Routledge – 2012 – 496 pages
Shipping Law covers the whole spectrum of English shipping law and is the only student text to address both wet and dry shipping law matters. It takes a structured and integrated approach to the highly specialised rules of shipping, which are placed in their commercial context and related to the general principles of English contract and tort law.
This fifth edition offers a brand new section on arbitration, as well as detailed consideration of recent developments in law from the LOF 2011 and the 2010 Protocol to the HNS Convention. With in-depth commentary and analysis on recent important judical decisions of the Supreme Court in The Cendor Mopu, and of the Court of Appeal in The Eternity, The Wadi Sudr, The Kos, and The Eagle Valencia, this textbook presents fully-to-date and well-balanced coverage of key cases and is an essential reference source for both students and those in practice.
‘Baughen’s work is likely one of the most user-friendly textbooks in maritime law’ - Aldo Chircop, Dalhousie University, Canada for International Journal of Maritime History (2013)
Part 1: Dry Shipping: The Commercial Background Title to Sue. Providing Loss or Damage in Transit. The Terms of the Bill of Lading Contract. Statutory Terms of the Bill of Lading Contract. The Future? The Hamburg Rules and The UNCITRAL Convention. Combined Transport. Carriage by Road – CMR Charterparties. Voyage Charterparties Payment of Freight Voyage Charters – Laytime and Demurrage. Time Charters. Damages and Frustration Part 2: Wet Shipping Collisions. Salvage. General Average. Marine Pollution Part 3: Jurisdiction, Choice of Law, Security and Limitation Jurisdiction and Applicable Law. Security and Interlocutory Relief. Limitation of Liability
Simon Baughen is a Reader in Law at the University of Bristol and was formerly a shipping law solicitor. He has written extensively in the fields of maritime law, equity and trusts, and international environmental law.