In the arbitration under Annex VII to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (“UNCLOS” or the “Convention”) in respect of the “Enrica Lexie” Incident, the operative part (dispositif) of the award of the Arbitral Tribunal has been published on the case repository of the Permanent Court of Arbitration (“PCA”).
The Arbitral Tribunal has issued its award to the Parties. In accordance with the Rules of Procedure, as amended by Procedural Order No. 7, the Parties now have the opportunity to consider whether any parts of the award should be designated as containing “confidential information”. The full award, with redactions as may be necessary, will published in due course, once the confidentiality review has been completed. Please see the press release issued today (in English and French) by the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA).