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. Поведение морских разливов нефти

02. Поведение морских разливов нефти

В настоящем документе описано совместное воздействие различных природных процессов на нефтяные разливы, известное под собирательным термином “выветривание”. Рассматриваются факторы, которые определяют вероятность сохранения нефти в морской среде, а также их значимость для операций по ликвидации разливов. Поведение разлитой нефти в морской среде имеет важное значение для всех аспектов ликвидации разливов, и поэтому настоящий документ должен изучаться вместе с остальными документами в настоящей серии Технических Информационных Документов.

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

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01. Воздушное наблюдение морских разливов нефти

01. Воздушное наблюдение морских разливов нефти

В настоящем Техническом Информационном Документе представлены рекомендации и инструкции по проведению эффективной воздушной разведки.

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

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