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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Scrutton on Charterparties and Bills of Lading 23rd ed isbn 9780414051188

Scrutton on Charterparties and Bills of Lading 22nd ed with 2nd Supplement


ISBN13: 9780414031340
New Edition ISBN: 9780414051188
Published: December 2014
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback & Supplement
Price: Out of print




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Scrutton provides the leading statement of law relating to charterparties and bills of lading. It clarifies how the legal principles work in practice with detailed reference to a wide variety of case material, including discussion of over 100 new cases since the previous edition.

This new 125th Anniversary edition also includes an in-depth re-examination of historic cases which were previously omitted from the work.

  • The 2nd Supplement was published in December 2014
  • The 1st Supplement was published in November 2013
  • The Main Work was published in September 2011
  • Covers time charters, voyage charters and demise charters as well as bills of lading
  • Sets out clearly the underlying principles of the law in this area
  • Delivers practical advice about how the principles work in practice through detailed examination of case law
  • Examines charterparties as forms of commercial contract examining the nature, validity, construction of the contract, the parties to it and specific terms
  • Considers the performance of the contract during loading, during the voyage and during unloading of cargo
  • Examines bills of lading as contracts and as documents of title
  • Explains liability issues and covers damages
  • Highlights areas where the law is uncertain and suggests solutions
  • Includes coverage of over 100 new cases since the last edition including The Antiparos, The Ailsa Craig, The Silver Constellation and The Bremen Max
  • Reproduces relevant legislation, such as the Carriage of Goods by Sea Acts 1992 and 1971, so it can be consulted easily

Subjects:
Shipping, Transport and Maritime Law
Contents:
Nature, validity and construction of the contract
Parties to the contract
Agency
Charterparties
The Bill of Lading as a contract
Bills of Lading for goods on a chartered ship
Terms of the Contract
Representations
Performance of contract: Loading
The Bill of Lading as a document of title
Liability of shipowner for loss of, or damage to, goods carried
Performance of the contract – the voyage
Performance of the contract – unloading
Demurrage
Freight
Time charters
Through Bills of Lading, combined transportation, containers
Lien
Damages
The Carriage of Goods by Sea Act 1971
Jurisdiction and limitation of actions.