Marine Pollution Management in the Malacca/Singapore Straits: Lessons Learned

Author(s): 
GEF/UNDP/IMO Regional Programme for the Prevention and Management of Marine Pollution in the East Asian Seas (MPP-EAS)
Year: 
1998
Location: 
Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore
Type of Resource: 
Guides and Manuals
This paper focuses on the lessons learned regarding navigational safety and marine pollution management issues in the Malacca/Singapore Straits as well as the cooperation and collaboration among the littoral States—Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore—in dealing with such issues. The paper is intended to support the enhancement of environmental management programs in the Straits and to assist with the transfer of good practices and experience from the Malacca/Singapore Straits to other subregional sea areas in the East Asian region.