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Oiled Wildlife Preparedness and Response: Reflecting on the past and planning for the future

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Oiled Wildlife Preparedness and Response

Oil Spill Response’s Board of Directors recently endorsed an ambitious Five-Year Strategic Plan for Wildlife Emergency Preparedness & Response. Here's why it's an important milestone for oiled wildlife response. 

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?...

The Treasure Oil Spill – 20 years on

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

The Treasure Oil Spill – 20 years on

The Treasure Oil Spill – 20 years on. What one of the largest animal rescue missions in history can tell us about wildlife response preparedness. 

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.

Introducing our Global Logistics Team

Sunday, February 9, 2020

Introducing our Global Logistics Team

OSRL’s Global Logistics Team is set up to provide high quality expertise within OSRL and to the wider industry. Comprising of logistics specialists, the team provides management, control and improvement of procedures and processes related to movement of OSRL personnel and equipment on a global basis.

Current Buster 6 exercise

Friday, August 16, 2019

Current Buster 6 exercise

The Current Buster 6 systems represent the latest in offshore containment and recovery technology.