International legal framework on the prevention of vessel-sourced pollution

Nengye Liu

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    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.
    Original languageUndefined/Unknown
    Pages (from-to)238-263
    Number of pages26
    JournalChina Oceans Law Review
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 2010

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