Felicity G. Attard



Dr. Felicity G. Attard is a lecturer in the Department of International Law at the University of Malta. She has written extensively on the subject and is the author of the book The Duty of the Shipmaster to Render Assistance at Sea under International Law (Brill 2020).

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Reflections on the Maersk Etienne Standoff and its Ramifications for the Duty to Render Assistance at Sea

The duty to render assistance at sea is a long-established rule of international law. The genesis of this obligation lies in the overwhelming need to protect life at sea. In recent years, the duty has had to respond to challenges posed by the phenomenon of irregular mass migration by sea. The sheer magnitude of the problem has placed…

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