Can an Act of Piracy be Committed Against an Offshore Petroleum Installation?

Mikhail Kashubsky

Abstract


This paper assesses piracy as a security threat to offshore petroleum installations and analyses how the international legal framework addresses piracy in the context of offshore petroleum installations. The paper attempts to answer the key question of whether an act of piracy can be committed against an offshore petroleum installation in the legal sense.

Keywords


piracy, law of piracy, offshore installations

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