137 Registration of Vessels New Developments in Ship Registration Introduction In international law, each state is allowed to determine the requirements by which a vessel may enter its registry and fly its flag. This principle was recognised in 1905 by the Hague Court of Permanent Arbitration in the Muscat Dhows Case (France v Great Britain),1 in which the Court stated: "generally speaking it belongs to every sovereign to decide to whom he will accord the right to fly his flag and to prescribe the rules governing such grants."' This principle was followed by the USA Supreme Court in case of Lauritzen v Larsen,3 in which the Court stated: "Each State under international law may determine for itself the conditions on which it will grant its nationality to a merchant ship, thereby accepting responsibility for it and acquiring authority over it. Nationality is evidenced to the world by the ship's papers and its flag. The USA has firmly and successfully maintained that the regularity and validity of a registration can be questioned only by the registering state."4 The principle was restated in the 1958 Geneva Convention on the High Seats. 5 However, the right to set conditions for ship
The International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law – Brill
Published: Jan 1, 1999
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