Xamk has special competency in oil spill response contingency planning and capacity building. We provide oil spill response research, testing and training services.

South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences (Xamk) has widely recognized competence in marine pollution response management due to a long-standing research and development activities. With over 20 years of experience in developing oil spill response management with Finnish authorities, Xamk has proven expertise in oil spill response contingency planning and improving response capability. Xamk is also the only educational institute in Finland providing oil spill response training and education.

Logistics and Seafaring is one of the four RDI focus areas of Xamk. Our applied research focuses on maritime safety and managing environmental risks related to the maritime operations. The main research topics include pollution prevention and spill response management, maritime emergency response and distress operations. This page introduces the RDI activities related to the pollution response. You can read more about topics on maritime safety and emergency response and distress operations here.

Expert services

Oil spill response test basin

OIL SPILL RESPONSE TRAINING
SPILL RESPONSE TESTS AND EQUIPMENT TRIALS

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Oil spill response test basin is designed for training and testing purposes. The facility enables the use of a variety of test oils in a safe and controlled environment.

Oil spill response simulator training

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Publications

Tools for Oil Spill Response Waste Management and Logistic Support – Field Exercises Testing the RFID Technology and QR Codes (2021)

Improving Preparedness for Shipborne Oil Pollution – Highlights of Tabletop Exercises at Saimaa Inland Waters (2019)

Efficiency of Maritime Simulator Training in Oil Spill Response Competence Development (2019)

Scenario-based oil spill response model for Saimaa inland waters (2017)

New Learning Methods for Marine Oil Spill Response Training (2017)

See also

MARITIME SAFETY AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

Kotka Maritime Research Centre Merikotka

Kotka Maritime Centre

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Justiina Halonen

Research Manager
Phone
+358447028514
Location
Kotka Campus
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Antti Lanki

Senior Lecturer
Phone
+358447028516
Location
Kotka Campus

Elias Altarriba

Project Manager
Phone
+358447028450
Location
Kotka Campus
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Emmi Rantavuo

Project Manager
Phone
+358447028775
Location
Kotka Campus

Manu Kettunen

RDI Specialist
Phone
+358509112288
Location
Kotka Campus

Antero Myrén

Project Manager
Phone
+358447028222
Location
Kotka Campus

Riitta Kajatkari

Project Manager
Phone
+358405262202
Location
Kotka Campus

Simo Norema

Project Specialist
Phone
+358505692922
Location
Kotka Campus

We are located at Kotka Campus in address Pääskysentie 1, 48220 Kotka.

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