Shipping and the Environment

Author: Colin De La Rue
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1317375815
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The first edition of this book was quickly acclaimed as the new leading text worldwide on the law and practice of pollution from ships. The second edition deals with a variety of developments since then in this fast-moving subject: the Erika and the Prestige; changes in international law on maritime safety and compensation; latest decisions on claims for compensation; analysis of the SCOPIC regime; new material on ports of refuge, transboundary movements, and pollution from offshore craft; latest cases and regulatory changes in the US; and enlarged chapters on enforcement of laws and criminal sanctions. Like its predecessor, the second edition is superbly indexed and written clearly with the needs in mind of a wide international readership.

Marine Pollution Control

Author: Iliana Christodoulou-Varotsi
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1317487397
Format: PDF, ePub
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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 element Marine 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.

The Law of Ship Mortgages

Author: Graeme Bowtle
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1135115419
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book provides a full explanation and understanding of the English law of ship mortgages. Some of the key topics that this title covers include: • Beneficial ownership of ships and the registration system under the Merchant Shipping Act 1995 • Nature of ship mortgage and the different forms of mortgage and security interest that can be created • Rights and obligations undertaken by both the owner and the mortgagee • Methods by which a mortgagee can enforce his security • Problems that can arise in consequence of the insolvency of the owner

Ship Registration Law and Practice

Author: Edward Watt
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1135118310
Format: PDF
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The expanded and fully updated second edition include detailed coverage of additional flag states; an examination of the implications of the ISM and ISPS Codes and the requirements of the Large Yacht Code as they relate to ship registration; a new introductory chapter describing the legal and practical requirements of ship registration; and a fresh analysis of the status and usage of national and open registries in current practice.

Compulsory Insurance and Compensation for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage

Author: Ling Zhu
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3540459030
Format: PDF, ePub
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Oil tankers are not solely to blame for pollution at sea. Non-tankers have released numerous spills. The International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage has been adopted, but has not yet come into force. This timely and comprehensive book studies compulsory insurance, its main purpose of ensuring compensation and its interrelations with other features such as the rule of strict liability, the limitation of liability of that convention.

EU Shipping Law

Author: Vincent Power
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1317234111
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A previous winner of the Comité Maritime International’s Albert Lilar Prize for the best shipping law book worldwide, EU Shipping Law is the foremost reference work for professionals in this area. This third edition has been completely revised to include developments in the competition/antitrust regime, new safety and environmental rules, and rules governing security and ports. It includes detailed commentary and analysis of almost every aspect of EU law as it affects shipping.