Shipping and the Environment – A Code of Practice
4th ed. Provides a concise but comprehensive summary of the environmental obligations of shipping companies as required by international regulations, together with a set of clear environmental standards by which shipping companies should operate. The Code also contains general information about the overall environmental performance of the international shipping industry. It addresses potential sources of polution from ships including oil, chemicals, garbage, ballast water and anti-fouling paints, as well as potential sources of atmospheric pollution and green house gas emissions.