Documents & Guides

Explore a variety of topics about marine spills, response and compensation matters in the pages below.

Each topic and area of interest provides access to more detailed documentation that is freely downloadable.

This includes our 18 Technical Information Papers which are fully illustrated with photos and diagrams and are available in several languages. 

Compensation for Ship-source Marine Oil Spills

What legal arrangements and sources of compensation are available for a spill from a ship?


What planning and waste management systems need to be put in place to reduce the volume of oily waste for treatment or disposal?

Environmental Effects

How does oil impact seabirds, plankton, sea mammals and the shoreline?  


What are the specific chemical response strategies for responding to a Hazardous and Noxious Substance spill, and what are the potential effects on human and marine life? 

Contingency & Response Planning

What information is needed for an effective oil spill contingency plan? How can aerial observation and protective strategies assist with response operations? 

Economic Effects

Which industries might suffer temporary economic losses and loss of market confidence?

Fate of Oil Spills

What happens to oil in the marine environment over time when spilled at sea? How do different factors such as volume and physical and chemical properties affect the fate of oil spills? 

Response Techniques

What techniques are available for cleaning up oil at sea and on the shoreline?

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02.해상 유출기름의 특성변화

02.해상 유출기름의 특성변화

본 기술서는 ‘풍화작용’으로 알려진 유출유에 작용하는 다양한 자연 과정의 복합적인 영향을 기술하고 있다. 유류가 해양환경에서 지속될 것인지를 결정하는 요인들은 방제 작업의 영향과 함께 고려된다. 해양에서 유출유의 거동 특성은 방제의 모든 측면에 중요한 영향을 미치기 때문에, 결과적으로 본 기술서는 ITOPF 방제기술정보집의 다른 부분들과 함께 살펴보아야 한다.

Categories: Fate of Oil Spills, Technical Information Paper (TIPS)

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01.기름오염 항공탐색 지침

01.기름오염 항공탐색 지침

항공탐색은 해상에서 작업선의 배치와 작업통제, 오염 가능성이 있는 해안선의 시기적절한 보호, 해안방제 자원의 준비를 위한 정보를 제공한다. 이 문서는 효과적인 항공탐색을 수행하기 위한 조언과 지침을 제공한다.

Categories: Fate of Oil Spills, Response Techniques, Planning & operations, Spill Response, Technical Information Paper (TIPS)

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