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
     
 

Analysing the regulation of vessel-source pollution from the perspective of the political interests of key players in the ship transportation industry. Alan 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… See more details below

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Analysing the regulation of vessel-source pollution from the perspective of the political interests of key players in the ship transportation industry. Alan 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 Organization (IMO) 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

1Vessel-source pollution, the ecological imperative and the compliance problem3
2The dynamics of the law-making process : actors, arenas and interests29
3Vessel-source pollution and regime formation107
4Jurisdiction over vessel-source marine pollution176
5Implementation and compliance230
6Liability and compensation286
7Challenges and prescriptions347

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