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

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ISBN13: 9781138809895
Published: February 2016
Publisher: Routledge-Cavendish
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £115.00
Paperback edition , ISBN13 9781138809888

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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.

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Shipping, Transport and Maritime Law
1. Introduction
2. Liability of Sea Carriers
3. The Duty to Carry with Care
4. Seaworthiness
5. Deviation
6. The Bill of Lading as a Contract
7. The Bill of Lading as a Receipt
8. The Bill of Lading as a Document of Title
9. Carriage Contracts and Third Parties
10. Hague-Visby Rules
11. The Vessel
12. Cargo and Loading
13. Laytime and Demurrage
14. Freight
15. Time Charters
16. Statuatory Exclusion and Limitation of Liability
17. General Average