PORT STATE CONTROL
|Publisher||Informa Law from Routledge|
|D O W N L O A D|
The modern shipping industry is very international; it is unique since its assets, i.e. vessels, constantly move from one country to another, changing the legal jurisdictions. That is the reason why the appropriate internationally recognized legislation shall be established including the internationally accepted standards applied to the maritime safety and security as well as the protection of the environment.
Many of the conventions implemented by the IMO say that the vessels should be duly inspected when visiting foreign ports in order to ensure that their condition meets the minimum technical requirements of all conventions signed by the Flag State. The present volume is a perfect reference source covering all PSC regulations and implications to be taken into account. The book will provide you with the detailed professional analysis of all applicable regulatory framework related to the PSC, considering all latest developments.
In addition to the regional PSC agreements and EU legislation, the author has also dealt with the background of the process, practical issues and the role of the class societies. This second edition of the book addresses the changes in the regulatory and political backgrounds and features even more comprehensive coverage of the subject.
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