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Carriage of Goods by Sea 7th ed

ISBN13: 9781408218938
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781405846691
Published: June 2010
Publisher: Pearson Education Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £73.99

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Written by a leading expert in the field, Carriage of Goods by Sea is the definitive guide to all aspects of this important part of International Trade Law.

Relied upon by generations of students and practitioners alike, this market leading text is renowned for combining a critical, in-depth examination of all aspects of the law relating to the carriage of goods by sea with a highly readable written style, clear analysis of legal principles and a highly practical approach to the subject making it eminently suitable for both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

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Carriage of Goods by Sea has been fully revised to examine all recent statutory and case law developments in the law in this area, including:-

  • A dedicated chapter containing full discussion of the wide ranging changes to bill of lading contracts proposed in the Rotterdam Rules
  • A new appendix containing the text of the Rotterdam Rules in full
  • Discussion of significant judicial decisions, including Transfield Shipping Inc v Mercator Shipping Inc, Mediterranean Salvage and Towage Co. v Seamar Trading, Mansell Oil v Troon Storage Tankers, Lansat Shipping Co. v Glencore Grain, Trafigura Beheer v Mediterranean Shipping Co., The Archimidis, and Fiona Trust and Holding Corp v Privalov
This text is highly suitable for recommendation to students studying international trade law, maritime and shipping law, and carriage of goods courses. It is also an invaluable source of reference for legal professionals specialising in this area, and shipbroking and cargo firms.

Shipping, Transport and Maritime Law
Part One: General introduction
1. Introduction
2. Implied obligations in a contract of affreightment
Part Two: Charterparties
3. The voyage charterparty
4. The time charterparty
Part Three
5. Bills of lading and their functions
6. Application of the Hague/Visby Rules
7. Bills of lading - the Hamburg Rules
8. Bills of lading - the Rotterdam Rules
9. Bills of lading issued under charterparties
10. Problems of combined transport
Part Four: Common aspects of contracts of affreightment
11. Exceptions
12. Limitation of liability
13. Freight
14. Shipowners' liens
Part Five: Dispute settlement
15. Dispute settlement
16. Breach of contract