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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Sale of Ships: The Norwegian Saleform 3rd ed isbn 9780414034136

Sale of Ships: The Norwegian Saleform 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9781847034526
New Edition ISBN: 9780414034136
Previous Edition ISBN: 0421528702
Published: December 2009
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

Sale of Ships: The Norwegian Saleform covers the method of buying and selling second-hand ships according to the prevalent form of contract used in the west, the Norwegian Saleform.

  • Offers clause-by-clause commentary on Saleforms 1987 and 1993 and on standard additional clauses.
  • Highlights the complex contractual problems which can arise and offers expert clarity and insightful solutions.
  • Provides comparisons between Saleforms 1987 and 1993 and also between the Nipponsale 1993 and 1999 forms so you are clear on the differences and which form applies to the case in hand.
  • Helps to avoid the common pitfalls when drafting contracts.
  • Places the contract forms in the context of general contract law including relevant legislation such as the Sale of Goods Act.
  • Presents the information in a very practical and easily understood manner.
  • Examines the impact of money laundering legislation and regulations.
  • Includes a wealth of documents such as sample letters and memoranda of agreement.
New to the second edition:-
  • Looks at the sale of a ship by a liquidator or receiver.
  • Includes a new chapter on re-cycling contracts along with relevant precedents.
  • Features a new chapter on re-sale of shipbuilding contracts.
  • Offers expanded converage of damages issues in the context of Clauses 13 and 14 of the Saleform.

Shipping, Transport and Maritime Law
Norwegian Saleform
Application of General Contract law
Sale of Goods Act
The Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977
Overview of the main differences between Saleform 1987 and Saleform 1993
Preamble and Clause 1 - Purchase Price
Clause 2 - Deposit
Clause 3 - Payment
Clause 4 - Inspections
Clause 5 - Place and Time of Delivery
Clause 6 - Drydocking
Clause 7 - Spares/Bunkers etc
Clause 8 - Documentation
Clause 9 - Encumbrances
Clause 10 - Taxes, etc.
Clause 11 - Condition on Delivery
Clause 12 - Name/Markings
Clause 13 - Buyer's Default
Clause 14 - Seller's Default
Clause 15 - Saleform 1993 – Buyer's representatives and additional clauses
Clause 15 - (Saleform 1987) and Clause 16 (Saleform 1993) Arbitration
Signature of Saleform contracts
Legal position of classification societies
Equitable remedies
Arrest of vessels