Even if Indians have always had a unique vision of their role in the Indian Ocean and since a few years, in Pacific ocean as well, it is only recently … Continue reading Indian Maritime Strategy: Ensuring a Rule-Based Order in the Indo-Pacific.
The visit to Taiwan by the Speaker of the United States (US) House of representatives Nancy Pelosi on 2nd August 2022 led to a strong reaction from China, which organised … Continue reading Reminder on the Status of the Taiwan Strait in the Law of the Sea
As the global population swells to 8 billion people and beyond, finding natural resources to feed and house these people is increasingly challenging. While developed countries in North America and … Continue reading Blue Economy: Environmental Sustainability of the Oceans
Over the last three decades, the Gulf of Guinea (GoG) has developed into a maritime crime hotspot. Crude oil theft and piracy became commonplace, with highly-organized criminal networks selling stolen … Continue reading How Petrol Conflict in the Gulf of Guinea affects the Ijaws People
An inland sea covering an area of approximately 7100 hundred miles, the Sea of Marmara separates the Asian region of Turkey from the European region (Eastern Thrace) of Turkey. This … Continue reading Why the Marmara Sea is Vital to Exporting Ukrainian Grain?
The creation of the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) is widely regarded as one of the major achievements of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (hereafter the … Continue reading Freedom of navigation of warships in foreign EEZs: a right recognized by the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea
December 2022 will mark the 40th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), concluded at Montego Bay, Jamaica, on 10th December 1982. This is … Continue reading UNCLOS 40th Anniversary : a Positive Outcome
Named after the czar who ruled Russia from 1682 to 1725, Peter the Great Bay near the Sea of Japan was declared a « historic bay » on 20th July 1957 by … Continue reading Peter the Great Bay and Freedom of Navigation
The fight against IUU (Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated fishing) is one the main task of the French Armed forces in Guiana (FAG).
Global warming is progressively opening up the possibility of exploiting the so-called Northern routes, which would allow the Suez and Panama canals to be bypassed. Today, the Northern Sea Routes … Continue reading Northern Sea Routes: a New Challenge for Rescue at Sea