This is the latest in a series of annual surveys in this Journal reviewing dispute settlement in the law of the sea, both under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea and outside the framework of the Convention. It covers developments in 2017. The most significant developments during the year were the judgment of the Special Chamber of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea in the Ghana/Côte d’Ivoire maritime boundary case and the final award of the tribunal in the Croatia/Slovenia arbitration. There were also a number of less significant developments.
- continental shelf
- dispute settlement
- International Court of Justice (ICJ)
- International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS)
- maritime boundary delimitation