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Environmental Response

The USCGC MACKINAW (WLBB-30) is capable of providing maritime environmental response through the deployment of a Vessel of Opportunity Skimming System (VOSS).  The VOSS system skims oil from the surface of the water to inflatable oil barges.  The cutter has the capability to handle two inflatable barges with capacity of 28,000 gallons each.

USCGC MACKINAW (WLBB-30) also meets or exceeds all International, Federal, State, and Local environmental requirements, with possible future requirements considered.

The cutter’s environmentally-friendly systems include:




Last Modified 2/9/2015