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Carver on Charterparties 3rd ed

Edited by: Howard Bennett, Julia Dias, Stephen Girvin, Stephen Hofmeyr, Simon Kerr, Alexander MacDonald, Peter MacDonald Eggers, Richard Sarll

ISBN13: 9780414111417
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780414077720
To be Published: August 2024
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardcover
Price: £345.00

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Carver on Charterparties, in conjunction with Carver on Bills of Lading, covers the ground of the classic 1982 treatise Carver’s Carriage by Sea. Carver on Charterparties, 3rd edition, builds upon the thematic synthesis and analysis in this fundamental area of shipping law.

  • Explains charterparties, their nature and characteristics
  • Covers the parties, formation and interpretation of the charterparty as a contract
  • Describes how charterparties apply to the vessel, the cargo and the voyage
  • Discusses cargo claims
  • Examines demise, time and voyage charterparties
  • Addresses laytime and demurrage
  • Analyses discharge by frustration and breach
  • Covers damages and other remedies

The third edition covers a number of major cases since the second edition, including:

  • Unicredit Bank AG v Euronav NV (The Sienna) [2023] EWCA Civ 471 (relationship between charterparties and bills of lading)
  • Alize 1954 v Allianz Elementar Versicherungs AG (The CMA CGM Libra) [2021] UKSC 51 (seaworthiness; vessel passage plan; whether seaworthiness confined to vessel attributes; relationship between seaworthiness and navigation)
  • Gravelor Shipping Ltd v GTLK Asia M5 Ltd [2023] EWHC 131 (Comm) (arrangements for purchase of ship under demise charterparty)
  • SK Shipping PLC v Capital VLCC 3 Corp (The C Challenger) [2020] EWHC 3448 (Comm); [2022] EWCA Civ 231 (fitness for service; shipowner’s consent to deduction from hire; election and reservation of rights; nature of speed and consumption warranties; Shelltime 4 maintenance clause)
  • Eastern Pacific Chartering Inc v Pola Maritime Ltd (The Divinegate) [2022] EWHC 2095 (Comm) (calculating underperformance in speed and consumption warranties)
  • Herculito Maritime Ltd v Gunvor International BC (The Polar) [2024] UKSC 2 (whether insurance rights exclude normal recourse rights)
  • K Line Pte v Priminds Shipping (HK) Co Ltd (The Eternal Bliss) [2021] EWCA Civ 1712 (whether damages recoverable in addition to demurrage or deadfreight)

Shipping, Transport and Maritime Law
1. Charterparties: Nature and Characteristics
2. The Charterparty as a Contract
3. The Vessel
4. The Voyage
5. Cargo Claims
6. Demise/Bareboat Charterparties
7. Time Charters
8. Voyage Charterparties
9. Laytime and Demurrage
10. Discharger of Contractual Obligations
11. Damages for Breach of Charterparty
12. The Measure of Damages for Particular Types of Breach
13. Other Remedies