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International Straits and Trans-Arctic Navigation

Rothwell, Donald


The Arctic Ocean is increasingly becoming accessible to international shipping as a result of the reduction in Arctic sea ice. Commercial shipping may seek to transit the Arctic Ocean fromeither the Pacific or Atlantic Ocean and, as a result, the legal regime of straits has significance for trans-Arctic navigation. In this article, current developments in Arctic shipping are assessed and consideration is given to certain Arctic straits that could prove to be pivotal in future Arctic navigation...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Ocean Development and International Law
DOI: 10.1080/00908320.2012.698924


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