Thematic Scope

Authors are welcome to submit manuscript abstracts that highlight recent and significant developments in the field of maritime safety and security. The 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 places on contemporary issues, timely legal decisions, new legislation, and current law reform proposals in the realm of maritime safety and security.

Types of manuscripts

The MarSafeLaw Journal publishes the following types of manuscripts:

  1. Comments on legal decisions, legislation or regulations at the national, regional (especially European) or international level: 2,000 – 5,000 words, including footnotes
  2. Articles on recent and relevant developments in the field of maritime safety and security: 6,000 – 10,000 words, including footnotes
  3. Short submissions (e.g. book review or topical opinion piece): 1,000 – 3,000 words


The Fall 2017 Call for Papers is now closed. A new Call will be issued in early 2018, but authors are invited to submit an abstract of their manuscript (maximum 300 words) to the Editorial Board for consideration at any time (


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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