Project Name:

Maritime and Fisheries Legislation 

Country:

UK / Ghana / Ivory Coast 
Homarus  - Project Dates:   September 2002 - September 2002

Detailed narrative description of project:

Following the arrest of a fishing vessel in Ghanaian waters, fisheries and maritime laws in Ghana and Ivory Coast were reviewed to assess the definition of boundary delimitation, and the legal basis for maritime boundaries in the two countries in accordance with the UNCLOS.

Detailed narrative description of actual services provided by Poseidon Aquatic
Resource Management Ltd:

The consultant contacted relevant national and international organisations to consider the validity of maritime boundary delimitation and enactment of appropriate laws and regulations in relevant countries. A short report was written to comment on the dispute, and the impact of uncertain boundaries on the legal position of the vessel’s arrest.