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Maritime Law

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Maritime Law

Maritime Law, 6th editionis an exhaustive introduction to this complex area of law. It systematically covers the principal topics and illustrates the operation of shipping law in practice. The sixth edition has been extensively revised and updated to incorporate significant statutory developments and cases. This book, with its readable style and practical approach, is ideal for newcomers to subject tool as a research tool. It will also benefit experienced professionals requiring an updated workbook on the general principles and case law.

Key selling points

  • Provides a comprehensive and up-to-date study of the traditional aspects of maritime law examining both the historical developments of the individual subjects and commenting in depth on the current state of the law
  • Covers key international issues
  • Includes significant statutory developments


  • Marine lawyers
  • Ship owners
  • Ship charters
  • Marine insurance
  • Freight forwarders
  • Ship brokers

Contents include:

  • New chapter on bills of lading
  • Significant updates on the following chapters:
    • Charterparties—lots of developments in case law
    • Passengers
    • Salvage—developments in case law and introduction of new Lloyd’s Open Forum Salvage Agreement
  • Other updates include
    • Sale of ship and shipbuilding contracts—some case updates
    • Admiralty
    • Collisions—case updates
    • Limitation of liability
    • Oil pollution—new Convention on bunker spills