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International law of the sea 2: issues in maritime management (6 points)


Leader: Dr Eric Wilson

Not offered in 2003.

Synopsis: UNCLOS III - Freedom of Navigation; Right of Transit issues; Admiralty - Introduction to basic principles - International Carriage of Goods; Insurance; Liability; Ship Registration; Flags of Convenience - MARPOL; the London Convention; Port-State Authority - legal regimes (both classical and new); Maritime Labor regulation - IMO; ILO; Maritime Environmental management - ship-based pollution; exotic species; GMO; International Maritime Public Order - piracy; drug trafficking; illegal transit of human cargoes ("people smuggling")

Assessment: Research essay (4,000 words): 40% + compulsory take-home examination: 60%

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