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Do you have a Logistics Execution Plan?

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Do you have a Logistics Execution Plan?

Do you have a Logistics Execution Plan?

If you don’t then you might not be clear what a Logistics Execution Plan includes or how it might help your business. This blog will help explain both.

If you do, then reading this might still help you ensure your Logistics Execution Plan covers all the pieces of the logistics puzzle.

Face to Face or Worlds Away: is it Safe to Return to Face to Face Training?

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Face to Face or Worlds Away

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

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Working in complex regulatory environments

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

Monday, August 10, 2020

Logistics of Equipment hire in Challenging times

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.

Remote Training – the way forward

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Remote Training – the way forward

Is remote training the way forward? Remote training has considerable benefit to delegates such as time and cost savings and is also a more environmentally sustainable option reducing carbon footprint.

But how could we deliver the IMO recognised courses of up to 40 hours of learning, including practical deployments?...

Embracing Remote Working

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Embracing Remote Working

Although this period has been testing on everyone, having remote experiences from different viewpoints enables us to explore and further improve our service delivery. Learning what pitfalls to avoid and what makes for a pleasant albeit remote customer journey can be shared and incorporated into our services. As the world moves towards a more virtual work setup, OSRL will not linger behind. 

Virtual Incident Management Teams in Australian Oil Spill Response

Monday, June 8, 2020

Virtual Incident Management Teams in Australian Oil Spill Response

Is it possible that an oil spill response could be effectively managed by an incident management team (IMT) that never meets face to face?

Could virtual IMTs improve some aspects of an Australian response, given the unique geographic challenges posed by our continent?

Logistics Planning Guides

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Logistics Planning Guides

OSRL recognises the benefits of having our members informed on the logistics steps and requirements when mobilising our equipment. This information can be found in our Logistics Planning Guides (LPGs).

Thoughts on the evolution of oiled wildlife response planning for titleholders in Australia

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Thoughts on the evolution of oiled wildlife response planning for titleholders in Australia

A spill scenario involving Browse Island, perhaps the most remote location in Western Australia sheds light on how Oiled Wildlife Response tactical response plans could also be developed for remote locations in consultation with government, thereby providing a well thought plan.

Water Column Monitoring

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Water Column Monitoring

The WCM program was developed by CSA Ocean Sciences Inc. (CSA) and has been integrated into operational plans and desktop exercises conducted in the U.S. and internationally since 2014. Designed for deepwater deployments, water column characterization, water sampling, and monitoring during subsea dispersant injection (SSDI), he instruments enable in situ, real-time characterization of water column properties with depth, including temperature, salinity, dissolved oxygen, and two types of fluorescence, as well as the remote triggering of water sampling bottles at any depth.