Law of the Sea and Maritime Boundaries

International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea Orders Release of the Arctic Sunrise and the Detained Persons Upon the Posting of a Bond (November 22, 2013)

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Steven Arrigg Koh

On November 22, 2013, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (Tribunal), according to the pre

Arbitral Tribunal Issues Termination Order in ARA Libertad Arbitration (November 13, 2013)

Author: 
Steven Arrigg Koh

The Arbitral Tribunal established under Annex VII of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea in the ARA Libertad Arbitration (Argentina v.

Climate Change and the International Maritime Organization: Another Breakthrough at the Marine Environment Protection Committee?

Acknowledging the global and complex nature of shipping activities, the Kyoto Protocol, Article 2(2) entrusts the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from marine bunker fuels to the International Maritime Organization (IMO).[i] Since 1997, the IMO Marine Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC) has been actively engaged in discussions concerning the reduction of GHG emissions from ships and the elaboration of a legal framework for energy efficiency in the shipping industry as a means of tackling climate change.

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Sophia Kopela
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The Netherlands Submits Request to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea for the Prescription of Provisional Measures Pending Constitution of Arbitral Tribunal (October 21, 2013)

Author: 
Kathleen A. Doty

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Agreement Reached in ARA Libertad Arbitration (Argentina v. Ghana) (September 27, 2013)

Author: 
Kathleen A. Doty

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International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea Announces the Death of Judge Soji Yamamoto (September 19, 2013)

Author: 
Kathleen A. Doty

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Sustainable Fisheries and the Obligations of Flag and Coastal States: The Request by the Sub-Regional Fisheries Commission for an ITLOS Advisory Opinion

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Michael A. Becker
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The Indus Waters Kishenganga Arbitration (Pakistan v. India)

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Shashank Kumar
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China’s Straight Baseline Claim: Senkaku (Diaoyu) Islands

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J. Ashley Roach
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The World Court Awards Sovereignty Over Several Islands in the Caribbean Sea to Colombia and Fixes a Single Maritime Boundary between Colombia and Nicaragua

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3
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Pieter Bekker
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