Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation of Oil Pollution Damage : An Overview

By Shrushti Rath, KIIT University School of Law Editor's Note: The International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage (CLC) was adopted in the year 1969 to ensure that adequate compensation is available to persons who suffer oil pollution damage resulting from maritime … [Read more...]

Nature of Continental Shelf Rights under International Law

By Kiran Tandon, Hidayatullah National Law University  Editor’s Note: A continental shelf is the edge of a continent that lies under the ocean. It extends from the coastline of a continent to a drop-off point called the shelf break. These occupy about 7% of the area of the world’s oceans but … [Read more...]