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Week 2 Maritime LawThe Corfu Channel case is one of the most important cases in Maritime law. It helpedshape concepts of free passage. Explain the evolution of the term free passage and how thecase changed it. In your post discuss term baseline and territorial waters.The Government of the United Kingdom claimed that the Albanian Government knew aboutthe mines that were laid in Corfu Channel that caused the injury and death to their sailors and thedamage to their ships. “That in addition, and as a further aggravation of the conduct of Albaniaas set forth in conclusions (3), (4), and (5), the permission of the existence without notification ofthe minefield in the North Corfu Channel, being an international highway, was a violation of theright of innocent passage which exists in favour of foreign vessels (whether warships ormerchant ships) through such an international highway.”1With this being said the Government
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Law,territorial sea,United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea,albanian government