Norwegian Centre for the Law of the Sea

As of 1 September 2019, the Centre has changed its name to the Norwegian Centre for the Law of the Sea. The Centre webpages will be updated accordingly. The K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea was established on 1 September 2013. The Centre was funded by the K. G. Jebsen Foundation and UiT the Arctic University of Norway. The funding period for JCLOS ended 31 August 2019.


New blog post on the NCLOS blog!

Read the new post on the NCLOS blog: Provisional Application of an Amendment to the London Protocol to Facilitate Collaborative CCS Projects, by Professor Nigel Bankes. Photo credit: IMO


NCLOS researcher awarded a Honorable Mention!

Our talented researcher, Vito De Lucia, has been awarded a Honorable Mention from the panel of the Richard Macrory Prize for best article 2019 the Journal of Environmental Law, published by Oxford
University Press.


Slik vil UiT-forskere og UD beskytte livet i havet gjennom ny FN-avtale

Hvordan beskytte livet i havet mot plastforsøpling, forurensning og effekter av klimaendringer? UiTs eksperter rådgir Utenriksdepartementet som nå forhandler i FN om “havets grunnlov”, havrettskonvensjonen.


Workshop on "Floating Nuclear Power Plants"

Interested in legal challenges raised by the use of floating nuclear power plants in the Arctic? Then you should attend this workshop! (will be in English.) Presentations by representatives of:

  • Norwegian Coastal Administration;
  • Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority;
  • International Maritime Organization;
  • NCLOS.
  This workshop is hosted in the context of the Arctic FNPPs project funded by the FRAM Centre. Program and more information here.


Secrets of the Oceans: Floating Nuclear Power Plants in the Arctic

We are pleased once again to welcome all to #SecretsoftheOceans with NCLOS - Norwegian Centre for the Law of the Sea, UiT. Join us and learn about the use of floating nuclear power plants in the Arctic in an informal and pleasant setting!This time the title of the event is ‘Challenges associated with the use of Floating Nuclear Power Plants in the Arctic’.




Contact information:

Centre leader: Professor Tore Henriksen:

Assistant leader: Professor Ingvild U. Jakobsen:

Administration: Senior Advisor Christin Skjervold:  

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