Since over 90% of the entire World’s trade occurs by the sea, it is important for its entirety to be carefully preserved in order to ensure that successful trade is not threatened. Numerous developments were made in these laws that established power over things like general security and trading practices.
The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea is especially dedicated to combating pirates, addressing safety issues and helping reduce the surge of piracy around the coast of Somalia and surrounding countries.
This infographic presents you with an overview of the Law of the Sea, so take a look.
World Maritime News Staff; Infographic: Norwich University’s Master of Arts in Diplomacy online program