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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Cases and Materials on the Carriage of Goods by Sea 4th ed

ISBN13: 9781138809888
Previous Edition ISBN: 1859417965
Published: March 2016
Publisher: Routledge-Cavendish
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £48.99
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Cases and Materials on the Carriage of Goods by Sea includes a collection of legislative material, standard form contracts and up-to-date coverage of English case law. It covers the major areas of chartering and bills of lading, as well as matters such as exclusion and limitation of liability.

Major update for this edition include:

  • Inclusion of materials on the Rotterdam and Hamburg Rules, and expansion of discussion of the Hague Visby Rules
  • Discussion of signficant developments in case law, including the Astra case on hire, and recent decisions relating to safe ports in Japan
  • Inclusion of pedagogical featues such as end of chapter further reading and assessment questions
  • A clear, student-friendly text design with a strong distinction between cases and materials
This book provides an up-to-date collection of materials relating to the carriage of goods by sea which will be of value to both students of law and legal practitioners.

Shipping, Transport and Maritime Law
Liability of Sea Carriers
The Duty to Carry with Care
The Bill of Lading as a Contract
The Bill of Lading as a Receipt
The Bill of Lading as a Document of Title
Carriage Contracts and Third Parties
Hague-Visby Rules
The Vessel
Cargo and Loading
Laytime and Demurrage
Time Charters
Statuatory Exclusion and Limitation of Liability
General Average