Modern maritime law and risk management / Aleka Mandaraka-Sheppard.
London ; New York : Routledge-Cavendish, 2007.
lxxxvi, 1061 pages ; 26 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Introductory elements Nature of the admiralty jurisdiction Mode of exercise of jurisdiction Procedure (overview) Rules and doctrines restricting the jurisdiction of the Admiralty Court to adjudication on the merits of a case Convention jurisdiction bases and multiple proceedings Anti-suit injunctions Ownership, registration, and management of ships; the international safety management code and legal implications The law of ship mortgages Shipbuilding contracts Ship sale and purchase contracts Collisions at sea and liabilities The law of salvage Towage contracts Principles of general average The law of harbours and pilotage Limitation of liability for maritime claims Passengers' claims and limitation of liability Civil liability for marine pollution, damage by hazardous/noxious substances, nuclear incidents and compensation EU legislation in maritime safety and parallel IMO developments Epilogue : risk management culture and collective responsibility.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.