Ohmsett Offers Oil Spill Responder Training

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Ohmsett, the National Oil Spill Response Test Facility will hold its first ever hands-on Dispersant Training Course to be held April 29 and 30, 2009.  This two-day training session will take place at the Ohmsett facility, located in Leonardo, NJ. 

The training will emphasize practical experience in full-scale dispersant applications using the Ohmsett dispersant testing protocol and dispersant effectiveness monitoring methods using Special Monitoring of Applied Response Technologies (SMART) visual and fluorometry methods. Instruction is provided by leading dispersant experts from SL Ross Environmental Ltd.

The goals of this training are to provide responders, planners and government regulators with advanced knowledge and experience with oil spill behavior and dispersants, coupled with hands-on experience with dispersant use, oil-dispersant interactions and effectiveness monitoring using visual methods and instrumentation.

Course instruction will cover topics such as advances in dispersant knowledge; experience and SMART Protocol (principles, experience and advances); Interactions of oil, dispersants, water and waves; set-up and use of monitoring instruments; and potential effectiveness of skimmers after dispersant application.

(www.ohmsett.com)

Maritime Reporter March 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Environmental

Interior opens Alaskan waters to Shell

The U.S. Department of the Interior has issued a Record of Decision affirming Lease Sale 193 in the Chukchi Sea in Northwest Alaska.   The federal government

Focus on Environment at Suny Maritime

The State University of New York Maritime College’s 140th Anniversary Speaker Series presented a panel discussion on March 26 in the College’s Maritime Academic Center.

EU Takes Tough Stance on Ship Scrapping in South Asia

The EU is set to ban owners from scrapping ships on South Asian beaches, according to news report in Reuters.   The new rules will require that EU-registered

Education/Training

Focus on Environment at Suny Maritime

The State University of New York Maritime College’s 140th Anniversary Speaker Series presented a panel discussion on March 26 in the College’s Maritime Academic Center.

Great Lakes Losing Ice

The Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory reports ice cover for all of the Great Lakes combined at around 52%, thanks to milder temperatures and gusty winds over the past several weeks.

MARIN, Cruden, Tree C Technology Forge Small Ship Simulator

Severe vibrations and shocks of up to 9G over an average of 1000 hours per year. That’s what instructors of fast small ships such as the Fast Raiding, Interception

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Navigation Pipelines Pod Propulsion Salvage Ship Repair Ship Simulators Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.0822 sec (12 req/sec)