Maritime Boundaries

U.S. Maritime Boundaries: Agreements and Treaties

This publication lists maritime boundary treaties and related international agreements of the United States on record in the Department of State.

Canada

Passamaquoddy Bay (1910) 36 Stat. 2477; Treaty Series 551 (PDF)

Delimitation of the Maritime Boundary in the Gulf of Maine: ICJ Judgment (1984) (PDF)

Cook Islands

Treaty between the United States of America and the Cook Islands (1980) TIAS 10774 (PDF)

Cuba

Maritime Boundary Agreement between the United States of America and the Republic of Cuba (1977) Senate Treaty Document EX. H, 96-1 (PDF)

Mexico

Treaty to Resolve Pending Boundary Differences and Maintain the Rio Grande and Colorado River as the International Boundary
(1970) (PDF)

Treaty on Maritime Boundaries between the United Mexican States and the United States of America (1978) Senate Treaty Document EX. F, 96-1 (PDF)

Treaty between the Government of the United Mexican States and the Government of the United States of America on the Delimitation of the Continental Shelf in the western Gulf of Mexico beyond 200 nautical miles (2000) UNTS Vol. 2143, I-37400 (PDF)

New Zealand

Treaty between the United States of America and New Zealand: Tokelau (1980) TIAS 10775 (PDF)

Niue

Treaty between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of Niue on the Delimitation of a Maritime Boundary (1997) (PDF)

Russian Federation

The Agreement between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on the Maritime Boundary (1990) Senate Treaty Document 101-22 (PDF)

United Kingdom

Treaty on the Delimitation in the Caribbean of a Maritime Boundary relating to the U.S. Virgin Islands and Anguilla (1993) UNTS Vol. 1913, I-32636 (PDF)

Treaty on the Delimitation in the Caribbean of a Maritime Boundary relating to Puerto Rico/U.S. Virgin Islands and the British Virgin Islands (1993) UNTS Vol. 1913, I-32637 (PDF)

Venezuela

Maritime Boundary Treaty between the United States of America and the Republic of Venezuela (1978) Senate Treaty Document EX. G, 96-1 (PDF)


Chronologically Listed:

05/13/97  Treaty between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of Niue on the Delimitation of a Maritime Boundary (1997)
11/05/93  Treaty on the Delimitation in the Caribbean of a Maritime Boundary relating to Puerto Rico/U.S. Virgin Islands and the British Virgin Islands (1993) UNTS Vol. 1913, I-32637
11/05/93  Treaty on the Delimitation in the Caribbean of a Maritime Boundary relating to the U.S. Virgin Islands and Anguilla (1993) UNTS Vol. 1913, I-32636
09/26/90  The Agreement between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on the Maritime Boundary (1990) Senate Treaty Document 101-22
12/02/80  Treaty between the United States of America and New Zealand: Tokelau (1980) TIAS 10775
06/11/80  Treaty between the United States of America and the Cook Islands (1980) TIAS 10774
03/29/79  Delimitation of the Maritime Boundary in the Gulf of Maine: ICJ Judgment (1984)
05/04/78  Maritime Boundary Treaty between the United States of America and the Republic of Venezuela (1978) Senate Treaty Document EX. G, 96-1
05/04/78  Treaty on Maritime Boundaries between the United Mexican States and the United States of America (1978) Senate Treaty Document EX. F, 96-1
12/16/77  Maritime Boundary Agreement between the United States of America and the Republic of Cuba (1977) Senate Treaty Document EX. H, 96-1
11/23/70  Treaty to Resolve Pending Boundary Differences and Maintain the Rio Grande and Colorado River as the International Boundary
05/01/10  Passamaquoddy Bay (1910) 36 Stat. 2477; Treaty Series 551