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Webinar - Developments in Shoreline Cleanup and Assessment Techniques (SCAT)

May, 2020 By: Rob Holland, Paul Bunker

Recorded Webinar: Developments and Innovations in Shoreline Cleanup and Assessment Techniques (SCAT)

The OSRL Shoreline Subject Matter Expert (SME) Core Group, together with guest speaker Paul Bunker from Chiron K9, introduce some of the latest innovations and developments in shoreline response. Using recent field experience, the group will discuss the continual evolution of Shoreline Clean-up Assessment Techniques (SCAT), its multi-role purpose and the meaningful visualisations produced to guide response technique selection. The Shoreline Response Programme steer and guide how OSRL’s shoreline assessment, response and restoration activities are managed in a single coherent approach.

 

 

Webinar - Integrated Response and Inland

May, 2020 By: Nick Dyer

Recorded Webinar: Integrated Response and Inland

Response Specialist, Nick Dyer will draw on the experience of Oil Spill Response Limited and REGENESIS groundwater technologies, and discuss how conventional spill response clean-up methods could affect groundwater and subsoil clean-up. 

 

OSRL Response Readiness Member Q&A Session

April, 2020 By: Liam Harrington-Missin, Andy Myers, Paul Foley and James Burroughs

Recorded Webinar: Introducing the Readiness Dashboard

In order to update our members OSRL's response readiness under COVID 19, we hosted a Q&A session. In the session, Liam Harrington-Missin introduced the Response Readiness Dashboard and country plans that have been made available on the website. Global Logistics Manager, James Burroughs, Response Managers Paul Foley and Dave Rouse and SWIS Director Andy Myers answered member's questions about measures taken to mitigate any restrictions on our ability to mobilise personnel and equipment.

 

 

COVID 19 Update: Aviation and Global Dispersant Stockpile

May, 2020 By: Shane Jacobs and James Burroughs

COVID Update: Aviation and Global Dispersant Stockpile

The global response to COVID-19 pandemic has seen unprecedented travel restrictions and the creation of second and third order consequences for international freight movement.  As a global response organisation, OSRL is facing the challenge of finding safe and efficient ways to support its Membership and maintain its response services to spill incidents.  

OSRL’s Global Aviation and Dispersants team explains the implications of market uncertainty and their actions taken to deal with  the disruption created by the COVID-19 crisis. This webinar will look at continuity plans for aerial dispersant services and the Global Dispersant Stockpile specifically addressing;

  • Service Availability for 727, WASP, UKCS & RIDDS,
  • Service availability for Satellite Imagery and UAV Services
  • Actions being taken by Service Providers
  • Summary of OSRL dispersant inventory status.
  • Supply chain updates, Schutz, Dasic, Total and Ecolab (formally Nalco).

Recorded Webinar: COVID Update on Logistics & Travel

May, 2020 By: Alice Linley-Munro and James Burroughs

Recorded Webinar: COVID Update on Logistics & Travel

The global response to COVID-19 pandemic has seen unprecedented travel restrictions and the creation of second and third order consequences for international freight movement.  As a global response organisation OSRL is facing the challenge of finding safe and efficient ways to support its Membership and maintain its response services to spill incidents.  

In this webinar, OSRL’s Global Logistics Team explain the implications of market uncertainty and their actions taken to deal with  the disruption created by the COVID-19 crisis. The webinar will look at cargo and travel specifically addressing;

  • strategic and tactical planning activities
  • action taken to asses service levels of logistics providers and checking their ability to continue operating
  • updates on the global markets for air, sea and road freight
  • measures taken in lieu of the latest travel advice and guidance from Government departments and trusted advisors  

 

 

Recorded Webinar: Lessons Learned from Establishing Virtual Response Management Teams

May, 2020 By: Daniel White

Recorded Webinar: Lessons Learned from Establishing Virtual Response Management Teams

In this webinar we shared OSRL lessons learned on remote Emergency Operations Centre mobilisation and remote member IMT support. We shared ways in which we can integrate with members during an incident or exercise.

 

Shipping Associate Membership Brochure

January, 2020

Shipping Associate Membership

Based on BIMCO-RESPONSECON* terms, our Shipping Associate Membership reduces the complexities of incident management with the assurance of a guaranteed and immediate response, 24 hours a day, 365 days per year.

Preparedness Services in Suriname

December, 2019

Preparedness Services in Suriname

As part of Staatsolie’s planned nearshore exploration drilling campaign for Blocks A, B, and C in Suriname, Staatsolie approached Oil Spill Response Limited to work with them on their oil spill preparedness activities. This case study highlights the preparedness services, successful delivery and positive learnings accomplished through the close collaboration between OSRL, Staatsolie, and its contractors.

Equipment Hire Services in Bulgaria

July, 2019

Equipment Hire Services in Bulgaria

OSRL was contracted by Shell for the provision of oil spill response equipment, for use at its offshore drilling activities in Bulgaria. As part of the hire agreement, training was provided to onshore and offshore personnel. While the crew were well prepared, the drilling campaign was concluded without incident.  This case study discusses the equipment and training services provided, and highlights the successful delivery and learnings achieved through the close collaboration between Shell, OSRL and Shell’s dedicated contractors.

Autonomous Underwater Vehicle's (AUV)

June, 2019

Autonomous Underwater Vehicle's (AUV)

Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL) can provide its members with Autonomous Underwater Vehicle capability. AUV’s can be mobilised rapidly and can be operational soon after spill events have been identified, communicating near real-time information to a secure web-portal.