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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.

Oil Spill Response Limited Oil Spill Response Limited

Marine Services

Responding to shipping and marine oil spills was the very reason for our foundation back in 1985. Since then, we have supported numerous shipping companies, pipelines, bunkering operations and oil storage facilities, providing comprehensive Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 oil spill response services. We are proud of our many years of experience providing oil spill response to some of the world's largest shipping and transportation companies. Our spill history includes being responsible for responding to several of the world's most significant shipping incidents, including Exxon Valdez, MV Braer, Sea Empress, Evoikos, Erika, Prestige, Tasman Spirit, and MV Rena.

Immediate global emergency spill response with one call

Providing worldwide oil spill response 24 hours a day, 365 days per year for Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 spills. 

Wherever your oil spill risk, we can support you

Whenever you transport, store, handle or produce oil, there is the potential risk of an oil spill incident. We have different membership options depending on your company and the assets you need to be covered. Our membership provides members with five free days of onsite technical advice and response expertise from up to five members of OSRL personnel to support a response or potential incident.

In recent years, environmental, social and governance goals and programs have emerged as a significant area of focus for companies across the oil and gas production chain. Membership to OSRL also enables you to demonstrate a solid commitment to your ESG strategy.

Membership includes:

  • Guaranteed and immediate response, 24 hours a day, 365 days per year
  • Free access to Duty Manager at any time
  • 5-days of complimentary onsite technical advice and response support for up to 5 OSRL personnel.
  • Authorisation to quote OSRL as a guaranteed resource in oil spill contingency plans
  • Continual engagement to ensure familiarity with mobilisation procedures and discuss common response issues
  • Existing contracts enable rapid mobilisation and access to credit facilities for chartered aircraft
  • Invitation to participate in technical forums and network with spill response professionals
  • Logistic support with own aircraft for transport of equipment
  • A pool of experts with a broad range of skills from planning, training and exercises, through to response and post-spill monitoring services
  • Participation of our response specialists in internal exercises to improve readiness

Shipping oil spill response

Shipping Containers in Port

Meet the Marine Services Team

Steve Storey

EMEA Regional Contact

Name: Steve Storey 

Role: Shipping and New Fuels Manager

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Marine Service Memberships

Shipping Associate Membership

Based on BIMCO-RESPONSECON* terms our Shipping Associate Membership is designed for companies involved in shipping where there is a risk of marine pollution. OSRL membership provides an active integrated solution to dealing with oil spills, through guaranteed response, preparedness services and stakeholder engagement. 

Becoming an Oil Spill Response member reduces the complexities of incident management with the assurance of a guaranteed and immediate response, 24 hours a day, 365 days per year. It removes many of the challenges companies face in the event of an incident enabling you to respond faster and potentially reduce the overall impact of an incident. 

Our oil spill experts help ensure your teams train and exercise, so they are prepared in the event of an incident. Our annual review of preparedness plans and the training courses delivered by

This membership option is perfect for even the most extensive fleets with prices capped at 50 vessels. OSRL's subscription rates are based on the number and type of vessel, not vessel weight. A response can be activated via a single call to the Duty Manager even before oil has spilled. When you call us, you are speaking directly to the people who will be responding - who will jump into action immediately. 


Our Memberships – Participant and Associate

Any company with regional and international operations can apply for OSRL membership to gain quicker and easier access to our services at lower rates. You can join us as a Participant or Associate Member, depending on your company's characteristics and required coverage. Our Associate Membership is ideal for production operations, refineries, pipelines, ports and harbours.

OSRL maintains one of the world's largest response teams, equipment and dispersant stockpiles to ensure you have the necessary resources and tools to respond effectively.

Our membership calculator will help determine the best option for you and provide an initial quote. Or contact our team for an initial discussion about the options available to you.


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