Robert C. Beckman, LL.M. (1976), Head, Ocean Law & Policy Programme, Centre for International Law, and Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore.
Tore Henriksen, Ph.D. (2001), Professor and Director, K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea (JCLOS), UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø.
Kristine Dalaker Kraabel, J.D. (1997), Ph.D Research Fellow, K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea (JCLOS), UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø.
Erik J. Molenaar, Ph.D. (1998), Professor, K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea (JCLOS), UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, and Deputy Director of Netherlands Institute for the Law of the Sea (NILOS), Utrecht University.
J. Ashley Roach, LL.M. (1971), Captain, JAGC, USN (retired), Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. State Department (retired), Visiting Senior Principal Research Fellow, Centre for International Law, National University of Singapore.
All interested in international regulation of Arctic shipping, the rights, interests, positions and practice of Arctic coastal States and Asian user States, and prospects for new Arctic cooperative mechanisms.
Table of contents
List of Figures
List of Abbreviations
List of Contributors
Part 1: Background and Context
1 The Changing Maritime Arctic and New Marine Operations
Lawson W Brigham
2 The Arctic, the Arctic Council, and the Law of the Sea
Erik J Molenaar
3 The Rights, Interests and Role of the Arctic Council Permanent Participants
Dalee Sambo Dorough
Part 2: The Role of the IMO
4 The IMO, its Role under UNCLOS and its Polar Shipping Regulation
5 The Polar Code and its Adequacy
J Ashley Roach
Part 3: Rights, Interests, Positions and Practice of Arctic Coastal States
Jan Jakub Solski
7 Canada and the United States
Donald R Rothwell
8 Norway, Denmark (on behalf of Greenland) and Iceland
Part 4: Rights, Interests, Positions and Practice of User States
9 Rights, Interests, Positions and Practices of Asian Flag States, with Special Reference to the Republic of Korea
Deukhoon (Peter) Han and Sung-Woo Lee
10 Equal Treatment and Non-Discrimination for User States
Guifang (Julia) Xue & Yu Long
11 The Rights and Interests of Japan in regard to Arctic Shipping
Part 5: Cooperative Mechanisms for the Governance of Shipping
12 The Cooperative Mechanism for the Straits of Malacca and Singapore
Robert Beckman and Sun Zhen
13 Oil Spill Preparedness and Response—The Singapore Experience
Captain M Segar
14 Conclusions on Challenges and Prospects for Enhanced Cooperation on the Governance of Arctic Shipping
Robert Beckman, Tore Henriksen, Kristine Dalaker Kraabel, Erik J Molenaar and J Ashley Roach