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Prevention of Pollution of the Marine Environment from Vessels: The Potential and Limits of the International Maritime Organization

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ISBN13: 9783319106076
Published: December 2014
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Country of Publication: Switzerland
Format: Hardback
Price: £69.99

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This book examines the role of The International Maritime Organization (IMO) in the prevention and control of pollution of the marine environment from vessels with a particular reference to the current north-south tensions regarding the strategy for combating climate change in the maritime sector as well as the prevention of marine pollution from the ship-breaking industry.

The IMO, a United Nations specialized agency, has been entrusted with the duty to provide machinery for cooperation among governments for the prevention and control of pollution of the marine environment from vessels. The organization is responsible for drafting legal instruments as well as for facilitating technical cooperation for the protection of the marine environment. Although IMO legal instruments are mainly targeted at the prevention of pollution of the marine environment from vessels, there is a trend towards a liberal interpretation of this, and the organization has expanded its work to areas like shipbreaking, which is essentially a land-based industry.

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Shipping, Transport and Maritime Law, Environmental Law
1. Introduction.
2. IMO Institutional Structure and Law-Making Process.
3. Pollution Prevention, Response and Compensation.
4. Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Biofouling.
5. Recycling of Ships.
6. Reduction of Emissions of Greenhouse Gas from Ships.
7. Implementation of IMO Legal Instruments: International Technical and Financial Cooperation.
8. Conclusion.