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Report on Maritime Transport and the Environment for Latin America

  • Author: UN, ECLAC
  • Publication date: February 2008
  • Page count: 60
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 07.II.G.126

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The aim of this report is to provide a general background on the impact that maritime transport has on the environment. It discusses the different emissions caused by vessels and how they impact human health, local and global environment. Special attention is given to the role that the countries of the Latin America region can play in enacting best practice measures and policy developments aimed at limiting the impact of shipping on the environment.