The Modern Law of Marine Insurance

Author: Rhidian Thomas
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1317424727
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This latest and fourth volume in the series comprises ten contributions written by an expert team of academics and practitioners and which collectively analyse and expound many of the contemporary legal issues and debates in the law and practice of marine insurance. Some of the contributions touch upon areas of the law which will be amended by the Insurance Act 2015, and provide an insight to the future changes in the law. The topics covered are ? An assessment of the Marine Insurance Act 1906 Construction of marine policies Litigating against brokers – the measure of damages Co-insurance and leading underwriter clauses Duties of good faith of insurers and reinsurers Assured right to interest when a policy is avoided The impact of The Cendor MOPU on the Institute Cargo Clauses Fraudulent claims Aspects of Subrogation Conflict of laws in light of the recast Brussels I Regulation ? This book is essential reading for maritime lawyers, brokers and insurance market practitioners, academics, and companies associated with the marine insurance markets worldwide.

Maritime Law

Author: Yvonne Baatz
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1351669591
Format: PDF
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Now in its fourth edition, this authoritative guide covers all of the core aspects of maritime law in one distinct volume. Maritime Law is written by a team of leading academics and practitioners, each expert in their own field. Together, they provide clear, concise and fully up-to-date coverage of topics ranging from bills of lading to arrest of ships, all written in an accessible and engaging style. As English law is heavily relied on throughout the maritime world, this book is grounded in English law whilst continuing to analyse the key international conventions currently in force. Brand new coverage includes: The entry into force of the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements, 2005 and greater detail on Regulation (EU) No 1215/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 December 2012 on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters (recast). The entry into force of the Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks, 2007. Discussion on the Arctic Sunrise and Duzgit Integrity arbitrations and the "Enrica Lexie" Incident (Italy v India), Provisional Measures in the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea. Analysis of the Insurance Act 2015. Comment on recent cases including London Steam Ship Owners Mutual Insurance Association Ltd v Spain (The Prestige) and PST Energy 7 Shipping LLC v OW Bunker Malta Ltd (The Res Cogitans). This book is a comprehensive reference source for students, academics and legal practitioners worldwide, especially those new to maritime law or a particular field therein.

Modern Maritime Law and Risk Management

Author: Aleka Mandaraka-Sheppard
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1317740807
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Modern Maritime Law and Risk Management provides comprehensive coverage of contemporary international admiralty and maritime law in an easily accessible style. It brings together substantive law, jurisdictional issues and international aspects of maritime liabilities and compensation with a practical discussion of modern risk management. The book is an essential guide for marine lawyers worldwide, students, shipowners, ship managers, salvors, shipbrokers, mortgagees, P&I Clubs, shipbuilders, port authorities, classification societies, regulators and other shipping and risk management professionals. With a wealth of information covered, the book is helpfully divided into four parts – Admiralty Jurisdiction and Procedure; Substantive Law; International Conventions; and Safety at Sea.

The Maritime Labour Convention 2006 International Labour Law Redefined

Author: Jennifer Lavelle
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1317931882
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With the Maritime Labour Convention now in force (as of August 2013), the shipping industry is faced with a new international convention that has comprehensive implications across all sectors. This vital text provides timely analysis and thought-provoking essays regarding the Convention’s application and enforcement in practice. Hailed as the "Seafarer’s Bill of Rights" and the "fourth pillar" of the international regulatory regime for quality shipping, the Maritime Labour Convention is set to significantly alter the playing field for key stakeholders. This book offers diverse and interesting commentary in respect of the Convention’s impact on core sectors of the shipping industry, identifying both strengths and weaknesses of the Convention, as well as potential hurdles that will need to be overcome. Each chapter focuses on a different aspect of the Convention, ranging from individual rights of the seafarer to challenges of flag State implementation. Special attention is given to enforcement through examination of the innovative measures provided in the Convention itself, along with discussion of domestic enforcement mechanisms in certain States. Furthermore, the book evaluates whether the Convention has filled existing gaps in maritime labour law, resolved prior difficulties or created new problems. This book expertly addresses issues of fundamental importance to national authorities, shipping professionals and associations, maritime lawyers and academics worldwide. ---In memory of Richard Shaw---

Principles of the Carriage of Goods by Sea

Author: Paul Todd
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317801709
Format: PDF
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Principles of the Carriage of Goods by Sea offers students studying this topic as part of their LLM or LLB course an accessible, comprehensive overview of the subject from a leading expert in the field. Written specifically with students in mind, concentrating on principles, and tailored to common law coverage, this title presents all the essential topics and is supported by the following useful pedagogy: Line Diagrams: illustrating the relationships between parties so that this may be understood at a glance; also where appropriate, time lines Case Studies: looking at topical matters such as piracy, and problematic areas of law such as reachable on arrival clauses and the carriage of bulk oil by sea Sample Problem Questions: problem questions and suggestions to help students to prepare for assessment Annotated appendices: concise appendix of the most important legislation and international conventions, with useful annotation from the author that explains these and puts them in context

Modern Maritime Law Volume 1

Author: Aleka Mandaraka-Sheppard
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1134588097
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This unique title examines in depth issues of jurisdiction, maritime law and practice from a modern perspective and highlights the importance of risk management with a view to avoiding pitfalls in litigation or arbitration and minimising exposure to liabilities. The third edition has been fully revised and restructured into two self-contained volumes, the first covering jurisdictional issues and risks and the second exploring the diverse aspects of maritime law, risks and liabilities. The book continues to provide succinct analysis of the key principles and precedents of maritime law, a detailed account of important decisions, and incorporates developments in regulation, Codes of good practice and international Conventions. The first volume tackles a wealth of complex jurisdictional aspects, ranging from the enforcement of maritime claims to a detailed analysis of the conditions of arrest of ships, including reconsideration of wrongful arrest, beneficial ownership, forum non-convenience and limitations upon the jurisdiction of the English courts. Key features of Volume One: Expert analysis of the very latest case law, including noteworthy cases in international jurisdictions Highlights important recent changes and developments in: piercing the corporate veil – State immunity conflict of laws and jurisdictions stay of proceedings for breach of jurisdiction or arbitration agreements issues arising from tiered dispute resolution clauses anti-suit injunctions Timely examination of the EU jurisdiction scheme and the Review of the Brussels I Regulation New Chapter on Freezing Injunctions as compared with the US Rule B Attachment This book serves as an invaluable reference for lawyers, academics, and a host of shipping and risk management professionals worldwide. Purchase Volumes 1 and 2 of the Modern Maritime Law together for a reduced price at http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415843201/

The law of marine insurance

Author: Howard N. Bennett
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780198258445
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The focus of this new book is the modern Law of Marine Insurance, a subject of considerable practical importance in the United Kingdom and throughout the world. While existing works have tended to be preoccupied with the description of case law, largely based upon the Marine Insurance Act1906, this book adopts an approach which is line with current legal practice in that it looks towards the 1983 Institute Clauses as the foundation of modern legal practice in Marine Insurance. Similarly, while many practitioners' works rely upon listing and describing cases, the style of this workis analytical and rigorous thereby bringing to the subject a clarity hitherto missing. In terms of content the work covers the well-established basic structure of the topic starting with an introduction to the Law of Marine Insurance and the Insurance Market itself, before moving on to deal with theduty of good faith, the principles of causation, marine risks, losses, formation, cover, claims, subrogation and so forth. The book finishes with a series of useful appendixes setting out the relevant legislation, institute clauses and standard forms.

Warranties in Marine Insurance

Author: Baris Soyer
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134091427
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For centuries, warranties have played a significant role in the law of marine insurance and have recently sparked debate on a national and international level after calls for reform. This second edition includes a more involved analysis of law reform as well as a discussion of the recent proposals of the Australian Law Reform Commission. Soyer lucidly analyzes the legal remedy available when a marine insurance warranty is breached as well as setting out the current law on marine insurance warranties. This new edition also includes: a new section on the impact of the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS Code) reference to numerous decisions recently handed down by the courts eg. HIH Casualty and General Insurance Ltd. v. New Hampshire Co. and Agapitos v. Agnew (No. 2) a more in-depth discussion of the position in other commonwealth jurisdictions, specially Australia and Canada.

China s Marine Legal System and the Law of the Sea

Author: Keyuan Zou
Publisher: Publications on Ocean Developm
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This volume focuses on the establishment and development of China's marine legal system in the context of the new law of the sea centered on the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, which China ratified in 1996.

Maritime Terrorism

Author: Michael D. Greenberg
Publisher: Rand Corporation
ISBN: 0833040308
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Policymakers have become increasingly concerned in recent years about the possibility of future maritime terrorist attacks. Though the historical occurrence of such attacks has been limited, recognition that maritime vessels and facilities may be particularly vulnerable to terrorism has galvanized concerns. In addition, some plausible maritime attacks could have very significant consequences, in the form of mass casualties, severe property damage, and attendant disruption of commerce. Understanding the nature of maritime terrorism risk requires an investigation of threats, vulnerabilities, and consequences associated with potential attacks, as grounded both by relevant historical data and by intelligence on the capabilities and intentions of known terrorist groups. These risks also provide the context for understanding government institutions that will respond to future attacks, and particularly so with regard to the U.S. civil justice system. In principle, civil liability operates to redistribute the harms associated with legally redressable claims, so that related costs are borne by the parties responsible for having caused them. In connection with maritime terrorism, civil liability creates the prospect that independent commercial defendants will be held responsible for damages caused by terrorist attacks. This book explores risks and U.S. civil liability rules as they may apply in the context of these types of attacks.