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Applying Oil Spill Response Expertise to Combat Marine Pollution at NOSCA's Annual Seminar in Norway

Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Sharing Expertise in Marine Pollution Response at NOSCA's Annual Seminar in Norway

NOSCA invites OSRL to share how oil spill response techniques are transferable in combating microplastic marine pollution.

How Our Bahrain Team Demonstrates Safety and Skill Excellence in the UAE

Wednesday, September 6, 2023

How Our Bahrain Team Demonstrates Safety and Skill Excellence in the UAE

Our team in Bahrain was invited to visit a company based in Ras AI-Khaimah, in the United Arab Emirates, as part of a six-monthly Equipment Hire Services contract.

How We Respond To Oil Spills and Work To Prevent Marine Pollution Worldwide

Monday, August 7, 2023

How We Respond To Oil Spills and Work To Prevent Marine Pollution Worldwide

As featured in New Scientist, CEO, Vania De Stefani talks about the power of collaboration in protecting our oceans, and how we must all commit to preventing pollution and conserving marine resources for future generations through oil spill response and more.

A Day in the Life of an Engineering Apprentice at OSRL

Wednesday, July 12, 2023

 A day in the life of an Engineering Apprentice at OSRL

Our engineering apprentice, Joe Hartley, works in our Equipment Hire Services team and is already learning a lot from the team around him.

Episode Two of OSRL's Podcast - Learn How to Perform Under Pressure

Monday, July 10, 2023

Learn How to Perform Under Pressure

The latest episode of the OSRL Podcast is now available, and in this instalment, we look at how people cope under pressure and how to learn from stressful situations.

 

Introducing OSRL Members to Wildlife Incident Management at the AGM 2023

Wednesday, July 5, 2023

Wildlife Emergency Preparedness and Response

As part of the short course offerings at this year’s AGM in Southampton, some of OSRL’s Wildlife Core Group - Paul Kelway (OSRL’s Wildlife Preparedness & Response Manager) ​Frankii Rouse, and James Thompson - collaborated with Hugo Nijkamp from Sea Alarm and Michael Ziccardi (Chair) and Adam Grogan (Coordinator) from the Global Oiled Wildlife Response Service (GOWRS) to ​deliver ​a half-day interactive workshop on Wildlife Incident Management.

It's Always Sunny In Shetland

Wednesday, May 17, 2023

It's Always Sunny In Shetland

OSRL's Deputy Aberdeen Manager, Ken Church recently conducted an offshore deployment exercise west of Shetland. 

Braving the Elements: -46°C Brings a New Challenge to Cold Weather Oil Spill Response Training

Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Braving the Elements: -46°C Brings a New Challenge to Cold Weather Oil Spill Response Training

OSRL participated in the Oil in Ice training program in Canada after two years due to COVID-19. The training, developed in collaboration with Eastern Canada Response Corporation (ECRC-SIMEC) and Alaska Clean Seas (ACS), allowed attendees to practice oil spill recovery techniques on and under the ice. Despite the extremely cold weather and harsh conditions, the training was a success, providing valuable experience for oil spill response in cold weather conditions.

ATSEA-2 and OSRL Collaboration Journey Continues - Quarter 4 Activities

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

ATSEA-2 and OSRL Collaboration Q4

ATSEA-2 and OSRL held their fourth and final webinar for 2022 on 28 November. The webinar covered Oiled Wildlife Response (OWR), Oil Spill Risk Assessment (OSRA), and a case study from Indonesia. Find out more about quarter-four activities and view all webinars.

ATSEA-2 and OSRL Collaboration Journey Continues - Quarter 3 Activities

Thursday, October 6, 2022

ATSEA-2 and OSRL Collaboration Q3

ATSEA-2 and OSRL held a Regional Exchange Event in Singapore and the third webinar in the series for 2022. The webinar covered NEBA/SIMA and looked at a case study of a crude palm oil spill in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Find out more about quarter three activities.