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This nice and useful work by Urs Daniel Engels offers its readers a truly in-depth professional analysis of the Ship Recycling Convention which was adopted in Hong Kong in May 2009. The book is also intended to provide all interested people with a global overview of the rules applicable to the recycling of ships. The author of this volume has evaluated numerous proposals by EC that are addressing the current important problems of the recycling procedures. The study performed by the author investigates the existing lack of ratifications of the above stated Convention from the economic and legal perspective. The first part of this book is mainly focusing on the history of the provision for entering into force of this Convention and the rationale that is behind it. Taking into account that subject provision is providing a significant additional obstacle for subject Convention to become legally binding, the second part of the book focuses on the unilateral action in this field. The author also provides a very comprehensive overview of the associated legal environment of the legislation, which is then followed by a thorough analysis and professional evaluation of numerous reasonable proposals by the EC attempting to tackle the existing problems of ship recycling procedures...