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This paper examines contemporary international law of the sea pertaining to the movement of vessels and aircraft on, over, and under the oceans. Special attention is devoted to the Geneva Session of the Third Law of Sea Conference (LOS). After initial broad description of basic claims and fundamental policies, discussion centers upon the major categories of claim and counterclaim, the more detailed policy considerations involved, and the trends in decision respecting each category of claim, including description of major LOS proposals and the Single Text. Trends are assessed in terms of suggested policies and recommendations are offered.

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