Law of the Sea, From Grotius to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea

Liber Amicorum Judge Hugo Caminos

Law of the Sea, From Grotius to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea: Liber Amicorum Judge Hugo Caminos honors the accomplished career path of a distinguished scholar, professor, diplomat and judge in the global field of the Law of the Sea.

Judge Hugo Caminos was not only defined by his professional accomplishments, including his appointment as Deputy Director of the Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations for the Third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea, and his work as a Judge on the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea. He is also remembered, with gratitude and admiration, as a person of unfaltering moral character and intellectual integrity. The essays collected in this volume are dedicated to his multifacetic life.

Consistent with the honoree’s background, the accomplished contributors to this book address relevant issues of the law of the sea, dealt with in twelve parts, covering from historical perspectives to the UNCLOS, the law of the sea in polar regions, the Area, the particular issues of islands and archipelagic States, the freedom of navigation and its attached responsibilities, piracy and the latest awards on maritime delimitation, as well as recent practice of the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea (ITLOS), dispute settlement procedures and some unsettled maritime disputes, from the respective author''s point of view.

All those interested in the Law of the Sea will find a seminal new work in Law of the Sea, From Grotius to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea: Liber Amicrocum Judge Hugo Caminos.
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Biographical Note

Lilian del Castillo, Dr. (UBA), is a Professor of International Law at the University of Buenos Aires School of Law. She is a former Director of the Plata Basin Office, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Argentina, as well as a Chair of the Committee on Malvinas, South Georgias and South Sandwich Islands, Argentine Council for Foreign Relations (CARI).

Table of contents

PART I. INTRODUCTION

Chapter 1 - In Honor of Hugo Caminos
Bernard H. Oxman

PART II. HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES

Chapter 2. The Contribution of Andrés Bello to the Law of the Sea in the Chilean Civil Code
Jeannette Irigoin - Barrenne

Chapter 3. Hugo Grotius and the Law of the Sea
M.C.W. Pinto

Chapter 4. The Origin of the Theory of Sovereignty of the Sea
Tullio Scovazzi

Chapter 5. Reflections on the “abstention doctrine” in the diplomatic history of modern ocean law
Harry N. Scheiber

Chapter 6. International courts and tribunals and the development of the law of the sea in the age of codification
Tullio Treves

Chapter 7. The Freedom of Navigation: Modern Challenges seen from a Historical Perspective
Rüdiger Wolfrum

PART III. THE UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION ON THE LAW OF THE SEA (UNCLOS)

Chapter 8. UNCLOS at 30: some reflections
Tommy Koh

Chapter 9. Is the Internal Waters Regime Excluded from the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea?
Marcelo G. Kohen

Chapter 10. Le rôle du Secretariat des Nations Unies dans l’application de la Convention des Nations Unies sur le Droit de la Mer
Annick de Marffy-Mantuano

Chapter 11. The Contributions of Latin America to the Implementation of the UNCLOS
Luis Valencia - Rodríguez

PART IV. THE LAW OF THE SEA IN POLAR REGIONS

Chapter 12. Some comments on the Whaling in the Antarctic Judgment
Lilian del Castillo

Chapter 13. The exercise of jurisdiction over activities in Antarctica: a new challenge for the Antarctic System
Philippe Gautier

Chapter 14. The System of Inspection of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources
Ariel Mansi

Chapter 15. Problems and controversies concerning freedom of navigation in the Arctic
Janusz Symonides

PART V. THE AREA

Chapter 16. International subjectivity of corporations operating in the Area and universal jurisdiction for environmental damage
Pablo Ferrara

Chapter 17. The Common Heritage of Mankind: 21st Century challenges of a revolutionary concept
Fernanda Millicay

PART VI. ISLANDS AND ARCHIPELAGIC STATES

Chapter 18. Archipelagic States and the new Law of the Sea
Vincent P. Cogliati-Bantz

Chapter 19. About the Islands
Antonio Remiro- Brotons

PART VII. NAVIGATION: FREEDOM AND RESPONSIBILITY

Chapter 20. Coastal and flag States in situations of distress at sea giving rise to environmental damage
Agustín Blanco-Bazán

Chapter 21. Law of the sea, naval blockades and freedom of navigation in the aftermath of Gaza Flotilla incident of 31 May 2010
Nilufer Oral

Chapter 22. Les compétences de l’Etat côtier en matière de sécurité de la navigation maritime
Roberto Virzo

PART VIII. PIRACY

Chapter 23. The fight against piracy and the Enrica Lexie Case
Angela Del Vecchio

Chapter 24. Piracy vs. International Armed Conflict
Yoram Dinstein

Chapter 25. Un nouvel envisagement sur la piraterie maritime
Edison González - Lapeyre

Chapter 26. Combating piracy and armed robbery off the Somali coast and the Gulf of Guinea
James L. Kateka

Chapter 27. Combating piracy: new approaches to an ancient issue
Helmut Tuerk

PART IX. RECENT CASE LAW ON MARITIME DELIMITATION

Chapter 28. Recent Judicial Decisions concerning Maritime Delimitation
D. H. Anderson

Chapter 29. The Bay of Bengal case before the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea
Gudmumdur Eiriksson

Chapter 30. The Decision on the Maritime Boundary between Chile and Perú: International Law Revisited
María Teresa Infante - Caffi

Chapter 31. Some Remarks on the Territorial and Maritime Dispute: Nicaragua v. Colombia Case
Rafael Nieto - Navia

Chapter 32. International Law Issues in the Judgment of the International Court of Justice in the Peru-Chile Maritime Dispute Case
Francisco Orrego - Vicuña

Chapter 33. The Origin of the Principle of Natural Prolongation: North Sea Continental Shelf Cases Revisited
Jin-Hyun Paik

PART X. THE INTERNATIONAL TRIBUNAL FOR THE LAW THE SEA

Chapter 34. Fraud on the Tribunal?
Jean-Pierre Cot

Chapter 35. The juridical personality and nature of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea
Miguel García García-Revillo

Chapter 36. Les avis consultatifs du Tribunal International du Droit de la Mer
Tafsir Malick Ndiaye

PART XI. DISPUTE SETTLEMENT PROCEDURES AND UNSETTLED DISPUTES

Chapter 37. The Terra Nullius Requirement in the Doctrine of Effective Occupation: A Case Study
Bing Bing Jia

Chapter 38. United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea and provisional arrangements relating to activities in disputed maritime areas
Kamal Hossain

Chapter 39. La délimitation du plateau continental du Golfe Persique: une entreprise inachevée
Djamchid Momtaz

Chapter 40. Regional fisheries bodies and regional fisheries management organizations and the settlement of disputes concerning marine living resources
Jean-François Pulvenis

Chapter 41. The UNCLOS and the settlement of disputes: the ARA Libertad Case
Susana Ruiz – Cerutti

List of Cases

Index

Readership

All those interested in the Law of the Sea.

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