"Widely regarded as the leading authority on voyage charters, this book is the most comprehensive and intellectually-rigorous analysis of the area, is regularly cited in court, and is the go-to guide for drafting and disputing charterparty contracts.Voyage Charters provides the reader with a clause-by-clause analysis of the two major charterparty forms: the Gencon standard charterparty contract and the Asbantankvoy form. It also delivers thorough treatment of the Hague and Hague-Visby Rules, a comparative analysis of English and American law, and a detailed section on arbitration awards.Key features of the fourth edition:The only textbook to deal specifically with this key area of maritime lawWritten by an impressive team of highly-regarded maritime authorities from both sides of the Atlantic Contains a wealth of updated English and American case law and arbitrations, as well as addressing broader issues such as Rome II Regulation Convention regarding the conflict of lawsPractical user-friendly guide, which is accessible not only to lawyers but also shipping professionalsThis book is an indispensable, practical guide for both contentious and non-contentious shipping law practitioners, and postgraduate students studying this area of law"-- Provided by publisher.
Formatted Contents Note
section 1. General principles and Gencon charter section 2. Gencon charter 1994 section 3. Asbatankvoy charter section 4. The Hague and Hague-Visby rules section 5. Appendices.