Description: Trainees will develop an understanding of appropriate general knowledge referring to the importance and specific features of maritime environment as well as the basic legal framework for the maritime environment and maritime operations.

Objectives: Upon completion of this module, the trainees will be in position to understand the significance and special features of maritime environment by:

  1. Illustrating the importance of maritime environment.
  2. Outlining inherent characteristics and unique attributes of maritime forces.
  3. Explaining international legal regime regulating the seas.
  4. Outlining coastal state jurisdiction and flag state primacy.