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Implementation of the MARPOL convention in Bangladesh
Macquarie Journal of International and Comparative Environmental L
  • Saiful Karim
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-2009
Peer Reviewed
Peer-Reviewed
Abstract

Vessel-source marine pollution is one of the main sources of marine pollution in Bangladesh. Due to unfettered operation of vessels, the country has been exposed to massive pollution that is causing a serious imbalance in the marine environment. Against this backdrop, this article seeks to demonstrate that the regulatory system of Bangladesh should be strengthened and made more effective in the light of international instruments to ensure the conservation and sustainable management of its marine environment. With this aim the article examines the present status of implementation of the MARPOL Convention in Bangladesh.

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Karim, S 2009, 'Implementation of the MARPOL convention in Bangladesh', Macquarie Journal of International and Comparative Environmental Law, vol. 6, pp. 51-82.