Alexander Lott

About/Bio

Alexander Lott is a Marie Curie research fellow at the Norwegian Centre for the Law of the Sea, University of Tromsø – The Arctic University of Norway. His research interests cross traditional boundaries between the law of the sea, administrative law, environmental law, human rights, and international security law. His book publications include “Hybrid Threats and the Law of the Sea: Use of Force and Discriminatory Navigational Restrictions in Straits” (Brill, 2022) and "The Estonian Straits: Exceptions to the Strait Regime of Innocent or Transit Passage" (Brill, 2018).

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Attacks against Europe’s Offshore Infrastructure within and beyond the Territorial Sea under Jus ad Bellum

The EU and NATO Member States appear to be engaged in a shadow war with Russia where pipelines, cables, and windfarms connected with the former are allegedly targeted by the latter. The recent suspected sabotage against a 77-km-long submarine gas pipeline and a telecommunications cable linking Estonia and Finland fuels the common…

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Russia’s Blockade in the Sea of Azov: A Call for Relief Shipments for Mariupol

On 24 February 2022, the Russian Federation launched an invasion of Ukraine. Hundreds of thousands of Ukrainian civilians have no possibility to evacuate from besieged cities of eastern Ukraine as the humanitarian corridors are not functioning (see here). According to media reports, the worst humanitarian situation right now is found in the port city of Mariupol…

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