BP Oil Spill: Radio Zeeland Rides To the Rescue

Top Quote Radio Zeeland is the licensed American dealer for Koseq the Dutch company asked to construct sweeping arms, used to assist in the clean-up of the oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) July 29, 2010 - The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is a disaster that will affect wildlife in the oceans and on the shores for a long time. Radio Zeeland has pledged to help avert the environmental calamity of these massive oil spills by further promoting awareness of the benefits of Koseq's Sweeping Arm System in America. Oil screens, like the ones the Americans were currently using, do not work. It's time America catches up in disaster relief with positive results that in turn, will save thousands of inhabitants' lives.

    Koseq, a century old shipping firm offers the most advanced oil skimming ships in the world. The arms which are operated by explosion-proof, Diesel-hydraulic power packs are lowered into the sea by crane and float on pontoons, where they collect oil-slurry seawater on a conveyor-belt. The two enormous sweeping arms on both sides of a ship literally sweep the oil into one area, where it is then pumped on board.

    Radio Zeeland DMP Americas a developer and manufacturer long recognized as a leader in navigation, automation, monitoring and integrated maritime control systems is the perfect candidate to promote the benefits of the Koseq sweeping arm. Their Maritime Early Detection Solutions an integrated system designed to detect intrusion from multiple quadrants is used on vessels, mega yachts and cruise ships around the world to protect them from Piracy & Terrorism. Providing a product in America that can reduce a spill that threatens fragile ecosystems further contributes to Radio Zeeland's goal of putting safety above all else.

    In addition Koseq USA ( can not only deliver the rigid sweeping arms, but also all other equipment necessary for operating them. Koseq has the ability to move in quickly and act fast. The Obama administration has come under fire for their lack of immediate action and has been the topic of much of the media exposure on the BP oil spill. Many American's welcomed Koseq's Sweeping Arm which has been used in countries around the world in cleaning up some of the largest environmental disasters. A glimmer of hope that although the region will take years to completely recover from the catastrophe, there are positive signs with Koseq's sweeping arm in place.

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