Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Marine and Transport Department: Registered Files (MR Series)
The records in this series cover the business of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Marine and Transport Department relating to the proposed Channel Tunnel, shipping, the law of the sea and marine pollution, territorial waters and the continental shelf, fisheries, the sea bed, inland transport, international rivers and the International Maritime Organisation. From 1973 the records also cover subjects relating to international air transport, including hijacking
The Marine and Transport Department was formed in 1970 when the functions previously exercised by the Aviation, Marine and Telecommunications Department were split, and separate Aviation and Communications and Marine and Transport Departments were formed. From 1973, the aviation work was returned to the Marine and Transport Department, which dealt with international air tansport matters including hijacking from that year.
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