Confidently assess oil spills and their consequences and know how to effectively activate your Oil Pollution Emergency Plan (OPEP).
This interactive and informative course guides you through a realistic scenario, providing up-to-date guidance on current legislation, reporting procedures and response techniques.
Learn spill response techniques and understand the activation process of an Oil Pollution Emergency Plan (OPEP), whilst gaining practical insights into assessing spills and evaluating inherent risks.
Acquire skills in predicting oil movement and quantifying oil slicks whilst familiarising yourself with offshore spill reporting procedures mandated by OPRC, MARPOL, and UK legislation, including completing the PON 1 reporting pro-forma.
Understand the critical role of the Secretary of State’s Representative (SOSREP) in spill response. Explore the functions of the Operations Control Unit (OCU) and its potential interface with your company and relevant government agencies whilst gaining insights into the collaborative aspects of managing oil spills in a realistic scenario.