Report of Activity 2021
Tuesday, December 7, 2021
We are pleased to highlight our achievements, financial and business performance and key deliverables in this 2021 Report of Activity.
OSRL Executive Team Update
Thursday, September 30, 2021
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
Remote training courses gain further three years accreditation from the Nautical Institute for delivery
Thursday, September 23, 2021
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.
COVID 19 (Coronavirus Disease 19)
Friday, August 6, 2021
Updated OSRL statement with regard to COVID 2019 (Coronavirus Disease)
Oil Spill Response Exercise This Week in the English Channel
Monday, June 21, 2021
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 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.
Aviation Update C-130 Hercules
Thursday, May 27, 2021
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
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)
OSRL welcomes the publication of IOGP Report 591 - Guidance for Subsea Source Control Competency and Skills
Friday, April 9, 2021
OSRL is delighted to share the news that the IOGP Subsea Well Response & Source Control subcommittee (SWRSC) has issued the latest document 591 - Guidance for Subsea Source Control Competency and Skills
591 is available for download directly from the IOGP, or please download from our technical library.
The Prax Group Joins OSRL as an Associate Member
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL) is pleased to announce that the Prax Group has signed a new membership agreement, joining as an Associate Member from 1st March 2021.