In December of 1999, Sea Alarm was founded under Dutch law. To celebrate this milestone and the many achievements of the organisation, we will be producing a series of articles over the course of 2020, covering some highlights of our Foundation’s history.
Senior Technical Adviser Paul Kelway has recently resigned from his position in order to join Sea Alarm’s partner, Oil Spill Response Ltd. At OSRL, Paul will take the position of Wildlife Preparedness and Response Manager.
In September, Sea Alarm, in cooperation with WWF Poland, presented a National Workshop on Oiled Wildlife Response Planning in Poland, followed by a EUROWA Basic Response training.
Sea Alarm would like to wish everyone Happy Holidays and the all best in the New Year!
Sea Alarm recently presented at the annual meetings of three Regional Sea Conventions on the importance of the EUROWA project and the Self-Assessment Tool in improving oiled wildlife response preparedness.
In June 2019, EURopean Oiled Wildlife Assistance (EUROWA) Network members, and interested potential members, met in Ostende to strengthen their cooperation and define the decision-making structure which will support EUROWA’s function in European oil spill response and preparedness.
Sea Alarm is pleased to announce that Daniela Barreras-Biesot joined our team in August as a Senior Technical Advisor. Daniela is currently replacing Saskia Sessions-Puplett, who is on maternity leave.
In 2019, Sea Alarm was invited by Shell Shipping & Maritime to participate in a large-scale oil spill response exercise – Exercise Silver Mermaid – in Aarhus, Denmark.
Partners in the Global Oiled Wildlife Response System (GOWRS) Project met in March to discuss and develop their international cooperation in relation to the oil industry.
In April 2019, sixteen veterinarians from seven European nations attended a course in Ostend, Belgium to earn the Veterinary Specialist Qualification under the EURopean Oiled Wildlife Assistance (EUROWA) network.
Please welcome Sea Alarm’s newest team member, Lily Sessions-Puplett. Lily was born to Senior Technical Advisor Saskia Sessions-Puplett and her husband Mike on November 23, 2018. Our congratulations to Saskia, Mike, and big sister Sophie on this addition to their…
Sea Alarm is pleased to announce that OSRL’s Daniela Barreras-Biesot will be working from our office. In addition to her OSRL work, Daniela has been seconded to us two days a week during Saskia’s maternity leave.