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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Goode on Commercial Law

Edited by: Ewan McKendrick
Price: £170.00

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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Commercial Shipping Handbook 3rd ed isbn 9780415731232

Commercial Shipping Handbook 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9781843115311
ISBN: 184311531X
New Edition ISBN: 9780415731232
Previous Edition ISBN: 1859786960
Published: July 2006
Publisher: Informa Law
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

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Commercial Shipping Handbook 2nd Edition is a unique work, explaining in jargon-free, concise language the terms of the many activities that comprise shipping. Its logical and straightforward indexing makes locating the information you need fast and simple.

The book covers:

  • Documents used in international transport - what they cover, the different types and examples of each
  • The main organisations whose members contribute to international transport and their aims and objectives
  • Clauses appearing in bills of lading, voyage and time charters
  • Examples of principle documents
  • Definitions for terms and phrases frequently used in offers and counter-offers for charter ships
  • Types of ships, cargos , containers and ports
  • Surcharges
  • Chartering terms
  • Technical elements of shipping as they relate to the commercial operation

The 2nd edition of the Commercial Shipping Handbook seeks to explain the history and progress of the European Commission's approach to competition in the liner and tramp trades. It also looks at security measures introduced since September 2001 and incorporates in depth coverage of freight charges and liner surcharges.