1st Edition

Corporate Manslaughter in the Maritime and Aviation Industries

By Simon Daniels Copyright 2017
    172 Pages
    by Informa Law from Routledge

    172 Pages
    by Informa Law from Routledge

    This book provides expert analysis of the application of the evolving law in Corporate Manslaughter as it relates to the Maritime and Aviation industries. 

    It will prove to be a useful tool for practitioners and students in this specialised area, as well as those working in the maritime and aviation industries, such as those who will be accountable under the Corporate Manslaughter Act 2007; the Masters and Pilots who manage the risks; and the insurers who underwrite the cost of the risks.   

    The author will discuss areas such as:

    • The liability towards passengers and employees

    • The Prosecution of offenders

    • Comparative analysis of corporate manslaughter in the wider, global industry

    1 Introduction: Justice or Criminalisation?

    2 Examining the Bottom Line: A Comparative Study

    3 The Evolution of Corporate Accountability

    4 The Analysis OF Reform

    5 What Society Wanted, and What Society Got: The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007

    6 The Act by Case Study

    7 So Near.... The Costa Concordia Disaster

    8 Sentencing: Domestic Guidance, Global Consequence

    9 Crisis in Civil Aviation Accountability

    10 Lessons to Be Shared

    11 In Hazard: The Next Generation in the High Arctic


    Dr Simon Daniels is a Senior Lecturer in Maritime Law at Southampton Solent University, where he teaches in the Merchant Vessel Operations programme at Warsash Maritime Academy, one of the world's leading centres of excellence in training for merchant shipping professionals.

    Dr Daniels is also a Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales, and has a background in private practice representing clients in maritime, criminal and commercial litigation, as well as being a Qualified Dispute Resolver and, up until 2009, a Member of the Faculty of Mediation and ADR.