Harmonizing the EU Standards Concerning Ship Waste Reception Facilities in the Republic of Croatia

Axel Luttenberger
2013 Social Science Research Network  
With over 600 EU ports handling around 90% of EU external trade, appropriate methods need to be put in place to manage the waste while the ships must be encouraged to use these facilities rather than to discharge waste into the sea. As the Community is concerned about the implementation of the International Convention for the prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973, as modified by the Protocol 1979, the paper elaborates the Directive 2000/59/EC on port reception facilities with the aim of
more » ... ith the aim of substantially reducing discharges of ship generated waste and cargo residues into the sea. The analysis is focused on Croatian sources of law and the requirements to build the proper legal framework bearing in mind the present situation and the cost factor.
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2239325 fatcat:d7fvlwz6z5e43hhbw26buuwdai