Governing Ocean Resources

New Challenges and Emerging Regimes: A Tribute to Judge Choon-Ho Park

This collective work of a renowned group of scholars, Governing Ocean Resources: New Challenges and Emerging Regimes, edited by Jon M. Van Dyke, Sherry P. Broder, Seokwoo Lee and Jin-Hyun Paik, examines the current state of the Law of the Sea today, offers a variety of new approaches to the field, and serves as a tribute to the late Judge Choon-ho Park, whose profound depth of learning and indomitable spirit of optimism regarding the possibilities of reform and improvement comprised an immense contribution to the study of the Law of the Sea.

The wide range of topics covered includes Maritime Boundary Delimitations, Claims to the Extended Continental Shelf, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, Military Activites in the Exclusive Economic Zone, Piracy, Fishery Management, and Climate Change.

Published under the auspices of the Law of the Sea Institute (LOSI), this important collection will be of considerable interest to scholars in the area of ocean law and marine resource management.

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Jon M. Van Dyke† was Professor of Law at the William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii at Manoa since 1976 and a Global Ocean Fellow at Inha University, Incheon, Korea. His rich legacy of scholarship addresses issues related to ocean law and international environmental law.

Sherry P. Broder is an attorney-at-law specializing in international law, environmental law, human rights, and complex civil litigation. She is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa William S. Richardson School of Law.

Seokwoo Lee is a Professor of International Law and Director of the Inha International Ocean Law Centre, at Inha University in Incheon, Korea.

Jin-Hyun Paik has been a member of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea since 2009. He is also Professor of International Law at Seoul National University and was Dean of its Graduate School of International Studies.
Introductory Overview

Sherry Broder, “Preface and Acknowledgments”

Harry Scheiber, “Judge Choon-Ho Park, The Law of the Sea Institute, and Modern Scholarship in Ocean Law”

Jose Luis Jesus, Keynote Address

Maritime Boundary Delimitations

Jon M. Van Dyke, “The Romania-Ukraine Decision and Its Effect on East Asian Maritime Delimitations”

Yann-Huei Song, “The Application of Article 121 of the Law of the Sea Convention to the Disputed Offshore Islands in East Asia”

Stanislaw Pawlak, “Maritime Boundaries of the Baltic Sea Region”

Helmut Tuerk, “The Arctic and the Modern Law of the Sea”

Tafsir Malick Ndiaye, “Le Juge et La Delimitation Maritime: Mode D’Emploi”

Claims to the Extended Continental Shelf

Ted L. McDorman, “The International Legal Framework for and the State Activities regarding the Continental Shelf Beyond the 200-n.miles in and adjacent to the East and South China Seas”

Michael Seng-ti Gau, “Recent Continental Shelf Submissions by Countries in East Asia and Third Party Notifications”

Masahiro Miyoshi, “Japan's Claim to Extended Limits of the Continental Shelf”

Anthony Amos Lucky, “The Contribution of Trinidad and Tobago in the Development of the Regime of the Continental Shelf”

The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea

Hugo Caminos, “The Jurisdiction and Procedure of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea: An Overview”

Rüdiger Wolfrum, “Ad hoc Chambers”

Military Activities in the Exclusive Economic Zone

Peter Dutton, “The Current "Controversy" Over Military Activities in the EEZ”

Jonathan G. Odom, “The March 2009 Incident between United States and Chinese Vessels in the South China Sea: A Perspective from the United States”


Ved P. Nanda, “Maritime Piracy: How Can International Law and Policy Help Address This Growing Global Menace?”

Masahiro Akiyama, “New Approaches to Protecting Shipping from Piracy and Terrorism”

Fishery Management, Marine Protected Areas and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Liuxiong Xu and Xiaobing Liu, “An Analysis of Goals and Achievements of WCPFC from China's Perspectives”

Heidi Kai Guth, “Protecting and Perpetuating Papahanaumokuakea:
Involvement of Native Hawaiians in Governance of Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument”

Williamson Chang, “Native Hawaiian Title to the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands: Establishing an Indigenous Ocean Voice”

Craig Bowhay, “Treaty Rights and Co-management in the Northwest”

Climate Change and Other Emerging Issues

Richard Hildreth and Alison Torbitt, “International Treaties and U.S. Laws as Tools to Regulate the Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Ships and Ports”

Richard McLaughlin, “Recent Developments Regarding Marine Scientific Research”

Byung-Il Kim & Seokwoo Lee, “Existing Legal Frameworks Relevant to Marine Genetic Resources”
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