Offliner Diaries: Week Five and Six
Friday, May 27, 2022
The UK Responders continue their journey through the offliners course to prepare them for responding to oil spills globally. James Thompson, UK Responder, participating in the course talks about weeks 5 and 6 and having their first offshore experience.
First Shoreline Exercise in Singapore of 2022
Tuesday, May 10, 2022
The response team at our Singapore base recently run their very first shoreline exercise of 2022. This enabled the response team to refamiliarise and test themselves with response operations.
OSRL participate in NOFO cold weather exercise
Wednesday, April 27, 2022
After many cancellations due to COVID, OSRL finally attended the first joint Cold Weather training in two years.
APAC Global Offshore Surface Dispersant Application Exercise
Tuesday, April 26, 2022
OSRL's APAC Base kicked off 2022 with a Global Offshore Surface Dispersant Application Exercise.
Interview with Nicky Stander from SANCCOB
Thursday, April 21, 2022
In our next GOWRS Partners interview Paul Kelway, Wildlife Preparedness and Response Manager interviews Nicky Stander with SANCCOB – a leading organisation in the rescue, rehabilitation and release of ill, injured, abandoned and oiled seabirds based in South Africa.
Ten principles of crisis communications
Wednesday, April 6, 2022
Emma Smillie, Oil Spill Response Limited's Global Marketing and Communications Manager shares her ten principles of crisis communications in OSRL's latest blog.
ATSEA-2 and OSRL Collaboration on Delivery of Quarterly Webinars
Wednesday, March 16, 2022
ATSEA-2 Regional Project Management Unit (RPMU) and Oil Spill Response Ltd. (OSRL) collaborated this year to deliver quarterly technical webinars. Norman, our Principal Trainer & Consultant answers some of the questions that were asked during the webinar
Interview with Sascha Regmann from PRO Bird
Sunday, January 23, 2022
In our next GOWRS Partners interview Paul Kelway, Wildlife Preparedness and Response Manager interviews Sascha Regmann with PRO Bird - a network of wildlife organisations in Germany working together on oil spills at home and abroad.
Diversity Wins: How Multi-Expertise Support Matters
Monday, January 17, 2022
Can your work make a positive impact in the world? In this last episode of our Diversity series, Yow Lih Hern, our Senior Consultant shares how his role in OSRL provided him opportunities to shape a nation’s oil spill response capability building! With the support of multi-expertise across the OSRL organisation, Lih Hern embarks on a journey that will culminate with the development of cross-border national contingency plans. He also offers his views on how the scope of work for oil spill contingency planning for government authorities differs from those for industry operators.
OSRL Penguin Quarantine Comes to a Close
Friday, January 14, 2022
Over the last two months, a total of 280 African penguins have been cared for at the OSRL GDS warehouse. The SANCCOB team are now wrapped up their response, so the base is back to its regular operational duties.