The business of carriage of goods Shipping documents issued before shipment Types of bills of lading Other documents of carriage Issue and transfer of bills of lading The bill of lading as a receipt for the goods shipped The bill of lading as evidence of the contract of carriage The bill of lading as a document of title Third parties and bill of lading terms The carriers' delivery obligation Alterations of delivery obligations and other problems Charterparties and their relationship with bills of lading Paperless trading Domestic legislation on cargo liability The rise of international regulation The movement to the Hamburg Rules Hybrid carriage regimes and international uniformity The legal effect and interpretation of the Hague and Hague-Visby Rules The scope and application of the Hague and Hague-Visby Rules The scope and application of the Rotterdam Rules Shipper's common law obligations Freight Shipper's obligations and immunities under the Hague, Hague-Visby and Rotterdam Rules Seaworthiness Deviation Reasonable despatch The carrier's obligations under the Hague and Hague-Visby and Rotterdam Rules Liens Exclusion of liability under the Hague and Hague-Visby and Rotterdam Rules Limitation of liability Voyage charterparties Laytime and demurrage Time charterparties Frustration Limitation periods.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages xix-xxii) and index.
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