Environment Canada - Environmental Emergencies Program - The Environmental Emergencies Program’s mission is to reduce the frequency and consequences of environmental emergencies involving the unplanned, uncontrolled or accidental release of hazardous substances such as oils or chemicals.
International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation ITOPF is a non-profit-making organisation, funded by the vast majority of the world’s tanker owners. They devote considerable effort to a wide range of technical services of which the most important is responding to oil spills.
International Maritime Organization The International Maritime Organization, headquartered in London, England, is the United Nations’ specialized agency responsible for improving maritime safety and preventing pollution from ships.
The Shipping Federation of Canada The Shipping Federation of Canada has served as the definitive voice of ships engaged in Canada’s overseas commerce since 1903. With a core membership of eighty Canadian companies that own, operate or act as agents for over 300 steamship lines, the Federation represents the vast majority of ocean vessels involved in the movement of international trade between Eastern Canada and ports overseas.
Web Sites with Useful Material
is an oil weathering model that runs both on Macintosh computers and in Windows. ADIOS2 incorporates a database containing more than a thousand crude oils and refined products, and provides quick estimates of the expected characteristics and behavior of oil spilled into the marine environment. The predictions it makes, presented as both graphics and text, are designed to help answer questions that typically arise during spill response and cleanup.
ECRC provides marine oil spill response services, when requested, to the "responsible party", the Canadian Coast Guard or to any other Government Lead Agency.
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