Maritime and Shipping Law

Practice Area

Our concise portfolio of maritime and shipping law titles includes Bills of Lading in Export Trade, Chalmers’ Marine Insurance Act 1906, Documentary Credits and Maritime Labour Convention 2006 – UK and REG Implementation.

In addition, all our maritime and shipping law titles are available as part of our Maritime and Shipping Law online service.

Recently Published and Popular Titles

Due for publication in early 2019, the new 11th edition of Chalmers’ Marine Insurance Act 1906 is an unrivalled and essential reference tool for anyone involved in any of the aspects of marine insurance. Written by experts in their field, it is a comprehensive guide to, and understanding of, how the Act has evolved and its practical implementation.

Our new title Maritime Labour Convention 2006 – UK and REG Implementation describes the different ways in which the Marine Labour Convention (MLC) can be implemented and other provisions. Concentrating primarily on UK implementation, the book follows the subject headings of the MLC and sets out logical groupings of connected subject matter. A vital guidance book for those enquiring about the MLC.

Written by leading practitioners in the field, our maritime and shipping law titles provide valuable advice and guidance. Be sure to browse our most recent and soon to publish titles available below…

Law Online

Online research for solicitors and barristers practising in English law Free Trial

Maritime and Shipping Law Books

Debattista: Bills of Lading in Export Trade

“…concise, well-argued answers…extremely useful addition to the armoury of practitioner and academic alike…” Cambridge Law Journal The third edition of Professor Charles Debattista’s well-respected book takes a unique look at the sale of goods carried by sea under bills of lading It looks at the document as an instrument of international trade, concentrating on the different things that sellers, buyers and banks want out of bills of lading. It also... Read more

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

Chalmers’ Marine Insurance Act 1906

Chalmers’ Marine Insurance Act 1906 is far more than a piece of annotated legislation; it includes case law with analysis and puts the decisions made in the individual cases into the context of Act. There is no other book or electronic service that does this. As marine insurance is encompassed by the Marine Insurance Act 1906 this book provides the user with an unrivalled guide to, and understanding of how... Read more

Bills of Lading in Export Trade

Bills of Lading in Export Trade provides a clear understanding of the complex connections between the contracts of sale, carriage and letter of credit. Split in three parts covering (i) documentary control over the goods, (ii) risk, title to sue and property and (iii) tender of an applicable bill of lading. This title looks at the bills of lading document as an instrument of international trade, and concentrates on the... Read more

Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 – UK and REG Implementation

Since the International Labour Organisation’s Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC) came into force internationally on 20 August 2013, it has already been amended, and a further two sets of amendments have been agreed and are expected to come into force in 2019 and 2020. Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 – UK and REG Implementation sets out in detail how the UK, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Gibraltar and the Isle of Man (being... Read more