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Our Experience

The following are some of the main consultancy, response or stand by projects undertaken by OSRA INTERNATIONAL bases in the Mediterranean since 2006.

In addition to the below, we have a number of clients to whom we offer an all-year-round stand-by, in-country, according to their specific needs (e.g. including personnel training and response supplies).

Country Client Project
Malta MV Leonie P August 2017: Remediation and hull cleanup after HFO spill in the waters of the Malta Freeport
Malta Transport Malta January 2017: Containment and remediation after a major spill hit Valletta port.
Malta Shipowner on retainer January 2017: Containment and remediation after spill in Valletta port.
Greece Local Authorities ONGOING: December 2016 - January 2017: Environmental (shoreline) protection and beach cleaning following the grounding of general cargo vessel M/V Cabrera on Andros Island.
Greece Megatugs ONGOING: December 2016 - January 2017: Environmental protection and remediation during the salvage operation following the grounding of general cargo vessel M/V Cabrera on Andros Island.
Tunisia TPS December 2016: Tier 2 Exercise and training
Malta Transport Malta 2016-2017: 3 months of training to Government of Malta response personnel as part of Oil/HNS Spill Response Capacity Building (conducted by AOST)
Tunisia Port Authorities September 2016: Commissioning of Tier 1 Equipment followed by emergency response training.
Greece Megatugs September 2016: Environmental protection during the salvage operation following the grounding of RO-RO vessel Saffet Bey.
Malta Vroon August 2016: Tank cleaning on supply vessels VOS Hestia and VOS Chablis while calling at Valletta port.
Malta Fish Farms July 2016: Advisory services and protective booming against pollution emanating from various fish farms in Malta.
Tunisia Port Authorities July 2016: Commissioning of Tier 1 Equipment followed by emergency response training.
Malta Malta Freeport June 2016: Environmental response following spill in port
Tunisia STIR/OMMP May 2016: Technical Direction for Tier 2 Exercise in Bizerte.
Greece M/V Apollon November 2015: Environmental response services following incident in the Piraeus port area
Malta VOS Paradise October 2015: Tank Cleaning
Malta Ralph Coffmann July - October 2015: Environmental protection during rig maintenance, as well as tank cleaning up to hot works level.
Greece M/Y Aloha August 2015: Environmental protection following the sinking of the yacht in Mikonos
Tunisia Oil terminal August 2015: Cleanup of 7 cisterns
Malta Palumbo Shipyard June-July 2015: Environmental protection to rig maintenance in shipyard.
Greece Highspeed 5 March 2015: Environmental protection following fire in shipyard.
Malta Palumbo Shipyard March-April 2015: Environmental protection to rig maintenance in shipyard.
Greece M / Y H & B 1 October 2014: Oil Spill Response following incident.
Malta Oil Tanking September 2014: Oil Spill incident at the Port of Marsaxlokk Malta.
Greece MV Ocean Life August 2014: Assisted vessel with Oil Spill Response equipment during fuel  transfer 
Malta 5* hotel June 2014: Beach cleaning and containment following fire.
Malta MV Cremona June 2014: Assisted vessel from foundering, following flooding of engine room  while at berth and protected against oil pollution in the port of Malta 
Malta ENSCO May 2014: Cleaning of three FO and HFO tanks of the ENSCO 5004 rig
Tunisia Circle Oil May 2014: Chartering of Ionion Pelagos to assist Oil Rig in positioning on drilling site. 
Greece MY Runner Greece October 2013: Assisted vessel which ran aground, with anti-pollution equipment
East Mediterranean VTT Vasiliko Cyprus October 2013: Risk Assessment of oil storage terminal operations
Hurd Bank offshore Malta Megatugs August / September 2013: Assistance in the salvage of the MV A Ladybug at Hurd Bank offshore Malta
Malta PA Resources (Malta) August 2013: Oil Spill Response to MV Didon, while at Palumbo Shipyard in Malta
Greece Megatugs /SMIT July 2013: Oil Spill Response in collision between MV Baru Satu and MV Katerina
Malta NOBEL PAUL ROMANO June 2013: Oil Spill Response (stand-by) during incident at Palumbo Shipyard in Malta
Malta MV SEABORN LEGEND (Malta) June 2013: Cleaning of ship tank
Malta NOBEL HOMER FARRINGTON Mainticare (Malta) May - June 2013: Cleaning of 5 tanks
East Mediterranean CASPIAN DRILLING April 2013: Consultancy project involving audit of Oil Spill Response capabilities.
Tunisia COOPER Energy March 2013: Stand–By Contract against oil pollution during offshore exploration campaign
Greece MV DILIGENCE February 2013: Oil Spill Response prevention following severe fire in the Port of Piraeus
Greece Megatugs July 2012: MV Stella Grounded at Andro island, Greece (Read more...)
Greece  Megatugs July 2012: MV Yaakob II Grounded at Leipsoi island, Greece (Read more...)
Tunisia Petrofac July 2012: Stand–By Contract against oil pollution at Kerkennah Island, Tunisia
Greece PRIVATSEA Marina March 2012: Anti-pollution services at the Marina, following the sinking of the vessel MT ALFA 1
Greece MT ALFA 1 March 2012: Anti-pollution services at Elefsina, following the sinking of the vessel MT ALFA 1 (Read more...)
Greece Alimos Marina January 2012: Assistance in a fire that destroyed six yachts
Greece SMIT January 2012: Assistance in salvage of the Datillo M which was grounded in Greece
Tunisia  APEX  December 2011: Stand–By Contract against oil pollution during well capping offshore Tunisia 
Greece Megatugs December 2011: Assistance in salvage of MV Galatea, which caught fire in the port of Piraeus (Read more...)
Greece Megatugs November 2011: Assistance in salvage of the Cafer Dede, grounded in Greek Islands
Tunisia NUMHYD Ltd. August 2011: Stand–By Contract during exploration round offshore Tunisia
Greece PRIVATSEA Marina July 2011: Assistance in clean up of oil spill in PRIVAT SEA shipyards and marinas (Read more...)
Greece Megatugs May 2011: Assistance in Salvage of vessel MV Shereen in Ionian Abyss
Tunisia PA Resources May 2011: Stand–By Contract during exploration round offshore Tunisia
Malta Civil Protection / Armed Forces May 2011: Oil Spill response services at Hay Wharf, Port of Marsamxett
Greece SMIT / Megatugs April 2011: Grounding of MV Eems Transporter at Karpathos Island, Greece (Read more...)
Malta Enemalta Corporation November 2010: Clean up of Oil Spill at Marsa Power Station which quickly spread throughout the Port of Valletta
Tunisia SONDE Resources 2010: Stand–By Contract during exploration round offshore Tunisia
Malta Salv Zammit & Sons Ltd. 2010: Emergency Response to Oil Spill from MT Vanna at Oil Tanking Malta Ltd.
Tunisia Petrovietnam Exploration and Production 2010: Stand–By Contract during exploration round offshore Tunisia
Tunisia BG Group - Tunisia 2010: Equipment Rental
Tunisia Alpine Oil & Gas Pty Ltd. 2010: Stand–By Contract during exploration round offshore Tunisia
Tunisia Storm Ventures International inc. 2010: Stand–By Contract during exploration round offshore Tunisia
Malta Ministry for Gozo  2010: Clean-up of an environmentally sensitive LUNZIATA valley in Gozo, Malta which was heavily polluted by persistent oil dumped into the drainage system
Tunisia MedOil 2010 Stand–By Contract during exploration round offshore Tunisia
Libya Rasco Libya 2009: Response to oil spill off Ras Lanuf oil terminal
Libya National Oil Corporation 2009: A National Audit of the preparedness of 10 major oil & gas sites ( three offshore and seven onshore) to respond to major oil spill incidents. The audit included assessments of the human resources, equipment, training and exercise programme, together with recommendations on a site by site basis as well as on a National basis. 
Tunisia Atlas Petroleum Exploration Worldwide Ltd (APEX)  2008: Stand – By Contract during exploration round offshore Tunisia, which included one call out to an in-port mud spill. 
Malta  Malta Maritime Authority (Transport Malta)  2008: Preparation of the Maltese National Contingency Plan (NCP) and project management services for the provision of a pollution response service. Formulation of a risk assessment for Malta’s coastal environment and economies regarding a major oil or chemical pollution incident, environmental sensitivity mapping, collation of oceanographic data and an equipment compatibility assessment for pollution response.
Malta Department of Fisheries, Government of Malta  2006: Assessment and preparation of Oil Spill Risk facing the Aquaculture industry in Malta. 
     



 

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