Risk and Liability in Air Law

Author: George Leloudas
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1135136378
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This book is the first attempt to analyse the relevant international conventions governing the liability of airlines to passengers and third parties on the ground from a risk perspective. The book analyses the transformation of the notion of risk over time and identifies the ways and the extent to which social perceptions have influenced the liability of airlines in the aftermath of safety accidents (Warsaw Convention System, Montreal Convention, Rome Convention, and New General Risks Convention) and terrorism related incidents (New Unlawful Interference Convention).

Law of Yachts Yachting

Author: Richard Coles
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1317995783
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The book is the first comprehensive treatise on the law relating to yachts and provides its readers with a thorough analysis of maritime law as relevant to the superyacht sector. Written by a team of leading yachting practitioners and researchers, it covers the legal issues arising during the life of a yacht. The book is written for the legal practitioner, yacht-broker and manager concerned with the operation of professionally crewed yachts including financing, registration, chartering, insurance, compliance and casualty management. Key Features - •This is the first and only practitioners’ book on the area •It covers all major aspects of yachting law in a single book •The Law of Yachts and Yachting is highly comprehensive - despite its main focus on contract and tort law, it contains references to public law and international law and practice •References to case law, English, foreign and international •Appendices containing essential source materials

Commencement of Laytime

Author: Davies Donald
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1135116660
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Commencement of Laytime is the only in-depth examination and discussion concerning the most important financial aspect of laytime which can affect all voyage charter parties and international contracts for the sale of goods. The information is presented in a style which is readable by ship operators, traders and other lay persons as well as legal professionals.

The International Law of the Shipmaster

Author: John A. C. Cartner
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113665397X
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A comprehensive review of the laws and regulations governing the shipmaster including customary law, case law, statutory law, treaty law and regulatory law, covering: • A brief history of the shipmaster • Manning and crewing requirements in relation to vessel registration • Comparison of regimes of law of agency for shipmasters and crews across jurisdictions • Examination of shipmaster liability (civil and criminal)

Maritime Law and Practice in China

Author: Liang Zhao
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1317266463
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A comprehensive treatment of Chinese maritime law and judicial practice, this book covers both substantive law and procedure law of maritime law in mainland China. This is a professional book for both academics and practitioners in the field of maritime law. Including analysis of and comment on judicial practice from the Supreme People’s Court, Higher People’s Courts and ten maritime courts, as well as a whitepaper of Chinese maritime adjudication for 30 years (1984-2014), this brings to an English-speaking audience for the first time some of the most technical aspects of maritime law. It is therefore an invaluable resource for all those interested in maritime law in China.

Offshore Contracts and Liabilities

Author: Baris Soyer
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1317746120
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Written by a team of top academics and highly-experienced legal practitioners, this is a very complex area of law. It provides both a critical analysis on contemporary legal issues concerning offshore contracts, and an in-depth account of the numerous liability regimes inherently connected to offshore operations. Key features of Offshore Contracts and Liabilities: Detailed insight into contemporary legal issues concerning offshore contracts, including Supplytime and Heavycon In-depth analysis of the current liability regimes with clear reference to contemporary industry practice Thorough examination of the current state of the law from national, regional and international perspectives Up-to-date coverage of hot topics such as liability for offshore installations, knock-for knock agreements in offshore contracts and recently-developed new standard forms, such as Windtime. This book is an indispensable guide for legal practitioners, academics and industry professionals worldwide

Pollution at Sea

Author: Baris Soyer
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1317984412
Format: PDF, ePub
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A sharp, informed and thoroughly practical guide to contemporary and developing issues relating to sea pollution, prepared by leading academics and practitioners with everyday hands-on experience. Pollution at Sea focuses on a number of the vital private law issues – compensation, insurance, contract and tort – thrown up by contemporary developments in the law of pollution. The book also intends to offer a critical analysis on emerging public law concepts, such as the legal position of seafarers from the perspective of criminal law in cases of pollution and the impact of port state control as a pollution control mechanism. Pollution at Sea is divided into three parts: 1. Private Law Liability Regimes 2. Rights and Liabilities of Particular Parties 3. The Impact of Public Law on the Actors Concerned In part 1; various liability regimes are dissected, including those which have been under the spotlight in recent years. This section has particular international appeal, and many of the regimes discussed are based at least in part on international conventions, agreements or practices. In part 2; the impact of pollution at sea on third parties is considered, with respect to the legal position of parties that might be perused either by the victims of pollution incidents or in some cases by the parties liable by way of a recourse action. Finally in part 3; recent relevant developments, particularly in the realm of public law are covered.

Marine Insurance Fraud

Author: Baris Soyer
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1317746244
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book provides a comprehensive and coherent legal analysis of the impact of fraud on the position of various parties to a marine insurance contract, as well as the cover provided by standard marine policies. The issues under discussion in this invaluable guide are also equally relevant in the context of non-marine insurance contracts. Helpfully divided into two parts; the first part deals with the impact of fraud committed by parties to an insurance contract i.e. the assured, brokers and insurers.The second part analyses the extent to which standard marine policies cover the fraudulent and dishonest activity of third parties to an insurance contract. This book will be of huge practical assistant to practitioners specialising in marine insurance as well as insurance generally, and to professionals, academics and post-graduate students.

Freight Forwarding and Multi Modal Transport Contracts

Author: David Glass
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1317995821
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Freight Forwarding and Multimodal Transport Contracts, 2nd Edition, is a comprehensive guide to the law in relation to contract forms and terms created by operators, trade associations or international bodies such as the UN and used as a basis for trading conditions by freight forwarders, logistics suppliers, combined or multimodal transport operators and container operators. This second edition examines the latest editions of contract forms and terms, both where their object is the supply or procurement of multimodal carriage, as well as where they are directed to the use of combined transport equipment (ie containers, swap bodies). Of particular prominence will be a detailed examination of the latest versions of conditions used by the principal UK forwarding, logistics, intermodal and container operators such as the British International Freight Association (BIFA) conditions 2005A and the current Freightliner Conditions as well as updates on many of the conditions in use and legal developments relevant to them, eg Road Haulage Association Conditions 2009, Maersk Conditions of Carriage, TT Club Conditions.

International Maritime Conventions Volume 2

Author: Francesco Berlingieri
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1317746090
Format: PDF
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For the first time, this unique text brings together all private international maritime law conventions alongside expert commentary and analysis. Truly global in approach, the book covers each of the nineteen conventions currently in force, all scrutinised by this internationally-acclaimed author. It also examines important maritime conventions not yet fully ratified, including the topical Rotterdam Rules. This comprehensive resource provides a thorough treatment of both wet and dry shipping treaties, combining breadth of coverage with depth of analysis. In this second volume, the author covers the key conventions dealing with collision, salvage, maritime liens and mortgages, arrest of ships, and limitation of liability. In particular, the author covers: International Convention for the unification of Certain Rules of Law with respect to Collision between Vessels, 1910 International Convention on certain Rules Concerning Civil Jurisdiction in Matters of Collision, 1952 International Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules Relating to Penal Jurisdiction in Matters of Collision or Other Incidents of Navigation, 1952 International Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules of Law Relating to Assistance and Salvage at Sea, 1910 International Convention on Salvage, 1989 International Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules Relating to Maritime Liens and Mortgages, 1926 International Convention on Maritime Liens and Mortgages 1993 International Convention relating to the Arrest of Sea-Going Ships, 1952 International Convention on Arrest of Ships, 1999 International Convention Relating to the Limitation of Liability of Owners of Sea-Going Ships, 1957 and Protocol of 21 December 1979 International Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims, 1976 and Protocol of 1996 This book is an indispensable reference for maritime lawyers, academics and students of maritime law worldwide.