IR and The Sea Lecture 2/17

  1. Nathionality of Vessels
    • a registered ship is a state's territory
    • no flag
  2. What does it mean if your ship doesn't fly a flag?
    • your fair game
    • charcteristically pirates
  3. Commonly accpeted practices
    • warships deffered to by merchant
    • take care of shots length out to see
    • rescue people
  4. What does being on the sea mean?
    lots of countries comming into contact
  5. What are traditional sea going countries
    Iberian, Berut, Great Britian
  6. Why does the international law begin here?
    • establish soverignty over ships
    • seperates ships from great void
  7. jurisdiction
    • state must maintain registry of it's ships
    • state regulates
    • Boarding and Seizure
  8. What are the state regulations on ships
    • internal affiars of the ship - organized and run
    • safety at sea
    • survey of vessel - is it sea worthy
    • qualified manning - people who know what they are doing
    • crews know maritime rules and laws
  9. What is safety at sea
    • all rules for not coliding
    • mandatory
    • sound signals, lights - regulated so which area diff size and color
    • come right - pass port to port
    • everyone observes these
  10. What are rules for boarding?
    • haard
    • within your territorial waters
  11. What are rules for seizure
    • abandoned
    • no state flag - pirates
    • if you do, mostly have to give it back
  12. Who gives out flags of convenience
    • honduras
    • liberia
    • malta
    • panama
  13. What are flags of convenience?
    sell their flag and get money
  14. Why would you want a flag of convenience
    • boats get deals
    • standards might be different
    • ex: crew training might be slightly less
  15. Baselines
    every country made to make nautical charts
  16. What are baselines
    where you draw your limits zone
  17. what are on charts
    • depth
    • internal waters
    • territorial sea
    • contiguous zone
  18. How far does the territorial sea extend?
    12 NM
  19. What is the difference between internal waters and territorial se
    innocent passage
  20. what is innocent passage
    used to luse the land to know where you are
  21. What are the terms of innocent passage?
    • can't stop
    • can't let people off
    • can't take people on
  22. How far does the contiguous zone go?
    24 miles
  23. what can you do in the contiguous zone?
    enforce polution laws
  24. What ar the methods for drawing baselines
    • Low water baseline
    • straight line baselines
    • bay baseline
  25. Low water baseline
    mean low water - when tides out wheres your land
  26. straight line baselines
    • can make internal waters with islands - draw line between
    • normalize it
  27. bay baseline
    • semi circle 24 mile diameter
    • bay must be larger than semi circle
  28. How are base lines determined?
    case by case basis around the world
  29. What are historic bays - ex
    • Peter the Great bay
    • 108 miles
    • historically has been Russia
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IR and The Sea Lecture 2/17
IR and the Sea Lecture 2/17