In recent years the world has seen a proliferation of maritime disastors that has resulted in numerous environmentally threatening oil spills. The author examines the problem of international maritime regulation of 'tankers and discusses the role of the Inter-governmental Maritime Consultative Organization (IMCO) as a tool in the regulation of tanker safety and the prevention of oil spills.
Robert L. Otsea Jr.,
Intergovernmental Maritime Consultative Organization and Tankers: A Case Study in the Effectiveness of International Maritime Regulation,
1 Hastings Int'l & Comp.L. Rev. 123
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