OSRL attend CORKEX
Thursday, August 2, 2018
OSRL attend "CORKEX 18" for project e-UReady4OS, the aim is to develop Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV) further to increase oil spill preparedness.
“Am I capable of managing an oil spill incident at a strategic level?”
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Our Trainer, Kai Jing shares some of the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) from our IMO Level 3 delegates as well as the challenges they often face when managing a spill. Interestingly, our OSRL trainers would discuss these at the course and provide practical tips to resolve these challenges from their own spill experience.
Surface Dispersant Exercise
Friday, July 20, 2018
The Surface Dispersant Exercise is one we conduct twice yearly to provide our operational personnel with the opportunity to exercise their practical knowledge of surface dispersant application methods. Hear about this years first exercise from one of our Response Specialists...
Overcoming logistical challenges of coordinating large group training
Thursday, July 19, 2018
When coordinating learning and development for a large group of operators, how do you ensure that they are adequately equipped with relevant and up-to-date skills without disrupting their work schedules?
Our Principal Trainer, Robert Chan, has a great story to share on how this can be done."
30 years since Piper Alpha
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Tim Swift, OSRL's Quality Manager reflects on 30 years since Piper Alpha; lessons learnt and improvements made since.
OSRL Observe Norways annual Exercise
Thursday, June 28, 2018
For four decades, Norway has hosted an annual Oil on Water (OOW) Exercise. Designed as an opportunity to verify and maintain the continuous development of Norway’s national spill preparedness plan.
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Hon Phui Hang talks about a recent shoreline exercise conducted between 23-27 April with a specific focus on Shoreline Clean-up Assessment Technique (SCAT) and protection of sensitive resources and waste management. Click through to read more.
Exercise Diary - the final reckoning
Thursday, May 24, 2018
OSRL's Offline course is put in place to train new staff, like myself, in the world of oil spill response. This is my 5-day diary from the final week.
No Notice Drill for OSRL
Thursday, May 24, 2018
We ran a NO NOTICE DRILL yesterday in our Emergencies Operations Centre (EOC) to test our competency and prove our ability to meet our Service Level Agreement (SLA).
OSRL Attend the 13th International Effects of Oil on Wildlife Conference
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
I was excited to be given the opportunity to attend the EOW Conference this year and present a paper explaining the improvements in our wildlife equipment and the water filtration systems. Read on to find out more...