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OSRL Executive Team Update

Thursday, September 30, 2021

OSRL Executive Team Update

As part of OSRL’s drive to continuously improve and move the business forward, we are pleased to announce the following role changes within our Executive Team.

Simon Dewhirst – Supply Chain Management and Resources Director

Rob James – Commercial Director

Matt Clements – Regional Director, EMEA

OSRL Announces Enhanced Preparedness and Response Capability for North Sea Members

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

OSRL Announces Enhanced Capability

OSRL has announced the signing of a new agreement with Marine Environmental Solutions Limited (MES), an offshore services specialist, to enhance oil spill preparedness and response capabilities for OSRL members within the North Sea (initially Scottish waters).  

Remote training courses gain further three years accreditation from the Nautical Institute for delivery

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Remote training courses gain further three years accreditation from the Nautical Institute for delivery

Every three years, OSRL goes through a process of re-accreditation with the Nautical Institute (NI). The NI accreditation ensures that we meet all the requirements prescribed in their standards to deliver several accredited courses. 

Oil Spill Response Limited and Maritech Announces the Latest Iteration of Sea/Response, the Emergency Response Planning Tool for the Offshore Industry

Monday, August 9, 2021

Oil Spill Response Limited and Maritech Announces the Latest Iteration of Sea/Response, the Emergency Response Planning Tool for the Offshore Industry

Following a major update, Maritech, the maritime software and digital application specialist, has launched the third generation of its emergency planning tool, Sea/response – enhancing users’ ability to respond to an offshore incident quickly and effectively. 

The updates are the result of an ongoing collaboration between Oil Spill Response, its SWIS subscribers and the technology experts at Maritech, which develops the Sea/ platform, including the Sea/response module.

COVID 19 (Coronavirus Disease 19)

Friday, August 6, 2021

COVID-19 Statement

Updated OSRL statement with regard to COVID 2019 (Coronavirus Disease)

Oil Spill Response Exercise This Week in the English Channel

Monday, June 21, 2021

Oil Spill Response Exercise This Week in the English Channel

This week Oil Spill Response is performing a live on-the-water exercise this week (22nd to 25th June) to train our response teams and develop our operational capabilities.  The exercise will involve simulating an oil spill incident to test response equipment and instruct personnel on best-practice procedures. It will take place southwest of the Isle of Wight and along the Solent and involve a number of specialist vessels out on the water, as well as the Boeing 727 aircraft adapted with internal tanks, pumps, and spray booms flying alongside a dedicated surveillance aircraft.

Oil Trader, UNIPEC, Joins Oil Spill Response as Associate Shipping Member

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Oil Trader, UNIPEC, Joins Oil Spill Response as Associate Shipping Member

Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL) announced today that leading energy trader, UNIPEC, has joined its growing roster of Associate Shipping members. Commencing the 10th of February, its membership provides UNIPEC with access to a range of response and preparedness services to support its global shipping activities.

X-Press Pearl - OSRL Mobilisation

Thursday, June 3, 2021

X-Press Pearl - OSRL Mobilisation

OSRL can confirm that it has been mobilised to Sri Lanka in response to the incident relating to the container ship, the X-Press Pearl. The vessel is currently 10km offshore, approximately 12 km north of the capital city, Colombo.  

Aviation Update C-130 Hercules

Thursday, May 27, 2021

Aviation Update C-130 Hercules

The Lockheed C-130 Hercules aircraft chartered by OSRL to provide regional wide area aerial dispersant application undergoes regular scheduled maintenance in accordance with regulatory requirements. 

The current OSRL Lockheed C130 aircraft (N121TG) based in Senai is now due its C-Check maintenance. The aircraft has therefore been changed out and replaced with an identical Lockheed C-130 with registration number N117TG. 

Therefore, from now on the Lockheed C-130 registration N117TG will be OSRL's primary aircraft based in Senai, Malaysia providing wide aerial dispersant application service for our members in Asia-Pacific. 

Seeking member feedback on the proposed Global Oiled Wildlife Response Service (GOWRS)

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Joining forces with leading wildlife response organisations on a proposed new OSRL Supplementary Service

As a culmination of a multi-year wildlife response preparedness project delivered in conjunction with leading oiled wildlife response organisations, OSRL is now seeking feedback from its Members on launching the Global Oiled Wildlife Response Service (GOWRS)