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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  • Air Cargo Insurance

    By Malcolm A. Clarke, George Leloudas

    Approximately 40 per cent of value of international trade comes from goods carried by air, and the consequences of goods being damaged, destroyed or delayed can be serious, substantial, and perhaps unforeseen. This exciting new book is the only one on the market that deals exclusively with air…

    Hardback – 2016-02-29 
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  • The Modern Law of Marine Insurance

    Volume Four

    Edited by Rhidian Thomas

    This latest and fourth volume in the series comprises ten contributions written by an expert team of academics and practitioners and which collectively analyse and expound many of the contemporary legal issues and debates in the law and practice of marine insurance. Some of the contributions touch…

    Hardback – 2015-10-23 
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  • Ship Building, Sale and Finance

    Edited by Baris Soyer, Andrew Tettenborn

    Written by a team of acclaimed practitioners and leading academics, this book brings together in one single volume an analysis of contemporary legal issues concerning ship building, sale and finance contracts. It offers a comprehensive, expert and thoroughly practical guide on what is a very…

    Hardback – 2015-08-10
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  • International Maritime Conventions (Volume 3)

    Protection of the Marine Environment

    By Francesco Berlingieri

    For the first time, this unique text brings together all private international maritime law conventions alongside expert commentary and analysis. Truly global in approach, the book covers each of the nineteen conventions currently in force, all scrutinised by this internationally-acclaimed author.…

    Hardback – 2015-07-09
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  • International Maritime Conventions (Volume 2)

    Navigation, Securities, Limitation of Liability and Jurisdiction

    By Francesco Berlingieri

    For the first time, this unique text brings together all private international maritime law conventions alongside expert commentary and analysis. Truly global in approach, the book covers each of the nineteen conventions currently in force, all scrutinised by this internationally-acclaimed author.…

    Hardback – 2014-10-13
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  • Offshore Contracts and Liabilities

    Edited by Baris Soyer, Andrew Tettenborn

    Written by a team of top academics and highly-experienced legal practitioners, this is a very complex area of law. It provides both a critical analysis on contemporary legal issues concerning offshore contracts, and an in-depth account of the numerous liability regimes inherently connected to…

    Hardback – 2014-09-26
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  • Maritime Law

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Yvonne Baatz

    Now in its third edition, this authoritative guide covers all of the core aspects of maritime law in one distinct volume. Maritime Law is written by a team of leading academics and practitioners, each expert in their own field. Together, they provide clear, concise and fully up-to-date coverage of…

    Paperback – 2014-08-22
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  • Marine Insurance Fraud

    By Baris Soyer

    This book provides a comprehensive and coherent legal analysis of the impact of fraud on the position of various parties to a marine insurance contract, as well as the cover provided by standard marine policies. The issues under discussion in this invaluable guide are also equally relevant in the…

    Hardback – 2014-07-30
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  • International Maritime Conventions (Volume 1)

    The Carriage of Goods and Passengers by Sea

    By Francesco Berlingieri

    For the first time, this unique text brings together all private international maritime law conventions alongside expert commentary and analysis. Truly global in approach, the book covers each of the nineteen conventions currently in force, all scrutinised by this internationally-acclaimed author.…

    Hardback – 2014-05-23
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  • International Carriage of Goods by Road: CMR

    6th Edition

    By Malcolm A. Clarke

    Edited by Malcolm Clarke

    Now in its sixth edition, this key text provides a comprehensive analysis of the international carriage of goods by road under the provisions of the CMR Convention. The author offers unparalleled coverage of both English and European case law in a text that is praised for its accessible,…

    Hardback – 2014-01-27
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  • Modern Maritime Law (Volume 1)

    Jurisdiction and Risks, 3rd Edition

    By Aleka Mandaraka-Sheppard

    This unique title examines in depth issues of jurisdiction, maritime law and practice from a modern perspective and highlights the importance of risk management with a view to avoiding pitfalls in litigation or arbitration and minimising exposure to liabilities. The third edition has been fully…

    Hardback – 2013-11-29
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  • Modern Maritime Law (Volume 2)

    Managing Risks and Liabilities, 3rd Edition

    By Aleka Mandaraka-Sheppard

    This unique title examines in depth issues of jurisdiction, maritime law and practice from a modern perspective and highlights the importance of risk management with a view to avoiding pitfalls in litigation or arbitration and minimising exposure to liabilities. The third edition has been fully…

    Hardback – 2013-11-29
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  • Modern Maritime Law (Volumes 1 and 2)

    3rd Edition

    By Aleka Mandaraka-Sheppard

    This unique title examines in depth issues of jurisdiction, maritime law and practice from a modern perspective and highlights the importance of risk management with a view to avoiding pitfalls in litigation or arbitration and minimising exposure to liabilities. The third edition has been fully…

    Hardback – 2013-11-29
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  • The Maritime Labour Convention 2006: International Labour Law Redefined

    Edited by Jennifer Lavelle

    With the Maritime Labour Convention  now in force (as of August 2013), the shipping industry is faced with a new international convention that has comprehensive implications across all sectors. This vital text provides timely analysis and thought-provoking essays regarding the Convention’…

    Hardback – 2013-11-08
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  • Carriage of Goods by Sea, Land and Air

    Uni-modal and Multi-modal Transport in the 21st Century

    Edited by Baris Soyer, Andrew Tettenborn

    Written by a combination of top academics, industry experts and leading practitioners, this book offers a detailed insight into both unimodal and multimodal carriage of goods. It provides a comprehensive and thoroughly practical guide to the issues that matter today on what is a very complex area…

    Hardback – 2013-08-13
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  • Freight Forwarding and Multi Modal Transport Contracts

    2nd Edition

    By David Glass

    Freight Forwarding and Multimodal Transport Contracts, 2nd Edition, is a comprehensive guide to the law in relation to contract forms and terms created by operators, trade associations or international bodies such as the UN and used as a basis for trading conditions by freight forwarders, logistics…

    Hardback – 2012-12-20
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  • Marine Insurance Clauses

    5th Edition

    By Geoffrey N Hudson, Tim Madge, Keith Sturges

    The new edition of Marine Insurance Clauses reflects numerous changes and additions to the policy clauses, and particularly the new style of the organisation entitled the International Underwriting Association of London in 2002. The new edition will bring you up to date with the present complex and…

    Hardback – 2012-10-31
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  • Law of Yachts & Yachting

    Edited by Richard Coles, Filippo Lorenzon

    The book is the first comprehensive treatise on the law relating to yachts and provides its readers with a thorough analysis of maritime law as relevant to the superyacht sector. Written by a team of leading yachting practitioners and researchers, it covers the legal issues arising during the life…

    Hardback – 2012-07-31
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  • Pollution at Sea

    Law and Liability

    Edited by Baris Soyer, Andrew Tettenborn

    A sharp, informed and thoroughly practical guide to contemporary and developing issues relating to sea pollution, prepared by leading academics and practitioners with everyday hands-on experience. Pollution at Sea focuses on a number of the vital private law issues – compensation, insurance,…

    Hardback – 2012-07-10
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  • Contracts of Carriage by Air

    2nd Edition

    By Malcolm A. Clarke

    Contracts of Carriage by Air, Second Edition contains annotated analysis of the provisions of the international conventions governing the carriage of goods and passengers by air. This book provides you with practical advice and brings you: • An overall view of the two liability regimes, followed by…

    Hardback – 2010-12-01
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  • Maritime Fraud and Piracy

    2nd Edition

    By Paul Todd

    The main focus of this book is the impact of maritime fraud on contracts for sale and carriage, documentary credits and marine insurance. It covers all varieties of maritime fraud, from the most serious downwards, describing the methods employed and the risks to traders and carriers. At the serious…

    Hardback – 2010-11-01
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  • The Carriage Of Goods By Sea Under The Rotterdam Rules

    Edited by Rhidian Thomas

    This book is based on papers presented at the Sixth International Colloquium organised by the Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law, Swansea University, in September 2009. The sixteen contributions have been written by a team of international experts who collectively submit the newly…

    Hardback – 2010-08-01
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  • Places of Refuge

    By Eric Van Hooydonk

    The need for specific legal arrangements governing ships in distress and places of refuge is one of the most topical problems in both public and private maritime law. The headline grabbing shipping disasters involving the loss of the Erika (1999) and the Prestige (2002) attracted the attention of…

    Hardback – 2010-06-01
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  • The International Law of the Shipmaster

    By John A. C. Cartner, Richard Fiske, Tara Leiter

    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…

    Hardback – 2009-12-01
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  • The Modern Law of Marine Insurance

    Volume 3

    Edited by Rhidian Thomas

    Written by a team of leading academics and practitioners, this volume analyses the contemporary legal questions and debates arising out of market practice, and provides a thoroughly modern and up-to date analysis of marine insurance law. Topics covered include: held covered clauses, incorporation…

    Hardback – 2009-11-01
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  • The Rotterdam Rules

    A Practical Annotation

    By Yvonne Baatz, Charles Debattista, Filippo Lorenzon, Andrew Serdy, Hilton Staniland, Michael N Tsimplis

    The Rotterdam Rules represent the most comprehensive overhaul of the law of carriage of goods by sea in more than fifty years. To coincide with the signing ceremony, six members of the Institute of Maritime Law have written a detailed commentary on the Rules. The Rotterdam Rules: A Practical…

    Hardback – 2009-09-01
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  • Risk and Liability in Air Law

    By George Leloudas

    This book is the first attempt to analyse the relevant international conventions governing the liability of airlines to passengers and third parties on the ground from a risk perspective. The book analyses the transformation of the notion of risk over time and identifies the ways and the extent to…

    Hardback – 2009-09-01
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  • The Evolving Law and Practice of Voyage Charterparties

    Edited by Rhidian Thomas

    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…

    Hardback – 2009-04-01
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  • Contracts of Carriage by Land and Air

    2nd Edition

    By Malcolm A. Clarke, David Yates

    This book provides: • In-depth clause-by-clause analysis and commentary of the major international conventions and standard form contracts within these areas • New editions of two standard forms of contract for international carriage by rail • Citation of the relevant case law and statutes •…

    Hardback – 2008-03-30
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  • Legal Issues Relating to Time Charterparties

    Edited by Rhidian Thomas

    Legal Issues Relating to Time Charterparties addresses all the major questions and issues that arise in connection with time charterparties, examining them in a logical manner, progressively tracing the subject from the creation to the termination of the contract. All the salient legal aspects of…

    Hardback – 2008-03-20
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  • Bills of Lading and Bankers' Documentary Credits

    4th Edition

    By Paul Todd

    Bills of Lading and Bankers’ Documentary Credits provides a straightforward guide to the nuances and complexities of deals conducted under the documentary credit system. The book describes in detail the law applicable to and the practical workings of bankers' documentary credits as they are used in…

    Hardback – 2007-12-30
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  • Liability Regimes in Contemporary Maritime Law

    Edited by Rhidian Thomas

    This book addresses the topical and current issues in maritime law and brings them together into a coherent strand by the common perspective of liabilities for the professional reader. Liability Regimes in Contemporary Maritime Law appeals to both the industry and the legal profession and provides…

    Hardback – 2007-06-01
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  • Marine Insurance: The Law in Transition

    Edited by Rhidian Thomas

    The book examines and analyses in depth the specific issues which are currently occupying the marine insurance markets and the law. The London market is currently re-examining its practices and international competitiveness; and the English case law is growing significantly. The issues identified…

    Hardback – 2006-06-30
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  • Commencement of Laytime

    4th Edition

    By Davies Donald

    Commencement of Laytime is the only in-depth examination and discussion concerning the most important financial aspect of laytime which can affect all voyage charter parties and international contracts for the sale of goods. The information is presented in a style which is readable by ship…

    Hardback – 2006-05-17
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  • General Average

    Law and Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Francis Rose

    An account of the underlying law and the practical rules which govern the adjustment of rights and liabilities between parties to a maritime adventure when extraordinary measures have been incurred for the benefit of the common adventure. The second edition incorporates international case law…

    Hardback – 2005-04-30
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  • War, Terror and Carriage by Sea

    By Keith Michel

    War, Terror and Carriage by Sea provides a comprehensive legal analysis of the law and practice relating to the impact of war or war related risks, terrorism and piracy on international commercial shipping. It includes a detailed review of: • International Hull Clauses, the Institute War and…

    Hardback – 2004-12-01
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  • Port State Control

    2nd Edition

    By Oya Ozcayir

    Port State Control, Second Edition is a comprehensive publication dealing with the full implications and regulations of port State control. It provides a detailed analysis of the legal framework relating to port State control, including the most recent developments in this area. It covers not only…

    Hardback – 2004-07-31
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  • Modern Law of Marine Insurance Volume 2

    Edited by Rhidian Thomas

    This volume focuses on current issues affecting the market with regard to marine insurance. Written by a team of leading academics and practitioners, it analyzes the contemporary questions and debates in the law arising out of market practice and provides an up-to-date analysis of the law of marine…

    Hardback – 2002-07-30
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  • Commercial and Maritime Statutes

    Edited by Peter MacDonald Eggers, Simon Picken

    This collection of statutes form a reference point for the maritime, commercial and insurance litigator. It covers 35 statutes, some with a commentary and list of key cases to aid with interpretation of the statute.…

    Paperback – 2000-12-01
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  • Bills of Lading

    Law and Contracts

    By Nicholas Gaskell, Regina Asariotis, Yvonne Baatz

    Bills of Lading: Law and Contracts provides a detailed legal analysis of common standard form clauses in bills of lading (and waybills) which are in use in the maritime world, as well as a comprehensive examination of the legal principles which are applicable to them. Bills of Lading: Law and…

    Hardback – 2000-12-01
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  • Shipbrokers and the Law

    By Andrew Jamieson

    This text provides an explanation of the responsibilities and liabilities of the shipbroker, both in direct contact with principles and as part of a chain of other brokers. Highlighting legal questions arising from ways in which the broker's business is done, issues addressed in this book include…

    Hardback – 1997-03-01
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