The Delbay

The 68-foot, 100-ton oil skimming vessel has two (2) 250 horsepower engines with a maximum speed of 9 knots, a 1,000 gallon fuel capacity and a 10,000 gallon (238 bbl) storage capacity.  The vessel uses the Dynamic Inclined Plane (DIP) system of spill recovery.  The bow of the vessel opens up and two sweeps extend, funneling the oil onto a moving belt.  The DELBAY is berthed at Marcus Hook Industrial Complex. The DELBAY has an operator on duty 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and a deck hand available within 1 hour.