August 1, 2020

Source: https://fathom.world/sea-europe-declaration-on-the-impact-of-covid-19-to-europes-maritime-technology-sector/

Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC) is considered a significant milestone in realizing the rights of seafarers. Before MLC there have been treaties and...

June 5, 2020

Territorial map of the world. Source: https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/territorial-map-of-world/

The right of innocent passage for foreign vessels within the territorial sea of a coastal State is defined as "navigation through the territorial sea for (a) traversing that...

May 25, 2020

Recently, the contemporary issues in the international vicinity have not appreciated the principles of territorial occupation and establishment of titles. However, there exists recognition of these principles among all the states. Notably for establishment of titles th...

Photo: Inside views of the Supreme Court of India, New Delhi. December 2018 (Source: Wikimedia)

The Coronavirus or COVID-19 (“Coronavirus”) from Wuhan, People’s Republic of China (“China“) has engulfed as many as 213 countries across the globe with a medical e...

Introduction

The South China Sea (SCS) dispute has its roots in the 1940s. Imperial Japan’s military had used the islands during World War II and assured that no other country made a claim to the islands during their occupation. Nonetheless, by 1947 the Republic of Chin...

February 6, 2020

One of the more peculiar and lesser-known controversies to originate from World War II involves two key players of the war. In 1945, the Soviet Union joined the Allied Powers in the final confrontations against Imperial Japan in the Pacific. The Soviet Union annexed th...