Download Prevention of Pollution of the Marine Environment from by Md Saiful Karim PDF

By Md Saiful Karim

This booklet examines the function of The foreign Maritime association (IMO) within the prevention and keep watch over of toxins of the marine setting from vessels with a specific connection with the present north-south tensions concerning the approach for fighting weather switch within the maritime zone in addition to the prevention of marine toxins from the ship-breaking industry.

The IMO, a United international locations really expert supplier, has been entrusted with the obligation to supply equipment for cooperation between governments for the prevention and keep watch over of pollutants of the marine setting from vessels. The association is chargeable for drafting felony tools in addition to for facilitating technical cooperation for the security of the marine surroundings. even if IMO criminal tools are in general certain on the prevention of pollutants of the marine atmosphere from vessels, there's a pattern in the direction of a liberal interpretation of this, and the association has improved its paintings to components like shipbreaking, that's basically a land-based undefined.

Show description

Read or Download Prevention of Pollution of the Marine Environment from Vessels: The Potential and Limits of the International Maritime Organisation PDF

Best environmental & natural resources law books

The Law of Energy for Sustainable Development (IUCN Academy of Environmental Law Research Studies) (v. 1)

In November 2003, the fee on Environmental legislation (CEL) of IUCN (International Union for the Conservation of Nature and traditional assets) introduced a brand new scholarly community of environmental legislations schools and professors: the IUCN Academy of Environmental legislation. The IUCN Academy, a consortium of specialised learn facilities in college legislation colleges around the world, constitutes a realized society reading how legislation advances a simply society that values and conserves nature.

Polls and politics: the dilemmas of democracy

A provocative exam of the use and abuse of public opinion polls.

International Environment Cooperation: Politics and Diplomacy in Pacific Asia

This identify brings jointly leading edge and insightful reviews of overseas environmental politics during this more and more serious a part of the realm. the 1st portion of the publication examines a number of the matters and actors impacting foreign environmental co-operation, highlighting very important issues similar to co-operation among constructed and constructing nations, foreign justice, and local environmental protection.

Energy and Environmental Project Finance Law and Taxation: New Investment Techniques

Power and Environmental venture Finance legislations and Taxation: New funding recommendations offers practitioners with an invaluable and finished dialogue of power and environmental undertaking finance because it is constructing and the place it truly is stepping into mild of latest criminal and tax ideas. this can be the 1st time that the world over famous legal professionals and economists percentage their wisdom, services, and insights during this vital and transforming into undefined.

Additional info for Prevention of Pollution of the Marine Environment from Vessels: The Potential and Limits of the International Maritime Organisation

Example text

45 Ibid. 46 These include: “the Sub-Committee on Bulk Liquids and Gases (BLG); Sub-Committee on Dangerous Goods, Solid Cargoes and Containers (DSC); Sub-Committee on Radio communications, Search and Rescue (COMSAR); Sub-Committee on Navigation (NAV); Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Equipment (DE), Sub-Committee on Fire Protection (FP), Sub-Committee on Stability, Load Lines and Fishing Vessels Safety (SLF); Sub-Committee on Flag State Implementation (FSI); and Sub-Committee on Standards of Training and Watchkeeping”.

Initially, this executive organ of IMO was mainly dominated by developed maritime States. However, gradual expansion of membership somewhat changed the dynamic. As will be discussed in the subsequent chapters, the expansion of membership in itself is not enough to ensure greater participation of developing countries, particularly least developed coastal States. At present, the Council consists of 40 members elected by the Assembly. 26 There is a tension between developed and developing countries regarding the election in the Council.

211(5). See generally Dzidzornu (1997) and Berret (1995). 73 UNCLOS, art. 211(6). See generally Molenaar (1998), pp. 402–418. 74 UNCLOS, art. 39(2)(b). See generally Beckman (1998). 75 UNCLOS, art. 218. See generally McDorman (1997), Legatski (1977), Anderson (1999), and Kasoulides (1997). 76 The phrase ‘taking into account’ requires coastal States to exercise a minimum level of measures against vessel-source air pollution. 78 UNCLOS does not prescribe a large set of new standards for the prevention of vessel-source pollution.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.63 of 5 – based on 5 votes