IMPEL Seaport Project – A European Initiative to control International Waste Shipments, 2006


Implementation and Enforcement of Environmental Law: IMPEL, Seaport Project a European Initiative to Control International Waste Shipments


This map shows participating ports in the Environmental Laws to control international waste shipments.
Above the map there is a bar graph showing the number of illegal waste shipments and breaches of custom regulations.

Legend indicates:

  • Number of illegal waste shipments
  • Number of Breaches of custom regulations (mostly incomplete data)
Between September 2004 and May 2006, international waste shipments have been checked in the 30 European ports, combining custom 
document checks and physical inspections of containers and storage locations.


United Nations Environment Programme / GRID-Arendal [1]

Cartographer/Designer: Emmanuelle Bournay

Primary sources:

IMPEL-TFS Seaport Project II, International cooperation in enforcement hitting illegal waste shipments, 2006.


© 2006 UNEP / GRID-Arendal


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This map is one in a series
For a listing with flyovers, see Series:UNEP / GRID-Arendal.