Maritime Liabilities in a Global and Regional Context consists of edited versions of the papers delivered at the Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law’s 13th International Colloquium at Swansea Law School in September 2017. Written by a combination of top academics and highly-experienced legal practitioners, these papers have been carefully co-ordinated to give the reader a first-class insight into the issues surrounding maritime liabilities.
The book is set out in two parts:
- Part I offers a detailed and critical analysis of issues of contemporary importance concerning maritime liabilities
- Part 2 discusses contemporary issues concerning the enforcement of maritime liabilities.
An invaluable guide to recent legal and practical developments in maritime liabilities, this book is vital reading for both professional and academic readers.
Table of Contents
Part 1: Maritime Liabilities: Boundaries and Limitation 1. A future liability convention in the offshore sector - could it be inspired by the tanker oil spill regime? 2. International and national oil pollution regimes: their coexistence in continental Europe after the Erika and Prestige incidents 3. Compensation and liabilities for oil spills from FPSOs and similar storage craft 4. Temporal Limits of the Athens Regime- Potential Conflicts between International and Domestic legal regimes 5. Smart containers: the smarter, the more scope for liability? 6. Wreck Removal – Nairobi and Beyond 7. Safe and Environmentally Sound Ship Recycling – Is There a Case for Liability Claims? 8. Cyber Risk, Liabilities and Insurance In the Marine Sector 9. Is it a ship or not? If not - then what is it? 10. Limitation of Liability: Recent Important Developments in the United Kingdom and other Common Law Jurisdictions 11. The Law of Wrecks and Belgian Limitation 12. Direct Action against Insurers and P & I Clubs Part 2: Enforcement of Maritime Liabilities and Related Issues 13. The Arrest Conventions: An Update Needed? 14. Jurisdiction and applicable law after Brexit 15. International Arbitration and maritime Cross-Border Insolvency: A Sensible Interaction
Barış Soyer is Professor of Commercial and Maritime Law and Director of the Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law, Law School, Swansea University. He was previously Lecturer in Law, University of Exeter (2000-2001).
Andrew Tettenborn is Professor of Commercial Law at the Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law, Law School, University of Swansea. He was previously Professor of Law, University of Exeter (1996-2010) and Fellow of Pembroke College and Lecturer in Law, University of Cambridge (1979-1996).