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SEARCH AND RESCUE CONVENTION

legal - Wed, 02/20/2013 - 23:49

Noting the great importance attached in several conventions to the rendering of assistance to persons in distress at sea and to the establishment by every coastal State of adequate and effective arrangements for coast watching and for search and rescue services

Section: LegalMaritime law
Categories: legal

Civil Liability Convention 1969

legal - Wed, 02/20/2013 - 00:00

he States Parties to the present Convention, Conscious of the dangers of pollution posed by the worldwide maritime carriage of oil in bulk, Convinced of the need to ensure that adequate compensation is available to persons who suffer damage caused by pollution resulting from the escape or discharge of oil from ships, Desiring to adopt uniform international rules and procedures for determining questions of liability and providing adequate compensation in such cases, Have agreed as follows

Section: LegalMaritimeMaritime law
Categories: legal

the International Legal Order

legal - Sun, 02/10/2013 - 16:21
Historical Evolution of the international legal order Natural law as basis for intl lawSection: Legal
Categories: legal

Protocol of 1988 relating to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974

maritime - Tue, 07/24/2012 - 12:48
Protocol of 1988 relating to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974

THE PARTIES TO THE PRESENT PROTOCOL,

Section: Maritime law
Categories: maritime

Articles of the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974

maritime - Sat, 07/21/2012 - 02:08
THE CONTRACTING GOVERNMENTS

BEING DESIROUS of promoting safety of life at sea by establishing in a common agreement uniform principles and rules directed thereto,

CONSIDERING that this end may best be achieved by the conclusion of a Convention to replace the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1960, taking account of developments since that Convention was concluded,

HAVE AGREED as follows:

Section: Maritime law
Categories: maritime

CONTRACT of TRANSPORT by SEA

legal - Fri, 07/13/2012 - 03:13

Definitions

- "Carrier" means the Non Vessel Operating Common Carrier who issues this B\L and is named on the face of it and assumes liability for the performance of the multimodal transport contract as a carrier.

- "Merchant" means and includes the Shipper, the Consignor, the Consignee, the Holder of this B\L, the Receiver and the Owner of the Goods.

Section: LegalMaritime law
Categories: legal

United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea ANNEXES 6-9

maritime - Fri, 07/13/2012 - 01:32

ANNEX VI. STATUTE OF THE INTERNATIONAL TRIBUNAL FOR THE LAW OF THE SEA
 Article 1 
 General provisions
 1. The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea is constituted and shall function in accordance with the provisions of this Convention and this Statute.
 2. The seat of the Tribunal shall be in the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg in the Federal Republic of Germany.
 3. The Tribunal may sit and exercise its functions elsewhere whenever it considers this desirable.

Section: Maritime law
Categories: maritime

United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea ANNEXES 4-5

maritime - Fri, 07/13/2012 - 01:27

 
 ANNEX IV. STATUTE OF THE ENTERPRISE
 Article 1 
 Purposes
 1. The Enterprise is the organ of the Authority which shall carry out activities in the Area directly, pursuant to article 153, paragraph 2 (a), as well as the transporting, processing and marketing of minerals recovered from the Area.
 2. In carrying out its purposes and in the exercise of its functions, the Enterprise shall act in accordance with this Convention and the rules, regulations and procedures of the Authority.

Section: Maritime law
Categories: maritime

United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea ANNEXES 1-3

maritime - Fri, 07/13/2012 - 01:21

ANNEX I. HIGHLY MIGRATORY SPECIES
 1. Albacore tuna: Thunnus alalunga. 
 2. Bluefin tuna: Thunnus thynnus. 
 3. Bigeye tuna: Thunnus obesus. 
 4. Skipjack tuna: Katsuwonus pelamis. 
 5. Yellowfin tuna: Thunnus albacares. 
 6. Blackfin tuna: Thunnus atlanticus. 
 7. Little tuna: Euthynnus alletteratus; Euthynnus affnis. 
 8. Southern bluefin tuna: Thunnus maccoyii. 
 9. Frigate mackerel: Auxis thazard; Auxis rochei. 
 10. Pomfrets: Family Bramidae. 

Section: Maritime law
Categories: maritime

United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea part 16-17

maritime - Fri, 07/13/2012 - 01:12

 
PART XVI GENERAL PROVISIONS
 Article 300 
 Good faith and abuse of rightsStates Parties shall fulfil in good faith the obligations assumed  under this Convention and shall exercise the rights, jurisdiction and  freedoms recognized in this Convention in a manner which would not  constitute an abuse of right.
 Article 301 
 Peaceful uses of the seas

Section: Maritime law
Categories: maritime

United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea part 15

maritime - Fri, 07/13/2012 - 01:03

PART XV SETTLEMENT OF DISPUTES
 SECTION 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS
 Article 279 
 Obligation to settle disputes by peaceful means
 States Parties shall settle any dispute between them concerning the interpretation or application of this Convention by peaceful means in accordance with Article 2, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations and, to this end, shall seek a solution by the means indicated in Article 33, paragraph 1, of the Charter.
 Article 280 
 Settlement of disputes by any peaceful means chosen by the parties

Section: Maritime law
Categories: maritime

United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea part 14

maritime - Fri, 07/13/2012 - 01:00

PART XIV DEVELOPMENT AND TRANSFER OF MARINE TECHNOLOGY
SECTION 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS
Article 266
 Promotion of the development and transfer of marine technology
 1. States, directly or through competent international organizations, shall cooperate in accordance with their capabilities to promote actively the development and transfer of marine science and marine technology on fair and reasonable terms and conditions.

Section: Maritime law
Categories: maritime

United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea part 13

maritime - Fri, 07/13/2012 - 00:56
PART XIII MARINE SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH

SECTION 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS

 Article 238 
 Right to conduct marine scientific research

Section: Maritime law
Categories: maritime

United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea part 12

maritime - Fri, 07/13/2012 - 00:48
PART XII PROTECTION AND PRESERVATION OF THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT

SECTION 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS

 Article 192 
 General obligation

Section: Maritime law
Categories: maritime
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