Guideline for Oil Spill Response in Fast Currents (K582E) (eBook)

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September 2013


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Guideline for Oil Spill Response in Fast Currents (K582E) (eBook)

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This publication provides essential information and is a practical aid to oil spill response personnel for the development of response strategies and for the implementation of oil spill containment and clean-up measures in a fast water environment.

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It is intended for personnel who already have an understanding of the basics of oil containment and recovery using conventional spill response equipment, such as booms and skimmers, and provide information on the particular considerations and strategies that are required for pollution response in fast currents (K582E).

Foreword

1 Introduction

2 Basics of working in fast currents

3 Hydrodynamic considerations

4 Decision guide

5 Safety

6 Tactics

7 Calculations

8 Equipment selection

9 Special conditions

10 References

11 Glossary

A​​s a specialized agency of the United Nations, IMO is the global standard-setting authority for the safety, security and environmenta

Title: Guideline for Oil Spill Response in Fast Currents (K582E) (eBook)
Edition: 2013
Number of Pages: 50
Product Code: MM1029EA
ISBN: ISBN 13: 9789280115673, ISBN 10: 9280115677
Published Date: September 2013
Author: IMO

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