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Vessel-source Marine Pollution : The Law & Politics of International Regulation

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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, this 2005 book by 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. This is an important book, which uncovers the politics behind the law and offers solutions for overcoming the deficiencies in the regulatory system. It will be of great interest to professionals in the shipping industry as well as practitioners and students.

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Author(s):
Alan Khee-Jin Tan
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
Fist 2006
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0521853427
ISBN-13:
9780521853422
Number of pages:
416
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
Vessel-source Marine Pollution : The Law & Politics of International Regulation

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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, this 2005 book by 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. This is an important book, which uncovers the politics behind the law and offers solutions for overcoming the deficiencies in the regulatory system. It will be of great interest to professionals in the shipping industry as well as practitioners and students.

Hardback with dustcover
Excellent condition with just minor signs of wear on the dust cover

Author(s):
Alan Khee-Jin Tan
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
Fist 2006
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0521853427
ISBN-13:
9780521853422
Number of pages:
416
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
Vessel-source Marine Pollution : The Law & Politics of International Regulation

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