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What happens when a vessel collides with a jetty in Rotterdam?

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

What happens when a vessel collides with a jetty in Rotterdam?

Will Griffiths discusses the process in which we went through when a vessel collided with a jetty in the port of Rotterdam and the help we could offer to the authorities and our client...

SSL Kolkata calls 'man over board'

Monday, May 27, 2019

SSL Kolkata calls 'man over board'

SSL Kolkata, a 150-metre general cargo vessel came into trouble off the coast of India when a fire erupted following an explosion on board. Shane Jacobs talks about the process in which we went through to help with the response operations...

What challenges are faced with an ongoing wellhead release?

Monday, May 20, 2019

Podcast series - Trinidad Response

Podcast series - Jamie Gathercole, Senior Response Specialist and Trainer  talks about an ongoing oil release from a wellhead a short distance from Trinidad. Jamie will also discuss some of the challenges the team had to face throughout the response. 

Is virtual remote training the future?

Friday, March 22, 2019

Is virtual remote training the future?

For the first time ever, OSRL delivers a full virtual customised ICS refresher course (complete with mini exercises).

Source control planning in a subsea well control incident

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

SWIS planning in response to a source control event

The management of a source control event require the collaboration of multiple stakeholders across the industry and regulatory authorities.  Having a well thought plan will ensure the most effective response is underway

Course Development – From Inception to Implementation

Monday, December 24, 2018

Course Development – From Inception to ImplementationCourse Development – From Inception to Implementation

Read up on the various processes that our senior consultant, Norman Ramos has to undergo to plan a training course from its inception to the implementation stage

What does it take to be a true expert? (Part 8: Inland)

Friday, November 23, 2018

What does it take to be a true expert? (Part 7: Inland)

In the final instalment of the series, we spoke with Rhys Jenkins, Senior Spill Response Specialist & Duty Manager for OSRL and co-chair of the Inland Core Group. He explains the objectives and activity for his team and how they are helping to build confidence in OSRL’s inland capabilities.

What does it take to be a true expert? (Part 7: IMS)

Friday, November 16, 2018

What does it take to be a true expert? (Part 7: IMS)

This week we spoke with Tim Coombs, senior spill response specialist and co-chair of the ‘Incident Management Systems’ core group for OSRL. We discussed the historic and current objectives of the group, why it’s such an important topic and where the discipline is heading.

How to deal with inland oil spills

Friday, November 16, 2018

How to deal with Inland Oil Spills?

Edgar Gerasmia, OSRL's Senior Trainer shares his experience and knowledge on how to deal with Inland Oil Spills.

What does it take to be a true expert? (Part 6: Cold Weather)

Friday, November 9, 2018

What does it take to be a true expert? (Part 6: Cold Weather)

In part 6 we chatted with Andy Nevin, Response Process Manager for OSRL and the co-chair of its ‘Cold Weather’ core group. Here he explains the team’s objectives and previous successes, and discusses how the group’s activity is helping OSRL grow its position as global experts in cold weather oil spill response.