The V5 Seabin unit is a floating debris interception device, a pollution-eating system, launches in the UK.
It’s an automated marina rubbish bin that collects floating rubbish, debris and oil 24/7.
Designed to be installed in the water of marinas, yacht clubs, ports and any water body with a calm environment and services available. It is not suitable for open water bodies where boat traffic and large currents or waves may have an adverse effect on the performance of the Seabin.
Powered by a small submersible water pump underneath the Seabin which uses either 110V or 220V, is estimated at catching an estimated 1.5 Kgs of floating debris per day, weather and debris volumes depending.
This equates to over a half ton of debris per year for each Seabin. The Seabin is installed in a specific “Debris problem area” in the marina on a floating dock and then because of this strategic positioning, the wind and the currents bring the debris directly to the Seabin. The catch bag can hold up to 12Kgs of debris and it is advised that the Seabins are to be checked twice per day and the catch bag changed as needed.
A percentage of oil can be captured with simple oil absorption technology adapted custom for the Seabins catch bag. As the technology develops, the amount of oils the Seabins will capture will increase in parallel.