MARCH MEMBER NEWS UPDATE



To: Members of the UK Spill Association
27 March 2018


A WINNER IN THE ELECTION FOR THE UK SPILL ASSOCIATION LTD BOARD.
Lee Barber, Regional Managing Director, Braemar Response won the election by 1 vote on a 50% turnout.

Eligible members voted to elect Lee Barber, the vote was approved by the Board and members at the Annual Members Meeting held at Interspill on 14th March. Nick Ashworth of RAW Group, has been invited by Mark Orr, co chair of UKSpill, to join the Technical Committee..


THE 2018 ANNUAL MEMBERS MEETING WAS HELD AT INTERSPILL IN LONDON, 14 MARCH 2018.

The Co Chairman, Richard Proctor, chaired the 14th Annual meeting, held at the Interspill Theatre, Excel, where the Election results were announced, and also news of the planned merger of the UK Spill Accreditation Scheme with ISAA. The event and the reception following was kindly sponsored by corporate member, OAMPS.


INTERSPILL 2018 – A FIRST FOR UKSPILL, LAUNCHING INTERSPILL + AND A SUCCESS WITH INCREASED ATTENDANCE

The 2018 Interspill Exhibition and Conference was again co located with Oceanology International at Excel, in London’s Docklands over 13-15 March. The total attendance was up on 2015, with visitors up by 12.5%, conference delegates steady and with over 80 exhibitors from over 70 countries.
For the first time UKSpill took a stand to promote the members, and launch Interspill + aimed at On Land Spills, this was supported by 5 member companies exhibiting on the stand. UKSpill also held an Inland Spill Seminar, as part of the programme of Spill Industry Seminars.

EMSA ANNOUNCE NEW CALLS FOR TENDERS

A Procurement procedure EMSA/CPNEG/1/2018 for stand-by oil spill recovery vessels has been launched by the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) to strengthen its network in the East Mediterranean Sea.
More information can be found on the EMSA website (link) including details on how to participate and relevant tender documents.
DEADLINE 18 APRIL
For any request, contact the following e-mail address CPNEG012018@emsa.europa.eu.

EMSA/CPNEG/2/2018
Service Contract for Equipment Assistance Service (EAS) Northern Baltic Sea

EMSA/OP/1/2018
Contract for long endurance and long range RPAS
For additional information visit the Procurement section of the EMSA website.


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