Merchant Shipping Act 1995: An Annotated Guide: 2nd Edition (Paperback) book cover

Merchant Shipping Act 1995: An Annotated Guide

2nd Edition

By Nevil Phillips, Nicholas Craig

Informa Law from Routledge

506 pages

Purchasing Options:$ = USD
Paperback: 9781859785638
pub: 2001-12-01
Hardback: 9781138131774
pub: 2015-11-26

FREE Standard Shipping!


The long-awaited consolidation of the UK merchant shipping legislation finally arrived with the passing of the Merchant Shipping Act 1995 which replaced the thirty or so Acts dating from the Merchant Shipping Act 1894. This new edition of Merchant Shipping Act 1995 - An Annotated Guide provides an authoritative and practical guide to the implications of this important legislation.

Written in a clear and accessible style, the authors guide you chronologically through each of the Act's 313 sections. They include expert commentary and analysis to assist your understanding and interpretation of the Act.

Merchant Shipping Act 1995 - An Annotated Guide is an essential first-stop reference guide, providing guidance on the appropriate authorities and more detailed texts to which further reference can be made. It is also annotated throughout with comprehensive tables and indexes, making it a truly practical working tool.

Thoroughly revised and up-dated, the second edition includes details of:

Amendments to the Merchant Shipping Act 1995

The Merchant Shipping and Maritime Security Act 1997

Statutory instruments and regulations introduced to supplement the Merchant Shipping Act

The most recent case law

Updated references to other texts, which have themselves been updated in the last 4 years

About the Authors

Nevil Phillips is a barrister with Quadrant Chambers, and he specialises in shipping (dry and wet); insurance and reinsurance (marine and non-marine); and commercial litigation (particularly commodities and international trade).

Nicholas Craig is a barrister with 3 Verulam Buildings.


Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW / General
LAW / Maritime