Journals Higher Education



Published: 07 July 2011

942 Pages


ISBN: 9780199589913

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Carriage of Goods by Sea

Second Edition

Stephen D. Girvin

  • The only practitioner title to provide a complete analysis of the law of carriage of goods by sea including topics such as limitation, admiralty claims and a maritime arbitration
  • Appendices include standard forms and legislation providing a complete resource in one volume
  • Includes detailed reference to and analysis of major recent House of Lords cases including The Achilleas (2008) and The Golden Victory (2007); and major appellate level cases including The Archimidis (2007), The Elli & The Frixos (2008), and The Reborn (2009); as well as a host of new cases decided at first instance

New to this Edition:

  • New coverage of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Carriage of Goods Wholly or Partly by Sea (Rotterdam Rules) which was signed since the publication of the first edition
  • Expanded treatment of bills of lading including updated references and extra detail throughout, such as coverage of the Conlinebill 2000 within discussion of liner bills of lading
  • New damages content added to chapters on voyage charterparties and time charterparties, including references to reported arbitration decisions of the LMAA

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