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  • DESMI Adds Accredited Oil Spill Response Training

    Leading oil recovery solution manufacturer DESMI has obtained Nautical Institute accreditation for its IMO Oil Pollution Preparedness and Response (OPRC) training courses, becoming a one-stop shop for its customers around the world. In many spheres of education, it’s enough for course instructors to have a theoretical understanding of the field. In oil spill response, however, DESMI ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • EVTN Invited to Speak at World`s Largest Oil Spill Response & Training Event

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Enviro Voraxial Technology, Inc. (OTCQB: EVTN) announced today that the Company has been invited to be a guest speaker at the upcoming Clean Gulf Training and Exhibition on November 30-December 1 in San Antonio, Texas. EVTN will display its new high volume Submersible Voraxial® 8000 Separator at this Exhibition. The ...

  • Oil Spill Response Strategies & Tactics Training

    Training at Ohmsett takes the learning from the classroom, to the 2.6 million gallon wave/tow tank. That’s where students receive hands-on training with the latest spill response equipment and techniques used in the field. With the emphasis on practical experience in full-scale oil recovery operations in the Ohmsett tank, you can increase your proficiency using boom and skimmers while ...


    By OHMSETT

  • Applied Research Associates, Inc. Selected as Contractor for the Operation of Ohmsett

    Ohmsett, the National Oil Spill Response Research and Renewable Energy Test Facility, is a national research asset within the Department of Interior’s Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE). The test facility provides a unique environment for the development and testing of new oil spill response technologies, assessing spill prevention and response methods, and providing oil ...


    By OHMSETT

  • Oil Spill Response Strategies & Tactics Training Course

    Training at Ohmsett takes the learning from the classroom, to the 2.6 million gallon wave/two tank. That's where students receive hands-on training with the latest spill response equipment and techniques used in the field. With emphasis is on practical experience in full-scale oil recovery operations in the Ohmsett tank, Studens can increase their proficiency using boom and skimmers while ...


    By OHMSETT

  • Hands-on Oil Spill Response Strategies & Tactics Training

    Training at Ohmsett takes the learning from the classroom, to the 2.6 million gallon wave/tow tank. That’s where students receive hands-on training with the latest spill response equipment and techniques used in the field during the hands-on Oil Spill Strategies and Tactics Training, May 14-17, 2019 and August 6-9, 2019 in Leonardo, New Jersey. With the emphasis on practical experience in ...


    By OHMSETT

  • NIEHS to fund $36 million in worker safety training

    The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) is awarding $36 million in grants to 20 organizations that develop safety and health training for workers involved in hazardous waste operations and transportation, environmental restoration of contaminated facilities, and chemical emergency response. These training programs can receive annual funding for up to five years. Five ...

  • DESMI increases activities in Nigeria

    DESMI increases activities in Nigeria Background: DESMI Africa has escalated the DESMI activities in Nigeria by appointing its existing agent, Samdus Oil & Gas, along with another Nigerian Company, Axflo Oil & Gas, partner status. The objective is for the 2 partners to become Nigerias 1st Full Oil Spill Service Delivery Company. The Partner Companies have successfully worked with ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Lamor Awarded Contract for Oil Spill Response on the Southern Atlantic

    The Finnish company founds its newest oil spill response center in Portugal The Finnish company Lamor Corporation Ab and its sister company Clean Globe International Ltd have entered into a significant agreement regarding oil spill response for the sea areas covering the southern Atlantic. The European Union’s Maritime and Safety Agency selected the ...


    By Lamor Corporation Ab

  • Ohmsett Gazette - Fall 2017 Edition

    Welcome to the latest edition of The Ohmsett Gazette. Our bi-annual newsletter keeps you up-to-date on the activities at the Ohmsett facility. Stories include: Remote systems to track skimmers and wave conditions during operations, Measuring turbulent wakes in stratiefied flows, Tale of two skimmers, Personnel train in common and critical tasks of oil spill response, and much more. Follow the ...


    By OHMSETT

  • 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 ...

  • The Finnish company Lamor Corporation Ab wins EU tender for oil spill response

    LAMOR WINS A MAJOR SERVICE CONTRACT FROM EUROPEAN MARITIME SAFETY AGENCY Lamor Corporation Ab, a Finnish company specialized in environmental protection, has entered into a significant agreement for improving oil spill response readiness in the entire Baltic Sea. Lamor has been awarded an international tender organized by the EU founded European Maritime Safety Agency for oil ...


    By Lamor Corporation Ab

  • 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)

  • Transocean Agrees to Plead Guilty to Environmental Crime and Enter Civil Settlement to Resolve U.S. Clean Water Act Penalty Claims from Deepwater Horizon Incident

    Transocean Deepwater Inc. has agreed to plead guilty to violating the Clean Water Act (CWA) and to pay a total of $1.4 billion in civil and criminal fines and penalties, for its conduct in relation to the Deepwater Horizon disaster, the Department of Justice announced today. The criminal information, and a proposed partial civil consent decree to resolve the U.S. government’s civil penalty ...

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