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Keating on Offshore Construction and Marine Engineering Contracts

Edited by: Adam Constable

ISBN13: 9780414028715
New Edition ISBN: 9780414065581
Published: September 2015
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £245.00



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Keating on Offshore Construction and Marine Engineering Contracts provides in-depth guidance on the agreements involved in the construction of ships, rigs and other offshore vessels and structures.

It will equip marine construction lawyers with a one-stop reference on all aspects of the modern shipbuilding and offshore engineering contracts and for dealing effectively with the problems that may arise. Written by a team of expert practitioners from Keating Chambers, the book:

  • Examines the main standard form agreements used in shipbuilding, from FIDIC, LOGIC, BIMCO, CMAC, AWES, the Norwegian Shipowners Association,and the SAJ
  • Looks at the documents required for creation of a marine construction contract e.g. specifications, drawings, programmes of work
  • Discusses the general rules of formation and construction of offshore construction contracts, including commonly found implied terms and limitation clauses
  • Covers changes to contract terms and considerations that need to be made from contractor and buyer’s perspectives
  • Covers changes to contract terms, and differences in approach between standard shipbuilding and engineering contracts
  • Analyses in detail all the issues surrounding Time in contracts, the obligations, delay and extensions
  • Looks at payment, including potential extra payments, permissible delay and damages
  • Considers the rights and obligations of parties following contractual or common law termination
  • Deal with guarantees, bonds and insurance
  • Covers the dispute resolution frameworks used in international shipbuilding contracts, including litigation in the Commercial or Technology and Construction Court, and ADR
  • Examines the growing influence of land based construction case law, and provides in-depth commentary of relevant authorities

Subjects:
Shipping, Transport and Maritime Law, Construction Law
Contents:
Chapter 1: Introduction to Shipbuilding and Offshore Construction Contracts
Chapter 2: The Formation of Contracts
Chapter 3: Payment
Chapter 4: Change
Chapter 5: Time
Chapter 6: Performance
Chapter 7: Termination
Chapter 8: Guarantees, Bonds and Insurance
Chapter 9: Liens and Delivery up
Chapter 10: Dispute Resolution