Panama Files Case With ITLOS Against Italy Over Vessel Detention

(December 28, 2015, 12:46 PM EST) -- HAMBURG, Germany — The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) on Dec. 17 announced that Panama has commenced proceedings against Italy, asserting claims related to the allegedly unlawful detention of a vessel that supplied gasoil to mega yachts (The MV “Norstar” Case [Panama v. Italy], No. 25, ITLOS).

The ITLOS announced that Panama has filed an application with it and against Italy in relation to the arrest and detention of the MV Norstar, a Panamanian-flagged vessel.

Vessel Detention

Panama submits that from 1994...
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