This paper examines the international legal framework of the prevention of vessel-source marine pollution. It provides an overview of current international framework. First, the study introduces International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the Law of the Sea Convention (LOSC). Second, it analyzes the relation between Conventions adopted under the auspices of the IMO (IMO Conventions) and the LOSC. Third, it discusses major IMO Conventions dealing with prevention of vessel-source pollution. Finally, this paper addresses challenges of the international legal framework.
|Number of pages||26|
|Journal||中华海洋法学评论 = China Oceans Law Review|
|Publication status||Published - 2010|
- vessel-source pollution
- freedom of navigation
- Law of the Sea