Thomas de la Motte
- Transport — Goods — Ships / vessels — Pollution — Full protection and security — Natural resources
Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law under the direction of Rüdiger Wolfrum.
1 Admiralty law, often also referred to as maritime law, is a distinct body of law which governs maritime questions and offences. It is a body of private law governing the relationship between private entities in connection with the operation of seagoing ships. It needs to be distinguished from the law of the sea , which is a body of public international law dealing with navigational rights, mineral rights, fishing rights, jurisdiction over coastal waters, and the international law governing relationships between nations. 2 Admiralty law is by its nature a very...