Carriage of Goods by Sea by Stephen D. GirvinCarriage of Goods by Sea by Stephen D. Girvin

Carriage of Goods by Sea

byStephen D. Girvin

Hardcover | August 7, 2011

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Arranged thematically and covering the entire breadth of the law of carriage of goods by sea, including bills of lading and charterparties, limitation, admiralty claims, and maritime arbitration, this book discusses the underlying principles of contract, agency, tort, and bailment as well asthe business of carriage, and shippers' and carriers' obligations, rights and immunities. The scope and application of the Rotterdam Rules is covered in a dedicated chapter, which guides the reader on this important international instrument which was signed in 2009, but is not yet in force. Coverage of the main provisions and changes to be implemented in accordance with the RotterdamRules also feature throughout. The underlying principles to documents of carriage, international regulation, and the responsibilities and obligations of the skipper and carrier are all addressed in this single volume resource.
Stephen D. Girvin is a tenured Professor of Law and Vice Dean (Research and International Programmes) at the National University of Singapore (NUS).
Title:Carriage of Goods by SeaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:944 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 2.15 inPublished:August 7, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199589917

ISBN - 13:9780199589913


Table of Contents

Part 1: Introduction1. The Business of Carriage of GoodsPart 2: Bills of Lading and Other Documents of Carriage2. Shipping Documents Issued before Shipment3. Types of Bills of Lading4. Other Documents of Carriage5. Issue and Transfer of Bills of Lading6. The Bill of Lading as a Receipt for the Goods Shipped7. The Bill of Lading as Evidence of the Contract of Carriage8. The Bill of Lading as a Document of Title9. Third Parties and Bill of Lading Terms10. The Carriers' Delivery Obligation11. Alteration of Delivery Obligations12. Charterparties and their Relationship with Bills of Lading13. Paperless TradingPart 3: International and Domestic Regulation14. Domestic Legislation on Cargo Liability15. International Regulation16. The Movement to the Hamburg Rules17. Hybrid Carriage Regimes and International Uniformity18. The Legal Effect and Interpretation of the Hague and Hague-Visby Rules19. The Scope and Application of the Hague and Hague-Visby Rules20. The Scope and Application of the Rotterdam RulesPart 4: The Responsibilities of the Shipper21. Shipper's Common Law Obligations22. Freight23. Shipper's Obligations and Immunities under International ConventionsPart 5: The Obligations of the Carrier24. Seaworthiness25. Deviation26. Reasonable Despatch27. Carriers Obligations under International ConventionsPart 6: The Rights and Immunities of the Carrier28. Liens29. Exclusion of liability under International Conventions30. Limitation of LiabilityPart 7: Charterparties31. Voyage Charterparties32. Laytime and Demurrage in Voyage Charterparties33. Time CharterpartiesPart 8: Enforcement Issues34. Frustration35. Limitation PeriodsAppendicesI Statutes and ConventionsII Standard FormsIII Signatories to Conventions