Essays Tagged: "oil pollution"

Report on the The International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution by Ships.

n of two treaties adopted in 1973 and 1978 respectively and updated by amendments through the years.Oil pollution of the seas was recognized as a problem in the first half of the 20th century and vari ... of the 20th century and various countries introduced national regulations to control discharges of oil within their territorial waters. However, in 1954, the United Kingdom organized a conference on ...

(5 pages) 40 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Legal and Ethical Analysis of Ashland Oil Inc. : Trouble At Floreffe

LEGAL CASE ANALYSISI. FactsIn 1987, with revenue exceeding $7 billion, Ashland Oil, Inc (AOI) was the sixtieth largest company in the US and the largest independent oil refiner in ... ).In addition to the refining business, AOI also diversified into other business segments including oil exploration, gas and convenience stations, oil change service stations, motor oil and related au ... while being filled, releasing a 3.9 million gallon wave of diesel fuel, making this the first major oil pollution accident for AOI (3).By nightfall, nearly three quarters of a million gallons of oil h ...

(11 pages) 60 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Oil Spills

Oil Spills: It will happen again Imagine that you are a just a small, ordinary seabird. It is March ... f the beautiful waters, you wonder what that sticky black killer was. It's simple. It's crude. It's oil.This scenario is nothing but a harsh reality that most people were unconcerned about until the d ... ry though it was, has served as a laboratory for scientists, in which they can study the effects of oil pollution and experiment with new cleanup methods. It has also served as a costly lesson in the ...

(5 pages) 41 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Oil Pollution Prevention (Structural Features of Crude Oil Tanker, Cargo Handling Equipments, Operational Practices)

IntroductionAt the present time, modern civilization is largely dependent on oil and its by-products. Vast quantities of liquid products are transported by tankers throughout th ... h tanker traffic has become number one priority in the anti-pollution campaign. Given the fact that oil tankers have been involved in a number of damaging and high-profile oil spills which costs milli ... ated 1978 Protocol (MARPOL) attempt to eliminate intentional pollution of the marine environment by oil and other harmful substances through setting mandatory regulations to control such activities wo ...

(13 pages) 1146 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Oil Spills

Oil SpillsAndrew HoerrProfessor Theodore ChamberlainOceanography NRCC 15011-20-08There are many thin ... ld's oceans; too much fishing, global warming, but perhaps the most severe and publicized threat is oil spills. Oil spills happen all over the world from a number of sources. Used motor oil, land drai ... . Used motor oil, land drainage, and regular maintenance of ships produce more waste than the major oil spills we often hear of. Before 1967, the world didn't pay much attention to oil waste until the ...

(3 pages) 64 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Oceanography