To combat oil and pollutants, the ship has a 10 m wide skimmer , which is attached between the two hull parts . The skimmer can absorb up to 800 m³ of oils or chemicals per hour from the surface of the water and pump them into the on-board tanks. The tanks have a volume of 400 m³, of which 65 m³ are intended for chemicals and 335 m³ for oils.
The ship, which is approved for use in coastal waters, is used by the accident command in Cuxhaven . In the context of international agreements such as the Agreement on Cooperation in Combating Pollution of the North Sea by Oil and Other Pollutants (Bonn Agreement) or the Convention on the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Baltic Sea Area ( HELCOM ), the ship can also be operated by other states can be requested.