The ISM Code affects everyone involved with commercial shipping. It is the benchmark against which legal liability will be measured - in both civil and criminal actions. Whether you work on board ship or in an office ashore, you should always have this book close to hand for reference. Seven years on from the final deadline for phase one of implementation, this title has been fully updated to reflect developments and industry experience.
Twenty-six chapters cover aspects of EC shipping law in detail and the author takes a commercial as well as a legal perspective throughout. Chapters included cover EC marine environmental law and marine insurance law - freedom of establishment and freedom to provide shipping services in the EC.
Voyage charters present one of the most complex areas of maritime law, with disputes frequently arising over the interpretation of charters. It is essential for the parties to these contracts and their legal advisors to have a clear and authoritative reference guide.
The third edition of this best-selling book continues to provide the only comprehensive guide to voyage charters. It analyses on a clause by clause basis the two major charterparty forms, the Gencon and Asbatankvoy and makes reference to numerous other forms. It also reviews the Hague and Hague-Visby Rules.
Use this book to develop watertight practices for your international trade finance activities
•Your first resort when tackling problems, giving you practical advice on how to deal with them
•Essential reading for anyone in international trade
This leading work analyses the international carriage of goods by road under the provisions of the CMR Convention Contents include:
•Part one of this book provides an up-to-date analysis of the international carriage of goods by road in Europe, the Middle East and east of Russia.
•The second part concerns English common law on the carriage of goods within the United Kingdom - the text was expanded in this way to meet the need of both English carriers and also their foreign counterparts.
Combined Transport Documents provides a comprehensive guide to combined transport or multi-modal contracts. It examines the main contracts that deal with combined transport logically, from those concerned with the procuring of tonnage through to those that deal with general average and salvage. It also focuses on the complicated chains of indemnity particular to multi-member consortium operations and explains in substantial detail a recommended draft bill of lading contract of carriage which the author himself developed.
Although port state control system does not have a very long history compared with other control systems used by other partners in the shipping world, it has stayed on the top of the legislative and political agenda following the recent maritime incidents such as Erika, Castor and Prestige. After Erika the system went through major changes but with Prestige the legislative procedure started to act even faster.