More than twenty Indo-Pacific scholars and emerging experts come together in this definitive volume to deliver fresh perspectives and original research on maritime cooperation and security. With subjects ranging from the Philippines to Antarctica, Coast Guards to climate change, these essays pay tribute to the late Commodore Sam Bateman (PhD) while laying the academic groundwork for the improved policies and behaviours that provide for expanded good order at sea.
John F. Bradford is Senior Fellow in the Maritime Security Programme at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University.
Jane Chan is a Senior Fellow and Coordinator of the Maritime Security Programme at RSIS in NTU.
Stuart Kaye is Director and Distinguished Professor of Law within the Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS) at the University of Wollongong (UOW).
Clive Schofield is Head of Research at the WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute, World Maritime University (WMU) in Malmö, Sweden and Professor with ANCORS, UOW.
Geoffrey Till is Emeritus Professor of Maritime Studies at King’s College London and holds the Dudley W. Knox Chair for Naval History and Strategy at the US Naval War College.
"This outstanding book celebrates the wide-ranging contributions of the late Commodore Sam Bateman to the study of maritime affairs and strategy, as well as illuminating the current and emerging issues in each maritime field that he delved in....Overall the quality of [the] contributions is first class." -Peter Jones, Australian Naval Institute, February 2023
1 Evangelist for the Sea Reflections on the Maritime thought of Sam Bateman Chris Rahman
Part 1 Ocean Governance
2 Governance and the Ocean Some Reflections Peter Cozens
3 Frameworks for Integrated Marine Management From Oceans Policies to Marine Spatial Planning Laws Gregory Rose
4 Recognising the Climate-Ocean Nexus A Global Imperative and Regional Imperative Sali Jayne Bache
Part 2 Law of the Sea
5 Navigational Rights and Freedoms The Law of the Sea and Evolving State Practice David Letts and Donald R. Rothwell
6 Straight Baselines in the Indo-Pacific Legal, Technical and Political Issues in a Changing Environment Sam Bateman and Clive Schofield
7 “Creeping” Sovereignty over the Seabed Reflections on the Continental Shelf Regime Drake Long
Part 3 Good Order at Sea
8 All Talk The Importance of Cooperation in Maritime Security Richard Adams, Sean Andrews and Honae Cuffe
9 Coast Guards’ Changing Nature The Rise of the China Coast Guard Edward Sing Yue Chan and Douglas Guilfoyle
10 Strengthening Law and Order at Sea for the Blue Pacific Anthony Bergin
11 The Future of Antarctica Sam Bateman’s Contribution to Antarctic Geopolitics Marcus Haward, Jeffrey McGee and Anthony J. Press
Part 4 Maritime Cooperation
12 Security Perspectives of External Parties to the South China Sea Dispute A Comparative Study of India and Japan Ralf Emmers
13 Opportunities for Enhancing Naval Cooperation in the Indian Ocean Region in the Presence of Strategic Competition Matthew Stubbs and Dale Stephens
14 Australia and India Working Together and with Others on Maritime Security Simon Bateman and David Brewster
15 Southeast Asia’s Minilateral Counter-Piracy/Sea Robbery Initiatives An Assessment of Their Contributions to Regional Maritime Security Ian Storey
Part 5 New Southeast Asia Views on Maritime Security
16 Philippine Efforts in Managing Threats to Good Order at Sea Amparo Pamela H. Fabe
17 Vietnam and the Shift towards Maritime Security Cooperation Hanh Nguyen
18 Indonesia and Maritime Security Cooperation in Southeast Asia A Study of Four Maritime Areas Ristian Atriandi Supriyanto
19 Maritime Cooperation to Alleviate Strategic Distrust A Case from Indonesia Gilang Kembara
Part 6 New Directions in Maritime Security
20 Legal and Policy Issues Concerning the Plight of Seafarers During
- 19 Mary Ann Palma-Robles
21 The Changing Nature of Maritime Security Geoffrey Till
Institutes – maritime and international affairs; university libraries; War College and Professional Military Education Institutes; Maritime security researchers and students (post-graduate); Maritime security practitioners; navy and coast guard officers