Thematic Scope

Authors are invited to submit manuscript abstracts that highlight recent and significant developments in the field of maritime safety and security. The MarSafeLaw Journal publishes papers from various legal perspectives, notably the law of the sea, environmental law, immigration law, human rights law, international criminal law, and similar sectors. Special emphasis is placed on contemporary issues, timely legal decisions, new legislation, and current law reform proposals in the realm of maritime safety and security. The Editorial Board recognises the importance of diverse voices and supporting the next generation of scholars; we therefore encourage submissions by early career academics and from all regions of the world.


The MarSafeLaw Journal publishes the following types of manuscripts:

  • Comments on legal decisions, legislation or regulations at the national, regional (especially European) or international level: 2,000 – 5,000 words, including footnotes
  • Articles on recent and relevant developments in the field of maritime safety and security: 6,000 – 10,000 words, including footnotes


The upcoming issues are now full and a new Call for Papers will not be issued until late 2019. 

Abstracts are reviewed on a rolling basis throughout the year, and we invite authors to submit an abstract of the manuscript (300 words) to Please include the following information: author name(s) and affiliation(s), the type of manuscript, title and the projected word count. The abstract should also clearly indicate the timeliness of the topic and its suitability for the Journal. Please consult for more information.


If you have any questions or queries, please do not hesitate to contact us at

Editore: Istituto di studi giuridici internazionali CNR , Via dei Taurini, 19, 00185 Roma, Italy
Responsabile: Gemma Andreone | Copyright © 2015 MarSafeLaw Journal.

MarSafeLaw Journal ISSN 2464-9724