The IMO International Maritime Law Institute (IMLI) was established under the auspices of the International Maritime Organization, a specialised agency of the United Nations.
The Institute is an international centre for the training of specialists in international maritime law. It contributes to the development and dissemination of knowledge and expertise in the international regime of merchant shipping and related areas of maritime law and the general law of the sea, with special reference to the international regulations and procedures for safety and efficiency of shipping and the prevention of marine pollution. For further information on the Institute please visit its website at:www.imli.org.
The series is dedicated to publishing original, scholarly contributions which analyse key issues in international maritime law. The works published in the series will be of interest to an audience of students and scholars in maritime law, maritime lawyers and barristers, and professionals in the shipping industry.
Transport Law on Passenger Rights
Autonomous Ships and the Law
The Extension of Coastal State Jurisdiction in Enclosed or Semi-Enclosed Seas A Mediterranean and Adriatic Perspective
Limitation of Liability in International Maritime Conventions The Relationship between Global Limitation Conventions and Particular Liability Regimes
By Marko Pavliha
July 23, 2021
Europe and also the rest of the world has experienced a boom in mobility over the last thirty years. In light of the protection of increasing number of consumers – passengers it is almost logical that during the past few decades, international and European transport law has developed almost to ...
By Henrik Ringbom, Erik Røsæg, Trond Solvang
December 30, 2020
Interest in autonomous ships has grown exponentially over the past few years. Whereas a few years ago, the prospect of unmanned and autonomous vessels sailing on the seas was considered unrealistic, the debate now centers on when and in what format and pace the development will take place. Law ...
By Ellen Eftestøl-Wilhelmsson
June 01, 2018
This work discusses the rapidly developing European transport policy on sustainable freight and the connected efforts initiated by the European Commission (EC) on greening transport by the means of contract law. Greening transport has been a central goal for the EU for decades. The main problem ...
By Md Saiful Karim
December 13, 2017
This book explores the process of shipbreaking in developing countries, with a particular focus on Bangladesh. In the past, shipbreaking (the disposal of obsolete ships) was a very common industrial activity in many developed countries. However, due to stringent domestic environmental and labour ...
By Mitja Grbec
July 31, 2015
The current jurisdictional status of the Mediterranean Sea is remarkable. Nearly 50 per cent of the Mediterranean waters are high seas and therefore beyond the jurisdiction of coastal States. This situation means that there are no points in the Mediterranean Sea where the coasts of two States would...
By Norman A. Martínez Gutiérrez
September 10, 2012
Limitation of liability for maritime claims is a concept of respectable antiquity which is now deeply entrenched in the maritime industry. Under this concept, the shipowner is entitled to limit his liability for maritime claims up to a maximum sum regardless of the actual amount of the claims. The ...
By Norman A. Martínez Gutiérrez
September 12, 2011
International maritime law is far from inert, everyday international affairs constantly test existing law and, in many occasions, require its development. Serving the Rule of International Maritime Law is thus not limited to a description of the current state of the law, but contains innovative ...