Introduction

Chapter
Part of the Hamburg Studies on Maritime Affairs book series (HAMBURG, volume 30)

Abstract

The increase of claims by coastal States to extend jurisdiction over adjacent maritime areas may be partly attributed to the advancement and availability of the technology that allows for the exploration and exploitation of resources at depths that until a few years ago were unreachable to mankind.

Keywords

Hydrocarbon Fishing Clarification 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.International Max Planck Research School for Maritime AffairsMax Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private LawHamburgGermany

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