In Honor of Yoram Dinstein – The San Remo and the Newport Manuals on the Law of Naval Warfare

In Honor of Yoram Dinstein – The San Remo and the Newport Manuals on the Law of Naval Warfare

| Apr 23, 2024

In Honor of Yoram Dinstein – The San Remo and the Newport Manuals on the Law of Naval Warfare Editors’ note: This post is part of a series to honor Professor Yoram Dinstein, who passed away on Saturday February 10, 2024. These posts recognize Professor...
Attacks on Merchant Shipping: Which State Has the Right to Respond in Self-Defence?

Attacks on Merchant Shipping: Which State Has the Right to Respond in Self-Defence?

| Apr 15, 2024

Attacks on Merchant Shipping: Which State Has the Right to Respond in Self-Defence? On April 13, 2024, Iranian special forces seized the Portuguese flagged MSC Aries near the Strait of Hormuz as it sailed towards the Nhava Sheva port in India. The ship, which...
Israel – Hamas 2023 Symposium – Delivery of Humanitarian Aid from the Sea

Israel – Hamas 2023 Symposium – Delivery of Humanitarian Aid from the Sea

| Dec 13, 2023

Israel – Hamas 2023 Symposium – Delivery of Humanitarian Aid from the Sea In response to the current situation in Gaza, several States have directed their naval forces into the eastern Mediterranean. For instance, the United States redirected aircraft carrier strike...
Russia-Ukraine War at Sea: Naval Blockades, Visit and Search, and Targeting War-Sustaining Objects

Russia-Ukraine War at Sea: Naval Blockades, Visit and Search, and Targeting War-Sustaining Objects

| Aug 25, 2023

Russia-Ukraine War at Sea: Naval Blockades, Visit and Search, and Targeting War-Sustaining Objects On February 24, 2022, Russia’s Federal Agency for Sea and Inland Water Transport (Rosmorrechflot) announced the suspension of navigation in the Sea of Azov “until...
Stranded Seafarers Under International Humanitarian Law

Stranded Seafarers Under International Humanitarian Law

| Aug 18, 2023

Stranded Seafarers Under International Humanitarian Law Introduction One of Ukraine’s first belligerent reactions to its invasion by the Russian Federation was closing its ports to international shipping—leaving 2000 seafarers stranded aboard 94 vessels in and around...