12.08.2018
MODERN LAW OF THE SEA — SELECTED ESSAYS

This collection of selected essays written in the period 1988-2006 cover the various important aspects of the contemporary law of the sea. These essays address the fundamental provisions in the UNCLOS together with its historical development and including the rules that govern the resources and navigation, maritime jurisdiction and environment protection, settlement of the disputes etc. The essays have been arranged in six groups.

The first part of the book is dealing with the development of the law of the sea while the second part is devoted to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. The third and fourth parts address the Implementation Agreements of 1994 and 1995 respectively, covering the efforts made in order to ensure the universal participation, role of the international lawyer, etc. The fifth part is dealing with the delineation of the maritime boundaries - this is deservedly treated as one of the most critical problems of today's world.

The closing part of the volume is covering the settlement of the disputes including the international tribunal, internal judicial practice, international tribunal, ITLOS, trust funds and other important aspects. An excellent volume for the maritime lawyers and other people with the interest in the modern maritime law.

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08.06.2018
ADMIRALTY & MARITIME LAW — THE LAW OF THE SEA

This is a very good and useful training resource to be used by the students of maritime law. The content has been presented in the way of powerpoint presentation covering all important aspects and giving detailed introduction to the Admiralty and maritime law regulating the transportation of people and goods by sea. The origins of the Admiralty and maritime law trace back to the ancient times.

The maritime courts were originally established in the marine ports with the intention to resolve serious controversies existing among different nations engaged in the process of transporting passengers and cargoes over water. This training volume starts with the brief history of maritime law followed by the information on the development of American Admiralty Law. Then, the author proceeds to the main terms including vessel, navigable waters and maritime flavor.

Separate slides have been devoted to the jurisdiction over worker injury and jurisdiction over maritime torts. Contracts for the cargo transportation, chapter parties, demise chapter, time charter, voyage charters and bills of lading are covered within next several slides. In short, the document will provide trainees with all necessary information about the Admiralty and maritime law and as such shall be saved by all persons with the interest in this field.

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29.04.2018
BERLINGHIERI ON ARREST OF SHIPS

Here is the sixth edition of the world famous publication released every five years under the "Berlinghieri on Arrest of Ships" title. The content of the volume is prepared by the Professor Beringhieri as s deservedly treated as one of the most important and remarkable publications in the world of the maritime shipping law. This material of this new edition is now presented in two volumes for more convenient use.

The book is a really indispensable source of useful information - the author made an excellent effort and detailed all claims related to the arrested vessels as well as the conditions related to obtaining the order of ship arrest, the demand for security, and also the manner by which the arrested vessel may get released. The jurisdiction of the merits and possibility of the multiple arrest have also been discussed. Professor Berlinghieri is a renowned and one of the most respected experts in the field.

In his work he has presented the results of the analysis of the conventions related to the ship arrests. Subject results have been presented in an article-by-article manner. The book is a treasure for the practitioners as well as post-graduate students. The glossary of terms is also included for ready reference. We may say that the publication covers absolutely everything they need to know about the ship arrests.

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29.10.2017
THE MARINE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM AND THE FEDERAL ROLE

The book starts with some introduction where the author describes the main components of marine transportation system, addressing the major developments that commonly affect marine transportation and touching the preparation for the future developments in the field. The second chapter is addressing the marine transportation demand including current demand and forecasting methods, assumptions and confidence.

The third part of the document is dealing with the federal roles in MT which is basically ensuring the marine safety and protection of the environment, facilitating commercial issues and promoting the national security. The remaining chapters of the volume compare the federal roles in marine transportation with their role in highway and air transportation, provide the information about the MTS conditions, performance and demands, and give the information and analysis to be used when making decisions.

Two appendices to the main part provide Statements of William Gray and James McCarville. A good volume for the people with serious interest in the fundamentals of maritime transportation - they will find all information they may require.

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26.10.2017
MARITIME COUNTERPROLIFERATION OPERATIONS AND THE RULE OF LAW

The author of the volume is providing the examination of the counterproliferation activities of the nations that commonly participate in the PSI, i.e. Proliferation Security Initiative, explaining the relevant framework for the interception activities. He has also examined the significance of the intelligence to those operations, together with the assessment of the legal issues that are raised by the operations.

In addition to that, he provided a comprehensive overview of all threats normally posed by the WMD proliferation. According to the reviews done by the experts in the field, the strength of this publication would include the highly readable yet concise introduction to the subject and valuable brief notes provided by the author and related to the evolution of the PSI and responses to it together with the operational reality with regard to the intelligence in relevant operations.

The book will be interesting to the practicing maritime lawyers or anyone else dealing with the maritime security matters; it also surveys the most effective measures adopted by the states to supplement the nonproliferation regime. The author's contribution has been greatly appreciated and found very important and accessible.

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22.10.2017
THE ROTTERDAM RULES — A PRACTICAL ANNOTATION

One of the most popular publications on the shipping law written by the authors and released to provide readers with detailed commentary every article of the Hague-Visby Rules.The original intention of the authors was to place subject articles within the context of the court decisions and Rules. It is a really must-have rulebook for everyone making decision or involved in shipping law in any other way.

The volume shall be treated as practical annotation to the content of the subject Rules and will therefore be practically useful for the lawyers. In fact, the volume is the essential reading for anyone affected by the new Rules from the barristers and legal advisers to solicitors and claims handlers.

The tables of cases have also been included as supplementary material, together with the applicable legislation. The authoritative content of the document will allow readers to expand their understanding of the Rules and better advise their clients. Highly recommended work by the team of recognized experts.

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18.10.2017
THE MARINERS ROLE IN COLLECTING EVIDENCE IN LIGHT OF ISM

It is considered a matter of the top importance at the time of each and every marine incident that evidence should be preserved and collated, while all facts pertaining to the subject incidents are still kept fresh in the minds of the witnesses. The master's role is vital - probably often as a main protagonist but also always as an authoritative "on-the-spot" co-coordinator.

Eventual success in making the maritime claims of defending them would be mainly dependent upon the vigor, with which the shipmaster performs these duties. This book will help shipmasters to act vigorously, intelligently and effectively in performing subject duties. And that is the reason why it should be treated as invaluable asset, which every shipmaster must have ready in his bookshelf on board.

The publication will for sure be practically useful to the people directly involved in preparation ashore for prosecuting, settling or defending claims. This official document release by the nautical institute shall be possessed on board every vessel and all ship officers shall get themselves duly familiarized with its content since this is considered critically important and must-know information.

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18.10.2017
THE LIMITS OF MARITIME JURISDICTION

This publication was edited by three recognized experts in the field of shipping law and is devoted to the maritime jurisdiction limits. The main content of the volume is arranged in thirty six chapters addressing the most important aspects of maritime limits as well as the definition of maritime boundaries together with the limits of right in the claimed zones.

The valuable contributions to the content of the book have addressed the boundary disputes and conflicting maritime claims as well as the access to the resources and protection of the marine environment, In addition, the matters of maritime security and piracy have also been covered. Moreover, the authors have also paid attention to such important issues as polar waters jurisdiction and expanding activities, climate change and sea level rise and their impact.

Therefore this volume is offering a remarkably detailed professional analysis on a very broad range of critically important and pressing issues of the modern law of the sea. The book is highly recommended to the students of shipping law as well as to the practitioners who will benefit from the information presented by the authors and covering all major areas.

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