RPS APASA RESPONSE provides a one-stop shop and one contact point for 24/7 provision of high quality and state-of-the-art marine pollution trajectory modelling using defensible methodology and data.

Our in-house metocean, bathymetry, and GIS datasets are vast and we can provide the shipping industry with a knowledge base that is unsurpassed. Our services include:

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Screenshot from OILMAP Direct access to a qualified and experienced duty officer for incidents 24 hours a day 7 days a week for global marine spill modelling service.

Provision of high quality spill modelling predictions based upon reliable and proven software and state-of-the-art technologies (OILMAP, CHEMMAP, HYDROMAP) using live metocean data (winds and ocean currents) via an Environmental Data Server (EDS).

Our in-house metocean, bathymetry, and GIS datasets are vast and we can provide our clients with a knowledge base that is unsurpassed. Our clients receive direct access to a qualified and experienced duty officer for incidents 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for global marine spill modelling services. This includes the provision of high quality spill modelling predictions based upon reliable and proven software and state-of-the-art technologies (OILMAP, CHEMMAP, HYDROMAP) using live metocean data (winds and ocean currents) via an Environmental Data Server (EDS).


Photo of Shen Neng Tanker spill

RPS APASA RESPONSE duty officers can model a range of different oils and chemicals at short notice including:

  • Surface oil spills
  • Surface and sub-surface releases of chemicals with variable physical properties including floaters, dissolvers and sinkers
  • Air and gas plumes after a chemical spill
  • Subsea releases of oil (i.e. sunken vessels or leaking pipelines)
  • Release of chemicals from sunken or floating containers
  • Backward modelling and determination of source (where did the oil come from?)





Photo of oil tanker with spill

Whether our customers are private companies, non-government organisations or government agencies, we
pride ourselves on being flexible to meet the demands of customers in emergency situations that can occur
anywhere and anytime.

World-wide RPS APASA RESPONSE clients include:

  • AMSA (Australian Maritime Safety Authority)
  • MNZ (Maritime New Zealand)
  • Conoco Philips Australia
  • Conoco Philips Indonesia
  • Woodside
  • Chevron Thailand
  • Shell Sakhalin
  • WA Police