NA 132

DIN Standards Committee Shipbuilding and Marine Technology


Ships and marine technology - Marine environment protection - Vocabulary relating to oil spill response (ISO 16165:2020); Text in German and English


This document contains terms and definitions relating to oil spills and their control. This document 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.



Planned document number

DIN ISO 16165

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Responsible national committee

NA 132-02-11-02 AK - Booms and skimmers  

Responsible international committee

ISO/TC 8/SC 2/WG 3 - Environmental response  

previous edition(s)

Ships and marine technology - Marine environment protection - Terminology relating to oil spill response (ISO 16165:2013); Text in German and English

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