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Shipbreaking: Hazards and Liabilities
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    1. Beskrivelse

      This book examines the shipbreaking industry in terms of international, regional and national legal instruments, both current and proposed. It considers the development of the new Ship Recycling Convention and its provisions as well as new initiatives. 1 Paperback / softback 3 Tables, black and white; 5 Illustrations, color; 1 Illustrations, black and white; XXXVI, 236 p. 6 illus., 5 illus. in color.

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    2. Yderligere info
      Udgivelsesdato:
      23-08-2016
      Sprog:
      Engelsk
      ISBN13:
      9783319352633
      Sidetal:
      272
      Vægt:
      4161 g
      Dybde:
      15 mm
      Bredde:
      155 mm
      Højde:
      235 mm
      Mærkat:
      Bog, paperback
      Format:
      Paperback
      Udgave:
      Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2014
      • Bibliotekernes beskrivelse

        Most of the world's redundant ships are scrapped on the beaches of the Indian sub-continent, largely by hand. As well as cargo residues and wastes, ships contain high levels of hazardous materials that are released into the surrounding ecology when scrapped. The scrapping process is labour-intensive and largely manual; injuries and death are commonplace.Ship breaking was a relatively obscure industry until the late 1990s. In just 12 years, action by environmental NGOs has led to the ratification of an international treaty targeting the extensive harm to human and environmental health arising from this heavy, polluting industry; it has also produced important case law.Attempts to regulate the industry via the Basel Convention have resulted in a strong polarization of opinion as to its applicability and various international guidelines have also failed because of their voluntary nature. The adoption of the Hong Kong Convention in 2009 was a serious attempt to introduce international controls to this industry.

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