New Law Of The Sea Agreement On High Seas Biodiversity

By Hellenic Shipping News October 26, 2017 World governments agreed in 2015 that the U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) should be expanded to include a new legally binding instrument on the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ). During 2016 and 2017, four preparatory committee meetings [...]

2017-10-27T10:51:49+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: |

ICPC: The Latest Insights into Submarine Cables and Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction

By ICPC Press Release June 30, 2017 LYMINGTON, United Kingdom — There is much anticipation and anxiety in the air at the United Nations in New York City, USA this July. Many observers understand that a potentially very significant change in the international law regarding oceans looms ahead. The forthcoming PrepCom 4 meeting, held at [...]

2017-06-30T14:00:54+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Categories: Conferences & Associations|Tags: , |

ICPC Issues New Recommendations On Cable Operations and Deep Seabed Mining

By ICPC Press Release June 23, 2017 LYMINGTON, United Kingdom - The International Cable Protection Committee (ICPC) has issued its much-awaited Recommendation No. 17 titled: Submarine Cable Operations in Deep Seabed Mining Concessions Designated by the International Seabed Authority. The Recommendation* is now publicly available upon request via: [email protected] The laying of submarine cables and [...]

2017-06-23T20:26:24+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Conferences & Associations|Tags: , |