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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. This second edition has been completely revised to include recent developments, and features extensive appendices on council decisions, resolutions and recommendations. This is an essential reference work for professionals who are under pressure to provide advice to clients on how EC law effects their business and how to avoid the pitfalls and take advantage of the extended market in any European transaction.
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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. Why you should buy this book? The only textbook to deal specifically with voyage charters, providing comprehensive coverage of this key areas of maritime law Written by an impressive team of English and American experts, who are highly regarded authorities in the maritime field Totally revised and updated Additional US coverage of Hague Visby Rules Contains a wealth of key English and American case law and arbitrations Practical user-friendly guide, which is accessible not only to lawyers but also shipping professionals Throughout the authors provide a comparative analysis of English and American law and include details of all relevant case law and arbitration awards. With Voyage Charters you can be confident that you have: the most comprehensive guide available to voyage charters - providing the detailed coverage you require on this often complex but key area of maritime law details of all the most relevant English and American case law and arbitrations - helping you to discover quickly the leading authorities on any particular question that may arise the most authoritative analysis and advice available - Voyage Charters is written by the leading experts in the field of maritime law and is widely referred to and quoted in court by advocates and commercial judges a practical and user-friendly guide - two of the most widely used charterparty forms are analysed on a clause by clause basis so that it is easy and logical to follow instant access to the most frequently used voyage charter party forms - these are included in comprehensive appendices, as well as an invaluable list of charterparty laytime definitions
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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 If you are in any way involved with international trade finance, you need to be sure that payments can be processed quickly and painlessly - and legally. This single volume reference work will provide you with just the help you need to ensure that you are able to remain in business. Bills of exchange and bankers' documentary credits are the fundamental financial instruments and mechanism of settlement for international trading transactions. Bills of Exchange and Bankers' Documentary Credits, 4th Edition provides a highly readable, yet in-depth account of the law and practice relating to bills of exchange, cheques and bankers documentary credits. The authors explain how the Bills of Exchange and other instruments work in practice, drawing particular attention to the problems which are likely to arise and how best to resolve them. Furthermore, because the parties to financial transactions are often based in different countries, it deals with jurisdiction and choice of law to enable you to make the most informed and profitable choices. Well received by readers in its last editions, the new edition has been totally revised and updated to ensure that you are able to benefit from key legislative and case law changes. With the fourth edition, you will benefit from these substantial changes to ensure that your knowledge of this area remains as up to date as possible: A new chapter on Electronic Fund Transfers Coverage of the latest important cases including : Halki Shipping Corporation v. Sopex Oils Ltd (1998) - which may cause serious inroads into the belief that a bill of exchange is to be treated as the equivalent of cash Kleinwort Benson v. Lincoln City Council (1999) - on recovery of payments made under a mistake of law Foskett v. McEown (2000) - on tracing Middle Temple v. Lloyd's Bank (1999) - on the negligence of collecting banks Details of recent legislative changes including: The Bank of England Act 1998 Electronic Communications Act 2000 the implementation of the Civil Procedure Rules in 1999 Decimalised paragraph numbering - for easier subject reference A new table of ICC Conventions - making it easier for you to find the appropriate rule Inclusion of the Rules for the CHAPS Clearing Company's Sterling and Euro Services Make sure that your activities are not hampered by out of date knowledge of developments which could have a dramatic effect on your business.
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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. The ONLY book that is written from the perspective of the claim against the carrierThis book has been updated to include: The following important issues: Causation Unavoidable circumstances Compensation for charges incurred Wilful misconduct Significant decisions of the UK Courts such as Gefco v Mason (1998) on umbrella contracts and in particular the Quantum case (2002) on the vexed issue of disputes arising out of intermodal contracts. Gefco v Mason and Andrea Merzario v Leitner (2001) show the evolution of the Court of Appeal to the interpretation of international Conventions such as CMR. Latest decisions of the highest courts in other jurisdictions including the Bundesgerichtshof in Germany and the Cour de Cassation in France. Part II covers English national law on the carriage of goods by road with references to BIFA Standard Trading Conditions in their 2000 version, as well as the RHA Conditions in there 1998 version. Part II also includes the latest developments in the law of contract and tort including: Good Faith The Limitation Act (Glaister v Greenwood(2001)) Conversion (Kuwaiti Airways v Iraqi Airways(2002)) In particular there is discussion of the impact of the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 on rights of action against the carrier of goods The appendix includes, the text of the CMR annotated This book is a comprehensive, practical and user-friendly volume that should be on the shelves of all those who are involved with the law and practice of the international carriage of goods by road
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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. The author has had a substantial hand in drafting many of the contracts discussed in this book. This book provides an accessible, practical guide to a complex area of law. Essential reading for: Lawyers Marine Lawyers Ship Charterers Shipowners Marine Insurers P&I Clubs Academics Students Contents include: Procuring Tonnage - Charter Party Operating Agreements Slot Charters Container and Containerspace Hiring Agreements (Consortium Operations) Container Leasing and Equipment Handover Agreement (General Operation) Contracts of Carriage (Bill of Lading, Waybills) Standard Trading Conditions General Average and Salvage (Guidance Notes for Consortium Operation) Letters of Indemnity
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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. Fully updated to include the recent changes and amendments Amendments and changes to the regional port state control systems The addition of an appeal procedure to the Paris MOU Amendments to EU Directive on Port State Control Measures taken by IMO and EU following the Prestige incident including ports of refuge The ISPS Code for maritime security in the light of newly recognised vulnerability against terrorist attacks after the tragic events of September 11th in the USA and its effect on the port state control system Update to Equasis Progress with Qualship regime under US Port State Control system; Changes to the US Port State Control targeting and boarding programme including progress with Qualship In addition to covering all these major changes the book also includes the updated appendices and tables on relevant legislation. Who should read this book Ship owners, ship operators and charterers so they can provide the latest information to port state control officers for the purposes of avoiding unnecessary delays in foreign ports. Marine lawyers and other practitioners such as marine insurers, P&I clubs, class societies and port and harbour authorities so they can update their port state control information as the subject is under continuous development.
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