"An accessible introduction to multimodal contracts of carriage, Multimodal Transport Law works from general principles toward specific, technical problems. Adopting an international (comparative) approach to multimodal contract law it addresses such key topics as:Contracts of carriageTransport documentsThe parties to a contract of carriageInternational conventions on the carriage of goodsMultimodal situations covered by unimodal conventionsConflict of lawsThe rules applicable to the individual legs of multimodal contracts of carriageThe Rotterdam RulesProviding a close examination of the relevant conventions, this is essential reading for law students, useful for claims handlers and practitioners, and of interest for academics and legislators seeking a better appreciation of multimodal contracts of carriage. "--Provided by publisher.
Formatted Contents Note
chapter 1 Introduction chapter 2 Contracts of carriage chapter 3 Transport documents chapter 4 The parties to the contract of carriage chapter 5 International conventions on the carriage of goods chapter 6 Multimodal situations governed by unimodal conventions chapter 7 The law applicable in the absence of a mandatory convention chapter 8 The rules applicable to the individual legs of multimodal contracts of carriage chapter 9 The Rotterdam Rules.