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Marine Cargo Insurance

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Marine Cargo Insurance

ISBN: 978-1-84311-763-6

This book is a single reference source of marine cargo insurance law, arranged by reference to the recently revised Institute Cargo Clauses, the most widely used standard form of marine cargo insurance cover. The work will examine marine cargo insurance by reference to English and foreign legal cases and the Marine Insurance Act 1906.

This book provides:

  • The revised Institute Cargo Clauses with full commentary by one of the key players in the re-drafting
  • A legal overview of the Institute Cargo Clauses that you won’t find anywhere else
  • A practical structure based on the structure of the clauses with easy to find solutions
  • A single resource for marine cargo insurance law
  • A unique perspective from a major player in the revision of the Institute Cargo Clauses


  • Chapter 1: History and Definition of Marine Cargo Insurance
  • Chapter 2: Law and Jurisdiction Clauses
  • Chapter 3: Open Covers, Policies and Certificates of Insurance
  • Chapter 4: Insurable Interest and the Indemnity Principle
  • Chapter 5: Good Faith, Non-Disclosure and Misrepresentation
  • Chapter 6: Warranties and Conditions
  • Chapter 7: Causation
  • Chapter 8: All Risks and Exclusions
  • Chapter 9: Named Perils and Exclusions
  • Chapter 10: War, Strikes, Terrorism and Rejection Risks
  • Chapter 11: Duration of the Insurance 1: The Transit Clause
  • Chapter 12: Duration of the Insurance 2: Termination of Transit and Change of Voyage
  • Chapter 13: Claims and Losses
  • Chapter 14: Recoverable Expenses and Liabilities: Sue and Labour, Salvage, General Average and Collision Liabilities
  • Chapter 15: Measure of Indemnity
  • Chapter 16: Subrogation, Double Insurance and Rights of Contribution