Written from the perspective of the Average Adjuster, this book is an essential read for practitioners in maritime law and marine insurance. The book contains: • Historical references regarding the establishment of GeneralAverage from Roman Law onwards • Establishment of the International rules: • The Glasgow Resolution 1860 • The York rules of 1864 • The York-Antwerp Rules 1877, 1890, 1924, 1950, 1974 & 1994 • The variation and changes to the text in 2004 but only those which had a significant effect • Why the 2004 changes were not universally adopted; and • General average security.
Part 1: Background Chapter 1. General Average-Ancient and Modern Chapter 2. The York-Antwerp Rules- Vehicle for Uniformity Part 2: The 1994 Rules Chapter 3. Introduction to the York-Antwerp Rules 1994 Chapter 4. Rules of Interpretation Chapter 5. Rule Paramount Chapter 6. Rule A Chapter 7. Rule B Chapter 8. Rule C Chapter 9. Rule D Chapter 10. Rule E Chapter 11. Rule F Chapter 12. Rule G Chapter 13. Rule I: Jettison of Cargo Chapter 14. Rule II: Loss or Damage by Sacrifices for the Common Safety Chapter 15. Rule III: Extinguishing Fire on Shipboard Chapter 16. Rule IV: Cutting Away Wreck Chapter 17. Rule V: Voluntary Stranding Chapter 18. Rule VI: Salvage Chapter 19. Rule VII: Damage to Machinery and Boilers Chapter 20. Rules VIII: Expenses Lightening a Ship when Ashore, and Consequent Damage Chapter 21. Rule IX: Cargo, Ship's Materials and Stores Used for Fuel Chapter 22. Rule X: Expenses at Port of Refuge etc. Chapter 23. Rule XI: Wages and Maintenance of Crew and Other Expenses Bearing Up for and in a Port of Refuge etc. Chapter 24. Rules XII: Damage to Cargo in Discharging etc. Chapter 25. Rule XIII: Deductions from Cost of Repairs Chapter 26. Rule XIV: Temporary Repairs Chapter 27. Rule XV: Loss of Freight Chapter 28. Rule XVI: Amount to be Made Good for Cargo Lost or Damaged by Sacrifice Chapter 29. Rule XVII: Contributory Values Chapter 30. Rule XVIII: Damage to Ship Chapter 31. Rule XIX: Undeclared or Wrongfully Declared Cargo Chapter 32. Rule XX: Provision of Funds Chapter 33. Rule XXI: Interest on Losses Made Good in General Average Chapter 34. Rule XXII: Treatment of Cash Deposits Part 3: The 2004 Rules Chapter 35. Introduction to the York-Antwerp Rules 2004 Chapter 36. The York-Antwerp Rules 2004: The Vancouver Conference Chapter 37. The York-Antwerp Rules 2004: The CMI Summary Chapter 38. Rule VI of the York-Antwerp Rules 2004: Salvage Remuneration Chapter 39. Rule XI of the York-Antwerp Rules 2004: Wages and Maintenance of Crew and Other Expenses Putting into And at a Port of Refuge etc. Chapter 40. Rule XIV of the York-Antwerp Rules 2004: Temporary Repairs Chapter 41. Rule XX of the York-Antwerp Rules 2004: Provision of Funds Chapter 42. Rule XXI of the York-Antwerp Rules 2004: Interest on Losses Allowed in General Average Chapter 43. Rule XXIII of the York-Antwerp Rules 2004: Time Bar for Contributions in General Average Part 4: Practical Issues Chapter 44. General Average and Salvage Security Chapter 45. General Average Absorption Clauses
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