France/Belgium: Recovery system simplifies removal of oil from wrecked, sunken vessels ///
The latest version of a new, pre-installed, rapid oil spill recovery scheme has been patented by JLMD Ecologic Group and named JLMD system. The pre-installation feature enables the removal of oil from a wrecked and/or sunken ship without using pumps or drilling into the hull.
Pipes and valves are situated at every corner of the tank. Based on Archimedes' principle (the difference of fluids' densities), the system offers access to a low point and a high point, no matter the ship's position on the seabed.
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