Particularly Sensitive Sea Areas: The Imo's Role In Protecting Vulnerable Marine Areas by Markus J. KachelParticularly Sensitive Sea Areas: The Imo's Role In Protecting Vulnerable Marine Areas by Markus J. Kachel

Particularly Sensitive Sea Areas: The Imo's Role In Protecting Vulnerable Marine Areas

byMarkus J. Kachel

Paperback | May 29, 2008

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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, IMO conducted a review process which led to substantially updated guidelines adopted in late 2005.This book provides a detailed analysis of the PSSA guidelines and protective measures available in PSSAs. Emphasis is placed on their legal basis and the implications for coastal states' jurisdiction over vessel-source pollution.
Title:Particularly Sensitive Sea Areas: The Imo's Role In Protecting Vulnerable Marine AreasFormat:PaperbackDimensions:396 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0 inPublished:May 29, 2008Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:354078778X

ISBN - 13:9783540787785

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From the contents: The Marine Environment: Oceans under Threat.- Instruments to Protect Specific Marine Areas.- Particularly Sensitive Sea Areas: an IMO Instrument to Protect Marine Areas.- The PSSA Concept - Analysis and Assessment.