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Document ID (ISN)104624
CIS number 06-84
ISBN(s) 2-86413-020-3
Year 1998
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Boisson P.
Title Safety at sea: Policies, regulations and international law
Original title Politiques et droit de la sÚcuritÚ maritime [in French]
Bibliographic information Bureau Veritas, 21/23 rue des Ardennes, 75019 Paris 19, France, 1999. 536p. Illus. Bibl.ref.
Abstract This reference book provides a comprehensive overview of technical and legal regulations for the prevention of accidents at sea. There are three parts: I. Sources of safety standards: the International Maritime Organization (IMO), intergovernmental organizations, maritime industry organizations, classification societies, international, national and unilateral regulations; II. Marine safety regulations: construction and equipment of merchant ships, safety of passenger ships, bulk carriers, oil tankers, cargo and dangerous goods, the human element and safety management, ship operation and manning standards, aids to navigation, rules of navigation, communication at sea; III. Control of safety: Flag State control, control procedures and methods, substandard ships, action against substandard shipping, Port State control, maritime traffic management, right of intervention, the quest for safer shipping.
Descriptors (primary) ships; international agreements; legislation; sea transport
Descriptors (secondary) dangerous substances; national organization; IMO; human factors; tankers; safety by design; communications; history; comment on law; comment on standard; manuals
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Administration, legislation
Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Water transportation