S.R.S.® (Sludge Recovery System) assembly & operations

Nuova Saimar S.r.l. designs, manufactures and sells the S.R.S.® (Sludge Recovery System).

The technology is based on the C.O.W. method, and is an automated, mobile and modular, non-manned oil tank cleaning system.

A distinctive feature of S.R.S. is its closed-loop cleaning system, which heavily reduces the impact of tank the cleaning action on the environment, and provides a recovery of almost 100% of the original hydrocarbon.

This technology maximizes the safety and the cost effectiveness of tank cleaning process.

S.R.S.® operations: scheduled activities


  • Equipment installation
  • Provisional pipelines connections

S.R.S.® activities

  • Mapping
  • Tank emptying
  • Sludge fluidization & Liquid Oil Recovery
  • Water washing

Manholes opening and ventilation

Inert manual removal

Tank internal surface washingGas-free Certification


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