Commercial Law

Shipping and Maritime Law

  1. The Legal Context of International Multimodal Transport

    From the UN Multimodal Transport Convention 1980 to the Rotterdam Rules 2009 and beyond

    By Theodora Nikaki

    This book considers the liability of the multimodal transport operator, clearly setting out the current framework on multimodal transport and offering a contextual analysis the position under the key conventions. The book critically evaluates the effectiveness and feasibility of the existing or...

    To Be Published March 7th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Warranties in Marine Insurance

    3rd Edition

    By Baris Soyer

    For centuries, warranties have played a significant role in the law of marine insurance and in this book Baris Soyer offers a comprehensive and authoritative examination of warranties in marine insurance. The book sets out the current law on marine insurance warranties as well as exploring the...

    To Be Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Handbook of Maritime Regulation and Enforcement

    Edited by Robin Warner, Stuart Kaye

    With advances in technology and maritime transport, the spectrum of human activities in all parts of the ocean and the deep seabed is steadily increasing. A combination of factors means that human uses of the ocean now extend beyond the traditional activities of navigation and fishing to new and...

    To Be Published March 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Extension of Coastal State Jurisdiction in Enclosed or Semi-Enclosed Seas

    A Mediterranean and Adriatic Perspective

    By Mitja Grbec

    Series: IMLI Studies in International Maritime Law

    The current jurisdictional status of the Mediterranean Sea is remarkable. Nearly 50 per cent of the Mediterranean waters are high seas and therefore beyond the jurisdiction of coastal States. This situation means that there are no points in the Mediterranean Sea where the coasts of two States would...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Precautionary Principle in Marine Environmental Law

    With Special Reference to High Risk Vessels

    By Bénédicte Sage-Fuller

    Series: Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

    The book examines whether the jurisdiction of coastal States under international law can be extended to include powers of intervention towards vessels posing a significant risk to their coastal and marine environment, but which have not yet been involved in any incident or accident. The books sets...

    Published June 30th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Limitation of Liability in International Maritime Conventions

    The Relationship between Global Limitation Conventions and Particular Liability Regimes

    By Norman A. Martínez Gutiérrez

    Series: IMLI Studies in International Maritime Law

    Limitation of liability for maritime claims is a concept of respectable antiquity which is now deeply entrenched in the maritime industry. Under this concept, the shipowner is entitled to limit his liability for maritime claims up to a maximum sum regardless of the actual amount of the claims. The...

    Published September 13th 2012 by Routledge

  7. UNCLOS and Ocean Dispute Settlement

    Law and Politics in the South China Sea

    By Nong Hong

    The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) offers a legal framework for the sustainable development of the oceans and their natural resources. However, recently there have been calls to amend the Convention due to some ambiguous provisions which are unable to address a variety of...

    Published June 20th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Antarctic Security in the Twenty-First Century

    Legal and Policy Perspectives

    Edited by Alan D. Hemmings, Donald R. Rothwell, Karen N. Scott

    The Antarctic Treaty (1959) was adopted for the purpose of bringing peace and stability to Antarctica and to facilitate cooperation in scientific research conducted on and around the continent. It has now been over fifty years since the signing of the treaty, nevertheless security continues to...

    Published April 16th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Serving the Rule of International Maritime Law

    Essays in Honour of Professor David Joseph Attard

    Edited by Norman A. Martínez Gutiérrez

    Series: IMLI Studies in International Maritime Law

    International maritime law is far from inert, everyday international affairs constantly test existing law and, in many occasions, require its development. Serving the Rule of International Maritime Law is thus not limited to a description of the current state of the law, but contains innovative...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Marine Environmental Governance

    From International Law to Local Practice

    By Erika Techera

    Marine Environmental Governance: From International Law to Local Practice considers the relationship between international environmental law and community-based management of marine areas. Focusing on small island states, in which indigenous populations have to a large extent continued to maintain...

    Published September 12th 2011 by Routledge

  11. Maritime Security

    International Law and Policy Perspectives from Australia and New Zealand

    Edited by Natalie Klein, Joanna Mossop, Donald R. Rothwell

    Maritime security is of vital importance to Australia and New Zealand as both countries depend on maritime transport for their economic survival. Since the events of September 11th 2001, significant questions have been raised as to whether Australia and New Zealand are adequately prepared for the...

    Published July 28th 2011 by Routledge

  12. International Commercial and Marine Arbitration

    By Georgios I. Zekos

    Series: Routledge Research in International Commercial Law

    International Commercial and Marine Arbitration analyses and compares commercial-martime arbitration in a number of different legal systems including the US, the UK, Greece and Belgium. The book examines the role of the courts in arbitration in each of these countries, making reference to ...

    Published May 5th 2011 by Routledge-Cavendish