Equipment and machinery deployed to protect surrounding area of Exxon Valdez oil spill in Prince William Sound, Alaska.
Valdez Alaska USA Date:1989 Duration:2 min 37 sec Sound:Yes
Exxon Valdez oil spill in Prince William Sound in Valdez, Alaska. Fish in the water. Aerial view of the fish hatcheries. Deflection and barriers booms set up around the fish hatcheries. Skimmer systems are deployed on the bay. Tug boats drag oil containment boom. Oil trapped between the containment boom is transfered over a conveyor assembly on boat. Oil being separated from water on boat. Oil is soaked on a soaking bed. The viscous oil is being vacuum sucked and transfered into a storage tank. Coast guard vessel on the bay. Oil containment boom and mooring systems deployed. Coast guard work on the Oil containment boom and put them in water. A tug boat pulls the oil containment booms. United States Coast guard Cutter USCGC Rush (WHEC-723) as a air traffic control center in the Prince William Sound. Men work inside the ship.
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