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5th Edition

Cases and Materials on the Carriage of Goods by Sea

ISBN 9780367181444
Published November 11, 2019 by Routledge
642 Pages

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Book Description

Cases and Materials on the Carriage of Goods by Sea, fifth edition, offers tailored coverage of the most commonly taught topics on Carriage of Goods by Sea courses. Combining a collection of legislative materials, commentaries, scholarly articles, standard forms and up-to-date English case law, it covers the major areas of chartering and bills of lading as well as matters such as exclusion and limitation of liability.

Significant innovations for this edition include:

  • coverage of blockchain technology and smart contracts in shipping
  • coverage of autonomous shipping
  • recent developments on the construction of commercial shipping contracts 
  • recent developments on the transfer of rights and liabilities in the contract of carriage
  • tables and diagrams for ease of reading
  • discussion of some of the most important decisions by the senior courts of England and Wales, with the most up to date case law included
  • references to academic and professional literature for further reading and research
  • industry standard form clauses
  • reference to important foreign cases
  • emphasis on how it is that shipping law operates and is applied in commercial practice

A clear, student-friendly text design with a strong emphasis on research and problem solving. This up-to-date collection of materials relating to the carriage of goods by sea will be of value to students of law, researchers and legal practitioners.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction  2.The Vessel and Implied Warranties as to Her Operation  3.Voyage Charterparties, Freight, Laytime and Demurrage  4.Time Charters  5.Bills of Lading  6.Carriage Contracts and Third Parties  7.Contractual Liabilities between Carrier and Cargo Interest – The Hague-Visby and Hamburg Regimes  8.The Rotterdam Rules

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Anthony Rogers is a Senior Lecturer at the City Law School, City, University of London, UK, where he teaches on the Maritime Law modules at LLM and undergraduate level and the Carriage of Goods by Sea courses at the University’s centres in London, Piraeus and Dubai.

Jason Chuah is Professor of Commercial and Maritime Law at the City Law School, City, University of London, UK and Guest Research Professor of Law at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

The late Martin Dockray was Professor of Law at City, University of London and Head of the Law Department there from 1989 to 2004. His first edition of this book was published in 1987.