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No Notice Drill for OSRL

Thursday, May 24, 2018

OSRL do No notice drill

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).

Orkney Island Member Exercise

Friday, May 4, 2018

Orkney Island Member Exercise

Last week six members from the OSRL response team in Southampton visited the Flotta oil terminal in Orkney to support an exercise with response staff from Repsol Sinopec.

Marine Oil Pollution Preparedness and Response in the Arctic

Friday, April 20, 2018

Marine Oil Pollution Preparedness and Response in the Arctic

The Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) hold their second large Oil Spills in Arctic Areas Conference, Bjørnar Fonn and Jamie Anderson attend to represent the cold weather group. 

Tim Coombs talks OPEP

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Tim Coombs talks OPEPHear from one of our trainers

"For me personally it is a real enjoyment delivering the OPEP courses in person and seeing the individuals developing and leaving with skills and knowledge they may not have previously had."

Responding to oil spills: Nearshore & beach habitats

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Responding to oil spills: Nearshore & beach habitats

Emergency responders, natural resource managers, and scientists came together to discuss oil spill response efforts in coastal wetlands. They discussed new research, lessons learned and successes from past response efforts, and research gaps that improved partnerships may be able to fill. 

OSRL in Turkey

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

OSRL in Turkey

OSRL recently travelled to Antalya, Turkey to conduct a published Aerial Surveillance Course and IMO 2 Clearance Course in collaboration with MOST Maritime and Environmental Service Company (Turkey).

Curious about Cold Weather Response?

Monday, September 18, 2017

Curious about Cold Weather Response?

Curious about Cold Weather Response? Let Alex Leonard (Duty Manager) & Andy Nevin (Response Process Manager), tell you more.

Commonly used acronyms in Shoreline operations

Monday, September 11, 2017

Commonly used acronyms in Shoreline operations

ESI? OSA? SCAT? Is your head spinning? We help you decode some of these commonly used acronyms here.

Sensitivity mapping - What is it all about?

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Sensitivity mapping - What is it all about?

Oil Spill Biological Impact Assessment

Monday, April 24, 2017

Oil Spill Biological Impact Assessment

Tom Sturgeon, an MSc Oceanography student from NOCS, explores the use of oil spill modelling for assessing biological impact of oil spills as part of his MSc Oceanography project at OSRL.