Charterparties: Law, Practice and Emerging Legal Issues, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover


Law, Practice and Emerging Legal Issues, 1st Edition

Edited by Barış Soyer, Andrew Tettenborn

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373 pages | 7 B/W Illus.

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This book consists of edited versions of the papers delivered at the Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law’s 12th International Colloquium at Swansea Law School in September 2016. Featuring a team of contributors at the top of their profession, both in practice and academia, these papers have been carefully co-ordinated so as to ensure to give the reader a first class insight into the issues surrounding charterparties.

The book is set out in three parts.

-Part I offers a detailed and critical analysis of issues of contemporary importance concerning time charters.

-Part 2 carries out a similar analysis with regard to voyage charterparties.

-Part 3 deliberates issues common to both type of charterparties.

Offering critical analysis of contemporary legal issues on charterparty contracts, this book considers recent legal and practical developments and is therefore essential reading for both professional and academic readers with an interest in charterparties.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Time Charterparties 1. Damages for Underlap: Some Awkward Issues Professor Andrew Tettenborn 2. Shipowner’s Remedies in Case of Withdrawal of Ships Simon Rainey QC 3. Off-hire Clauses- Recent developments Jonathan Webb 4. The New NYPE 2015- A Balanced Document? Associate Professor Theodora Nikaki and Professor Barış Soyer 5. The Interclub Agreement 2011 John Weale 6. Commercial Allocation of Risk under Time Charters, with Specific Reference to Maritime Security and Safe Port Obligations in the Context of Political Risks Nigel Cooper QC 7. Bunker Supply Issues and Charterparties George ArghyrakisPart 2: Voyage Charterparties 8. Damages for Repudiation of Voyage Charterparties Jeremy Lightfoot 9. Port Nominations: How Much Flexibility Is There in Voyage Charterparties? Professor Richard Williams 10. Who Is Responsible For Loading, Stowage and Discharging? Who Bears the Risk? Andrew Preston 11.The Interpretation of a Grain Voyage Charterparty in a Civil Law Context: The Instance of SYNACOMEX Professor Olivier Cachard 12.Laytime and Demurage in Tanker Charterparties Professor Simon Baughen Part 3: Common Issues 13. Contracts of Affreightment Paul Herring 14. Clauses Paramount Professor Yvonne Baatz 15. Penalty Clauses in Charterparties Professor Gerard McMeel

About the Editors

Baris Soyer is Professor of Commercial and Maritime Law, and Director of the Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law at Swansea University, UK.

Andrew Tettenborn is Professor of Commercial Law at the Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law at Swansea University, UK.

About the Series

Maritime and Transport Law Library

For academics and practitioners alike, our Maritime and Transport law library offers cutting edge research titles on the whole spectrum of transport law, including shipping, aviation, rail and road. Our authors come from the premier maritime institutions, law firms and chambers across the world and are among the leaders in their fields.

With key texts including the annual conference papers from the prestigious Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law, as well as authoritative and comprehensive texts such as David Glass’ Freight Forwarding and Multi-Modal Transport Contracts Aleka Mandaraka-Sheppard’s Modern Maritime Law.


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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW / General
LAW / Commercial / International Trade
LAW / International
LAW / Maritime