Vessel-Source Marine Pollution: The Law and Politics of by Alan Khee-Jin Tan

By Alan Khee-Jin Tan

Reading the law of vessel-source pollutants from the point of view of the political pursuits of key gamers within the send transportation undefined, Khee-Jin Tan deals a entire and convincing account of the way pollutants of the marine setting by means of ships should be greater regulated and decreased. during this well timed examine, he strains the heritage of law on the foreign Maritime service provider (I.M.O.) and investigates the political, monetary and social forces influencing the IMO treaties. additionally tested are the efforts of maritime states, ship-owners, shipment proprietors, oil businesses and environmental teams to steer IMO legislation and treaties.

Show description

Read or Download Vessel-Source Marine Pollution: The Law and Politics of International Regulation PDF

Similar environmental & natural resources law books

Vessel-Source Marine Pollution: The Law and Politics of International Regulation

Interpreting the legislation of vessel-source toxins from the viewpoint of the political pursuits of key gamers within the send transportation undefined, Khee-Jin Tan deals a complete and convincing account of the way pollutants of the marine atmosphere through ships could be larger regulated and decreased. during this well timed research, he lines the background of rules on the overseas Maritime service provider (I.

Protected Areas and International Environmental Law

This quantity seeks to supply the reader with a transparent figuring out to the best way that secure parts are created, indexed and controlled in overseas legislations. In doing so, it offers a whole evaluation of the first foreign and neighborhood conventions during this sector, and the choices and resolutions that experience come from them.

The Interplay between Urban Development, Vulnerability, and Risk Management: A Case Study of the Istanbul Metropolitan Area

Common failures are more and more affecting the area, taking lives by surprise and leaving many others injured and homeless. additionally, failures disrupt neighborhood, nationwide or even international economies, immediately altering the path of improvement. within the first 1/2 2011 by myself, 108 typical mess ups happened, killing over 23 thousand humans, affecting approximately forty four million others and inflicting greater than 253 billion US money of monetary damages (CRED 2011,1).

Pesticides Toxic Aspects

The edited booklet insecticides - poisonous features comprises an summary of beautiful researchers of pesticide toxicology that covers the harmful results of universal chemical pesticide brokers hired each day in our agricultural practices. the mix of experimental and theoretical pesticide investigations of present curiosity will make this ebook of importance to researchers, scientists, engineers, and graduate scholars who utilize these varied investigations to appreciate the poisonous points of insecticides.

Extra info for Vessel-Source Marine Pollution: The Law and Politics of International Regulation

Example text

In the past few decades, the growth of the environmental agenda in the developed economies has led to increasing intolerance for the activities of polluting industries. Within the maritime world, the continuing occurrence of highly publicised tanker pollution incidents such as the Exxon Valdez, Erika and Prestige has led to regulators in the US and Europe demanding ever more stringent 41 42 43 44 SHIP SCRAPPING 138–52, OECD Doc. DSTI/DOT/MTC(2001)12 (2001), attached to MEPC Doc. 2 (2002). g. the report of Lord Donaldson, HER MAJESTY’S STATIONERY OFFICE, SAFER SHIPS, CLEANER SEAS – REPORT OF LORD DONALDSON’S INQUIRY INTO THE PREVENTION OF POLLUTION FROM MERCHANT SHIPPING, Cm.

This is also the definition adopted by the Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Environmental Protection (GESAMP), see GESAMP, IMPACT OF OIL AND RELATED CHEMICALS AND WASTES ON THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT, REP. STUD. GESAMP No. 50 (1993) (hereinafter GESAMP No. 50). Established in 1969, GESAMP is a scientific advisory body comprising experts nominated by a number of inter-governmental sponsoring agencies. It is currently undergoing a revamp of its operational and financing structure.

4. Technical Issues and Jurisdiction over Ships At this juncture, it is opportune to appreciate the technical intricacies of the vessel-source pollution problem. Pollution from vessels entails either 52 53 See generally E. MOLENAAR, COASTAL STATE JURISDICTION OVER VESSEL-SOURCE POLLUTION 42 (1998) and L. , 21 U. TORONTO L. J. 39 (1971). g. VESSEL-SOURCE POLLUTION AND COASTAL STATE JURISDICTION: THE WORK OF THE ILA COMMITTEE ON COASTAL STATE JURISDICTION RELATING TO MARINE POLLUTION (1991–2000) (E.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.44 of 5 – based on 24 votes