Draft Marine Navigation Bill

Ninth Report of Session 2007-08

Author: Great Britain. Parliament House of Commons. Transport Committee

Publisher: The Stationery Office

ISBN: 9780215522238

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Page: 134

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The Draft Marine Navigation Bill was published on 6 May 2008. (Cm. 7370, ISBN 9780101737029 ). A supplementary consultation on the ratification of the Nairobi Convention on the Removal of Wrecks, for which the draft Bill includes the necessary statutory provisions, was published at the same time by the Department for Transport. The Bill covers four main areas: (a) port safety, including measures relating to pilotage, National Occupational Standards for Harbour Masters and pilots, and extending powers of general direction to more harbour authorities; (b) the closure of harbours, and the subsequent relinquishing of the legal rights and duties of the harbour authority; (c) the role of the General Lighthouse Authorities, including their powers of enforcement, the territorial extent of their operations, their commercial work and their pension schemes; and (d) the ratification and implementation of the Nairobi Convention. The introduction of new powers to issue directions to port and harbour authorities and to specify minimum standards of competence for harbour masters and pilots is supported. The provisions relating to General Lighthouse Authorities are a sensible package intended to clarify their powers and put beyond doubt the legal validity of much of the essential work which they have been carrying out for centuries. The provision in the draft Bill to give statutory effect Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks will remove from the UK taxpayer a significant potential liability in respect of wrecks in UK waters.
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The Rough Guide to Britain

Author: N.A

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1409358909

Category: Travel

Page: 1008

View: 9880

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The new full-colour Rough Guide to Britain is the definitive guide to Rough Guides' home patch. Discover the best of what Britain has to offer, with detailed accounts of the country's world-class attractions, from the British Museum to Edinburgh Castle, aided by crystal-clear maps and plans. Get insider tips on Britain's vital, restless cities, from Bristol to Glasgow, and enjoy the bucolic attractions of its countryside, hiking along its walkers' trails or relaxing on its sometimes spectacular beaches. We also steer you towards all the best places to stay, from boutique hotels to cool campsites, and to eat and drink, from Michelin-starred restaurants and gourmet gastropubs to budget cafés and traditional pubs, giving you clear, balanced reviews for all budgets. You'll find lavish photography and colour maps throughout the guide, too, helping you to make the most of your trip with The Rough Guide to Britain.
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Tourism Management

Author: Stephen Page

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136433910

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 602

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Tourism Management: managing for change is a complete synthesis of tourism, from its beginnings through to the major impacts it has on today's global community, the environment and economy. Provocative and stimulating, it challenges the conventional thinking and generates reflection, thought and debate. This bestselling book is now in its third edition and has been fully revised and updated to include complete set of brand new case studies, a new four colour page design to enhance learning and improved online companion resources packed with must have information to assist in learning and teaching. Tourism Management covers the fundamentals of tourism, introducing the following key concepts: * The development of tourism * Tourism supply and demand * Sectors involved: transport, accommodation, government * The future of tourism: including forecasting and future issues affecting the global nature of tourism In a user-friendly, handbook style, each chapter covers the material required for at least one lecture within a degree level course. Written in a jargon-free and engaging style, this is the ultimate student-friendly text, and a vital introduction to this exciting, ever-changing area of study. The text is also accompanied by a companion website packed with extra resources for both students and lecturers, including learning outcomes for each chapter, multiple choice questions, links to sample chapters of related titles and journal articles for further reading, as well as downloadable PowerPoint materials ad illustrations from the text. Accredited lecturers can request access to download additional material by going to http://textbooks.elsevier.com to request access.
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Shallow Lakes ’95

Trophic Cascades in Shallow Freshwater and Brackish Lakes

Author: Lech Kufel,Andrzej Prejs,Jan Igor Rybak

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780792344216

Category: Science

Page: 416

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Shallow lakes differ from deep ones in many aspects of nutrient dynamics, biotic structure and interactions of various trophic levels. Though very common in European lowlands, shallow lakes attract inadequate attention from research teams. This book aims at filling gaps in our knowledge of the processes which take place in non-stratified lakes. It contains proceedings from the international conference `Shallow Lakes *95' held in Mikolajki, Poland, on 20-26 August 1995. In more than 50 original papers up-to-date views on eutrophication, degradation and recovery of shallow lakes are presented. The first four sections of the book (Nutrient fluxes, Biotic structure, Trophic interactions and Whole lake studies) deal with theoretical aspects of lake functioning while the fifth (Biomanipulation, restoration and management) is devoted to practical measures undertaken to improve water quality in shallow lakes. The book is therefore addressed to university biologists and ecologists and PhD students, as well as to managers involved in restoration of shallow lakes.
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The Natural Waterways of Great Britain

A Traveller's Guide to Rental Boating

Author: Michael Murphy,Laura Murphy

Publisher: Interlink Publishing Group Incorporated

ISBN: 9781566563468

Category: Travel

Page: 182

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Imagine being at the helm of a magnificent 40-foot boat, cruising down an expansive waterland of lakes and rivers, past castles and windmills, alongside abbeys and waterside pubs. The authors show that anyone can easily and affordably rent such a boat and enjoy the vast natural waterways of England, Wales and Scotland. Experience is not needed--only a desire to enjoy travel in a different and enriching way.
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