October 14, 2010
by PLANT STAFF
ST. JOHN’S, Nfld.: Rutter Technologies has orders for six of its oil spill systems following June trials and the recent certification of the technology by the Norwegian Clean Seas Association (NOFO).
Its Integrated Oil Spill Response and Management System helps oil industry operators maximize recovery efforts by providing real-time information about the volume and thickest areas of an oil slick.
The system combines Rutter’s Sigma S6 radar processor and display with the SECurus system from Aptomar, a manufacturer of maritime safety and navigation tools, to help operators make immediate decisions on oil slick detection both onboard vessels and onshore.
The $2 million deals include three systems for Edison Chouest Offshore LLC to be deployed on three vessels operating in Brazil by Petrobras, the Brazilian oil company.
A fourth system has been ordered by Rederi AB TransAtlantic and will be deployed off Norway on a vessel operated by Statoil operations.
The system will also be leased to the Danish shipping company, Esvagt, for two vessels supporting Statoil’s operations off the coast of Egypt.