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International legal framework on the prevention of vessel-source pollution
Liu, N. (2010). International legal framework on the prevention of vessel-source pollution. COLR 12(2): 238-263
In: Zhongguo Haiyang Faxue Pinglun = China Oceans Law Review. China Review Culture Limited: Xianggang. ISSN 1813-7350, more
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Abstract
    This paper describes the international legal framework on the prevention of vessel-source marine pollution. It provides an overview of current international framework. First, International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the Law of the Sea Convention (LOSC) are provided. Second, the relation between Conventions adopted under the auspices of the IMO (IMO Conventions) and the LOSC is analyzed. Third, major IMO Conventions dealing with prevention of vessel-source pollution are discussed. Finally, this paper addresses challenges of the international legal framework.

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