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Maritime Law 2nd ed isbn 9780414048768

Southampton on Shipping Law

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ISBN13: 9781843117551
New Edition ISBN: 9780414048768
Published: June 2008
Publisher: Informa Law
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



With more than 90% of world trade carried by sea, the shipping industry is essential to the world economy. Southampton on Shipping Law is a comprehensive and concise guide to maritime law, equipping students and practitioners new to the area with the tools needed to resolve disputes in this industry. It has an accessible style and clear illustrations from decided cases.

Areas covered include:-

  • Conflicts of law: the jurisdiction of the English court or arbitration tribunal and the law applicable to maritime contracts
  • Time and voyage charterparties
  • Bills of lading and their role in cargo claims
  • The use of shipping documents in international sales and letters of credit
  • Carriage of passengers
  • The liabilities of the ship including salvage, collision, towage, wreck removal and limitation of liability
  • International regulations for ship operators, their verification and enforcement
  • Marine pollution
  • Public international law aspects of shipping regulation
  • Marine insurance and reinsurance
  • Procedures for enforcement
  • European Union competition law in the maritime sector
Southampton on Shipping Law is written by the academic staff of the Institute of Maritime Law, established at The University of Southampton in 1982. The Institute of Maritime Law is the largest centre in the UK for the study of maritime law and for teaching, research and consultancy in the subject. The authors are:-
  • Yvonne Baatz
  • Charles Debattista
  • Johanna Hjalmarsson
  • Andrea Lista
  • Filippo Lorenzon
  • Rob Merkin
  • Richard Pilley
  • Andrew Serdy
  • Richard Shaw
  • Mikis Tsimplis

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Subjects:
Shipping, Transport and Maritime Law
Contents:
Introduction
1. Conflicts of Law, Yvonne Baatz
2. Charterparties, Yvonne Baatz
3. Bills of Lading and Cargo Claims, Charles Debattista
4. International Trade and Shipping Documents, Filippo Lorenzon
5. Carriage of Passengers, Richard Shaw
6. The Liabilities of the Vessel, Mikis Tsimplis and Richard Shaw
7. International Regulations for Ship Operators, their Verification and Enforcement, Richard Pilley and Filippo Lorenzon
8. Marine Pollution, Mikis Tsimplis
9. Public International Law Aspects of Shipping Regulation, Andrew Serdy
10. Marine Insurance and Reinsurance, Rob Merkin, Johanna Hjalmarsson, Richard Pilley and Richard Shaw
11. Procedures for enforcement, Mikis Tsimplis
12. European Union Competition Law in the Maritime Sector, Andrea Lista