This book covers in one handy volume all the major topics associated with ship operations. Carefully, co-ordinated to ensure breadth, relevance and lack of overlap, the topics covered are addressed by authors are the very top of their profession, whether in legal practice or academia, and are presented in a manner which is topical and clear. Part I offers a detailed and critical analysis of issues of contemporary importance concerning new liability regimes and developments. Part 2 discusses how parties, in particular ship operators, attempt in contemporary practice to allocate their risks concerning ship operations. Part 3 evaluates the legal position of those involved in more ‘back office’ operations. The book provides an invaluable guide to recent legal and practical developments and offers a comprehensive, well-informed and thoroughly practical guide on what is a very complex and developing area of law. It will therefore be of great use to legal practitioners and administrators of ship operations worldwide, as well as students in this area and academics associated with maritime law generally.
Table of Contents
Part 1- Emerging Legal Problems and Liabilities for Ship Operators Chapter 1- Sanctions and Money Laundering – Associate Professor George Leloudas Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law, Swansea University Chapter 2- Criminal Liability of Seafarers and Operators- Professor Henrik Ringbom Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law, Oslo University Chapter 3- Cyber Problems- The Tort Liabilities That Can Be Incurred by Shipowners and Operators Due to Inadequate Cyber Security- Daniel Martin, Partner, HFW, London Chapter 4- Cyber Risks and Insurance- Professor Barış Soyer, Director, Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law, Swansea University Chapter 5- Insolvency Difficulties – Professor Andrew Tettenborn, Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law, Swansea University Chapter 6- Liability for Wrongful Arrest – Sir Bernard Eder Arbitrator, 4 Essex Court, International Judge of the Singapore International Commercial Court, Acting Judge of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court Chapter 7- Liability for Wrongful Arrest Euro Style– Associate Professor Frank Stevens Erasmus University Law School, The Netherlands Chapter 8- Electromagnetic Fields and Navigation: On Board Safety in the Radar- Professor Olivier Cachard, University of Lorraine, France Part 2- Ship Operations in a Contractual Context Chapter 9- A New GENCON: Transforming A Standard Charter for the Modern World- John Weale, Fednav, Montreal Chapter 10- Time Charterers’ Employment Orders and Shipowners’ Rights of Indemnity- Professor Simon Baughen, Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law, Swansea University Chapter 12- New BIMCO Clauses and Risk Allocation (Cyber, Piracy, Sulphur) – Professor Richard Williams, Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law, Swansea University Part 3- Back Office Ship Operations Chapter 13- Bunkers – Who Pays When Things Go Wrong? Simon Rainey QC, Quadrant Chambers, London Chapter 14- Contemporary Legal Issues Concerning Ship Managers – Daniel Jones, Clyde & Co, London Chapter 15- Ship Management Agreements for Autonomous Ships – Grant Hunter, Chief Officer for Legal and Contractual Affairs, BIMCO
Barış Soyer is Professor of Commercial and Maritime Law and Director of the Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law, University of Swansea and is a Visiting Professor at Dalian Maritime University (PRC), Shanghai Maritime University (PRC), Jimei University (PRC) and Lorraine University (France). He has been involved in teaching of maritime law subjects for almost 20 years and he is also involved in the delivery of courses designed for practitioners that are offered by the Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law as well as writing and editing numerous books on maritime law topics. Andrew Tettenborn is Professor of Commercial Law at the Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law, University of Swansea and has taught extensively at universities in Britain, Europe and the United States and has enormous experience in writing, teaching and lecturing to professional audiences on private, commercial and maritime law.