Maritime Delimitation

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Rainer Lagoni, Daniel Vignes
BRILL, 2006 - Law - 241 pages
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The delimitation of maritime zones is an important requirement for peaceful relations between neighbouring States. There are numerous examples of areas between States with opposite or adjacent coasts where sovereignty over an island or territory may not be contested but the delimitation of the continental shelf and exclusive economic zone is still pending. Under the Law of the Sea Convention, the delimitation of these zones shall be effected by agreement on the basis of international law. However, the Convention does not offer a definitive answer as to the methods that should be applied. This publication includes contributions by Judges of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, eminent scholars and experienced practitioners. The papers deal with various aspects of maritime delimitation: the jurisprudence of international courts and tribunals and their relevance for delimitation, the impact of the Law of the Sea Convention, the role of legal practitioners and diplomatic negotiators, and delimitation under particular geological circumstances and in geographically complex regional situations. It is designed to provide insight and guidance to the complicated process of maritime delimitation.
  

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Contents

Vue dEnsemble Laurent Lucchini
1
The Role of International Dispute Settlement Institutions in the Delimitation of the Outer Continental Shelf Rüdiger Wolfrum
19
Provisional Measures and Interventions in Maritime Delimitation Disputes Santiago Torres Bernárdez
33
What have the United Nations Convention and the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea to offer as regards Maritime Delimitation Disputes? ...
63
The Role of the Technical Expert in Maritime Delimitation Cases Martin Pratt
79
The Practitioners View Rodman R Bundy
95
A Personal View David Anderson
121
Joint Development Zones as an Alternative Dispute Settlement Approach in Maritime Boundary Delimitation Thomas A Mensah
143
A Case Study on the Caribbean Sea Chris Carleton
153
Recent Developments as regards Maritime Delimitation in the Adriatic Sea Tullio Scovazzi
189
The Case of the Adriatic Sea Budislav Vukas
205
Some Thoughts on the Extension of Existing Boundaries for the Delimitation of New Maritime Zones Irini Papanicolopulu
223
Index
237
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