Description : In this well-established textbook, Simon Baughen expertly covers the whole spectrum of English shipping law, placing the highly specialised rules of shipping in a commercial context and relating them to the general principles of contract and tort law. The book’s accessible narrative and useful glossary of key terms will particularly benefit students new to Shipping Law or from non-law backgrounds. In-depth commentary on judicial decisions and well-balanced coverage and analysis of recent and key cases, such as The New Flamenco, The Ocean Victory, and The Kos, provide an up-to-date reference for all students on Shipping Law courses. The comprehensive overview of topics also ensures that the book is ably suited to course use, including discussion of such areas as: Bills of lading Charterparties Salvage Marine Pollution Arbitration Accidents and collisions Fully updated throughout, this sixth edition provides an invaluable source of reference and will be of use to both students and to those in practice.
Description : Shipping Law covers the whole spectrum of English shipping law. It takes a structured and integrated approach to the highly specialised rules of shipping, which are placed in their commercial context and related to the general principles of English contract and tort law. The fourth edition has been expanded in many areas, to take into account developments such as the 2007 Wreck Removal Convention and the Rotterdam Rules on contracts for the international carriage of goods wholly or partly by sea. In-depth analysis is provided of recent important judicial decisions, such as that of the European Court of Justice in Owusu v Jackson; those of the House of Lords in The Jordan II, The Achilleas, The Rafaela S and The Golden Victory; and those of the Court of Appeal in The CMA Djakarta and The Tropical Reefer. This book provides an invaluable source of reference on the subject and will be of use to both students and to those in practice.