"This book discusses in a concise manner the key aspects that are important for the understanding of regulations and managerial framework governing marine pollution. It identifies the practical context in which marine pollution comes into play and addresses the international legal regime governing the numerous sources of marine pollution, as well as the ways in which these regulations affect the conduct of day-to-day shipping operations.With illustrations, case studies, emphasis boxes, references to case law and to national jurisdictions and other tools facilitating understanding and knowledge, readers will find helpful guidance on:the sources of marine pollution (including ship-source pollution and pollution from the offshore oil and gas sector);the forms of cooperation needed in order to tackle the prevention, management and response to marine pollution; overview of MARPOL Convention, other key IMO conventions, and selected regional regimes;legal ramifications, including P & I Clubs and limitation of liability;involvement of the flag State, coastal State and port State;industry best practice;the human elementMarine Pollution Control will be a useful guidance tool for shipping Industry professionals, (P & I) Clubs, Legal practitioners, maritime administrators, as well as academics and students of marine pollution. "--Provided by publisher.
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chapter Introductory chapter Marine environment protection and shipping regulations / Iliana Christodoulou-Varotsi chapter 1 Marine Pollution From Oil / Iliana Christodoulou-Varotsi chapter 2 The international regulation, prevention and management of marine environmental pollution created by the offshore oil and gas industry / Wylie Spicer Peter L'Esperance chapter 3 Marine oil pollution in the United States of America A framework for prevention and response to marine oil pollution incidents / Antonio Rodriguez Jake Rodriguez chapter 4 Marine pollution from sewage / Iliana Christodoulou-Varotsi chapter 5 Marine pollution from wastes / Iliana Christodoulou-Varotsi chapter 6 Frameworks governing marine pollution from the transportation of chemicals by sea / Iliana Christodoulou-Varotsi chapter 7 Air pollution from shipping / Iliana Christodoulou-Varotsi chapter 8 Other sources of marine pollution Ballast water, harmful substances in anti-fouling systems, ship-breaking activities and other / Iliana Christodoulou-Varotsi chapter 9 Preparedness, response, and cooperation in the context of marine pollution / Iliana Christodoulou-Varotsi chapter 10 The contribution of the human element to marine pollution control / Iliana Christodoulou-Varotsi chapter 11 Legal aspects of marine pollution from ships / Iliana Christodoulou-Varotsi.