Ban in pipeline for TBT anti-fouling paints

A global ban on the use of marine anti-fouling paints containing tributyl tin (TBT) is on the cards from 2003 - almost 20 years after the chemical was first identified as causing damage to marine wildlife. New initiatives have also been agreed on preparedness for marine chemical spills and greenhouse gas emissions from ships.

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