PCA Says It Will Hear Vessel Seizure Case Between Malta And Sao Tome

(September 13, 2016, 2:33 PM EDT) -- THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) on Sept. 12 released its award in an arbitration commenced by Malta against the Republic of São Tomé of in relation to the seizure of a vessel, finding that it has jurisdiction over the case and that Malta is entitled to some reparation for certain penalties imposed by São Tomé that were not warranted (The Duzgit Integrity Arbitration [Malta v. Sao Tome and Principe], No. 2014-07, PCA).

(Award available. Document #05-160927-006A.)

On Oct. 22, 2013, Malta...
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