ISBN-10: 087033641X

ISBN-13: 9780870336416

because the immense catastrophe of 1912, the horrors of significant maritime casualties have brought on foreign conventions and family laws, however the hyperlink among occasions and results (which are usually separated by way of a long time) is never understood by means of these operating within the maritime undefined. This ebook, the one entire consultant to this hyperlink, units forth the most important casualties of the final hundred years and explains ensuing regulatory adjustments. Taking a macro-level view, it describes the developments and reactions throughout a long time, and the way, over the years, concentration has shifted from gear mess ups to humans and their behaviors because the fundamental explanation for maritime casualties. well timed and thorough, it additionally explores the alarming raise within the criminalization of maritime injuries, in particular the really fresh reclassification of pollutants incidents as “environmental crimes.” This ebook bargains wide perception to the background, legislation, and conventions that keep watch over around the world advertisement maritime activity.

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