maritime pollution Books

  • Pollution of the Sea - Prevention and Compensation

    The International Max Planck Research School for Maritime Affairs hosted an international conference addressing marine pollution. Academics and practitioners debated recent developments from an interdisciplinary perspective. The present volume of the Hamburg Studies reflects those discussions covering the ecological, economic, political and legal ...

  • The Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Sea

    The carriage of goods by sea mainly focuses on loss of or damage to goods. There are voluminous discussions and texts on this issue. By contrast, the issue of loss or damage from goods has been paid little attention. Ever-increasing numbers of dangerous goods are carried by sea today. This increase draws attention to explosions or fire on ships, ...

  • Particularly Sensitive Sea Areas

    Designations of large Particularly Sensitive Sea Areas (PSSAs) triggered a controversial debate within the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) concerning the legal basis of PSSAs, the relationship between the IMO’s PSSA guidelines and UNCLOS, as well as the competency of IMO to adopt mandatory protective measures in these areas. As a result, ...

  • Humboldt Current

    This report presents the GIWA assessment of the Humboldt Current region, located along western South America, stretching from the Ecuadorian-Colombian border to the south of Chile. The world’s largest upwelling area, supporting highly productive fisheries, is located within the boundaries of the region. The economy of the region is primarily ...

  • Use of Sorbents for Spill Response

    This guide aims to provide practical guidance to operators that may consider the use of sorbents as part of response operations to accidental oil or chemical pollution. Subjects covered in the guide include sorbent types, specifications, particularities, regulations, deployment techniques, waste disposal and precautions of ...

  • Conflict and Cooperation on the Scheldt River Basin

    More than 200 major river basins are shared by two or more countries and, together, these basins account for about 60% of the earth's land area, constituting a significant portion of the world's fresh water resources. They are thus both a significant asset to the nations sharing them, as well as a potential source of conflict. This book ...

  • Model course:Adv training for chemical tanker cargo operations, 2016

    This course provides training for masters, chief engineer officers, chief mates, second engineer officers and any person with immediate responsibility for loading, unloading, care in transit, handling of cargo, tank cleaning or other cargo-related operations on chemical tankers. It comprises an advanced training programme appropriate to their ...

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