A comprehensive review of the laws and regulations governing the shipmaster including customary law, case law, statutory law, treaty law and regulatory law, covering: • A brief history of the shipmaster • Manning and crewing requirements in relation to vessel registration • Comparison of regimes of law of agency for shipmasters and crews across jurisdictions • Examination of shipmaster liability (civil and criminal)
Part 1: The Shipmaster in Context Chapter 1. Introduction to the Law of the Shipmaster Chapter 2. Overview and Introduction to the International Law Affecting the Shipmaster Chapter 3. International Organisations and Conventions and the Shipmaster Chapter 4. Domestic Laws and the Shipmaster Chapter 5. Overview of Jurisdiction Chapter 6. The Flag State and the Shipmaster Chapter 7. Coastal and Port States and the Shipmaster Part 2: The Doctrines of the Law of the Shipmaster Chapter 8. The Shipmaster, the Owner and the Charterer Chapter 9. The Powers, Duties and Rights of the Shipmaster Chapter 10. Shipmasters and Safety and Seaworthiness Chapter 11. The Shipmaster and Cargo and Bills of Lading Chapter 12. The Shipmaster and the Environment Chapter 13. Labour and the Shipmaster Chapter 14. Limitation of the Shipmaster's Liability Part 3: The Principal Domestic Laws Governing the Shipmaster in the States of the United Nations and the International Maritime Organisation
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