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Competing Norms in the Law of Marine Environmental Protection

Series: International Environmental Law and Policy Volume: 46

Edited By: Henrik Ringbom

304 pages, Illus

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Oct 1997 | #71678 | ISBN: 9041106995
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Contains revised and edited versions of the papers presented at a conference in the Aland Islands, Finland, in August 1996, convened by the Department of Law of Abo Akademi University, Finland.


Introduction, H. Ringbom; the relationship between international navigation rights and environmental protection - a legal analysis of mandatory ship traffic systems, G. Plant; the status of environmental "soft law" - trends and examples with special focus on IMO norms, P. Birnie; the ILA-survey on coastal state jurisdiction with special reference to regional rules, E. Franckx; the Basel Convention and the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, I. Rummel-Bulaks; protection of the marine environment of the North Sea - the "Russian doll"-effect, S. Sadowski; global and regional port state regimes, G.C. Kasoulides; EU policies concerning ship safety and pollution prevention versus international rule-making, J. de Dieu; the external competence of the community with regard to the law of marine environmental protection - the frail legal support for grand ambitions, A. Nollkaemper; regional safety standards for Ro-Ro passenger ferries - some legal concerns, M. Goransson; residual jurisdiction under IMO regulatory conventions, E.J. Molenaar; regional rules and third states - is the "Pacta Tertiis" principle being modified?, G. Handl; UNCLOS, the marine environment and the settlement of disputes, A.E. Boyle.

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