ISO 16165:2013
Ships and marine technology — Marine environment protection — Terminology relating to oil spill response
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ISO 16165:2013
Edition 2
ISO 16165:2013
Withdrawn (Edition 2, 2013)


ISO 16165:2013 contains terms and definitions relating to oil spills and their control. It provides standardized terminology relating to oil spill response, defined as the broad range of activities related to spill cleanup, including surveillance and assessment, containment, recovery, dispersant use, in situ burning, shoreline cleanup and disposal.

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