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  • U.S. Coast Guard calls on TEEX for oil spill control training

    Date: April 5, 2012 COLLEGE STATION - TEEX will train as many as 450 members of the U.S. Coast Guard in Coastal Oil Spill Operations through a five-year USCG contract. Those scheduled to attend the training include members of the three U.S. Coast Guard Strike Teams, which would respond to an oil spill incident: the Gulf Strike Team, the Pacific Strike Team and the Atlantic Strike Team. The ...

  • OSHA chief concerned oil spill workers being short shrifted on training

    U.S. Assistant Secretary of Labor for OSHA Dr. David Michaels today said the administration has received reports that Gulf Coast oil spill clean-up workers are not receiving proper training. In response, he issued the following statement: "Employees hired to be supervisors in the onshore and marine cleanup are required to receive extensive training. A rigorous 40-hour program is required under ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Most of San Francisco Bay Oil Spill Not Recoverable

    The latest overflight of San Francisco Bay and the nearby coastline shows very little recoverable oil offshore and inshore from last Wednesday's spill of 58,000 gallons of bunker fuel, the U.S. Coast Guard said today. To date, seven miles of containment boom has been deployed to confine and collect oil in the water and six vessels are skimming and collecting oil. The ...

  • Investigation far from over in Houston oil spill

    The barge operator that spilled nearly 170,000 gallons of tar-like oil into the Houston Ship Channel, closing one of the nation's busiest seaports for several days, will be fined by Texas regulators regardless of the outcome of state and federal investigations. Investigators are still trying to pinpoint the cause of last weekend's accident involving a barge owned by Houston-based Kirby Inland ...


    By Associated Press

  • Australian Government locks in long term environmental agreement with oil spill company

    The Australian Government and the company responsible for the Montara oil spill have struck an agreement for a long-term scientific environmental monitoring program for the area affected by the spill. Minister for the Environment, Peter Garrett, said the monitoring program will provide a longer term understanding of the impacts of the spill on the marine environment, in addition to the ...


    By Australian Government

  • Guam`s Oil Spill Recovery Capacity Significantly Improved

    OSROCO, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cabras Marine, and T&T operate the skimming system as well as an array of small crafts, and other specialized response equipment.  OSROCO, Cabras and T&T employees are trained and certified in accordance with the U.S. Federal Government’s oil spill response and safety standards. Moreover, the companies’ comprehensive oil spill response ...


    By Lamor Corporation Ab

  • Rehab Prospects Good After Korea`s Worst Oil Spill

    SEOUL, South Korea, December 31, 2007 (ENS) - The prospects for environmental rehabilitation after the worst oil spill in South Korean history are good due to 'quick and effective action' by the Korean authorities, a joint United Nations-European Commission Assessment Team has found. The team said in its initial report that emergency assistance was not required for cleanup operations after the ...

  • Removing Marine and Aquatic Debris for Good

    Marine and aquatic debris is one of the most widespread solvable pollution problems, plaguing oceans, rivers and lakes around the globe. DESMI is applying its expert knowledge and lengthy track record in oil spill recovery to tackle the issue. Global-scale problems ‘Marine and aquatic debris or ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • BP Products North America to Improve Spill Response Preparedness at Oil Terminals Nationwide

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice announced that BP Products North America, Inc. will pay a $210,000 penalty and implement an enhanced oil spill response program at its oil terminals nationwide, as well as a comprehensive compliance audit to resolve alleged violations of oil spill response regulations at its Curtis Bay Terminal in Md. The enhanced ...

  • EVTN To Showcase Submersible Voraxial® for Effective Oil Spill Recovery at Clean Gulf 2010

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Enviro Voraxial Technology, Inc. (OTCBB: EVTN) announced today that the Company will demonstrate its new Submersible Voraxial® Separator at the upcoming Clean Gulf Training and Exhibition on October 19-20 in Tampa, Florida. The Submersible Voraxial® is the core technology for a fleet of ...

  • SEACOR Response, Alpha Briggs and OSRA Greece Sign Agreement to Provide Supplementary Oil Spill Resources in the Event of Incidents in the Mediterranean

    SEACOR Response Ltd., a global provider of emergency preparedness and response solutions, Alpha Briggs Mediterranean Ltd, a provider of oil spill services based in Malta, and OSRA Greece Ltd, a company registered in Greece to provide oil spill services to the region, announced today that they have implemented a joint agreement to provide supplementary resources in the event of an oil spill ...


  • B.C. launches consultations on land-based spill capabilities

    The Government of British Columbia has launched a major consultative initiative to gauge the province's capabilities to respond to large scale, land-based oil pipeline spills. Building on five previously announced conditions for the approval of heavy-oil pipelines - most notably the proposed Embridge Northern Gateway pipeline to bring heavy oil from Alberta to tidewater in Kitimat, the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Coastal and Marine Operators Group Receives Second-Place Gulf Guardian Award in Business and Industry Category

    The Gulf of Mexico Program recently announced Coastal and Marine Operations (CAMO) Group will receive a Second Place 2015 Gulf Guardian Award in the Business and Industry Category. The awards ceremony will be held on July 30, 2015, at the Texas State Aquarium in Corpus Christi, Texas. “The Gulf of Mexico is a precious natural resource not only to the communities that thrive on its shores ...

  • Untapped wealth offshore - wind not oil

    As the high costs of heavy U.S. reliance on fossil fuels become clear, Oceana urges policymakers to invest more in the development of cheaper renewable energy choices. An Oceana analysis released today shows that offshore wind potential is so high off the U.S. Atlantic coast that investments in offshore wind power in Atlantic waters could generate about 30 percent more electricity than ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • The O`BRIEN`S Group, O’Brien Oil Pollution Services, and Response Management Associates announces their merger and integration

    The O’BRIEN’S Group, Inc. (O’BRIEN’S), a division of SEACOR Environmental Services, and its wholly owned subsidiaries Response Management Associates, Inc. (RMA) and O’Brien Oil Pollution Service, Inc. (OOPS) announced today their plans to merge. The new combined company will be known as O’BRIEN’S RESPONSE MANAGEMENT Inc. and the merger is scheduled to be completed by the end of the year.“We will ...


    By Witt O`Brien`s, LLC.

  • EMSA stand-by services expanding from the Baltic to the Atlantic

    Lamor and Clean Globe establish an oil spill response center in Portugal Lamor and Clean Globe International, member companies of the Lamor Group, will establish an oil spill center equipment stockpile in Sines, Portugal.  For the three year contract, which was awarded to Lamor in a EU tender in November 2006, a 3,000 tdw chemical/ oil tanker MT Galp Marine will be contracted and ...


    By Lamor Corporation Ab

  • US Liquids of Louisiana, LP, Fined for Violating the Clean Water Act

    The Environmental Protection Agency has fined US Liquids of Louisiana, LP, of Jennings, Louisiana, $13,552 for violating Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) regulations outlined under the Clean Water Act. A federal inspection of the company’s Bateman Island marine terminal in St. Mary Parish revealed the terminal’s SPCC plan failed to provide a prediction of equipment ...

  • Prevent. Prepare. Respond. Restore.

    Discover the testing, training and research opportunities at Ohmsett while attending this year’s International Oil Spill Conference (IOSC) May 15-18, 2017 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California. Our staff will be in booth 1004 on the exhibit floor providing visitors with information on Ohmsett's mission to increase oil spill response capabilities through independent ...


    By OHMSETT

  • DESMI enters partnership agreements in Ghana

    Seaweld Engineering Ltd - Will be taking the lead role and partnering DESMI to offer equipment, training, after sales & spares for the DESMI range of Industry, Marine & Offshore, Oil Spill and Fuelling products. FlatC Marine & Offshore – Who operate a fleet of offshore supply vessels has agreed a collaboration with DESMI to offer oil spill response services to the expanding oil ...


    By DESMI A/S

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