Vessel-Source Marine Pollution: The Law and Politics of International Regulation / Edition 1

Vessel-Source Marine Pollution: The Law and Politics of International Regulation / Edition 1

by Alan Khee-Jin Tan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521853427

ISBN-13: 9780521853422

Pub. Date: 12/22/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Analyzing the regulation of vessel-source pollution from the perspective of the political interests of key players in the ship transportation industry, Khee-Jin Tan offers a comprehensive and convincing account of how pollution of the marine environment by ships may be better regulated and reduced. In this timely study, he traces the history of regulation at the

Overview

Analyzing the regulation of vessel-source pollution from the perspective of the political interests of key players in the ship transportation industry, Khee-Jin Tan offers a comprehensive and convincing account of how pollution of the marine environment by ships may be better regulated and reduced. In this timely study, he traces the history of regulation at the International Maritime Organisation (I.M.O.) and investigates the political, economic and social forces influencing the IMO treaties. Also examined are the efforts of maritime states, ship-owners, cargo owners, oil companies and environmental groups to influence IMO laws and treaties.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521853422
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/22/2005
Series:
Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law Series, #45
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
456
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. The Regulation of Vessel-Source Pollution in its Eco-Political Context: 1. Vessel-source pollution, the ecological imperative and the compliance problem; 2. The dynamics of the law-making process: actors, arenas and interests; Part II. Vessel-Source Pollution and the International Legislative Process: 3. Vessel-source pollution and the regime formation process; 4. Jurisdiction over vessel-source marine pollution; 5. Implementation and compliance; 6. Liability and compensation; Part III. The Future of Regulation: 7. Challenges and prescriptions.

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