A Bird's eye view of seabird rescue at SANCCOB
miércoles, 3 de marzo de 2021
After receiving a request for assistance from GOWRS and Seabird rescue specialist SANCCOB, OSRL staff at our South Africa base helped support ongoing efforts to care for nearly 2,000 Cape cormorant chicks.
Here, Shamen Bunsee, Response Specialist recounts his experience of helping with the rescue effort and his new-found appreciation for all the work that goes into wildlife response and for SANCCOB's team.
OSRL’s West Africa Surveillance Platform (WASP) supports the Gabonese Navy in a search and rescue operation
jueves, 4 de febrero de 2021
OSRL has recently supported the Gabonese Navy in a fantastic collaboration between multiple agencies to save lives at sea.
On Sunday 24th January, a mayday message was sent by the ‘Marie Alexandra’, a French fishing trawler in distress...
Q&A at the SWIS Regional Forum Dec 2020
domingo, 13 de diciembre de 2020
Mario Fazio, our SWIS Manager in APAC shares the answers to the questions that were raised at the recent SWIS Regional Forum.
Managing A Virtual IMS
viernes, 4 de diciembre de 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic has required us to change much of what we do to maintain the same level of service throughout the last eight months. We have responded to oil spills using social distancing rules, delivered our courses remotely and conducted exercises on virtual platforms.
We know that dealing with an incident remotely presents a significant challenge for many organisations. Taking this into account, we are pleased to publish OSRL's Incident Management System Core Group addendum on the Virtual Incident Management System.
Learning about Seabird Response with SANCCOB
viernes, 4 de diciembre de 2020
Since collaborating with SANCCOB on the opening of the South Africa operation back in 2012, the relationship continues to grow. Here we talk about SANCCOB providing an essential service in South Africa, particularly in its fight to save the critically endangered African Penguin.
Reflecting on the World of Travel in 2020
jueves, 3 de diciembre de 2020
Alice Linley-Munro, Travel Manager reflects on the world of travel during 2020 and the challenges the travel department suddenly had to face...
Oiled Wildlife Preparedness and Response: Reflecting on the past and planning for the future
miércoles, 18 de noviembre de 2020
Oil Spill Response’s Board of Directors recently endorsed an ambitious Five-Year Strategic Plan for Wildlife Emergency Preparedness & Response. Here's why it's an important milestone for oiled wildlife response.
Face to Face or Worlds Away: is it Safe to Return to Face to Face Training?
martes, 1 de septiembre de 2020
Recently, we delivered some face to face OPEP 3 training to one of our members in Aberdeen. One of our consultants shares this experience to demonstrate how face to face training can be achieved safely in a COVID-19 world.
Working in Complex Regulatory Environments
jueves, 27 de agosto de 2020
Adriana Handszer talks about working in complex regulatory environments.
"Recently I supported Noble Colombia in the development and socialisation of several critical documents for their first offshore exploration well in the country."
Logistical Challenges and Equipment Hire
lunes, 10 de agosto de 2020
With the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, many countries have tightened their borders and restrict non-essential cargo movement.The Global Logistics Team works closely with other internal teams to ensure that our equipment can be delivered to the client’s designated location, including having personnel on Base to conduct pre-dispatch load checks and coordinating Dangerous Goods paperwork.