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.
Carriage of Goods by Sea Summary
Carriage of Goods by Sea by John Wilson
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.
About John Wilson
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.
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