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Marine Pollution Control, Legal and Managerial Frameworks, Iliana Christodoulou-Varotsi

"This book discusses in a concise manner the key aspects that are important for the understanding of regulations and managerial framework governing marine pollution. It identifies the practical context in which marine pollution comes into play and addresses the international legal regime governing the numerous sources of marine pollution, as well as the ways in which these regulations affect the conduct of day-to-day shipping operations.With illustrations, case studies, emphasis boxes, references to case law and to national jurisdictions and other tools facilitating understanding and knowledge, readers will find helpful guidance on:the sources of marine pollution (including ship-source pollution and pollution from the offshore oil and gas sector);the forms of cooperation needed in order to tackle the prevention, management and response to marine pollution; overview of MARPOL Convention, other key IMO conventions, and selected regional regimes;legal ramifications, including P & I Clubs and limitation of liability;involvement of the flag State, coastal State and port State;industry best practice;the human elementMarine Pollution Control will be a useful guidance tool for shipping Industry professionals, (P & I) Clubs, Legal practitioners, maritime administrators, as well as academics and students of marine pollution. "--Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Marine environment protection and shipping regulations -- Marine pollution from oil -- The international regulation, prevention, and management of marine environmental pollution created by the offshore oil and gas industry / Wylie Spicer Q.C. and Peter L. Esperance -- Marine oil pollution in The United States of America : a framework for prevention and response to marine oil pollution incidents / Antonio Rodriguez and Jake Rodriguez -- Marine pollution from sewage -- Marine pollution from wastes -- Air pollution from shipping -- Other sources of marine pollution : ballast water, harmful substances in anti-fouling systems, ship breaking activities and other -- Preparedness, response, and cooperation in the context of marine pollution -- The contribution of the human element to marine pollution control -- Legal aspects of marine pollution from ships
Literary Form
non fiction
First edition.
Includes index
Physical Description
1 online resource (385 pages).
Specific Material Designation
Form Of Item

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