Environmental Law Australia

International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS)

Members of the Australian navy fastrapel from a helicopter launched from HMAS Canberra to arrest the Volga

The “Volga” Cases

The Volga Cases concerned the arrest of the Russian-flagged longline fishing vessel, Volga, which was apprehended by the Australian Navy for illegally fishing for Patagonian Toothfish in the Australian Fishing Zone.