Law of the sea
Law of the Sea is a body of international law that concerns the principles and rules by which public entities, especially states, interact in maritime matters, including navigational rights, sea miner...
Shipwreck emerges off California coast after 8 decades
The shipwreck of the Monte Carlo, a gambling ship that sunk in 1937, has resurfaced on the beaches of Coronado, California.
Less Than 1 Percent of the World's Shipwrecks Have Been Explored
The ocean floor is littered with millions of shipwrecks, but we only know the locations of a small fraction, and we've explored only a small fraction of those. Will the treasures of these sunken ships...
Spain ‘Issues Arrest Warrant’ For Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Over 2010 Gaza Flotilla Attack
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and seven other former and current government officials are at risk of arrest if they set foot in Spain, after a Spanish judge effectively issued an arrest wa...
South China Sea: US Navy To Operate 'Whenever, Wherever' International Law Allows, Admiral Says
"International seas and airspace belong to everyone and are not the dominion of any single nation," Admiral Harry Harris said at the Stanford Centre at Peking University. "Our military will continue t...
Mysterious Shipwreck Discovered Off North Carolina Coast
Artifacts on the wreck indicate it might date as far back as the late 1700s – the time of the American Revolution. In deep waters, a hundred miles off the coast of North Carolina coast, scientists hav...
Costa Concordia captain Schettino guilty of manslaughter
Costa Concordia captain Francesco Schettino is jailed for 16 years for the manslaughter of 32 people who died when the cruise ship sank in 2012.
30 Beautifully Decaying Shipwrecks That Call Our Oceans Their Grave
Our oceans are a reputable graveyard of human history.
Pirates Hauling $400 Million Since '05 - Pocket Little of Booty
Pirates off the Horn of Africa pocket as little as 0.01 percent of ransoms, which they tend to spend on alcohol, expensive cars and prostitutes, while financiers keep as much as three-quarters of the ...
The Most Feared Pirates to Ever Set Sail
From Calico Jack and Blackbeard to William Kidd and Sir Francis Drake these are the most feared pirates to ever set sail.
20 Haunting Shipwrecks Around the World
The United Nations estimates that there are more than 3 million shipwrecks on the ocean floor . These once mighty vessels, both sunken and beached, are a haunting reminder that nothing lasts forever. ...
Piracy
Black Sam and his pirate ship were ruthless and feared, yet decisions on the ship were made by all. The Pirate Code : MON JUNE 2 10P et/pt : http://channel.n...
Admiralty law
Admiralty law or maritime law is a distinct body of law that governs maritime questions and offenses. It is a body of both domestic law governing maritime activities, and private international law gov...
Maritime boundary
A maritime boundary is a conceptual division of the Earth's water surface areas using physiographic or geopolitical criteria. As such, it usually includes areas of exclusive national rights over mine...
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Coast guards
A coast guard or coastguard is a maritime security organization of a particular country. The term implies widely different responsibilities in different countries, from being a heavily armed military ...
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Exclusive economic zone
An exclusive economic zone (EEZ) is a sea zone prescribed by the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea over which a state has special rights regarding the exploration and use of marine resou...
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International waters
The terms international waters or trans-boundary waters apply where any of the following types of bodies of water (or their drainage basins) transcend international boundaries: oceans, large marine ec...
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Marine salvage
Marine salvage is the process of recovering a ship, its cargo, or other property after a shipwreck or other maritime casualty. Salvage may encompass towing, re-floating a sunken or grounded vessel, or...
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Piracy
Piracy is typically an act of robbery or criminal violence at sea. The term can include acts committed on land, in the air, or in other major bodies of water or on a shore. It does not normally includ...
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Prize rules
Prize rules or cruiser rules govern the taking of prizes: vessels captured on the high seas during war. They are intertwined with the blockade rules.Customary rules were originally laid down in the da...
Seasteading
Seasteading is the concept of creating permanent dwellings at sea, called seasteads, outside the territory claimed by the government of any standing nation. Most proposed seasteads have been modified ...
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List of maritime boundary treaties
This is a list of list of maritime boundary treaties. Maritime boundary treaties are treaties that establish a specified ocean or sea boundary between two or more countries or territories. These are a...
List of maritime boundary treaties - Wikipedia
Exclusive economic zone of New Zealand
New Zealand's exclusive economic zone covers 4,083,744 km, which is approximately fifteen times the land area of the country. Sources vary significantly on the size of New Zealand's EEZ; for exam...
Spain ‘Issues Arrest Warrant’ For Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Over 2010 Gaza Flotilla Attack
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and seven other former and current government officials are at risk of arrest if they set foot in Spain, after a Spanish judge effectively issued an arrest wa...
South China Sea: US Navy To Operate 'Whenever, Wherever' International Law Allows, Admiral Says
"International seas and airspace belong to everyone and are not the dominion of any single nation," Admiral Harry Harris said at the Stanford Centre at Peking University. "Our military will continue t...