In-water recovery vessels are searching for oil that can be safely recovered via skimming. Five such vessels have been mobilized, and they have recovered more than 51,000 gallons of an oily-water mixture.
High-tech engine oils are touted as the latest thing to protect against wear, but do the benefits translate to marine engines?
My first encounter with fluid analysis was as a young sea cadet. One summer I was fortunate enough to spend a few weeks aboard a U.S. Navy destroyer.