Part I. The Regulation of Vessel-Source Pollution in its Eco-Political Context: 1. Vessel-source pollution, the ecological imperative and the compliance problem; 2. The dynamics of the law-making process: actors, arenas and interests; Part II. Vessel-Source Pollution and the International Legislative Process: 3. Vessel-source pollution and the regime formation process; 4. Jurisdiction over vessel-source marine pollution; 5. Implementation and compliance; 6. Liability and compensation; Part III. The Future of Regulation: 7. Challenges and prescriptions.