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Carriage of Goods by Sea 7th ed isbn 9781408218938

Carriage of Goods by Sea 6th ed


ISBN13: 9781405846691
New Edition ISBN: 9781408218938
Previous Edition ISBN: 0582823005
Published: September 2007
Publisher: Pearson Education Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



Written by an expert in the field, it provides an authoritative, in-depth and critical survey of all aspects of the law relating to carriage of goods by sea. While concentrating largely on charterparties and bills of lading, attention is also given to new forms of documentation, the problems surrounding through and combined transport, and dispute resolution.

The book successfully combines a clear analysis of legal principles with sound practical considerations, allowing for a more complete treatment of the subject. The sixth edition has been brought completely up to date with the most recent case and statutory developments in this area of the law, including:-

  • Exploration of significant changes in the law relating to time charters, bills of lading and the remedies for breach of contract
  • Inclusion of new material on the progression of the CMI/UNCITRAL project for a new carriage convention
  • Discussion of significant recent judicial decisions, including "The Rafaela S," "Jindal Iron and Steel Co." v Islamic Solidarity, Sea Success Maritime Inc. v African Maritime Carriers Ltd., El Greco (Australia) Pty Ltd. v Mediterranean Shipping, Golden Strait Corp. v Nippon Yusen Kubishika Kaisha, Compania Sud American Vapores v "MS ER Hamburg, Lauritzencool "v "Lady Navigation Inc. "and "Transfield Shipping Inc. "v "Mercator Shipping Inc."
This text is suitable for recommendation to students on international trade law, maritime and shipping law, and carriage of goods courses. It is also an invaluable reference tool for professionals in legal firms, shipbroking and cargo insurance firms.

Subjects:
Shipping, Transport and Maritime Law
Contents:
PART ONE: GENERAL INTRODUCTION
1. Introduction
2. Implied obligations in a contract of affreightment
PART TWO: CHARTERPARTIES
3. The voyage charterparty
4. The time charterparty
PART THREE: BILLS OF LADING
5. Bills of lading and their functions
6. Appplication of the Hague/Visby rules
7. Bills of lading - The Hamburg rules
8. Bills of lading issued under charterparties
9. Problems of combined transport
PART FOUR: COMMON ASPECTS OF CONTRACTS OF AFFREIGHTMENT
10. Exceptions
11. Limitation of liability
12. Freight
13. Shipowners' liens
PART FIVE: DISPUTE SETTLEMENT
14. Dispute settlement
15. Breach of Contract
APPENDICES
Appendix 1: Bills of Lading Act 1855
Appendix 2: The Hague Rules 1924
Appendix 3: Carriage of Goods by Sea Act 1971
Appendix 4: Carriage of Goods by Sea Act 1992
Appendix 5: Hamburg Rules 1978
Appendix 6: CMI Uniform Rules for Sea Waybills
Appendix 7: CMI Rules for Electronic Bills of Lading
Appendix 8: Barecon 89 Charter
Appendix 9: Gencon Charter
Appendix 10: Shellvoy Charter
Appendix 11: Baltime Charter
Appendix 12: New York Produce Exchange (NYPE 46)
Appendix 13: NYPE 93 Charter
Appendix 14: Shelltime Charter
Appendix 15: Conlinebill
Appendix 16: Congenbill
Appendix 17: P & O Nedlloyd Bill
Appendix 18: GCBS Short Form Bill
Appendix 19: Combiconbill
Appendix 20. GCBS Waybill
Appendix 21: P & O Nedlloyd Waybill;