Maritime and Shipping Law

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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…

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Maritime Labour Convention 2006 – UK and REG Implementation

The Maritime Labour Convention (‘MLC’) is a Convention between the International Labour Organization (‘ILO’) and the various ratifying countries. The MLC does not apply directly on ships or to seafarers: its application is filtered down through the domestic laws and other implementing provisions of ratifying states. It is those domestic laws (and other measures) which put legally binding obligations on shipowners (and masters and senior officers) and which provide seafarers... 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