marine law


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Noun1.marine law - the branch of international law that deals with territorial and international waters or with shipping or with ocean fishery etc.
barratry - (maritime law) a fraudulent breach of duty by the master of a ship that injures the owner of the ship or its cargo; includes every breach of trust such as stealing or sinking or deserting the ship or embezzling the cargo
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
international law, law of nations - the body of laws governing relations between nations
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Rashid bin Mohammed al-Kiyoumi, Director General of Marine Affairs said in a statement to ONA that work is underway to update the Omani Marine Law issued in 1981 and issue several regulations including the marine training and education institutions' licensing and approving, Omani vessel secure staffing regulation, marine towing vessels operators' regulations and marine safety equipment and the regulation on practicing maintenance works for the vessel safety equipment and systems.
In addition, commercial and recreational lobster potters setting and tending gear within the full access zones must do so only between the hours of sunrise and sunset, and they must call the Marine Law Enforcement Headquarters two hours prior to doing so.
Yemen's Marine Law, clause (422), states that if non-Yemeni ships are found to be fishing in Yemen's territorial waters without permission, "the punishment will be to go to prison for six months as a maximum period or to pay a fine not exceeding YR100,000 ($465).
The flagship class is the Marine Law Enforcement Training Program, which is a basic marine class for agents who require boat handling and marine navigation skills in the execution of their law enforcement duties (border protection, customs operations).
In 2013, bulk orders in Chinese shipbuilding industry encompasses high-tech ships and special ships such as LNG ships, VLGC ships, super-large container ships, duplex stainless steel chemical vessels, marine law enforcement vessels, public service vessels and ocean fishing vessels.
By Ayman Adly/Staff Reporter A new marine law making it mandatory for boat drivers to acquire a licence is being studied, a senior official has said.
As part of its capacity building programme, Namport currently has seventeen bursary holders specialising in the fields of civil engineering, mechanical engineering, medicine, accountancy, logistics management and law, with strong focus on marine law.
Douglas County deputies Rich Popple and Dean Sehlaman received the Washington State Life Saving Award at this year's Marine Law Enforcement Conference in Spokane recently.
By marine law, the explorer could have claimed ownership of the Titanic during his deep sea mission by taking a single artefact from its body but he chose not to bag the rights to the ship where so many people perished.
Peter has sought improved marine law enforcement and patrolling to avert similar incidents in the future, and said the ship which is currently anchored in Kochi should not be cleared to leave port before effecting the arrest of the captain.
However, marine law specialist Peter Glover, a former ship's captain turned maritime lawyer with international law firm Norton Rose, said even superstructure damage above the water line can run into "several hundred thousand pounds".

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