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The Evolving Law and Practice of Voyage Charterparties

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The Evolving Law and Practice of Voyage Charterparties

Key topics covered in the book include:

  • The evolving nature of voyage charterparties
  • Jurisdiction and choice of law clauses
  • Legal issues relating to the preliminary voyage
  • Duties of owners with particular reference to seaworthiness
  • The cargo obligations of voyage charterers
  • The concept of legally dangerous cargo
  • Laytime and demurrage periods and interruptions to each
  • Commencement of laytime and notice of readiness
  • Laytime and demurrage clauses in interntional sales contracts
  • Bills of lading issued under voyage charters
  • Bills of lading under European national laws
  • Comparative developments in US law
  • Deviation
  • Cancellation clauses and repudiatory breach
  • Frustration of voyage charters