Category Archives: Law of the Sea Convention

Towards Normative Coherence in the International Law of the Sea for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine Biological Diversity of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction

By: Anna-Maria Hubert and Neil Craik PDF-version: Towards Normative Coherence in the International Law of the Sea for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine Biological Diversity of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction Document commented on: International legally binding instrument under … Continue reading

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ITLOS Judgment in the Maritime Boundary Dispute between Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire

By: Nigel Bankes PDF version: ITLOS Judgment in the Maritime Boundary Dispute between Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire Case commented on: ITLOS Special Chamber, Judgment in Dispute Concerning Delimitation of the Maritime Boundary Between Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire in the Atlantic … Continue reading

Posted in Continental shelf, Delimitation, Exclusive ecnomic zone, Good faith, Law of the Sea Convention, Oil and gas, Special circumstances, State responsibility, Territorial Sea Delimitation, Three-stage process | Leave a comment

EFTA Surveillance Authority Rejects Complaint Against Norway Related to Snow Crab Fisheries

By: Maria Madalena das Neves PDF version: EFTA Surveillance Authority Rejects Complaint Against Norway Related to Snow Crab Fisheries Decision commented on: EFTA Surveillance Authority Decision of 4 October 2017 closing a complaint case against the Norwegian Government concerning restrictions … Continue reading

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Slovenia/Croatia arbitration – Is the territorial sea delimitation inconsistent with the case law on maritime delimitation?

By: Alex Oude Elferink Decision commented on: Final Award pursuant to the Arbitration Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Croatia and the Government of the Republic of Slovenia, signed on 4 November 2009, Final Award 29 June 2017 … Continue reading

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The Norwegian snow crab regime and foreign vessels – a commentary on the Juras Vilkas decision of the Øst-Finnmark District Court

By: Irene Dahl and Elise Johansen PDF Version: The Norwegian snow crab regime and foreign vessels – a commentary on the Juras Vilkas decision of the Øst-Finnmark District Court Decision Commented On: Acquittal pronounced by the District Court of Øst-Finnmark … Continue reading

Posted in Arctic, Arctic Fisheries, Fisheries, International Fisheries Law, Law of the Sea Convention, Norway, Norwegian Fisheries Law, Regional Fisheries Management Organizations, Svalbard Treaty | 1 Comment

The Ecosystem Approach for Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction: Reflections on the Chair’s non-paper ahead of “PREPCOM III”

By: Vito De Lucia PDF Version: The Ecosystem Approach for Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction: Reflections on the Chair’s non-paper ahead of “PREPCOM III” Matter commented on: Chair’s non-paper “On elements of a draft text of an international legally-binding instrument under … Continue reading

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The relationship between declarations under the optional clause of the Statute of the International Court of Justice and Part XV of the Law of the Sea Convention

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: The relationship between declarations under the optional clause of the Statute of the International Court of Justice and Part XV of the Law of the Sea Convention Case commented on: Maritime Delimitation in the Indian … Continue reading

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Towards a new legally binding instrument on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction

By: Christian Prip PDF Version: Towards a new legally binding instrument on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction Meetings commented on:  Meetings towards an internationally legally binding instrument on the conservation and sustainable … Continue reading

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The due diligence obligations of the flag state with respect to its fishing vessels and the environment

By: Eva Romée van der Marel  PDF Version: The due diligence obligations of the flag state with respect to its fishing vessels and the environment Decision commented on: The Matter of the South China Sea Arbitration, Between the Republic of Philippines … Continue reading

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The South China Sea Award and the Treatment of Traditional Fishing Rights within the Territorial Sea

By: Endalew Lijalem Enyew PDF Version: The South China Sea Award and the Treatment of Traditional Fishing Rights within the Territorial Sea Decision commented on: The Matter of the South China Sea Arbitration, Between the Republic of Philippines and The … Continue reading

Posted in Archipelagic waters, Artisanal fishing, Exclusive ecnomic zone, Law of the Sea Convention, South China Sea, Territorial sea, Traditional Fishing Rights | Leave a comment