The Evolving Law and Practice of Voyage Charterparties: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Evolving Law and Practice of Voyage Charterparties

1st Edition

Edited by Rhidian Thomas

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470 pages

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Hardback: 9781843118084
pub: 2009-04-01
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Description

This addition to the Maritime and Transport Law Library looks at voyage charterparty contracts and addresses complex legal and practical issues arising out of them and their relationship with bills of lading and international sale contracts. It offers insightful discussion on other distinctive features of voyage charterparties, such as deviation, laytime and demurrage, seaworthiness and cancellation clauses, and on the recent case law developments in jurisdiction and arbitration clauses in voyage charterparty contracts.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. The Evolving Flexibility of Voyage Chaterparties Professor D. Rhidian Thomas Chapter 2. Jurisdiction and Arbitration Clauses Steven Gee QC Chapter 3. Legal Aspects of the Approach Voyage Richard Lord QC Chapter 4. The Loading Obligations of Voyage Charterers Dr Theodora Nikaki Chapter 5. The Wreck of the Hesperus Revisited: A Review of the Obligations of Seaworthiness in Contracts of Affreightment Charles G.C.H Baker Chapter 6. Dangerous Cargo and "Legally Dangerous" Cargo Robert Gay Chapter 7. Arrival, Readiness and the Commencement of Laytime Simon Rainey QC Chapter 8. The Running of Laytime and Demurrage when a Charterer does not have Sole Use of a Vessel Mark Hamsher Chapter 9. Laytime and Demurrage Clauses in Contracts of Sale- A Survey of the New York Society of Maritime Arbitrators' Awards (1978-2008) and English Case Law Professor Jason Chuah Chapter 10. Bills of Lading and Voyage Charters Professor Francis Reynolds QC Chapter 11. Charterparty Bills of Lading Cargo Interests' Liabilities to the Shipowner Simon Baughen Chapter 12. The Bill of Lading Contracts Under European National Laws (Civil Law Approaches to Explaining the Legal Approaches to Explaining the Legal Position of the Consignee under Bills of Lading) Professor Frank G.M Smeele Chapter 13. Comparative Observations on United States Law and Practice Relating to Voyage Charters LeRoy Lambert Chapter 14. The Impact of Deviation on Contracts of Affreightment Professor Richard Williams Chapter 15. Cancellation Clauses and Repudiatory Breach Professor Michael Furmstron Chapter 16. Frustration in Voyage Charters- Silted-up Backwater or Vital Navigation Resource? Professor Andrew Tettenborn

About the Editor

Professor D. Rhidian Thomas is a Professor of Maritime Law and Director of the Institute of Shipping and Trade Law at the School of Law.

About the Series

Maritime and Transport Law Library

For academics and practitioners alike, our Maritime and Transport law library offers cutting edge research titles on the whole spectrum of transport law, including shipping, aviation, rail and road. Our authors come from the premier maritime institutions, law firms and chambers across the world and are among the leaders in their fields.

With key texts including the annual conference papers from the prestigious Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law, as well as authoritative and comprehensive texts such as David Glass’ Freight Forwarding and Multi-Modal Transport Contracts Aleka Mandaraka-Sheppard’s Modern Maritime Law.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW000000
LAW / General
LAW066000
LAW / Maritime