Updated 'Carriage of Goods by Sea', fifth edition, provides a survey of the law relating to the carriage of goods by sea. While dealing primarily with charter parties and bills of lading, attention is also given to new forms of documentation and problems involving through and combined transport. It also includes the latest judicial decisions.
"...deserves a place on the shelf of every law teacher in the subject, and at least on the reading list of all its students." - "The Cambridge Law Journal" The fifth edition of "Carriage of Goods by Sea" has been brought up to date with the latest judicial decisions, statutory developments and changes in shipping practice. It provides an authoritative, comprehensive and critical survey of the law relating to the carriage of goods by sea. While dealing primarily with charterparties and bills of landing, attention is also given to new forms of documentation and problems involving through and combined transport. A separate chapter is also devoted to dispute settlement. Throughout, legal principles are examined against the background of current documentation and factors involved in the prosecution of a cargo claim, thus lending the legal analysis to practical orientation.
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Part 1: General introduction 1. Introduction: The charterparty; The bill of lading contract; Charterers' bills of lading The demise charterparty 2. Implied obligations in a contract of affreightment: The undertaking as to seaworthiness; Obligation of reasonable dispatch; Obligation not to deviate from the agreed route; The obligation to nominate a safe port; The obligation not to ship dangerous goods; The effect of frustration. Part 2 : Charterparties 3. The voyage charterparty: An overview of the charter; The arrived ship; The preliminary voyage; The loading operation; The carrying voyage; The discharging operation 4. The time charterparty: General legal overview; Description of the vessel; Period of hire; Payment for hire; The off-hire clause; Deductions from hire; Right to withdraw vessel for non-payment of hire; Employment and agency clause; Redelivery of the vessel. Part 3: Bills of lading 5. Bills of Lading and their Functions: Historical introduction; Functions of a bill of lading; Bills of lading and third parties; Presentation of a bill of lading; Problems in presentation; Switch bills 6. Application of the Hague/Visby Rules: Application of the Rules; Legal effect of the Rules; Basic provisions of the Hague/Visby rules 7. Bills of Lading: The Hamburg Rules; Introduction 8. Bills of Lading issued under Charterparties: Where bill of lading issued to charterer; Where bill issued to third party shipper; Where bill indorsed by charterer to a third party; Shipowner's recourse against charterer 9. Problems of Combined Transport: The liability of the carrier; Combined transport and documentary credits; Effect of transhipment Multimodal Convention 1980. Part 4: Common aspects of contracts of affreighment 10. Exceptions: Common law exceptions; Contractual exceptions; The Hague/Visby exceptions; Bars to the exceptions 11. Limitation of liability: Introduction; Merchant Shipping Act 1979 12. Freight: The basic obligation; Advance freight; Specialised types of freight; Payment of freight 13. Shipowners' Liens: Liens at common law; Express contractual liens; The cesser clause. Part 5: Dispute settlement 14. Dispute Settlement: Problems of conflict of laws; Security for claims; Arbitration 15. Breach of Contract: Forms of breach; Effects of breach; The action for damages; Remedies other than damages. Appendices
Carriage of Goods By Sea by J. F. Wilson
J. F. Wilson
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