Natalie Klein

choice, what are the justifications and what are the consequences? The arbitration relating to the South China Sea prompts these sorts of questions when contemplating the role of dispute settlement in the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea ( losc or Convention). 2 This article examines how

Zou Keyuan

Introduction The South China Sea, categorised as a semi-enclosed sea under the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea ( losc or Convention), 1 is one of the most important seas in the world, not only in that it contains rich marine resources and distinctive biodiversity, but

Arron N. Honniball

‘jurisdiction’, to demonstrate its inapplicability as a limitation on port state jurisdiction. efsj , as a matter of at-sea enforcement, is demonstrated through a systematic analysis of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea ( losc ), state practice and a literature review. This is reaffirmed

Alan Boyle

International Court of Justice ( ICJ ), but the same is true in UN Convention on the Law of the Sea ( LOSC ) 2 cases. Litigation may be the only way to make the respondent state take notice of its neighbour’s complaints: MOX Plant , 3 Chagos , 4 Bangladesh/India 5 and Ukraine v. Russia 6 fit this

Tim Stephens and Donald R. Rothwell

taken a lengthy and circuitous route to codification as more expansive and complex maritime zones have been asserted and accepted by the international community. The 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea 4 (LOSC) grappled with the development of multiple maritime zones and set out an

Edwin Egede

institution established under Art. 76 (8) and Annex II of the LOSC 1982 to consider submissions by coastal States on their continental shelf beyond 200 nautical miles and it is composed by 21 members, experts in the field of geology, geophysics or hydrography, who though elected by States Parties on an

Catherine Redgwell

Introduction While the international legal framework for offshore energy activities is anchored in the 1982 Law of the Sea Convention ( losc ), 1 it “is complemented by an array of relevant instruments and measures at the global, regional and national levels.” 2 The purpose of this

Alex G. Oude Elferink

ILBI . Next, the article considers what the current legal framework has to say on this matter. This discussion focusses on the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea ( LOSC ). 4 The LOSC is generally recognized as the fundamental jurisdictional framework for oceans governance and the ILBI

Alex G. Oude Elferink

ILBI . Next, the article considers what the current legal framework has to say on this matter. This discussion focusses on the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea ( LOSC ). 4 The LOSC is generally recognized as the fundamental jurisdictional framework for oceans governance and the ILBI

Lan Ngoc Nguyen

on the Law of the Sea (“ losc ”). 2 In this case, Mauritius challenged the Marine Protected Area (“ mpa ”) established by the uk in the exclusive economic zone (“ eez ”) of the Chagos Archipelago. 3 This is the first case in which many key provisions concerning the compulsory jurisdiction of the