This is the leading text-book on the marine construction and shipbuilding contracts - it is already very popular and globally used by the shipbuilders, ship owners as well as by their legal and commercial advisers. The original edition of the book was released more than a decade ago and there have been so many significant changes in the shipbuilding world, and most of the important changes took place after 2008 - that was the time where numerous attempts were done by the ship owners trying to renegotiate the delivery dates and pricing as well as the dramatic increase in the number of rejected contracts and cancellation disputes.
The content of the book is examining the major principles of the English contract law as applicable to the ship construction. The volume shall be treated as the essential reading for the shipyards and offshore constructors, charterers and purchasers of the newly delivered tonnage, banks and similar financial entities, insurers and lawyers working in the industry. The amount and quality of the information selected by the author for inclusion in the book and the way it is presented have made this publication a leading one in the world and gained worldwide popularity.