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Port State Control

2nd Edition

By Oya Özçayır

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808 pages

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Port State Control, Second Edition is a comprehensive publication dealing with the full implications and regulations of port State control. It provides a detailed analysis of the legal framework relating to port State control, including the most recent developments in this area. It covers not only the regional agreements on port State control and the EU legislation on this subject but also the background of the port State control process, its implications in practice and its effect on the ISM Code and the classification societies.

The book covers topics such as:

  • Amendments and changes to the regional port state control systems
  • The addition of an appeal procedure to the Paris MOU
  • Issues related to the ports of refuge and the urgency for authorities to draw up appropriate plans for places of refuge following the recent incidents
  • The ISPS Code for maritime security in the light of newly recognised vulnerability against terrorist attacks
  • Update to Equasis
  • Progress with Qualship regime under US Port State Control system.

This book will be an invaluable reference tool for shipping lawyers around the world.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Flag State Control: Background Chapter 2. The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Chapter 3. Port State Jurisdiction Chapter 4. Introduction to Port State Control and IMO Guidelines Chapter 5. Regional Port State Control Agreements Chapter 6. Port State Control in the UK Chapter 7. The EU Directive on Port State Control Chapter 8. Equasis Chapter 9. The Erika, The Prestige and Effects on International Legislation Chapter 10. Port State Control in the US 11. The International Safety Management (ISM) Code Chapter 12. Classification Societies Chapter 13. Practical Implications of Port State Control

About the Author

Dr. Z. Oya Özçayir is an associate professor of maritime law and an Honorary Fellow at Exeter University Law School. She is a member of the Editorial Board of Maritime Risk International and member of Izmir Law Bar in Turkey. She works as a freelance maritime law consultant (www.lawofthesea.co.uk) both in the UK and Turkey. She is also a frequent speaker at international conferences and an experienced trainer and lecturer.

About the Series

Maritime and Transport Law Library

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW / General
LAW / Maritime