Shipping, Law and the Marine Environment in the 21st Century


Sir Michael Wood KCMG
Member of the UN International Law Commission London, January 2013

Richard Caddell, Rhidian Thomas

The future of navigation in ice-covered areas: a view from the Arctic
Professor Tore Henriksen
Faculty of Law, University of Tromsù

International straits, compulsory pilotage and the protection of the marine environment
Dr Edwin Egede
Lecturer in International Law and International Relations, Cardiff School of European Languages, Translation and Politics, Cardiff University, Wales

The growing establishment of high seas marine protected areas: implications for shipping
Professor Robin Churchill
Professor of International Law, University of Dundee, UK.

Shipping and the conservation of marine biodiversity: legal responses to vessel-strikes of marine mammals
Dr Richard Caddell
Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law, Swansea University

Ballast water management: regulatory challenges and opportunities
Dr Rosalie Balkin
Assistant Secretary-General, Director, Legal Affairs and External Division, International Maritime Organization (IMO)

Marine salvage and the environment: developments, problems and prospects
Professor D Rhidian Thomas
Emeritus Professor of Maritime Law and Founder Director of the Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law, Swansea University

Dealing with maritime emergencies in the United Kingdom: the role of the SOSREP system 
Hugh Shaw
The Secretary of State's Representative: Maritime Salvage & Intervention

The Deepwater Horizon disaster: the regulatory response in the United Kingdom and Europe
Greg Gordon
Senior Lecturer, School of Law, University of Aberdeen

Scrapping of vessels and off-shore installations: regulation and liability 
Professor M N Tsimplis
School of Law, University of Southampton

The use of the sea for wind energy projects
Dr Stefan Schmitz
Partner, Reed Smith LLP, London

The emerging international regulation of carbon storage in sub-seabed geological formations
Dr Susanna Much
Research analyst at the Research Centre for European Environmental Law, Bremen University, Germany and scientific staff advisor to Prof Dr Sabine Schlacke as member of the German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU)

Pipelines and protected sea areas

Professor Alexander Proelss
Professor of Public Law, in particular Public International Law and European Law; Director of the Institute of Environmental and Technology Law of the University of Trier

Protection of the underwater cultural heritage
Professor Tullio Scovazzi
Professor of International Law, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy

Emerging threats to shipping security: the evolution of legal norms
Judge Rudiger Wolfrum
Director, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg, Germany