State Cooperation in Combating Transboundary Marine Pollution in South East Asia

Craig Forrest


The close geographical proximity of the nation states of South East Asia exposes them to rapid and extensive transboundary pollution from incidents arising in their ‘shared’ ocean spaces. This article consider the poor ratification by States in South East Asia of a number of IMO Conventions pertinent to transboundary marine pollution, and considers this in the context of recent regional initiatives to agree a comprehensive and effective oil spill preparedness and response arrangements in the region.


Marien pollution, IMO, Savlage

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