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Oil Spill Response Limited joins the Marine Robotics Innovation Centre at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC)

Friday, May 6, 2022

Oil Spill Response Limited joins the Marine Robotics Innovation Centre at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC)

Oil Spill Response Ltd (OSRL) has joined the Innovation Centre to further improve its spill response capabilities with new ideas, techniques and technology applications.

Fishing Vessel Service for OSRL UKCS Members goes live

Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Fishing Vessel Service for OSRL UKCS Members goes live

Following the signing of an agreement with Marine Environmental Solutions Limited (MES), an offshore services specialist, OSRL is pleased to announce that the UKCS Fishing Vessel Service went live on 4th April. 

Milestone reached in the history of wildlife response and preparedness: Global Oiled Wildlife Response Service becomes part of OSRL’s Service Level Agreement

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Global Oiled Wildlife Response Service becomes part of OSRL’s Service Level Agreement

Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL) is pleased to announce that in 2022, the Global Oiled Wildlife Response Service (GOWRS) will become part of OSRL's Service Level Agreement (SLA). GOWRS is a ready‐to‐deploy Assessment Team of four wildlife response experts, drawn from 10 leading international wildlife response organisations, which will be available 24/7/365 to deploy for a four‐day in‐country incident assessment.

OSRL acquires Shetland Base

Monday, February 28, 2022

OSRL acquires Shetland Base

Oil Spill Response Limited has taken over the management of a response base on the west coast of Shetland. The facility, based at Scalloway, houses equipment that can be rapidly deployed in the event of an incident, either offshore or nearshore. 

Oil Spill Response Limited to Partner with CTEH and CSA

Friday, November 19, 2021

Oil Spill Response Limited to Partner with CTEH and CSA

Oil Spill Response Limited is partnering with two leading environmental consulting firms, CTEH and CSA Ocean Sciences (CSA), to provide its members with additional specialist monitoring and sampling (M&S) services. These services cover the fields of human health, marine environmental monitoring, impact assessment and complementary spill response skills such as Shoreline Clean-up Assessment Technique (SCAT), crisis management and Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping.

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).  

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.

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.  

Oil Spill Response Limited Welcomes The Maritime and Coastguard Agency as a New Associate Member

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Oil Spill Response Limited Welcomes  The Maritime and Coastguard Agency as a New Associate Member

Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL) today announced the signing of a new membership agreement with the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) for the provision of response services.

Ship-to-Ship Transfer Specialist, STS Marine Solutions, Joins Oil Spill Response for Enhanced Response Capability

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Ship-to-Ship Transfer Specialist, STS Marine Solutions, Joins Oil Spill Response for Enhanced Response Capability

Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL) announced today that ship-to-ship transfer specialist, STS Marine Solutions (STS), has joined its growing roster of shipping industry members, securing access to a range of global preparedness and response services.