Current Buster 6 exercise
Friday, August 16, 2019
The Current Buster 6 systems represent the latest in offshore containment and recovery technology.
What happens when a vessel collides with a jetty in Rotterdam?
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Will Griffiths discusses the process in which we went through when a vessel collided with a jetty in the port of Rotterdam and the help we could offer to the authorities and our client...
SSL Kolkata calls 'man over board'
Monday, May 27, 2019
SSL Kolkata, a 150-metre general cargo vessel came into trouble off the coast of India when a fire erupted following an explosion on board. Shane Jacobs talks about the process in which we went through to help with the response operations...
What challenges are faced with an ongoing wellhead release?
Monday, May 20, 2019
Podcast series - Jamie Gathercole, Senior Response Specialist and Trainer talks about an ongoing oil release from a wellhead a short distance from Trinidad. Jamie will also discuss some of the challenges the team had to face throughout the response.
How to deal with inland oil spills
Friday, November 16, 2018
Edgar Gerasmia, OSRL's Senior Trainer shares his experience and knowledge on how to deal with Inland Oil Spills.
30 years since Piper Alpha
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Tim Swift, OSRL's Quality Manager reflects on 30 years since Piper Alpha; lessons learnt and improvements made since.
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Hon Phui Hang talks about a recent shoreline exercise conducted between 23-27 April with a specific focus on Shoreline Clean-up Assessment Technique (SCAT) and protection of sensitive resources and waste management. Click through to read more.
Exercise Diary - the final reckoning
Thursday, May 24, 2018
OSRL's Offline course is put in place to train new staff, like myself, in the world of oil spill response. This is my 5-day diary from the final week.
No Notice Drill for OSRL
Thursday, May 24, 2018
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
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.