Three contracts totalling $16.4 million have been awarded to Canadian companies to provide modern and efficient equipment to respond to marine pollution incidents. The contracts include:
- Aqua-Guard Spill Response Inc., Vancouver, was awarded $2.5M for 37 compact, portable, oleophilic skimmers used to recover spilled oil in both calm waters and the interior spaces of small vessels.
- PK Welding & Fabricators Inc., Oshawa, was awarded $7.6M for 23 mobile incident command posts with built-in incident communications capabilities.
- GRIFFIN Engineered Systems Inc., Dartmouth, NS, was awarded $6.2M for 220 floating fabric bladders and associated products and services used to temporarily contain recovered oil.