Danubius International Conferences, 3rd International Conference The Danube - Axis of European Identity

Considerations on Maritime and River Courts in the Romanian Judicial System

Constantin Tanase
Last modified: 2013-05-08


The study seeks to highlight the way the Romanian state concerned itself and continues to ensure professionally solving disputes that arise about sea and river transport. The complexity and specificity of this sector of economic activity require, the opinion and decision of experts in the field of reference. Given these considerations and focusing on the purpose of other European countries legislation, the modern Romanian state integrated itself the European context, adopting legal rules able to ensure fair and equitable resolution of conflicts in this field. The study tracks the evolution of the Romanian river and maritime courts driven by the economic situation of different times. Beyond these, it must be concluded that, regardless of the material conditions, political views or circumstances, Romania - State bordering a large European river and a geostrategic importance sea, must have maritime and river courts.