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Regulatory Framework

  • Stratos Papadimitriou
  • Dimitrios V. Lyridis
  • Ioannis G. Koliousis
  • Vangelis Tsioumas
  • Eleftherios Sdoukopoulos
  • Peter J. Stavroulakis
Chapter
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Maritime Economics book series (PSME)

Abstract

This chapter presents key regulatory aspects that pertain to SSS and discusses how the key regulations and standards issued by international bodies are followed by SSS companies. The chapter discusses the role of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and International Labour Organization (ILO) as well as UN’s Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) & International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL) Conventions. Similarly, the Standards of Training Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW) and Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) are also discussed.

Keywords

Regulations Conventions Shipping operations 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stratos Papadimitriou
    • 1
  • Dimitrios V. Lyridis
    • 2
  • Ioannis G. Koliousis
    • 3
  • Vangelis Tsioumas
    • 4
  • Eleftherios Sdoukopoulos
    • 1
  • Peter J. Stavroulakis
    • 1
  1. 1.University of PiraeusPiraeusGreece
  2. 2.National Technical University of AthensZografouGreece
  3. 3.Coventry UniversityCoventryUK
  4. 4.The American College of GreeceAthensGreece

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