List of maritime boundary treaties


List of maritime boundary treaties

The list of maritime boundary treaties, also known as maritime delimitation treaties, are bilateral or multinational expressions of specific mutual obligations. These are also called maritime boundary agreements or maritime delimitation agreements.

Maritime boundary treaties are treaties that establish a specified boundary between two or more countries or territories. The process of establishing "positional" maritime borders encompasses the distinction between previously resolved and never-resolved controversies.[1]

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Africa

Country 1 Country 2 Agreement date Treaty name Notes
France Portugal 1960-04-26 Exchange of Notes between France and Portugal regarding the maritime boundary between Senegal and Portuguese Guinea Senegal and Guinea-Bissau are successor states to this agreement
Tunisia Italy 1971-08-20 Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Tunisia and the Government of the Italian Republic concerning the Delimitation of the Continental Shelf between the two Countries
Equatorial Guinea Gabon 1974-09-12 Convention demarcating the land and maritime frontiers of Equatorial Guinea and Gabon In 2004, Equatorial Guinea objected to the authenticity of the treaty
Cameroon Nigeria 1975-06-01 The Maroua Declaration
The Gambia Senegal 1975-06-04 Treaty fixing the maritime boundaries between the Republic of the Gambia and the Republic of Senegal
Kenya Tanzania 1975-12-17 – 1976-07-09 Exchange of Notes between the United Republic of Tanzania and Kenya concerning the Delimitation of the Territorial Waters Boundary between the two States, 17 December 1975 - 9 July 1976
Mauritania Morocco 1976-04-14 Convention concerning the State frontier line established between the Islamic Republic of Mauritania and the Kingdom of Morocco
France Mauritius 1980-04-02 Convention between the Government of the French Republic and the Government of Mauritius on the delimitation of the French and Mauritian economic zones between the islands of Reunion and Mauritius Establishes RéunionMauritius boundary
Libya Malta 1986-11-10 Agreement between the Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahariya and the Republic of Malta implementing Article III of the Special Agreement and the Judgment of the International Court of Justice
Libya Tunisia 1988-08-08 Agreement between the Libyan Arab Socialist People's Jamahariya and the Republic of Tunisia to Implement the Judgment of the International Court of Justice in the Tunisia/Libya Continental Shelf Case
Mozambique Tanzania 1988-12-28 Agreement between the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania and the Government of the People's Republic of Mozambique regarding the Tanzania / Mozambique Boundary
Cape Verde Senegal 1993-02-17 Treaty on the delimitation of the maritime frontier between the Republic of Cape Verde and the Republic of Senegal
Guinea-Bissau Senegal 1993-10-13 Management and Cooperation Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Senegal and the Government of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau
Namibia South Africa 1994-02-28 Treaty between the Government of the Republic of Namibia and the Government of the Republic of South Africa with respect to Walvis Bay and the off-shore Islands
Equatorial Guinea São Tomé and Príncipe 1999-06-26 Treaty Regarding the Delimitation of the Maritime Boundary between the Republic of Equatorial Guinea and the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe
Equatorial Guinea Nigeria 2000-09-23 Treaty between the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Republic of Equatorial Guinea concerning their maritime boundary
France Seychelles 2001-02-19 Agreement between the Government of the French Republic and the Government of the Republic of Seychelles concerning Delimitation of the Maritime Boundary of the Exclusive Economic Zone and the Continental Shelf of France and of Seychelles Establishes French Southern and Antarctic Lands Glorioso IslandsSeychelles boundary
Nigeria São Tomé and Príncipe 2001-02-21 Treaty between the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe on the Joint Development of Petroleum and other Resources, in respect of Areas of the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Two States
Gabon São Tomé and Príncipe 2001-04-26 Agreement on the Delimitation of the Maritime Border between the Gabonese Republic and the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe
Seychelles Tanzania 2002-01-23 Agreement between the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania and the Government of the Republic of Seychelles on the Delimitation of the Maritime Boundary of the Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf
Algeria Tunisia 2002-02-11 Agreement on Provisional Arrangements for the Delimitation of the Maritime Boundaries between the Republic of Tunisia and the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria
Angola Namibia 2002-06-04 Accord on the delimitation of the maritime border between Angola and Namibia
Egypt Cyprus 2003-02-17 Agreement between the Republic of Cyprus and the Arab Republic of Egypt on the Delimitation of the Exclusive Economic Zone
Cape Verde Mauritania 2004-04-23 Treaty on the Delimitation of the Maritime Frontier between the Islamic Republic of Mauritania and the Republic of Cape Verde
France Madagascar 2005-04-14 Agreement between the Government of the French Republic and the Government of the Republic of Madagascar concerning the delimitation of maritime spaces located between the Reunion Island and Madagascar Establishes RéunionMadagascar boundary
Mauritius Seychelles 2008-07-29 Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Mauritius and the Government of the Republic of Seychelles on the Delimitation of the Exclusive Economic Zone between the Two States

Americas

Country 1 Country 2 Agreement date Treaty name Notes
Guatemala Mexico 1882-09-27 Treaty on the delimitation of the border between Mexico and Guatemala Establishes land and maritime boundaries between the two countries
United Kingdom Venezuela 1945-02-26 Treaty between the United Kingdom and Venezuela relating to the Submarine Areas of the Gulf of Paria Trinidad and Tobago is a successor state to the treaty
United Kingdom United States 1947-08-13 and 1947-10-23 Exchange of notes constituting an agreement between the United States of America and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland relating to the delimitation of the area within territorial waters adjacent to the leased naval base at Argentia, Newfoundland Canada is a successor state to the agreement
Chile Peru 1952-08-18 Declaration on the maritime zone Trilateral treaty
Ecuador Peru
Chile Peru 1954-12-04 Agreement on the Special Maritime Boundary Zone Trilateral treaty
Ecuador Peru
Canada France 1972-03-27 Agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of the French Republic on Their Mutual Fishing Relations Establishes CanadaSaint Pierre and Miquelon boundary
Brazil Uruguay 1972-07-21 Exchange of notes constituting an Agreement between the Government of Brazil and the Government of Uruguay on the definitive demarcation of the sea outlet of the River Chui and the lateral maritime border
Argentina Uruguay 1973-11-19 Treaty between Uruguay and Argentina concerning the Rio de la Plata and the Corresponding Maritime Boundary
Canada Denmark 1973-12-17 Agreement between the Government of the Kingdom of Denmark and the Government of Canada relating to the Delimitation of the Continental Shelf between Greenland and Canada Establishes CanadaGreenland boundary
Colombia Ecuador 1975-08-23 Agreement concerning delimitation of marine and submarine areas and maritime co-operation between the Republics of Colombia and Ecuador
Cuba Mexico 1976-07-26 Exchange of notes constituting an agreement on the delimitation of the exclusive economic zone of Mexico in the sector adjacent to Cuban maritime areas
Colombia Panama 1976-11-20 Treaty on the Delimitation of Marine and Submarine Areas and Related Matters between the Republic of Panama and the Republic of Colombia
Colombia Costa Rica 1977-03-17 Treaty on Delimitation of Marine and Submarine Areas and Maritime Cooperation between the Republic of Colombia and the Republic of Costa Rica
Cuba Haiti 1977-10-27 Agreement between the Republic of Haiti and the Republic of Cuba Regarding the Delimitation of Maritime Boundaries between the Two States
Cuba United States 1977-12-16 Maritime Boundary Agreement Between the United States of America and the Republic of Cuba
Colombia Dominican Republic 1978-01-13 Agreement on Delimitation of Marine and Submarine Areas and Maritime Cooperation between the Republic of Colombia and the Dominican Republic
Colombia Haiti 1978-02-17 Agreement on Delimitation of the Maritime Boundaries between the Republic of Colombia and the Republic of Haiti
Argentina Chile 1978-02-20 Act of Puerto Montt
United States Venezuela 1978-03-28 Maritime boundary Treaty between the United States of America and the Republic of Venezuela Establishes:
1. Puerto RicoVenezuela boundary
2. United States Virgin IslandsVenezuela boundary
Netherlands Venezuela 1978-03-31 Boundary Delimitation Treaty between the Republic of Venezuela and the Kingdom of the Netherlands Establishes:
1. Netherlands AntillesVenezuela boundary
2. ArubaVenezuela boundary
Argentina Chile 1978-05-02 Exchange of notes between Argentina and Chile constituting an agreement relating to the Final Act approving the proposals of the First Joint Commission established by the Act of Puerto Montt (with Final Act of the First Joint Commission dated on 6 April 1978)
Mexico United States 1978-05-04 Treaty on Maritime Boundaries between the United Mexican States and the United States of America (Caribbean Sea and Pacific Ocean)
Dominican Republic Venezuela 1979-03-03 Treaty on the Delimitation of Marine and Submarine Areas between the Republic of Venezuela and the Dominican Republic
Canada United States 1979-03-29 Special Agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of the United States of America to Submit to a Chamber of the International Court of Justice the Delimitation of the Maritime Boundary in the Gulf of Maine Area
Costa Rica Panama 1980-02-02 Treaty Concerning Delimitation of Marine Areas and Maritime Cooperation between the Republic of Costa Rica and the Republic of Panama
France Venezuela 1980-07-17 Delimitation Treaty between the Government of the French Republic and the Government of the Republic of Venezuela Establishes:
1. GuadeloupeVenezuela boundary
2. MartiniqueVenezuela boundary
Brazil France 1981-01-30 Maritime Delimitation Treaty between the Federative Republic of Brazil and the French Republic Establishes BrazilFrench Guiana boundary
France Saint Lucia 1981-03-04 Agreement on Delimitation between the Government of the French Republic and the Government of Saint Lucia Establishes MartiniqueSaint Lucia boundary
Colombia Costa Rica 1984-04-06 Treaty on the Delimitation of Marine and Submarine Areas and Maritime Cooperation between the Republic of Colombia and the Republic of Costa Rica, additional to the Treaty signed at San José on 17 March 1977
Argentina Chile 1984-11-29 Treaty of Peace and Friendship between Chile and Argentina (with annexes and maps)
Costa Rica Ecuador 1985-03-12 Agreement between the Government of Costa Rica and the Government of Ecuador Relating to the Delimitation of the Maritime Areas between Costa Rica and Ecuador
Colombia Honduras 1986-08-02 Maritime Delimitation Treaty between Colombia and Honduras
Dominica France 1987-09-07 Agreement on Maritime Delimitation between the Government of French Republic and the Government of Dominica Establishes:
1. DominicaGuadeloupe boundary
2. DominicaMartinique boundary
Argentina Uruguay 1988-06-18 Exchange of notes constituting an agreement between the Argentine Republic and the Eastern Republic of Uruguay entrusting the Rio de la Plata Administrative Commission with the delimitation of the boundary between Martin Garcia and Timoteo Dominguez Islands
Trinidad and Tobago Venezuela 1990-04-18 Treaty between the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago and the Republic of Venezuela on the delimitation of marine and submarine areas
Soviet Union United States 1990-06-01 Agreement between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on the maritime boundary Russia is a successor state to the treaty
United Kingdom United States 1993-11-05 1. Treaty between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the United States of America on the Delimitation in the Caribbean of a Maritime Boundary between the US Virgin Islands and Anguilla
2. Agreement between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the United States of America on the Delimitation in the Caribbean of a Maritime Boundary between Puerto Rico/US Virgin Islands and the British Virgin Islands
Establishes:
1. AnguillaUnited States Virgin Islands boundary
2. British Virgin IslandsUnited States Virgin Islands boundary
3. British Virgin IslandsPuerto Rico border
Colombia Jamaica 1993-11-12 Maritime delimitation treaty between Jamaica and the Republic of Colombia
Cuba Jamaica 1994-02-18 Agreement between the Government of the Jamaica and the Government of the Republic of Cuba on the delimitation of the maritime boundary between the two States
France United Kingdom 1996-06-27 1. Agreement on maritime delimitation between the Government of the French Republic and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland concerning Saint Martin and Saint Barthelemy, on one hand, and Anguilla on the other
2. Agreement on maritime delimitation between the Government of the French Republic and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland concerning Guadeloupe and Montserrat
Establishes:
1. Saint MartinAnguilla boundary
2. GuadeloupeMontserrat boundary
Dominican Republic United Kingdom 1996-08-02 Agreement between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the Dominican Republic concerning the delimitation of the Maritime Boundary between the Dominican Republic and the Turks and Caicos Islands Establishes Dominican RepublicTurks and Caicos Islands boundary
Mexico United States 2000-06-09 Treaty between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the United Mexican States on the Delimitation of the Continental Shelf in the Western Gulf of Mexico beyond 200 Nautical Miles
Honduras United Kingdom 2001-12-04 Treaty between the Government of the Republic of Honduras and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland concerning the delimitation of the maritime areas between the Cayman Islands and the Republic of Honduras Establishes HondurasCayman Islands boundary
Honduras Mexico 2005-04-18 Maritime Delimitation Treaty between the Government of the United Mexican States and the Government of the Republic of Honduras
Barbados France 2009-10-15 Agreement between the Government of the French Republic and the Government of Barbados on the delimitation of maritime areas between France and Barbados Establishes BarbadosGuadeloupe and BarbadosMartinique boundaries

Asia

Country 1 Country 2 Agreement date Treaty name Notes
Japan Russian Empire 1855-02-07 Treaty of Shimoda
Johor Sultanate United Kingdom 1927-10-19 Straits Settlement and Johore Territorial Waters Agreement of 1927 Malaysia and Singapore are successor states to the treaty
Bahrain Saudi Arabia 1958-02-22 Bahrain – Saudi Arabia boundary agreement
Qatar Saudi Arabia 1965-12-04 Agreement on the delimitation of the offshore and land boundaries between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Qatar
Abu Dhabi Dubai 1968-02-18 Offshore boundary agreement between Abu Dhabi and Dubai This boundary is now an internal boundary of the United Arab Emirates
Iran Saudi Arabia 1968-10-24 Agreement concerning the sovereignty over the islands of Al-'Arabiyah and Farsi and the delimitation of the boundary line separating submarine areas between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Iran (with exchanges of letters, map and English translation)
Abu Dhabi Qatar 1969-03-30 Agreement on settlement of maritime boundary lines and sovereign rights over islands between Qatar and Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates is a successor state to the treaty
Iran Qatar 1969-09-20 Agreement concerning the boundary line dividing the continental shelf between Iran and Qatar
Indonesia Malaysia 1969-10-27 Agreement between the Government of Malaysia and the Government of Indonesia on the delimitation of the continental shelves between the two countries
Indonesia Malaysia 1970-03-17 Treaty between the Republic of Indonesia and Malaysia Relating to the delimitation of the Territorial Seas of the Two Countries in the Strait of Malacca
Bahrain Iran 1971-06-17 Agreement concerning Delimitation of the Continental Shelf between Iran and Bahrain
Indonesia Thailand 1971-12-17 Agreement between the Government of the Kingdom of Thailand and the Government of the Republic of Indonesia relating to the Delimitation of a Continental Shelf Boundary between the two Countries in the Northern Part of the Straits of Malacca and in the Andaman Sea
Indonesia Thailand 1971-12-21 Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Indonesia, The Government of Malaysia and the Government of the Kingdom of Thailand Relating to the Delimitation of the Continental Shelf Boundaries in the Northern Part of the Strait of Malacca Trilateral treaty
Indonesia Malaysia
Malaysia Thailand
Indonesia Singapore 1973-05-25 Agreement Stipulating the Territorial Sea Boundary Lines between Indonesia and the Republic of Singapore in the Strait of Singapore
Japan South Korea 1974-01-30 Agreement between Japan and the Republic of Korea concerning the Establishment of Boundary in the Northern Part of the Continental Shelf adjacent to the two Countries
India Sri Lanka 1974-07-10 Agreement between Sri Lanka and India on the boundary in historic waters between the two countries and related matters (with map)
Iran Oman 1974-07-25 Agreement concerning Delimitation of the Continental Shelf between Iran and Oman
Saudi Arabia United Arab Emirates 1974-08-21 Agreement on the delimitation of boundaries
Dubai Iran 1974-08-31 Offshore Boundary Agreement between Iran and Dubai United Arab Emirates is a successor state to the treaty
Indonesia Thailand 1975-12-11 Agreement between the Government of the Kingdom of Thailand and the Government of the Republic of Indonesia relating to the delimitation of the sea-bed boundary between the two countries in the Andaman Sea (with charts)
India Sri Lanka 1976-03-23 Agreement between Sri Lanka and India on the Maritime Boundary between the two Countries in the Gulf of Mannar and the Bay of Bengal and Related Matters
India Maldives 1976-07-23, 24, 31 Agreement between Sri Lanka, India and Maldives concerning the determination of the trijunction point between the three countries in the Gulf of Mannar Trilateral treaty
India Sri Lanka
Maldives Sri Lanka
India Sri Lanka 1976-11-22 Supplementary Agreement between Sri Lanka and India on the extension of the maritime boundary between the two countries in the Gulf of Mannar from position 13 m to the trijunction point between Sri Lanka, India and Maldives (point T)
India Maldives 1976-12-28 Agreement between India and Maldives on Maritime Boundary in The Arabian Sea and Related Matters
India Indonesia 1977-01-14 Agreement between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the Republic of Indonesia on the Extension of the 1974 Continental Shelf Boundary between the two Countries in the Andaman Sea and the Indian Ocean Establishes India (Andaman and Nicobar Islands) – Indonesia boundary
India Thailand 1978-06-22 Agreement between the Government of the Kingdom of Thailand and the Government of the Republic of India on the Delimitation of Seabed Boundary between the two Countries in the Andaman Sea Establishes the India (Andaman and Nicobar Islands) – Thailand boundary
Soviet Union Turkey 1978-06-23 Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Turkey and the Government of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics concerning the Delimitation of the Continental Shelf Between the Republic of Turkey and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics in the Black Sea Georgia, Russia, and Ukraine are successor states to the treaty
Malaysia Thailand 1979-10-24 1. Treaty between the Kingdom of Thailand and Malaysia relating to the Delimitation of the Territorial Seas of the two Countries
2. Memorandum of Understanding between the Kingdom of Thailand and Malaysia on the Delimitation of the Continental Shelf Boundary between the two Countries in the Gulf of Thailand
Burma Thailand 1980-07-25 Agreement between the Government of the Kingdom of Thailand and the Government of the Socialist Republic of the Union of Burma on the Delimitation of the Maritime Boundary between the two Countries in the Andaman Sea
Indonesia Papua New Guinea 1980-12-13 Agreement between the Government of Indonesia and the Government of Papua New Guinea Concerning the Maritime Boundary between the Republic of Indonesia and Papua New Guinea and Cooperation on related Matters
North Korea Soviet Union 1985-04-17 Agreement between the Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics and on the Delimitation of the Soviet-Korean National Border Russia is a successor state to the treaty
North Korea Soviet Union 1986-01-22 Agreement between the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea on the Delimitation of the Economic Zone and the Continental Shelf Russia is a successor state to the treaty
Burma India 1986-12-23 Agreement between the Socialist Republic of the Union of Burma and the Republic of India on the Delimitation of the Maritime Boundary in the Andaman Sea, in the Coco Channel and in the Bay of Bengal Establishes BurmaIndia (Andaman and Nicobar Islands) boundary
Soviet Union United States 1990-06-01 Agreement between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on the maritime boundary Russia is a successor state to the treaty
North Korea Soviet Union 1990-09-03 Agreement between the Government of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and the Government of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea concerning the Regime of the Soviet–Korean State Frontier Russia is a successor state to the treaty
Oman Yemen 1992-10-01 International boundary agreement between the Sultanate of Oman and the Republic of Yemen
India Thailand 1993-10-27 Agreement between the Government of the Union of Myanmar, the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the Kingdom of Thailand on the determination of the trijunction point between the three countries in the Andaman Sea Trilateral treaty
Burma Thailand
Burma India
Malaysia Singapore 1995-04-26 Agreement between the Government of Malaysia and the Government of the Republic of Singapore to Delimit Precisely the Territorial Waters Boundary in Accordance with the Straits Settlements and Johore Territorial Waters Agreement 1927
Israel Jordan 1996-01-18 Maritime Boundary Agreement between the Government of the State of Israel and the Government of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Thailand Vietnam 1997-08-09 Agreement between the Government of the Kingdom of Thailand and the Government of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam on the delimitation of the maritime boundary between the two countries in the Gulf of Thailand
Oman Pakistan 2000-06-12 Muscat Agreement on the Delimitation of the Maritime Boundary between the Sultanate of Oman and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan
Saudi Arabia Yemen 2000-06-12 International Border Treaty between the Republic of Yemen and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Kuwait Saudi Arabia 2000-07-02 Agreement between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the State of Kuwait concerning the submerged area adjacent to the divided zone
People's Republic of China Vietnam 2000-12-25 Agreement between the People’s Republic of China and the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam on the delimitation of the territorial seas, the exclusive economic zones and continental shelves in Beibu Bay/Bac Bo Gulf
Indonesia Vietnam 2003-06-26 Agreement between the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the Government of the Republic of Indonesia concerning the delimitation of the continental shelf boundary
Oman Yemen 2003-12-14 Agreement on the delimitation of the maritime boundary between the Sultanate of Oman and the Republic of Yemen (with map)

Europe

Country 1 Country 2 Agreement date Treaty name Notes
Italy Turkey 1932-01-04 Convention between Italy and Turkey, 1932
Denmark Sweden 1932-01-30 Declaration between Sweden and Denmark concerning the boundaries of the Sund
Norway Soviet Union 1957-11-29 Descriptive Protocol relating to the sea frontier between Norway and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics in the Varangerfjord, demarcated in 1957 Russia is a successor state to the treaty
Cyprus Greece
Turkey
United Kingdom
1960-08-16 Treaty between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the Kingdom of Greece, the Republic of Turkey and the Republic of Cyprus concerning the Establishment of the Republic of Cyprus Granted Cyprus independence from the United Kingdom and established:
1. CyprusGreece boundary
2. CyprusTurkey boundary
3. CyprusUnited Kingdom (Akrotiri and Dhekelia) boundary
France Monaco 1963-05-18 Exchange of letters on settlement of problems concerning the delimitation of Monegasque territorial waters constituting an agreement relating to article 4 of the Treaty of 17 July 1918 establishing the relations of France with the Principality of Monaco
Norway United Kingdom 1965-03-10 Agreement between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the Kingdom of Norway relating to the delimitation of the continental shelf between the two countries
Finland Soviet Union 1965-05-20 Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Finland and the Government of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics concerning the boundaries of sea areas and of the continental shelf in the Gulf of Finland Russia is a successor state to the treaty
Denmark West Germany 1965-06-09 1. Agreement between the Kingdom of Denmark and the Federal Republic of Germany concerning the delimitation, in the coastal regions, of the continental shelf of the North Sea
2. Protocol to the Agreement between the Kingdom of Denmark and the Federal Republic of Germany concerning the delimitation, in the coastal regions, of the continental shelf of the North Sea
Denmark Norway 1965-12-08[2] Agreement between Denmark and Norway relating to the delimitation of the continental shelf
Denmark United Kingdom 1966-03-03 Agreement between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the Kingdom of Denmark relating to the delimitation of the continental shelf between the two countries
Denmark Netherlands 1966-03-31 Agreement between the Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Government of the Kingdom of Denmark concerning the delimitation of the continental shelf under the North Sea between the two countries
Norway Sweden 1967-04-05 Agreement concerning the delimitation of the fishery areas of Norway and Sweden in the North-Eastern Skagerrak
Finland Soviet Union 1967-05-05 Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Finland and the Government of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics concerning the boundary of the continental shelf between Finland and the Soviet Union in the north-eastern part of the Baltic Sea Russia is a successor state to the treaty
Italy Yugoslavia 1968-01-08 Agreement between Italy and Yugoslavia concerning the Delimitation of the Continental Shelf between the two Countries in the Adriatic Sea Croatia, Montenegro, and Slovenia are successor states to the treaty
Norway Sweden 1968-07-24 Agreement between Sweden and Norway concerning the delimitation of the continental shelf
East Germany Poland 1968-10-29 Treaty between the Polish People's Republic and the German Democratic Republic concerning the delimitation of the continental shelf in the Baltic Sea Germany is a successor state to the treaty
Poland Soviet Union 1969-08-28 Treaty between the Polish People's Republic and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics concerning the boundary of the continental shelf in the Gulf of Gdansk and the south-eastern part of the Baltic Sea Russia is a successor state to the treaty
Denmark West Germany 1970-10-22, 28 Exchange of notes constituting an agreement concerning the delimitation of the borderline between Denmark and the Federal Republic of Germany in the Flensborg Fiord area
West Germany Netherlands 1971-01-28 Treaty between the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Federal Republic of Germany concerning the Delimitation of the Continental Shelf under the North Sea
Denmark West Germany 1971-01-28 Treaty between the Kingdom of Denmark and the Federal Republic of Germany concerning the delimitation of the continental shelf under the North Sea (with annexes and exchange of letters)
Italy Tunisia 1971-08-20 Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Tunisia and the Government of the Italian Republic concerning the Delimitation of the Continental Shelf between the two Countries
West Germany United Kingdom 1971-11-25 Agreement between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Federal Republic of Germany relating to the Delimitation of the Continental Shelf under the North Sea between the two Countries
Netherlands United Kingdom 1971-11-25 Protocol between the Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland amending the Agreement of 6 October 1965 relating to the delimitation of the continental shelf under the North Sea between the two countries
Finland Sweden 1972-09-29 Agreement between Sweden and Finland concerning the delimitation of the continental shelf in the Gulf of Bothnia, the Bothnian Sea, the Aland Sea and the northernmost part of the Baltic Sea
Soviet Union Turkey 1973-04-17 Protocol between the Government of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and the Government of the Republic of Turkey concerning the Establishment of the Maritime Boundary between Soviet and Turkish Territorial Waters in the Black Sea Georgia, Russia, and Ukraine are successor states to the treaty
France Spain 1974-01-29 Convention between the Government of the French Republic and the Government of the Spanish State on the Delimitation of the Continental Shelves of the two States in the Bay of Biscay (Golfe de Gascogne/Golfo de Vizcaya)
Italy Spain 1974-02-19 Convention between Spain and Italy on the Delimitation of the Continental Shelf between the two States
West Germany Netherlands 1975-09-29 and 1975-11-24 Exchange of notes constituting an agreement concerning delimitation of the frontier at the Molenbeek (Miihlenbach) and the Rammelbeek (Rammelbach) between the Netherlands and the Federal Republic of Germany
Portugal Spain 1976-02-12 1. Agreement between Portugal and Spain on the Delimitation of the Territorial Sea and Contiguous Zone
2. Agreement between Portugal and Spain on the Continental Shelf
Greece Italy 1977-05-24 Agreement between the Hellenic Republic and the Italian Republic on the Delimitation of the Respective Continental Shelf Areas of the two States
East Germany Sweden 1978-06-22 Treaty between the German Democratic Republic and the Kingdom of Sweden on the Delimitation of the Continental Shelf (with Protocol) Germany is a successor state to the treaty
Soviet Union Turkey 1978-06-23 Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Turkey and the Government of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics concerning the Delimitation of the Continental Shelf Between the Republic of Turkey and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics in the Black Sea Georgia, Russia, and Ukraine are successor states to the treaty
Norway United Kingdom 1978-12-22 Protocol supplementary to the Agreement of 10 March 1965 between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the Kingdom of Norway relating to the delimitation of the continental shelf between the two countries
Denmark Norway 1979-06-15 Agreement between the Government of the Kingdom of Denmark and the Government of the Kingdom of Norway concerning the Delimitation of the Continental Shelf in the Area between the Faroe Islands and Norway and concerning the Boundary between the Fishery Zone near the Faroe Islands and the Norwegian Economic Zone Establishes Faroe IslandsNorway border
Denmark Sweden 1979-06-25 Exchange of notes constituting an agreement between Denmark and Sweden concerning the delimitation of the territorial waters between Denmark and Sweden
Finland Soviet Union 1980-02-25 Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Finland and the Government of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics regarding the delimitation of the areas of Finnish and Soviet jurisdiction in the field of fishing in the Gulf of Finland and the North-eastern Part of the Baltic Sea Russia is a successor state to the treaty
Iceland Norway 1980-05-28 Agreement between Norway and Iceland concerning Fishery and Continental Shelf Questions Establishes IcelandJan Mayen boundary
France United Kingdom 1982-06-24 Agreement between the Government of the French Republic and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland relating to the Delimitation of the Continental Shelf in the Area East of 30 Minutes West of the Greenwich Meridian
France Monaco 1984-02-16 Convention on Maritime Delimitation between the Government of His Most Serene Highness the Prince of Monaco and the Government of the French Republic
Denmark Sweden 1984-11-09 Agreement concerning the delimitation of the continental shelf and fishing zones
France Spain 1985-01-31 and 1985-02-07 Exchange of letters constituting an agreement amending Annex V of the Convention of 28 December 1858 supplementary to the Treaty on delimitation of 2 December 1856 delimiting the frontier from the mouth of the Bidassoa to the point where the department of Basses-Pyrénées adjoins Aragon and Navarre
Finland Soviet Union 1985-02-05 Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Finland and the Government of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics regarding the delimitation of the economic zone, the fishing zone and the continental shelf in the gulf of Finland and in the North-Eastern part of the Baltic Sea Russia is a successor state to the treaty
Malta Libya 1986-11-10 Agreement between the Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahariya and the Republic of Malta implementing Article III of the Special Agreement and the Judgment of the International Court of Justice
France Italy 1986-11-28 Agreement between the Government of the French Republic and the Government of the Italian Republic on the Delimitation of the Maritime Boundaries in the Area of the Strait of Bonifacio Establishes boundary between Corsica and Sardinia
Soviet Union Turkey 1986-12-23 and 1987-02-06 Exchange of notes constituting an agreement on the delimitation of the USSR and Turkey economic zone in the Black Sea Georgia, Russia, and Ukraine are succeeding parties to the agreement
France Spain 1987-09-22 and 1988-06-10 Exchange of letters constituting an agreement between France and Spain amending Annex V of the Convention of 28 December 1858 supplementary to the Treaty on delimitation of 2 December 1856 delimiting the frontier from the mouth of the Bidassoa to the point where the department of Basses-Pyrénées adjoins Aragon and Navarre
Soviet Union Sweden 1988-01-13 Agreement on principles for the delimitation of the sea areas in the Baltic Sea between the Kingdom of Sweden and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics Russia is a successor state to the treaty
Soviet Union Sweden 1988-04-18 Agreement between the Government of the Kingdom of Sweden and the Government of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics concerning the delimitation of the continental shelf and of the Swedish fishing zone and the Soviet economic zone in the Baltic Sea Russia is a successor state to the treaty
Denmark East Germany 1988-09-14 Treaty between the German Democratic Republic and the Kingdom of Denmark on the Delimitation of the Continental Shelf and the Fishery Zones Germany is a successor state to the treaty
Ireland United Kingdom 1988-11-07 1. Agreement between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the Republic of Ireland concerning the delimitation of areas of the continental shelf between the two countries
2. Protocol supplementary to the agreement between the Government of Ireland and the Government of the United Kingdom concerning the delimitation of areas of the continental shelf between the two countries
Poland Sweden 1989-02-10 Agreement concerning the Delimitation of the Continental Shelf and Fishing Zones between the Kingdom of Sweden and the Polish People's Republic
East Germany Poland 1989-05-22 Treaty between the German Democratic Republic and the Polish People's Republic on the Delimitation of the Sea Areas in the Oder Bay Germany is a successor state to the treaty
Poland Soviet Union 1989-06-30 Agreement between the Government of the Kingdom of Sweden, the Government of the Polish People’s Republic and the Government of the USSR concerning the Common Delimitation Point of their Maritime Boundaries in the Baltic Sea Trilateral treaty
 Estonia,  Latvia,  Lithuania, and  Russia are successor states to the treaty
Poland Sweden
Soviet Union Sweden
Belgium France 1990-10-08 1. Agreement between the Government of the French Republic and the Government of the Kingdom of Belgium on the delimitation of the territorial sea
2. Agreement between the Government of the French Republic and the Government of the Kingdom of Belgium on the delimitation of the continental shelf
Germany Poland 1990-11-14 Treaty between the Federal Republic of Germany and the Republic of Poland on the confirmation of the frontier between them
Belgium United Kingdom 1991-05-29 Agreement between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the Kingdom of Belgium relating to the delimitation of the continental shelf between the two countries
 France  United Kingdom 1991-07-23 Agreement between the Government of the French Republic and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland relating to the completion of the delimitation of the continental shelf in the southern North Sea
 Norway  Russia 1992-03-08 Joint Protocol on Working Program for the development of contacts and cooperation between the Russian Federation and Norway
 Albania  Italy 1992-12-18 Agreement between Albania and Italy for the determination of the continental shelf of each of the two countries
 Finland  Sweden 1994-06-02 Agreement between the Republic of Finland and the Kingdom of Sweden on the Delimitation of the Boundary between the Continental Shelf and Fishery Zone of Finland and the Economic Zone of Sweden in the Aland Sea and the Northern Baltic Sea
 Bosnia and Herzegovina  Croatia 1995-12-14 Treaty on the State Border between the Republic of Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina Establishes land and maritime boundaries between the countries
 Denmark  Norway 1995-12-18 Agreement between the Kingdom of Denmark and the Kingdom of Norway concerning the Delimitation of the Continental Shelf in the Area between Jan Mayen and Greenland and concerning the Boundary between the Fishery Zones in the Area Establishes  Greenland Jan Mayen boundary
 Estonia  Latvia 1996-07-12 1. Agreement between the Republic of Estonia and the Republic of Latvia on the Maritime Delimitation in the Gulf of Riga, the Strait of Irbe and the Baltic Sea
2. Protocol to the Agreement between the Republic of Estonia and the Republic of Latvia on the Maritime Delimitation in the Gulf of Riga, the Strait of Irbe and the Baltic Sea, 12 July 1996, between the Prime Minister of the Republic of Estonia and the Minister President of the Republic of Latvia
 Estonia  Finland 1996-10-18 Agreement between the Republic of Finland and the Republic of Estonia on the Boundary of the Maritime Zones in the Gulf of Finland and on the Northern Baltic Sea
 Belgium  Netherlands 1996-12-18 1. Treaty between the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Kingdom of Belgium on the Delimitation of the Continental Shelf
2. Treaty between the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Kingdom of Belgium on the Delimitation of the Territorial Sea
 Estonia  Latvia 1997-04-30 Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Estonia, the Government of the Republic of Latvia and the Government of the Kingdom of Sweden on the Common Maritime Boundary Point in the Baltic Sea Trilateral treaty
 Estonia  Sweden
 Latvia  Sweden
 Georgia  Turkey 1997-07-14 Protocol between the Government of the Republic of Turkey and the Government of Georgia on the Confirmation of the Maritime Boundaries between them in the Black Sea
 Lithuania  Russia 1997-10-24 Treaty between the Republic of Lithuania and the Russian Federation on the Delimitation of the Exclusive Economic Zone and the Continental Shelf in the Baltic Sea
 Denmark  Iceland 1997-11-11 Agreement between the Government of the Kingdom of Denmark along with the Local Government of Greenland on the one hand, and the Government of the Republic of Iceland on the other hand on the Delimitation of the Continental Shelf and the Fishery Zone in the Area between Greenland and Iceland Establishes  Greenland Iceland boundary
 Iceland  Norway 1997-11-11 Additional Protocol to the Agreement of 28 May 1980 between Norway and Iceland concerning Fishery and Continental Shelf Questions and the Agreement derived therefrom of 22 October 1981 on the Continental Shelf between Jan Mayen and Iceland Establishes  Iceland Jan Mayen boundary
 Bulgaria  Turkey 1997-12-04 Agreement between the Republic of Turkey and the Republic of Bulgaria on determination of the boundary in the mouth area of the Mutludere/Rezovska river and delimitation of the maritime areas between the two states in the Black Sea
 Estonia  Sweden 1998-11-02 Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Estonia and the Government of the Kingdom of Sweden on the Delimitation of the Maritime Zones in the Baltic Sea
 Denmark  United Kingdom 1999-05-18 Agreement between the Government of the Kingdom of Denmark together with the Home Government of the Faroe Islands, on the one hand, and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, on the other hand, relating to Maritime Delimitation in the Area between the Faroe Islands and the United Kingdom Establishes  Faroe Islands United Kingdom boundary
 Bosnia and Herzegovina  Croatia 1999-06-30 Treaty on the State Border between the Republic of Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina
 Estonia  Finland 2001-01-16 Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Finland, the Government of the Republic of Estonia and the Government of the Kingdom of Sweden on the common maritime boundary point in the Baltic Sea Trilateral treaty
 Estonia  Sweden
 Finland  Sweden
 Ireland  United Kingdom 2001-10-18 – 2001-10-31 Exchange of Notes between the Government of Ireland and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland constituting an agreement pursuant to Article 83 paragraph 3 of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea 1982 on the provisional delimitation of an area of the continental shelf
 Cyprus  Egypt 2003-02-17 Agreement between the Republic of Cyprus and the Arab Republic of Egypt on the Delimitation of the Exclusive Economic Zone
 Denmark  Norway 2006-02-20 Agreement between the Government of the Kingdom of Norway on the one hand, and the Government of the Kingdom of Denmark together with the Home Rule Government of Greenland on the other hand, concerning the delimitation of the continental shelf and the fisheries zones in the area between Greenland and Svalbard Establishes  Greenland Svalbard boundary
 Norway  Russia 2010-04-27 Agreement between the Government of the Kingdom of Norway on the one hand, and the Government of the Republic of Russia on the other hand, concerning the delimitation of the continental shelf and the fisheries zones in the Barents Sea.[3] The agreement settles on a compromise between the median line favoured by Norway, and the meridian based sector favoured by Russia.

Oceania

Country 1 Country 2 Agreement date Treaty name Notes
Australia Papua New Guinea 1978-12-18 Treaty between Australia and the Independent State of Papua New Guinea concerning sovereignty and maritime boundaries in the area between the two countries, including the area known as Torres Strait, and related matters
France Tonga 1980-01-11 Convention between the Government of the French Republic and the Government of the Kingdom of Tonga on the delimitation of economic zones Establishes Wallis and FutunaTonga boundary
Cook Islands United States 1980-06-11 Treaty between the United States of America and the Cook Islands on friendship and delimitation of the maritime boundary between the United States of America and the Cook Islands Establishes Cook IslandsAmerican Samoa border
New Zealand United States 1980-12-02 Treaty Between the United States of America and New Zealand on the Delimitation of the Maritime Boundary Between Tokelau and the United States of America Establishes TokelauAmerican Samoa boundary
Papua New Guinea Indonesia 1980-12-13 Agreement between the Government of Indonesia and the Government of Papua New Guinea Concerning the Maritime Boundary between the Republic of Indonesia and Papua New Guinea and Cooperation on related Matters
Australia France 1982-01-04 Agreement on Marine Delimitation between the Government of Australia and the Government of the French Republic Establishes:
1. AustraliaNew Caledonia boundary
2.Norfolk IslandNew Caledonia boundary
3. French Southern and Antarctic Lands (Kerguelen Island}) – Heard and McDonald Islands boundary
Fiji France 1983-01-19 Agreement between the Government of the Republic of France and the Government of Fiji relating to the Delimitation of their Economic Zone Establishes:
1. FijiNew Caledonia boundary
2. FijiWallis and Futuna boundary
France United Kingdom 1983-10-25 Convention on Maritime Boundaries between the Government of the French Republic and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Establishes French PolynesiaPitcairn Islands boundary
France Tuvalu 1985-08-06 – 1985-11-05 Exchange of notes between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Government of Tuvalu and the French Embassy in Suva constituting an Agreement concerning provisional maritime delimitation between the two countries Establishes provisional Wallis and FutunaTuvalu boundary
Australia Solomon Islands 1988-09-13 Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of Solomon Islands establishing certain sea and seabed boundaries
Papua New Guinea Solomon Islands 1989-01-25 Treaty between the Independent State of Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands Concerning Sovereignty, Maritime and Seabed Boundaries between the Two Countries, and Cooperation on Related Matters
Australia Indonesia 1989-12-11 Treaty between Australia and the Republic of Indonesia on the zone of cooperation in an area between the Indonesian province of East Timor and Northern Australia no longer in force
Cook Islands France 1990-08-03 Agreement on Maritime Delimitation between the Government of the Cook Islands and the Government of the French Republic Establishes Cook IslandsFrench Polynesia boundary
France Solomon Islands 1990-11-12 Agreement on maritime delimitation between the Government of the French Republic and the Government of the Solomon Islands Establishes New CaledoniaSolomon Islands boundary
Australia Indonesia 1997-03-14 Treaty between the Government of Australia and the Government of the Republic of Indonesia establishing an exclusive economic zone boundary and certain seabed boundaries Establishes:
1. AustraliaIndonesia boundary
Christmas IslandIndonesia boundary
Niue United States 1997-05-13 Treaty between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of Niue on the delimitation of a maritime boundary Establishes NiueAmerican Samoa boundary
Australia East Timor 2002-05-20 (backdated) Timor Sea Treaty between the Government of East Timor and the Government of Australia
Australia New Zealand 2004-07-25 Treaty between the Government of Australia and the Government of New Zealand establishing certain Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf Boundaries
Federated States of Micronesia Palau 2006 Treaty between the Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of Palau concerning Maritime Boundaries and Cooperation on Related matters
Marshall Islands Federated States of Micronesia 2006-07-05 Treaty between the Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of the Marshall Islands concerning Maritime Boundaries and Cooperation on Related matters

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Koo, Min Gyu. (2010). Disputes and Maritime Regime Building in East Asia, p. 2. at Google Books.citing Friedrich V. Kratochwil, Paul Rohrlich, Harpreet Mahajan. (1985). Peace and disputed sovereignty, p. 20.
  2. ^ Amended 1974-06-04 by diplomatic exchange of notes.
  3. ^ Dyomkin, Denis; Gwladys Fouche (27 April 2010). "UPDATE 1-Russia and Norway reach Barents Sea border deal". Reuters. http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSLDE63Q14D20100427?type=marketsNews. Retrieved 27 April 2010. 

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