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Offshore Contracts and Liabilities

Edited by: Baris Soyer, Andrew Tettenborn

ISBN13: 9780415737517
Published: October 2014
Publisher: Informa Law from Routledge
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £340.00

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Written by a team of top academics and highly-experienced legal practitioners, this book offers a comprehensive, well-informed and thoroughly practical guide on what is a very complex area of law.

It firstly provides a critical analysis of contemporary legal issues concerning offshore contracts, before going on to deliver an in-depth analysis of the numerous liability regimes inherently connected to offshore operations.

Key features of Offshore Contracts and Liabilities:-

  • Detailed insight into contemporary legal issues concerning offshore contracts, including Supplytime, Heavycon and BIMCO
  • In-depth analysis of the current liability regimes with clear reference to contemporary industry practice
  • Thorough examination of the current state of the law from national, regional and international perspectives
  • Up-to-date coverage of hot topics such as liability for offshore installations, knock-for knock agreements in offshore contracts and recently-developed new standard forms, such as Windtime.

This book is an indispensable guide for legal practitioners, academics and industry professionals worldwide.

Shipping, Transport and Maritime Law, Energy and Natural Resources Law
Part 1: Offshore Contracts
1. Development of BIMCO Offshore Contracts: Content, Contractual Structure and Methodology Grant Hunter
2. Key Aspects of the New Windtime form Lars Rosenberg Overby
3. Salient Features of Heavycon form Simon Baughen
4. Construction and Other Legal Issues in Mutual Indemnification Clauses Simon Rainey QC
5. Knock-for-knock Clauses in Offshore Contracts Professor Richard Williams
6. Exclusion of Consequential Damages in Offshore Contracts Robert Gay
7. Effectiveness or Ineffectivness of Consequential Loss Exclusions in Offshore Contracts Chris Kid
8. Excluding the Operation of Knock-for-knock for Gross Negligence and Wilful Misconduct in Off-shore Contracts Elizabeth Blackburn QC and Jeremy Lightfoot
9. Insuring Offshore Installations and Rigs Professor B. Soyer and Dr George Leloudas

Part 2: Offshore Liabilities
10. The Liability Regime with regard to Offshore Installations and Rigs Stephan Tromans QC
11. Norwegian Perspective with regard to Liability Regimes concerning Oil Rigs and Installations Professor Eric Rosaeg
12. Personal Injury Liabilities with regard to Offshore Operations Professor A. Tettenborn
13. P & I Aspects of Offshore Operations Fabien Lerede
14. Offshore Energy Production: Planning and Environmental Liabilities Gregory Jones QC
15. Environmental Liabilities and Obligations in Offshore Hydrocarbon Exploration and Exploitation Dr Richard Caddell.