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Workshop 2017 News Release

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Join us for a News Cruise on Elastec’s Omni Catamaran

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
10:00 AM in New Harmony, Indiana
(On the Wabash River near the Atheneum)

Media reporters are cordially invited to board Elastec’s Omni Catamaran work boat during Elastec’s annual INLAND OIL SPILL WORKSHOP to cover on-water tactics to mitigate oil spills in our inland waterways.

River booming techniques to collect and deflect oil will be conducted incorporating Elastec’s oil containment boom, BoomVane™ and work boats. Response vessels, including Elastec’s new Inlander river utility boat, will be utilized. Oil skimming technologies, such as the award-winning Grooved Disc and Drum skimmers will be demonstrated as well as other oil spill response devices.


We hope you will join us on the News Cruise on Wednesday, October 4th.
Please RSVP to Linda Henning by Friday, September 29th. or 618.384.2783.

Wear casual clothing and flat, closed toe, non-slip shoes. Life jackets and a signature form to waive liability will be provided. Please arrive promptly at 10AM. Opportunities for interviews on-shore will also be available. For detailed information about Elastec’s RIVERSPILL Inland Oil Spill Workshop, visit:

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Workshop 2017 Press Release