This course is intended to provide a general introduction and awareness to all those involved in marine, port and offshore operations that may lead to a release of pollutants.
This course provides a general introduction and awareness to oil spills in the marine and shoreline environment. It addresses the preparedness and response options
available to an oil pollution incident in the context of the current best practices and thinking in the response to an oil spill.
Introduction to oil spills
Fate and behaviour of oil in the marine and shoreline environment
Impact of oil spills
The work of IMO
International land national legislation
Oil spill response preparedness
Understanding and assessing risk
Operational limitations of response strategies
Terminating a response
Whilst not compulsory, participants are encouraged to take the IMO Level 2 course before attending.