type welding PVC oil boom is universal transverse horizontal bubble cloth solid float high strength both sides plastic coated is applied to oil boom, have certain ability to resist the wind and waves and the capacity, strong and durable, easy to use, the advantages of easy cleaning and maintenance, the most prominent advantage is inside the oil boom is not water, consequently cloth when launch and recovery is very light, suitable for manual cloth, It is suitable for long-term laying in water and emergency laying.

lSolid float welded PVC oil boom, in addition to intercepting guiding oil spill, can also be used for some floating water chemical liquid interception, garbage and other floating objects cleaning and special water protection.

Delivery of oil containment boom.

When the oil containment boom is put into the water from the bank or ship, it should be supported by tugs or put into the ship to sail against the current, and it should be put into the water section by section to avoid disturbance. The Rubber oil boom should be sorted out before putting it in, and it should not be twisted. Pay attention to the direction when putting it in, and it should not be twisted after putting it in, otherwise it is difficult to straighten it in the water.

When throwing or recycling the oil boom into the water, the oil boom is easy to be hung by the bank and the ship. For example, it is safe and labor-saving to put it in the convex corner with rollers, chutes, etc.

oil containment boom recycling and storage.

pvc oil boom boom storage can be placed on shore boats. However, it is easy to damage the oil containment boom fence when entering the water and then recovering it, so it is best to have rollers and slide ways beside the boat on the shore. oil containment fence can be discharged, stacked (be careful not to disturb) or winched on shore.

●Solid float floating boom with capstan storage, large volume, but mechanical retractable more convenient. The oil boom can be hoisted section by section onto the ship on shore by means of cranes and other devices. Detach all anchor lines from pvc oil boom prior to recovery. Storage place should be ventilated, avoid direct sunlight.

●The oil boom must be transferred to shore before typhoon and strong wind.

Connection method of oil containment boom.

There are hook type joints and drill holes at both ends of the pvc oil fence, and each joint should be equipped with a self-locking bolt and bolted to the joint with a small steel wire rope of sufficient length; Using the water line of the oil boom as the reference point, the center of the first drill hole should be 12cm above the water line, and the second drill hole should be set 30cm below the first drill hole according to the total height of the joint. The installation direction of the joint is in the shape of a hook held by the right hand from the top, so that there is no difference between the left and right connections in the connection of the pvc oil fence. The materials used for connectors and pins shall be able to resist the corrosion of seawater and other working environments. If different metal materials are used below the waterline, attention should be paid to avoid electrolytic corrosion during design. The joint of the oil boom should be tight to prevent oil leakage. Try pulling force after connection to see if it is loose.

Contact Us.

Suzhou Hopetopway New Material Co., Ltd. has been engaged in safetyprot products for many years. Hopetopway has a strong R&D team. Hopetopway also has modern factories with multiple production lines. And a large number of meticulous quality control personnel. Provide global customers with high-quality safetyprot products. Our goal is: Safetyprot Is Hopetopway.

●Contact: Roy Yu

●Mobile number: 086 159 0068 2043

●Tel: 86 0512 6679 1900














Recent News
Related Products


Suzhou Hopetopway New Materials Co., Ltd

More >>
   +86-0512-66791900
   +86-15900682043   (WhatsApp)
  +86-15900682043   (WeChat)
   No.188, Shizhong Road, Xukou Town, Wuzhong District, Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, China
© Suzhou Hopetopway new materials Co., Ltd 2021 All Rights Reserved.