Shipping and Port State Control in the Indian Ocean

  • Manoj Gupta
Part of the The Political Economy of the Asia Pacific book series (PEAP)


This chapter discusses world shipping fleet operations and the structure of shipping fleets in the Indian Ocean Region. The effectiveness of the regime for port state control in the Indian Ocean Region is examined by assessing the Indian Ocean Memorandum of Understanding for port state control as a case study.


Indian Ocean International Maritime Organisation Indian Ocean Region Flag State Gross Tonnage 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.At the Australian Defence Force AcademyUniversity of New South WalesCanberraAustralia

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