Legal Principles in Shipping Business 2016
Foreword by Sir David Steel
International Commercial Arbitrator and former Admiralty
Judge of England
Legal Principles in Shipping Business describes the way
that shipping law affects how the industry conducts itself. This
book describes in detail how this aspect of the industry works.
It explains the nuts and bolts of charter parties and different
types of shipping documentation such as bills of lading and
waybills. It describes the principles and the essential ingredients
of contract law.
English law is the most widely used law in shipping business.
Nearly all practical documents of an international nature involved
with shipping business are based on English law. The book
thoroughly explains concepts of common law, case law and precedent
and how these contrast with statute law.
This title covers the role of arbitration in dispute resolution
and the different services provided by maritime arbitrators and
details arbitration centres. It describes the advantages and
disadvantages of arbitration versus litigation.
This book will therefore be essential reading for those studying
Legal Principles in Shipping Business, but will also be beneficial
to everyone who wishes to expand their knowledge of this aspect of
the industry a bit further.
Costas Lambrou, Legal Editor
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