Excellent book including most important information on maritime law: The conflict of laws - Introduction - Arbitration - Court jurisdiction - Governing law; Shipping documents and int' trade - Int'l commercial sales on shipment terms - The passing of risk and property in the goods - Performance of the contract - Rejection; Shipbuilding, sale, finance and registration - Shipbuilding and its contractual framework, The sale of second hand tonnage - Ship registration - Basic ship finance and mortgages registration; Charterparties - Shipbrokers - The Hague, Hague-Visby and Hamburg rules - Seaworthiness - Remedies for owner;s breach - Reasonable dispatch - Deviation - Safe ports - Frustration - Timing at the beginning of the charterparty - Time charterparties - Voyage charterparties - Liens; Cargo claims & bills of lading - The claimant's title to Sue - The identity of the carrier - Do the Hague-Visby rules apply? - Proving the claimant's loss - Proving the carrier's breach - Excluding or limiting the carrier's liabilityThe claimant's potential liability towards the carrier; The liabilities of the vessel - Collisions - Salvage - General average - Towage - Wreck removal; Ports and harbours - Pilotage - Limitation of liability; Carriage of passengers - The 1974 Athens convention - The 2002 protocol - The Athens regulation - The commercial rality - Qualtum of damages for death and injury; Public int'l law aspects of shipping regulation; Safety and compliance; Marine insurance; Marine pollution from shipping activities; Procedures for enforcement; The application of the EU Competition Rules to the marine sector.

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Here is the collection of statutes released by the "Informa Law from Routledge" and belonging to the "Maritime and Transport Law Library" series - the originally declared intention of the authors of the book was to form a reference point for the maritime, insurance and commercial litigator. In total, thirty-five statutes have been included in this collection; some of the statutes have been supplemented with the professional commentary.

The complete list of the key cases has also provided to assist readers with the correct interpretation of the particular statute. We do recommend the present collection of the shipping law documents to every person involved in the subject activities - it does not matter whether as student or specialist - the documents contained in the book will be of great practical benefit when used either for training of the future shipping lawyers or when performing the day-to-day professional duties of those who are already in the loop.

The collection was compiled by the people with great professional knowledge and experience. There is absolutely no doubt that every single paper included in its content shall be read and understood.

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The main of the declared aims of the authors of this excellent volume was to make an attempt in researching the English common law as related to the commencement of laytime, considering the existing criticisms and looking at the different possible remedies.

The laytime itself is the amount of time that is allowed for the loading and discharge operations; over and above this amount of allowed time the ship owner will be pain demurrage. Subject time is considered to be a matter of truly extreme importance taking into account its applicability to every single voyage charter party and involvement of the huge sums of money when taken in the aggregate.

The publication starts with the concise yet informative introductory chapter followed with the main content covering the arrival at the destination port, special clauses considered relevant to the arriving, readiness, breaches of contracts, damages, as well as the miscellaneous matters, such as readiness and cancellation, possible exceptions, sale contracts, etc.

Every person in the industry knows how rare these books are and how difficult it is to get them. That is why we recommend to download this one especially if you are involved in subject activities.

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Here is the comprehensively updated edition of the "Cases and Materials on the Carriage of Goods by Sea" publication which is providing an up-to-date collection of necessary materials relating to the marine cargo transportation; the content of this paper will definitely be appreciated by legal practitioners of law and students because of the information it contains.

The document includes a huge collection of legislative materials and standard form contracts, covering such important areas of chartering as, for instance, the bills of lading and others; note that such major matters as the exclusion and limitation of the liability have also been dealt with in the pages of this remarkably useful and practical publication recommended to all participants of the maritime shipping industry regardless of their level.

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The earliest maritime regulations in the Mediterranean world are thought to date back to 3000 B.C., that was the historical period when the Old Kingdom of Egypt was established. Expanded commerce during the Early Bronze Age prompted the Pharaohs, whose authority extended beyond the coastal territories, to construct ports and ship construction yards to meet the current demands of the overseas trade.

By the end of the first half of the third millennium, Egyptian ships frequented Levantine ports in the Mediterranean and the Aegean islands. Cedar and artifacts were shipped from Phoenicia and Syria, while Crete and Cyprus exported minerals. A few centuries later, merchants were transporting raw materials and finished objects such as precious stones, ivory, and rare woods from the Far and Near East to the Mediterranean area.

In response to this burgeoning trade, shipwrights began building more sophisticated vessels that enabled seamen to expand their range and sail longer distances to more remote locations.' Although documented evidence of early Egyptian maritime codes has not been discovered, it is reasonable to postulate that overseas trade could not have had developed without regulations governing river and sea navigation...

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The content of this book was prepared by three authors was intended to address the current problems of the Arctic region. It actually draws on the results of the Arctic TRANSFORM project of 2008-09 which was funded by European Commission. Subject project engaged the best experts in a transatlantic dispute on the roles of the EU/US in light of the changing climate in Arctic region as well as legal and political complexities.

This publication is covering the developments and changes in the marine Arctic and provides recommendations together with the descriptions that reflect the current governance environment. The chapters of the document are exploring the activities and potential impacts by the industry sector, covering the shipping, fisheries and offshore exploration of the hydrocarbons in the Arctic region and looking at the strategies and policies that were developed to improve the marine governance. A very interesting and important publication reflecting the extensive research conducted by the recognized experts in the field.

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The very latest tenth edition of the publication issued this year and incorporating eighty-six jurisdictions. This document was intended to provide all interested parties with the guidance through the commonly known issues that usually arise from the arrest of the marine vessel and to offer them all information required to unravel the procedures in eighty-six countries of the world.

This paper has become a must-have one for the maritime industry of today. It is annually updated and revised in order to continue serving as a very handy reference tool to assist the shipping community in proper understanding of the applicable procedures as well as the associated practical matters arising from the arrest/release of a vessel all around the world. The ultimate aim of the network is to defend the interest of the ship owners and crew members in any procedures relating to the ship arrest. The book contains a very practical ship arrest questionnaire providing immediate answers to the most common questions related to the arrest and release procedures, claims, applicable laws etc.

Then, the procedures in each of the eighty-six countries are described - from Algeria to Vietnam. The appendices contain the articles of the 1952, convention on the arrest of sea-going ships, 1999 convention on arrest of ships, unification of certain rules of law related to liens and mortgages 1926, and 1993 convention on maritime liens and mortgages...

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The present title was prepared by a seafarer specifically for seafarers, in order to assist in their studies of the various types of maritime law. It has been designed to provide all students with some kind of awareness of the maritime law in general; in addition to that, the author tried to give deeper knowledge in various specific areas in which ship Master's knowledge is expected. It took several years to write this book because the legislation keeps changing all the time.

It shall be noted that the book is primarily intended not to the students of law but to the mariners. Nowadays, the importance for the mariners to have a good understanding of the maritime law is obvious. The publication is divided by the author into twelve major sections. The opening section provides some introductory info on the maritime law; the second section mainly addresses international marine conventions, classification rules and other related items. This section is followed by the one covering port activities.

The other sections deal with the commerce, matters related to the salvage and towage, marine insurance, further legislation including ISM, ISPS, risk assessment, employment at sea and associated employment law, engaging seamen, repatriation-related issues, and safe manning of the vessels.

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