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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.

Episode Two Is Out Now - The Response Force Multiplier: Performance Under Pressure

Wednesday, June 28, 2023

Episode two of our new podcast: The Response Force Multiplier

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. 

The OSRL Podcast: The Response Force Multiplier

Tuesday, May 2, 2023

The OSRL Podcast: The Response Force Multiplier

Introducing The Response Force Multiplier: The Ultimate Emergency Planning and Response Podcast.

Emergencies can strike at any time, and being prepared is critical to managing them effectively. But what does it take to prepare for and respond to a crisis situation? That's where The Response Force Multiplier comes in – the ultimate emergency planning and response podcast that explores all aspects of emergency planning and response.

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. 

ATSEA-2 and OSRL Webinar Collaboration Journey Continues

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

ATSEA-2 and OSRL Webinar 2

OSRL Boeing 727 Visits Cork

Monday, May 16, 2022

OSRL Boeing 727 Visits Cork

The recent return to overseas training flights provided some local enthusiasts an opportunity to view the aircraft with the 2Excel crew; Flying in Ireland has published an article from the visit, written by author Gabriel Desmond.

ATSEA-2 and OSRL Collaboration on Delivery of Quarterly Webinars

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

ATSEA-2 and OSRL Collaboration on Delivery of Quarterly Webinars

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

OSRL Penguin Quarantine Comes to a Close

Friday, January 14, 2022

OSRL Penguin Quarantine Comes to a Close

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.

Cargo & Travel in 2021

Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Cargo & Travel in 2021

Whilst the world did not stop in 2020 and 2021, it slowed down dramatically with the effects felt across both cargo and personnel travel logistics. The combination of Brexit, Covid-19 supply chain impact, repercussions of the Suez Canal blockage, global HGV driver shortage, and the travel restrictions and ever-changing Covid-19 testing and quarantine requirements meant that we as a Global Logistics Team, are facing an unprecedented combination of events that directly affected our ability to perform our jobs.