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International maritime law

See below for a selection of the latest books from International maritime law category. Presented with a red border are the International maritime law books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great International maritime law books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

The Law of Ship Mortgages

The Law of Ship Mortgages

Author: Graeme Bowtle, David Osbourne, Charles Buss Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/09/2016

Thought to be the most comprehensive guide to English law relating to ship mortgages, the second edition of The Law of Ship Mortgages has been highly anticipated. This fully-updated and complete explanation provides practitioners with a practical, commercially-based, and definitive guide to the English law of ship mortgages as well as important related areas such as conflict of laws and insolvency. The authors, being seasoned practitioners themselves, bring their practical experience to bear on a number of difficult and developing areas of the law, such as: mortgagees' duties, liability to charterers, conflicts of laws, work-outs and cross border insolvency. New to this edition: In-depth analysis of noteworthy cases such as The WD Fairway litigation, PK Airfinance v Alpstream, and Tropical Reefer and Anton Durbeck v DNB Enhanced coverage of issues such as security interests in ships, priority, and third party involvement Completely revised and reordered content, to better reflect practitioner needs Written with practitioners in mind, this new edition will be extremely useful to legal professionals working in any jurisdiction that is involved in international ship finance, as well as post-graduate students and academics.

Commercial and Maritime Statutes

Commercial and Maritime Statutes

Author: Peter (7KBW Chambers, UK) MacDonald Eggers Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/09/2016

This collection of statutes form a reference point for the maritime, commercial and insurance litigator. It covers 35 statutes, some with a commentary and list of key cases to aid with interpretation of the statute.

Seafarers' Rights in China

Seafarers' Rights in China

Author: Pengfei Zhang Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/09/2016

This book critically investigates the conditions of seafarers' rights in China in legislation and in practice, focusing in particular on the restructuring process following the 2006 Maritime Labour Convention. Accordingly, it poses key research questions to major Chinese stakeholders to gauge their responses to the Convention, to determine whether the protection of Chinese seafarers has actually improved since the advent of the Convention, and further, to identify the continuing challenges for future improvement. The Convention will enter into force in China in November 2016, bringing with it significant changes.

Maritime Law in China

Maritime Law in China

Author: Johanna (University of Southampton, Institute of Maritime Law) Hjalmarsson Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/09/2016

The Chinese maritime and shipping market has been expanding enormously in recent times as its commercial capacity to perform shipping, ship building, banking and insurance activities grows and the role of the State as guarantor of commerce is gradually reduced. This book provides a detailed guide to current Chinese maritime law, written by an expert team of contributors and systematically covering key areas such as carriage of goods by sea, international trade, vessels and seafarers and maritime liabilities. The authors explore cutting-edge issues within each topic, and analyse current trends in law reform. The book will be of interest to academics researching commercial and maritime law, as well as maritime law practitioners and shipping industry professionals working with aspects of Chinese maritime practice.

Recent Developments in the South China Sea Dispute

Recent Developments in the South China Sea Dispute

Author: Nong Hong Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/08/2016

The South China Sea region contains potentially huge deposits of petroleum and natural gas, important shipping lanes and fishing areas, and is subject to a number of maritime territorial disputes. This edited volume analyzes the most recent development in the South China Sea dispute looking at the positions taken by China, the ASEAN countries, and the US. In recent years maritime joint development zones have emerged as an important means to overcome deadlock in relation to maritime jurisdictional claims. This book tests the applicability of joint development regime in this region and explores the prospect of joint development of resources as a way to successfully manage the conflict in the South China Sea. Eminent scholars in the field of South China Sea studies have contributed original chapters to the volume covering such issues as: the legal framework for joint development; how joint development might work in practice; the challenges faced by and the prospects arising from joint development; and the way forward for the region.

Piracy at Sea

Piracy at Sea

Author: Maximo Q. Mejia Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/08/2016

Over more than three decades starting in the 1990s, thousands of robberies, acts of piracy, and other violent attacks against merchant vessels have been reported in many of the world's waters. The grave danger of piracy poses a direct threat not only to the security and efficiency of marine transportation, but more seriously, to the lives of the men and woman carrying out this important function. This book collates ideas brought up by seafarers, shipowners, industry practitioners, government officials, academics, and researchers exchanged views and insights on the complex web of underlying factors behind the phenomenon of piracy. Piracy at Sea brings together a wide spectrum of maritime stakeholders, who present different aspects of the problem in an open manner and share their thoughts on how to deal with a truly complex situation. It encapsulates this collective wisdom in a publication that can serve as an easy reference for practitioners as well as researchers, and hopefully contribute to more concrete action.

Law of the Sea in Dialogue

Law of the Sea in Dialogue

Author: Holger Hestermeyer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/08/2016

The interrelation between different fields of public international law has particular relevance for the systematic understanding of international law. The book contains a collection of essays on the law of the sea and its interdependencies with other current legal issues of global importance. The issue of the relationship between global warming and law of the sea matters are one focus. In a second thematic section the collection addresses the global commons. The third part deals with security issues. The recent increase in piracy activities has shown the relevance of discussing the linkage between the law of the sea and security issues.

Marine Insurance Law

Marine Insurance Law

Author: Dr. Ozlem Gurses Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/08/2016

Marine Insurance Law, Second Edition introduces and clearly explains all topics covered in courses at Masters level, offering students and those new to the area a comprehensive and accessible overview and way into this important topic in maritime law. Beginning by introducing the general principles of the subject and structure and formation of insurance contracts, this text goes on to look at individual considerations in detail, including - the duty of utmost good faith /fair presentation of the risk, insurable interest, terms of insurance contracts, brokers, the premium, causation and marine perils, losses, sue and labour, subrogation, fraudulent claims and reinsurance. This second edition reflects the substantial changes introduced by the Insurance Act 2015, and includes new Appendices containing relevant legislation and example clauses from marine insurance contracts.

Marine Insurance Law

Marine Insurance Law

Author: Dr. Ozlem Gurses Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/08/2016

Marine Insurance Law, Second Edition introduces and clearly explains all topics covered in courses at Masters level, offering students and those new to the area a comprehensive and accessible overview and way into this important topic in maritime law. Beginning by introducing the general principles of the subject and structure and formation of insurance contracts, this text goes on to look at individual considerations in detail, including - the duty of utmost good faith /fair presentation of the risk, insurable interest, terms of insurance contracts, brokers, the premium, causation and marine perils, losses, sue and labour, subrogation, fraudulent claims and reinsurance. This second edition reflects the substantial changes introduced by the Insurance Act 2015, and includes new Appendices containing relevant legislation and example clauses from marine insurance contracts.

Offshore Construction

Offshore Construction

Author: Stuart Beadnall, Simon Moore Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/06/2016

With thirty per cent of the world's oil and gas production coming from offshore areas, the construction of specialist vessels to perform offshore operations is a crucial part of the industry. However, with exploration and production being performed in increasingly exacting locations, the scope for disputes arising from cost overruns, scheduling delays and technical difficulties is immense. In the absence of legal precedent, this ground-breaking title provides practical guidance on avoiding and resolving disputes in the construction of offshore units and vessels, including FPSOs, drilling units, OSVs and fixed platforms. Written by a leading team at Stephenson Harwood, this book covers the entire construction process from initial concept right through to installation, at each stage commenting on typical contract terms and offering expert advice based on real-life examples. Key topics include: Design risk Changes to the work Consequences of delay Acceptance Tests Termination Dispute resolution This unique text will be of enormous assistance both to legal practitioners and offshore construction professionals including project managers, financiers, insurers, and sub-contractors.

The IMLI Manual on International Maritime Law

The IMLI Manual on International Maritime Law

Author: David Attard Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/03/2016

This three-volume Manual on International Maritime Law presents a systematic analysis of the history and contemporary development of international maritime law by leading contributors from across the world. Prepared in cooperation with the International Maritime Law Institute, the International Maritime Organization's research and training institute, this a uniquely comprehensive study of this fundamental area of international law. Volume III is devoted to the marine environmental law and maritime security law. The first part of Volume III deals in depth with issues of most fundamental importance in the contemporary world, namely how to protect the marine environment from pollution from ships, land-based sources, seabed activities, and from or through air. In explaining these types of pollution, various conventions concluded under the auspices of the IMO (such as MARPOL 73/78 and the 1972 London Convention) and soft law documents are analysed. The volume also includes chapters on the conventions relating to pollution incident preparedness, response, cooperation, and the relevance of regional cooperation. It additionally discusses liability and compensation for pollution damage. The second part of volume III examines an issue of increasing importance in a world threatened by terrorism, piracy, and drug-trafficking. Chapters in this part cover the topics of piracy; stowaways; human trafficking; illicit drugs; terrorism; military uses of the sea; and new maritime security threats, such as the illegal dumping of hazardous wastes and toxic substances, as well as illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing.

Marsden and Gault on Collisions at Sea

Marsden and Gault on Collisions at Sea

Author: Simon Gault Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/03/2016

Marsden on Collisions at Sea is the undisputed authority in its field. The new edition contains substantial commentary on recent legislation across the board in shipping law from some of the world's leading shipping law authors and academics. Marsden examines existing and recent case law and regulatory developments, especially the new International Convention on Wrecks, with enhanced coverage of underwater cultural property and treasure, and it will offer greater coverage of international conventions and decisions, as well as the awards system of salvage arbitrators.