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Judgment in Bangladesh-Myanmar Maritime Boundary Dispute

On Wednesday 14 March, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea issued its judgment in the Dispute concerning Delimitation of the Maritime Boundary between Bangladesh and Myanmar.  The dispute concerned the delimitation of the territorial seas, exclusive economic zones and continental shelves of these two states in the Bay of Bengal. The Judgment is important in a number of respects. Firstly, it is the first dispute concerning maritime boundary delimitation decided by the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea.  It therefore gives an indication of the approach of the Tribunal to maritime boundary delimitation compared to…