Shipping Law


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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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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We all understand that today, with the significant and sometimes revolutionary advances in maritime transport and technology, the use of the world oceans by humans extends so far beyond the traditional activities. Note that there are so many of new emerging activities, such as oil exploration and production, bioprospecting, developments of the offshore renewable energy and others, and such activities challenge the applicability of the existing maritime policy and law.

The present Handbook was developed and released by Routledge with the intention to thoroughly examine the current regulatory and enforcement instruments/mechanisms applicable to different sectors of maritime activity. The volume will serve as a comprehensive reference and it will be of great practical interest and use to students of maritime law, practitioners and even non-lawyers willing to deepen the knowledge of the offshore areas regulation.

Needless to say that the widest coverage of the topics offered by the authors of this document and the way in which the material has been presented will make the volume highly appreciated by all practicing shipping industry specialists and students so we can recommend it to both categories of readers.

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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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Among the main declared objectives of the present Polar Law Textbook prepared by the "Nordic Council of Ministers" we would mention the dissemination of the new knowledge on the topical political and legal developments in the Polar area and promotion of the inter-disciplinary education, as well as strengthen cooperation within the above stated region.

The author hopes that the results of her efforts contained in this book will provide all interested readers with the necessary basic knowledge for the long-distance training courses. The content of the volume has been arranged in fifteen chapters that are covering such the important topics as geo-politics, Polar Law, security in the region, environmental law, good governance practices, resources, climate changes etc.

In short, the author has managed to cover literally all important aspects of the Polar Law and this makes the publication particularly useful to the practicing maritime lawyers; however, the book will also be found interesting by the students who may use it as supplementary reading for their courses.

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This perfectly established shipping law textbook is expertly covering the full spectrum of the English law - the author has placed the highly specialized shipping rules in a commercial context related them to general contract principles. The accessible narrative of this volume and its very useful glossary of hey terminology are expected to benefit all students of shipping law.

The publication features professional in-depth commentary on numerous judicial decisions. Another advantage of the volume is the analysis of the several real life cases providing a good reference. The comprehensive and detailed overview of all shipping law aspects makes the book suitable for the course use. There are discussions of such important areas as the charter parties and salvage, arbitration and bills of lading, marine pollution and accidents at sea including ship collisions.

The content of the book is updated and provides a valuable source that will be of practical use for those in practice as well as for the students. The material is presented in an remarkably understandable manner making the volume great even to the newcomers and for the students with no deep knowledge and experience.

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In this excellent volume the team consisting of the industry experts offers a timely and remarkably thorough professional analysis of the ongoing issues taking place in the Law of Sea today. The content has peen arranged in six major parts. The first part of the document provides the results of examination of the co-operative measures than are commonly taken in the South-East Asia when combating maritime piracy and robbery against the vessels.

The second part is mainly focusing on the trans-national threats, such as the counter-proliferation measures, IUU fishing, freedom of navigation, regulations governing the activities of the private maritime security organizations etc. The third part is made up of two essays addressing the current development in Arctic , covering the Arctic Council activities and co-operative measures that are taken by Japan, Korea and China.

The rest of the parts are dealing with such important aspects of maritime industry as the energy security, ASEAN activities, enhancing navigational safety, balancing the protection of the marine environment and freedom of navigation, marine data collection, etc. particular attention has been paid to the various categories taken together with the associated legal consequences. In the closing document the global challenges including rising sea level, Polar changes and global warming are outlines.

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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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