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Shipping, Law and the Marine Environment in the 21st Century: Emerging Challenges for the Law of the Sea - Legal Implications and Liabilities

ISBN13: 9780953940349
Published: April 2013
Publisher: Lawtext Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £85.00

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This book brings together 14 meticulously researched papers on how the international Law of the Sea is evolving to meet new technologies, increased shipping and exploitation of marine resources. It is increasingly under pressure to provide legal certainty and consistency over conflicting uses of the oceans and mitigate threats to the marine environment.

For the international shipping community navigational matters are of paramount importance and the balance between the traditional exercise of innocent passage and new navigational controls in the face of increasing vessel traffic, the extraction and carriage of dangerous substances and the threat of pollution is ever more difficult to maintain.

Shipping, Transport and Maritime Law, Environmental Law
Sir Michael Wood KCMG
Member of the UN International Law Commission London, January 2013
Richard Caddell, Rhidian Thomas
The future of navigation in ice-covered areas: a view from the Arctic
Professor Tore Henriksen
Faculty of Law, University of Tromsù
International straits, compulsory pilotage and the protection of the marine environment
Dr Edwin Egede
Lecturer in International Law and International Relations, Cardiff School of European Languages, Translation and Politics, Cardiff University, Wales
The growing establishment of high seas marine protected areas: implications for shipping
Professor Robin Churchill
Professor of International Law, University of Dundee, UK.
Shipping and the conservation of marine biodiversity: legal responses to vessel-strikes of marine mammals
Dr Richard Caddell
Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law, Swansea University
Ballast water management: regulatory challenges and opportunities
Dr Rosalie Balkin
Assistant Secretary-General, Director, Legal Affairs and External Division, International Maritime Organization (IMO)
Marine salvage and the environment: developments, problems and prospects
Professor D Rhidian Thomas
Emeritus Professor of Maritime Law and Founder Director of the Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law, Swansea University
Dealing with maritime emergencies in the United Kingdom: the role of the SOSREP system
Hugh Shaw
The Secretary of State's Representative: Maritime Salvage & Intervention
The Deepwater Horizon disaster: the regulatory response in the United Kingdom and Europe
Greg Gordon
Senior Lecturer, School of Law, University of Aberdeen
Scrapping of vessels and off-shore installations: regulation and liability
Professor M N Tsimplis
School of Law, University of Southampton
The use of the sea for wind energy projects
Dr Stefan Schmitz
Partner, Reed Smith LLP, London
The emerging international regulation of carbon storage in sub-seabed geological formations
Dr Susanna Much
Research analyst at the Research Centre for European Environmental Law, Bremen University, Germany and scientific staff advisor to Prof Dr Sabine Schlacke as member of the German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU)
Pipelines and protected sea areas
Professor Alexander Proelss
Professor of Public Law, in particular Public International Law and European Law; Director of the Institute of Environmental and Technology Law of the University of Trier
Protection of the underwater cultural heritage
Professor Tullio Scovazzi
Professor of International Law, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy
Emerging threats to shipping security: the evolution of legal norms
Judge Rudiger Wolfrum
Director, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg, Germany