The news this week that Iran had seized an American cargo ship initially seemed certain to derail the tentative peace negotiations which have gotten further than ever before in recent months. 684 more words
Tags » Maritime Law
There isn’t much missing from The Washington Post article, “U.S. Dispatches Destroyer After Iran Boards Commercial Ship”. In fact, the piece is packed full of facts and specifics that command attention because the audience is reminded of the U.S’s military rivals and the vulnerability of maritime vessels. 150 more words
Argentina and the UK are going another round in their never-ending Malvinas/Falkands territorial dispute.
Following the Red Handed Rebellion that saw the downtrodden of the Archipelago revolt against the self serving rulers the Scholars of the Aeryil were approached to provide a body of law which held the principles the rebellion valued at its core. 402 more words
In order to combat pirate attacks like the one suffered by captain Wu Lai-Yu and his ship Jih Chun Tsai No. 68 mentioned in my previous post, the Taiwanese Legislative Yuan has in recent years authorized the use of privately contracted armed security personnel (PCASP), or armed guards, on board Taiwanese flagged vessels. 296 more words