1st Edition

Liability Regimes in Contemporary Maritime Law

Edited By

Rhidian Thomas

ISBN 9781843116547
Published June 1, 2007 by Informa Law from Routledge
576 Pages

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Book Description

This book addresses the topical and current issues in maritime law and brings them together into a coherent strand by the common perspective of liabilities for the professional reader. Liability Regimes in Contemporary Maritime Law appeals to both the industry and the legal profession and provides a degree of analysis and discussion, while also bringing together in a single volume the essential interest in a range of individual subject areas.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Ship Source Pollution- Oil and Hazardous and Noxious Substances Chapter 1. Ship Source Pollution - Oil and Hazardous and Noxious Substances by Mans Jacobsson Chapter 2. Pollution from Ships: EU Directive on Criminal Sanctions for Ship-Source Pollution Colin de la Rue Chapter 3. Marine Pollution Liabilities under US Law Robert Force Part 2: Port Liabilities Chapter 4. Liabilities of Ports in Respect of Marine Pollution and Related Matters Proshanto K. Mukherjee Part 3: Civil and Pollution Liabilities of Salvors Chapter 5. Liabilities of Salvors Stephen Girvin and Toby Stephens Chapter 6. The Liability of Salvors for Pollution Archie Bishop Chapter 7. The Liabilities of Classification Societies- More Awkward than it Looks? Andrew Tettenborn Chapter 8. Classification Society Liability in the United States Martin Davies Part 5: The Influence of the ISM and ISPS Codes on the Evolution of Maritime Liabilities Chapter 9. The ISM and ISPS Codes: Influence on the Evolution of Liabilities Simon Kverndal Chapter 10. The ISM and ISPS Codes: Influence on the Evolution of Liabilities Dr Phil Anderson Part 6: Passenger Liabilities and Insurance Chapter 11. Boundaries on the Athens Convention: What You See is not Always What You Get Dr Baris Soyer Chapter 12. Passenger Liabilities and Insurance: Terrorism and War Risks Professor Erik Rosaeg Part 7: Liabilities for Wrongful Arrest of Ships Under Common Law and Civil Law Chapter 13. Damages for Wrongful Arrest of Ships in the English Admiralty Jurisdiction Professor D. Rhidian Thomas Chapter 14. Liabilities for Wrongful Arrest of Ships from a Civil Law Perspective Professor Frank G. M Smeele Part 8: Substantive and Jurisdictional Issues Relating to Limitation of Liability Chapter 15. Problematical Areas in the Current Limitation Regime Richard Williams Chapter 16. Jurisdiction Aspects of Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims Nigel Meeson QC

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Professor D. Rhidian Thomas is Emeritus Professor of Maritime Law at Swansea University and Founding Director of the Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law.