Convention for the safe and environmentally sound recycling of ships

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Abstract

The International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships was introduced in 2009 to address the concerns raised by the dangerous practices of “shipbreaking”; the dismantling of old ships releases hazardous materials into the ocean and onto coastlines. The convention was also intended to create a framework for the sustainable recycling of ships’ materials such as steel and iron.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBerkshire encyclopedia of sustainability
Subtitle of host publicationVol. 3 : the law and politics of sustainability
EditorsKlaus Bosselmann, Daniel Fogel, J. B Ruhl
Place of PublicationGreat Barrington, MA
PublisherBerkshire Publishing
Pages74-77
Number of pages4
Volume3
ISBN (Print)9781933782010
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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