Remedying of Environmental Damage Caused by Shipping

  • Peter Wetterstein
Chapter
Part of the Hamburg Studies on Maritime Affairs book series (HAMBURG, volume 23)

Abstract

This article deals with the obligation to remedy environmental damage caused by shipping. The concept of “remediation” extends further than to a mere removal of oil and other pollutants. Remediation embodies an effort to repair or replenish the environment to its previous state, or if this is not feasible, to provide for so-called alternative restoration.

Keywords

Environmental Damage Strict Liability Exclusive Economic Zone Environmental Liability Pollution Damage 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Wetterstein
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  1. 1.Director of Institute of Maritime and Commercial LawÅbo Akademi UniversityTurku/ÅboFinland

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