Activate Us

Our activation procedure including contact details and forms for activation, in addition to equipment stockpile and aviation status reports can be found here.

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Response services are guaranteed ONLY for Members. Non-members are not guaranteed a response and will be required to sign a Non-member contract. Services and rates differ. Duty managers can be contacted for exercises.

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World Maritime Day

Thursday, September 29, 2022

World Maritime Day

29th September 2022 is United Nations World Maritime Day. A day that allows us to reflect on our engagement with our friends and colleagues in the maritime community.

Clean Pacific Roundtable Discusses Need For Effective Preparedness And Response For Oil Spill Incidents

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Clean Pacific Roundtable Discusses Need For Effective Preparedness And Response For Oil Spill Incidents

An interactive Deep Dive session on Oil Spill Preparedness and Response held at the Clean Pacific Roundtable, explored the broad marine spill risks associated with the shipping industry operating in the Pacific Ocean. 

K9 Oil Detection Services

Friday, May 22, 2020

K9 Oil Detection Services

OSRL partnered with Chiron K9 in 2019 to provide canine oil detection services to our members on a non-guaranteed, best endeavours basis as an additional service to our Service Level Agreement.

Bringing Client Tailored Training Online During the Covid-19 Outbreak

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Bringing Client Tailored Training Online During the Covid-19 Outbreak

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic does not mean that we can’t continue delivering our preparedness services. Drawing on our own experience of managing recent virtual exercises and incident management teams, both internal and with members, we believe OSRL has some valuable lessons learned to share with industry.

New Global Dispersants Inventory Map to support response operations

Sunday, September 15, 2019

New Global Dispersants Inventory Map to support response operations

OSRL is pleased to announce the launch of a unique new tool to support the industry in the event of a spill. The Global Dispersant Inventory map offers a summary of location, volume and type of dispersant stockpile to enable faster, smarter decision-making when time is of the essence. 

OSRL builds on cooperation with the MSRC

Monday, June 24, 2019

OSRL Build on Cooperation with the MSRC

Last week, OSRL personnel participated in a joint offshore deployment exercise with the Marine Spill Response Corporation (MSRC). Taking place off the coast of Miami, Florida, the event was an opportunity for both organisations to share best-practice approaches and build an effective foundation for future collaboration. 

South Africa Members Day 2017

Monday, December 18, 2017

South Africa Members Day 2017

On Wednesday, 12th of November the OSRL Subsea Well Intervention Service (SWIS) team hosted their second members’ day at the SWIS base in Saldanha Bay, South Africa. 

Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL) Regional Forum: Preparedness for a Major Subsea Incident in Brazil

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

OSRL Regional Forum: Preparedness for a Major Subsea Incident in Brazil

On Wednesday, August 16, OSRL CEO Robert Limb lead a multifaceted OSRL team to Brazil to present a forum on Preparedness for a Major Subsea Incident. The forum was held at the Brazilian Petroleum & Gas Institute (IBP) in Rio de Janeiro, with a follow-on visit on Thursday, August 17, to the SWIS base at Angra dos Reis.

Ten minutes with the Dispersant core group

Monday, March 13, 2017

Ten minutes with the Dispersant core group

Almost everything you need to know about our Boeing 727 Tersus System

Monday, January 16, 2017

Almost everything you need to know about our jet-based aerial dispersant system

How long does it take for the aircraft to be enroute to its destination?

How much dispersant can it contain?

How far can it fly? Who flies the planes?

How can the location of the dispersant stockpile affect mobilisation time?

How does the incident location affect the mobilisation procedure?