Purposeful Jettison of Petroleum Cargo

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Overview

This book addresses the problem of deliberate discharge of petroleum cargo during salvage operations. It assesses the implications for shipping and marine environmental protection; documents the need to clarify U.S. law concerning intentional discharges of petroleum cargoes to save ships and prevent the loss of larger amounts of cargo; considers the implications of advances in oil spill contingency planning, environmental data acquisition and spill trajectory forecasting; and makes recommendations concerning the feasibility of developing guidelines for deciding whether to discharge oil intentionally.
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Contains a report and recommendations by the Marine Board of the National Research Council's Committee on Marine Salvage, and papers from the February 1993 Symposium on the Purposeful Jettison of Petroleum Cargo. Topics include history and technical background, the legal status of jettisoning, salvor's, shipowner's, and environmentalist's perspectives, and a regional response team decision-making exercise. No index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780309050814
  • Publisher: National Academies Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/1994
  • Pages: 216
  • Product dimensions: 8.58 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.53 (d)

Table of Contents

Executive Summary
Jettison Report and Recommendations 1
Symposium Objectives and Organization 18
Welcome Address from the U.S. Coast Guard 19
Welcome Address from the U.S. Navy Supervisor of Salvage 21
Significance of Jettisoning: Oil on Troubled Waters 24
Environmental Risk as a Function of Oil Spill Size 31
Oil Spill Trajectory Modeling 47
Marine Salvage: New Laws Affecting the Jettisoning of Oil 58
Commentary on the Deliberate Discharge of Oil During Marine Salvage Operations 98
New Laws Affecting the Jettisoning of Oil: Presidential Direction and a Salvor's Standard of Care 101
New Laws Governing the Jettisoning of Oil 118
Salvaging a Coherent Approach to Pollution Response: New Federal and State Laws Governing the Jettison of Cargo 127
Decision Framework: A Scenario for Deciding Whether to Jettison Cargo 144
The On-Scene Coordinator as Decision-Maker 153
The Environmentalist's Perspective 156
The Salvor's Perspective 158
The Shipowner/Operator's Perspective 162
The Salvage Engineer's Perspective 164
The State Perspective 166
Discussion: Questions and Comments Addressed to the Panel on the Decision-making Framework 169
A Regional Response Team Decision-making Exercise 176
Appendix A Symposium Participants 194
Appendix B Symposium Agenda 198
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