Carriage of Goods by Sea

Series
Longman
Author
John Wilson  
Publisher
Pearson Longman
Cover
Softcover
Edition
7
Language
English
Total pages
600
Pub.-date
June 2010
ISBN13
9781408218938
ISBN
1408218933
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Description

This book is the definitive guide to all aspects of this important part of International Trade Law. Relied upon by generations of students and practitioners alike, this market leading text is renowned for combining a critical, in-depth examination of all aspects of the law relating to the carriage of goods by sea.

Features

This market leading text is renowned for combining a critical, in-depth examination of all aspects of the law relating to the carriage of goods by sea including,

  • A practical approach to the subject making it eminently suitable for both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

  • A highly readable written style

  • A clear analysis of legal principles

New to this Edition

Carriage of Goods by Sea has been fully revised to examine all recent statutory and case law developments in the law in this area, including:

  • A dedicated chapter containing full discussion of the wide ranging changes to bill of lading contracts proposed in the Rotterdam Rules
  • A new appendix containing the text of the Rotterdam Rules in full
  • Discussion of significant judicial decisions, including Transfield Shipping Inc v Mercator Shipping Inc, Mediterranean Salvage and Towage Co. v Seamar Trading, Mansell Oil v Troon Storage Tankers, Lansat Shipping Co. v Glencore Grain, Trafigura Beheer v Mediterranean Shipping Co., The Archimidis, and Fiona Trust and Holding Corp v Privalov

 

Supporting resources:
Regular updates to the law and weblinks to relevant sites of further interest.
Visit: www.mylawchamber.co.uk/wilsoncogbs

Table of Contents

Part One: General introduction

1. Introduction

2. Implied obligations in a contract of affreightment

Part Two: Charterparties

3. The voyage charterparty

4. The time charterparty

Part Three

5. Bills of lading and their functions

6. Application of the Hague/Visby Rules

7. Bills of lading - the Hamburg Rules

8. Bills of lading - the Rotterdam Rules

9. Bills of lading issued under charterparties

10. Problems of combined transport

Part Four: Common aspects of contracts of affreightment

11. Exceptions

12. Limitation of liability

13. Freight

14. Shipowners' liens

Part Five: Dispute settlement

15. Dispute settlement

16. Breach of contract

Appendix 1: Bills of Lading Act 1855

Appendix 2: International Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules of Law relating to Bills of Lading, 1924 (The Hague Rules)

Appendix 3: Carriage of Goods by Sea Act 1971

Appendix 4: Carriage of Goods by Sea Act 1992

Appendix 5: United Nations Convention on the Carriage of Goods by Sea, 1978 (The Hamburg Rules)

Appendix 6: United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Carriage of Goods Wholly or Partly by Sea, 2009 (The Rotterdam Rules)

Appendix 7: CMI Uniform Rules for Sea Waybills

Appendix 8: CMI Rules for Electronic Bills of Lading

Appendix 9: Barecon 2001 Charter

Appendix 10: Gencon 94 Charter

Appendix 11: Shellvoy 6 Charter

Appendix 12: Baltime 1939 Charter (as revised 2001)

Appendix 13: New York Produce Exchange (NYPE 46) Charter

Appendix 14: New York Produce Exchange (NYPE 93) Charter

Appendix 15: Shelltime 4 Charter (as amended 2003)

Appendix 16: Conlinebill 1978

Appendix 17: Congenbill 2000

Appendix 18: Congenbill

Appendix 19: Maersk Line bill

Appendix 20: GCBS Short Form Bill

Appendix 21: Combiconbill

Appendix 22: Maersk Line Waybill

Back Cover

‘There really is no comparable book to Carriage of Goods by Sea as a student textbook for carriage…this book is ‘the’ book ...’ Susan Hawker, London Metropolitan University

 

Written by a leading expert in the field, Carriage of Goods by Sea is the definitive guide to all aspects of this important part of International Trade Law. Relied upon by generations of students and practitioners alike, this market leading text is renowned for combining a critical, in-depth examination of all aspects of the law relating to the carriage of goods by sea with a highly readable written style, clear analysis of legal principles and a highly practical approach to the subject making it eminently suitable for both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

 

New to this edition

Carriage of Goods by Sea has been fully revised to examine all recent statutory and case law developments in the law in this area, including:

  • A dedicated chapter containing full discussion of the wide ranging changes to bill of lading contracts proposed in the Rotterdam Rules
  • A new appendix containing the text of the Rotterdam Rules in full
  • Discussion of significant judicial decisions, including Transfield Shipping Inc v Mercator Shipping Inc, Mediterranean Salvage and Towage Co. v Seamar Trading, Mansell Oil v Troon Storage Tankers, Lansat Shipping Co. v Glencore Grain, Trafigura Beheer v Mediterranean Shipping Co., The Archimidis, and Fiona Trust and Holding Corp v Privalov

 

This text is highly suitable for recommendation to students studying international trade law, maritime and shipping law, and carriage of goods courses. It is also an invaluable source of reference for legal professionals specialising in this area, and shipbroking and cargo firms.

 

About the author

John F Wilson is a member of the Institute of Maritime Law at the University of Southampton and is Emeritus Professor of Law at the University. He has lectured widely on maritime law in the UK, the USA, Australia, New Zealand and Singapore.

 

Visit www.mylawchamber.co.uk/wilsoncogbs to access regular updates on recent legal developments in this area and web links to relevant sites of further interest.

Author

John F Wilson is a member of the Institute of Maritime Law at the University of Southampton and is Emeritus Professor of Law at the University. He has lectured widely on maritime law in the UK, the USA, Australia, New Zealand and Singapore.


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