The Law of Carriage of Goods by Sea

By: Lachmi Singh
ISBN: 9781847667038

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About The Law of Carriage of Goods by Sea

This new title provides a comprehensive overview and insight into the legal aspects of sea carriage and its surrounding issues. The book will enable students, both new to the subject, as well as those seeking to advance their knowledge, to better understand the often technical and complicated nature of the law in this area. Includes relevant case excerpts, statutory materials, exam and coursework related questions and diagrams to aid understanding... Read more

About The Law of Carriage of Goods by Sea

This new title provides a comprehensive overview and insight into the legal aspects of sea carriage and its surrounding issues. The book will enable students, both new to the subject, as well as those seeking to advance their knowledge, to better understand the often technical and complicated nature of the law in this area.

Includes relevant case excerpts, statutory materials, exam and coursework related questions and diagrams to aid understanding of the subject.

Material covered includes: a general introduction; bills of lading; charterparties; international and domestic regulations; rights and obligations of the parties under a contract of carriage; limitations of liability; and remedies.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Introduction: Chapter 1 Introduction to Carriage of Goods by Sea;
Part 2: Legal Regimes: Chapter 2 Hague and Hague-Visby Rules; Chapter 3 Hamburg Rules; Chapter 4 Rotterdam Rules;
Part 3: Charterparties: Chapter 5 Voyage Charterparties; Chapter 6 Time Charterparties;
Part 4: Obligations of the Shipper: Chapter 7 Common Law Obligations; Chapter 8 Freight; Chapter 9 Shipper’s Obligations under the International Conventions;
Part 5: The Obligations of the Carrier: Chapter 10 Common Law Obligations; Chapter 11 Carrier’s Obligations under International Conventions;
Part 6: Carrier’s Rights and Immunities: Chapter 12 Liens; Chapter 13 Exceptions; Chapter 14 Limitation of Liability;
Part 7: Bills of Lading: Chapter 15 Types of Bills of Lading; Chapter 16 Functions of a Bill of Lading; Chapter 17 Bills of Lading and Third Parties; Chapter 18 Bills of Lading and Delivery of Goods; Chapter 19 Bills of Lading Issued under Charterparties; Chapter 20 Frustration; Chapter 21 Breach of Contract;
Part 9: Dispute Resolution: Chapter 22 Dispute Resolution.

Publishing Details

Publication Date: 31 January 2012
ISBN: 9781847667038
Binding: Paperback
Edition: 1

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