By Alan Khee-Jin Tan

Studying the rules of vessel-source pollutants from the point of view of the political pursuits of key gamers within the send transportation undefined, Khee-Jin Tan deals a finished and convincing account of the way toxins of the marine surroundings by means of ships will be larger regulated and diminished. during this well timed examine, he strains the heritage of rules on the foreign Maritime corporation (I.M.O.) and investigates the political, financial and social forces influencing the IMO treaties. additionally tested are the efforts of maritime states, ship-owners, shipment proprietors, oil businesses and environmental teams to persuade IMO legislation and treaties.

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