ITLOS Will Hear Panama's Case Against Italy For Vessel Seizure

Mealey's (November 8, 2016, 12:22 PM EST) -- HAMBURG, Germany — The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) on Nov. 4  found that it has jurisdiction over a case commenced by Panama against Italy in relation to the alleged unlawful detention of a vessel, finding that all of Panama's claims are admissible (The MV "Norstar" Case [Panama v. Italy], No. 25, ITLOS).

In December 2015, the ITLOS announced that Panama had filed an application with it and against Italy in relation to the arrest and detention of the MV Norstar, a...
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