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  • Recorded Seminar
  • Response

Utilising Fishing Vessels to Respond to an Oil Spill Incident

Hear about the five-way partnership in which Scottish fishermen were trained to provide a proactive and timely response to an oil spill.

Utilising Fishing Vessels to Respond to an Oil Spill Incident

Shell UK Limited, Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL), the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation, the Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) and Ambipar Response talk about their partnership in which they trained Scottish fishermen to provide proactive and timely response in the unlikely event of an oil spill.

Talking points:

  • Why and how the pilot project was started
  • Video revealing what occurred during the training
  • Overview of how the classroom-based and offshore practical training was planned and implemented
  • Benefits of fishermen conducting surveillance and efficacy testing
  • Lessons learned and how to adapt the project to different environments
  • Next steps for the project and opportunities for others in the industry