Professor Martin Tsamenyi AM


Position: Director Emeritus and Professor Emeritus 
Office: UOW Innovation Campus, ITAMS Building 233
Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS), University of Wollongong, NSW, 2522, Australia


Martin Tsamenyi is Professor Emeritus of Law of the Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS) at the University of Wollongong, Australia. 

Professor Tsamenyi has had several years of academic and practical experience in ocean law and policy. His areas of specialization include fisheries law; fisheries monitoring, control and surveillance; shipping law; marine environmental law and ocean policy. Professor Tsamenyi has written extensively on these subjects and has undertaken consultancy and advisory work for several governments and international organizations.  

Research Students:

Elizabeth-Rose AMIDJOGBEFirst Comes Pre-identification Then Comes Governance: An Analysis of the Impact of the EU IUU Regulations on Fisheries Governance in Impacted Countries

Godfred Ameyaw ASIEDU: Emerging Conflicts and Complexities of Marine and Coastal Fisheries Governance in a New Oil Producing Country, Ghana: Management, Institutional Arrangements and Policy Making

Eric KINGMA: The Principle of Compatibility: its Application within the WCPFC and Management of the World’s Largest Tuna Fishery

Robert LEE: Building Back Better Fishing Communities after Natural Disasters

PhD Graduates:

Ahmad Almaududy (Dudy) AMRI: Maritime Security Challenges in Southeast Asia: Analysis of International and Regional Legal Framework 

Pakjuta KHEMAKORN: Fishing Capacity Management for Sustainable Fisheries in Thailand 

Karen RAUBENHEIMER: Towards an Improved Framework to Prevent Marine Plastic Debris

Last reviewed: 8 August, 2017