Maritime Law (ML)
Legal aspects in Shipping course provides an in-depth knowledge to students about the legal and legislative remarks of the shipping and Port Activities.
Shipping Law course provides a comprehensive collection of international conventions, statutes and statutory instruments, arbitration rules and the most commonly encountered bills of lading, charter parties, insurance clauses, guarantees and other contracts.
Arrest, Jurisdiction and Applicable Law – Arbitration – Limitation of Liability – Cargo Claims – Collision – Marine Insurance – Oil Pollution – Salvage, Towage and General
Average – Standard Forms LMAA Intermediate Claims Procedure (2009) – LMAA/Baltic Exchange Mediation Terms (2009) – Regulation 593/2008 on the law applicable to contractual regulations (Rome I) – Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 2010 – Institute Cargo Clauses A, B, C (2009) – Institute War Clauses (Cargo) (2009) – Institute Strikes Clauses (Cargo) (2009) – International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage 2001 – Wreckhire 2011 – Wreckfixed 2011 – Wreckstage 2011 – Congenbill 2007 – Updated lists of parties to International Conventions
The legal framework of marine salvage: conventions, forms, clauses and contracts.
Essential session for marine lawyers worldwide, students, ship owners, ship managers, salvors, shipbrokers, mortgagees, P & I Clubs, shipbuilders, port authorities, classification societies, regulators and other shipping and risk management professionals.
With a wealth of information covered, the course is divided into four parts – Admiralty Jurisdiction and Procedure; Substantive Law; International Conventions; and Safety at Sea.
Topics covered in modern Maritime Law and Risk Management are:
Case studies explaining common law, equity, statutes, EU Directives and International Conventions.
The latest EU and international safety and security measures.
Admiralty jurisdiction and arrest of ships.
Anti-suit injunctions and arbitration issues.
The role of classification societies and flag states.
The ISM Code and liabilities arising from the unseaworthiness of ships.
Civil and criminal liabilities of ship owners and ship managers with risk management considerations, including criminalization for ship- source pollution.
Shipbuilding, sale and purchase of second-hand ships, mortgagees’ rights and duties.
Towage contracts and salvage law, including principles of general average.
Port duties, rights and liabilities and the Wreck Removal Convention 2007.
Limitation of liability and jurisdictional issues regarding forum shopping.
The Athens Convention 2002 and passenger’s rights.
Marine pollution law, liabilities for damage by hazardous, noxious substances, nuclear incidents, and the compensation regimes (contributed by Elizabeth Blackburn QC).