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Carver on Charterparties

ISBN13: 9781847039262
To be Published: March 2017
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardcover
Price: £295.00

Carver on Charterparties provides an in-depth narrative account of the law of charterparties, explaining the law applicable to bareboat charterparties, time charterparties, voyage charterparties and other types of charterparty. It is an updated and completely revised version of significant sections of the renowned Carver’s Carriage by Sea, last published in 1982, and is set to become the authoritative narrative statement of the law in this area.

  • New edition of the work formerly preeminent in this field and extensively cited in court
  • Explains the general principles of law applicable to charterparties, including contractual principles, bailment, and duties in tort
  • Considers charterparties as forms of commercial contract, going through the construction of the contract, the parties to it and specific terms
  • Deals with the performance of the contract during loading, during the voyage and during unloading
  • Examines the liability of the parties to the charterparty, and their remedies
  • Illustrates the law through in-depth analysis of case law
  • Discusses the relationships between charterparties and other types of contracts of carriage
  • Looks at conflict of laws issues
  • Covers the wealth of cases and legislation that have arisen in the field since 1982

Shipping, Transport and Maritime Law
General characteristics of charterparties
The formation of the charterparty
General principles of law applicable to charterparties:
  • Contractual principles
  • Bailment
  • Duties in tort
  • Bareboat charterparties
    Time charterparties
    Voyage charterparties
    Other types of charterparty
    Relationship with other types of contracts of carriage