Aegean Institute of the Law of the Sea and Maritime Law

Asian-African Legal Consultative Organisation (AALCO)

Association internationale du droit de la mer

Atlas of the Oceans (UN)

Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS)

Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO)

Blue Flag

Blue Society

Center for Oceans Law and Policy

Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches sur le Droit des Activités Maritimes et l'Environnement (CERDAME)

Centre de droit maritime et océanique

Centre for International Law (NUS)

Centre for International Maritime Security

Centre for Sustainable Fisheries

Centro de Estudos do Mar

Coastal and Marine Eco-Tourism Corporation (COMET)

Coastal News Today

Coastal Resources Center

Comité Maritime International (CMI)

Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR)

Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf (CLCS)

Cruise Indian Ocean Association

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA)

Current Awareness Bulletin (IMO)


Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) Oceans Campaign

European Directory of Marine Organisations (EDMO)

Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI)

FAO Committee on Fisheries (COFI)

Sub-Committee on Aquaculture

Sub-Committee on Fish Trade

FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Department



Gerard J. Mangone Center for Marine Policy

Global Environment Facility (GEF)

Global Maritime Boundaries Database

Global Maritime Hub

Global Ocean Commission

Global Partnership for Oceans (GPO)

Global Programme on Fisheries (PROFISH)

GRID Arendal

High Seas Alliance

Human Rights at Sea

HIS Maritime 360

Indonesian Center for the Law of the Sea (ICLOS)

Institut für Seerecht und Seehandelsrecht

Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI)

Institute for the Law of the Sea and International Marine Environmental Law (ISRIM)

Institute of Maritime Law

Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research (CIIMAR)

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC)

International and EU Port Law Centre (PORTIUS)

International Association of Lighthouse Authorities (IALA)

International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU)

International Association of Ports and Harbours (IAPH)

International Chamber of Shipping (ICS)

International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICSF)

International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT)

International Council for the Exploration of the Seas (ICES)

International Council of Marine Industry Associations

International Court of Justice (ICJ)

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

International Foundation for the Law of the Sea (IFLOS)

International Harbour Masters Association

International Hydrographic Organisation (IHO)

International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law

International Labour Organisation (ILO)

International Law Association (ILA)

International Law in Domestic Courts (ILDC)

International Maritime Conciliation and Mediation- IMCAM Panel

International Maritime Law Institute (IMLI)

International Maritime Lecturers Association (IMLA)

International Maritime Organisation (IMO)

Current Awareness Bulletin

International Maritime Rescue Federation

International Max Planck Research School for Maritime Affairs

International Ocean Institute (IOI)

International Seabed Authority (ISA)

International Ship Suppliers and Services Association (ISSA)

International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS)

International Waters Learning Exchange & Resource Network

International Whaling Commission (IWC)


KG Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea

Law of the Sea Bulletin (LOSB)

Law of the Sea Commons

Law of the Sea Information Circular (LOSIC)

Law of the Sea Institute (LOSI)

Limits in the Seas (US Department of State)

Live Ships Map

Marina World

Marine and Environmental Law Institute

Marine and Shipping Law Unit

Marine Law and Ocean Policy Centre

Marine Law and Policy Research Centre

Marine Policy

Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN)

Maritime Executive

Maritime Institute

Maritime Professional

Maritime Safety and Security Law Journal

Maritime Security Review

Maritime Studies Journal

Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law

Neptunus e-Review (in French)

Netherlands Institute for the Law of the Sea (NILOS)

Network of Experts on the Legal Aspects of Maritime Safety and Security

Ocean and Coastal Law Center

Ocean and Coastal Management

Ocean Conservancy

Ocean Data Portal



Okeanos – Foundation for the Sea

Open Channels (Forum for Ocean Planning and Management)

Ostseeinstitut für Seerecht und Umweltrecht

Peace Palace Library (Law of the Sea Research Guide)

Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)

Polar Record

Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa


Rhodes Academy of Oceans Law and Policy

Sea Around Us Project

Sea Sheperd Conservation Society

Secretariat of the Antarctic Treaty

South Centre

Stop Illegal Fishing

Tulane Maritime Law Center

UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

UN Development Programme (UNDP)

UN Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea (DOALOS)

UN Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea: new developments and additions

UN Environment Programme (UNEP)

Regional Seas Programme

UN Fellowship Programme for Human Resources Development and Advancement of the Legal Order of the World’s Oceans

UN General Assembly

UN International Law Commission (ILC)

UN Journal

UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

Global Maritime Crime Programme

SHaring Electronic Resources and Law On Crime (SHERLOC)

UN Research Library

UN Security Council

UN Treaty Collection

UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO)

US Energy Information Administration (EIA)

US Navy JAG Maritime Claims Reference Manual





Utrecht Centre for Water, Oceans and Sustainability Law (UCWOSL)


World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure

World Health Organisation (WHO)

World Law Guide

World Maritime University (WMU)

World Ocean Council (WOC)

World Port Source


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