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Compulsory Insurance And Compensation For Bunker Oil Pollution Damage

Author : Ling Zhu
ISBN : 9783540459033
Genre : Law
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Oil tankers are not solely to blame for pollution at sea. Non-tankers have released numerous spills. The International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage has been adopted, but has not yet come into force. This timely and comprehensive book studies compulsory insurance, its main purpose of ensuring compensation and its interrelations with other features such as the rule of strict liability, the limitation of liability of that convention.

Civil Liability For Bunker Oil Pollution Damage

Author : Dan Malika Gunasekera
ISBN : 3631604602
Genre : Law
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This book deals with the liability conventions brought into existence by the International Maritime Organization and concentrates on the newly adopted instrument dealing with bunker oil pollution as an area of great concern for every stakeholder involved in shipping business. The work covers a wide spectrum ranging from the Convention itself to its scope of application, liable and aggrieved parties, jurisdiction, requirements of liability and admissibility of claims, defences and exoneration from liability. It addresses many areas of interest and of importance to international and national legal advisors, lawyers, law students and anyone interested in the relevant field such as shipowners, charterers, shipbrokers, ship personnel and associated contractors and sub-contractors.

Jurisdiction Of The Coastal State Over Foreign Merchant Ships In Internal Waters And The Territorial Sea

Author : Haijiang Yang
ISBN : 9783540331926
Genre : Law
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The general international law regarding foreign merchant ships in internal waters has never been codified. The question of the breadth of the territorial sea was finally solved during the Third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea. But conflicts between coastal States and foreign merchant ships in internal waters and the territorial sea may arise. This comprehensive study analyses these issues and strives for reasonable and generally acceptable solutions.

The Hamburg Lectures On Maritime Affairs 2009 2010

Author : Jürgen Basedow
ISBN : 9783642274190
Genre : Law
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In 2007, the International Max Planck Research School for Maritime Affairs together with the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS), both based in Hamburg, decided to establish an annual lecture series, the "Hamburg Lectures on Maritime Affairs" - giving distinguished scholars and practitioners the opportunity to present and discuss recent developments in this field. The present volume - the second in the series - collects eight of the lectures held in 2009 and 2010 by David Joseph Attard, Lucius Caflisch, Beate Czerwenka, Lars Gorton, Francesco Munari, Kyriaki Noussia, Peter Wetterstein and Wolfgang Wurmnest.

Responsibility And Liability In The Context Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes By Sea

Author : Jan Albers
ISBN : 9783662433492
Genre : Law
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The term “hazardous wastes” covers a wide range of disused products and production wastes generated not only in industrial sectors, but also in all areas of everyday life. Hazardous wastes are to a large extent shipped by sea to third countries for recycling or disposal. While the procedural requirements for such movements are laid out in the 1989 Basel Convention, explicit rules of responsibility and liability for resulting damages are neither provided by the Basel Convention nor by other international conventions. The Liability Protocol to the Basel Convention of 1999 has not yet entered into force. This book examines the existing rules of responsibility and liability applying to States and private persons and outlines the conditions under which liability may be incurred. Subsequently, the advantages and shortcomings of the 1999 Liability Protocol are analyzed. Although this Protocol faces substantial political headwind, from a legal perspective it includes principally useful and reasonable approaches and should therefore be ratified.

Vessel Source Marine Pollution

Author : Alan Khee-Jin Tan
ISBN : 1139448463
Genre : Law
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Analysing the regulation of vessel-source pollution from the perspective of the political interests of key players in the ship transportation industry, this 2005 book by Alan Khee-Jin Tan offers a comprehensive and convincing account of how pollution of the marine environment by ships may be better regulated and reduced. In this timely study, he traces the history of regulation at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and investigates the political, economic and social forces influencing the IMO treaties. Also examined are the efforts of maritime states, ship-owners, cargo owners, oil companies and environmental groups to influence IMO laws and treaties. This is an important book, which uncovers the politics behind the law and offers solutions for overcoming the deficiencies in the regulatory system. It will be of great interest to professionals in the shipping industry as well as practitioners and students.

P I Clubs

Author : Steven J. Hazelwood
ISBN : 1843118815
Genre : Law
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P&I Clubs: Law and Practice is a detailed, but easy-to-follow, account of the constitution, workings, and daily practice of mutual and indemnity clubs in the UK. Designed to be a practical reference source for anyone who is involved with mutual insurance, the book offers comprehensive guidance on the complex area of P&I Clubs. This fourth edition has been fully revised and updated since the last edition, written in 1999. New areas emphasized include: piracy * charterers' liability insurance * defense cover * disputes concerning the Inter-Club Agreement * enforceability of arbitration agreements in the Club's rules * the Club's obligation to make direct payments under certificates and pay death/personal injury claims in the event of a member's insolvency * the Club's responsibility for indivisible personal injury claims. The book also covers the UK's recent major legislative and related developments such as: the entry into force of the Bunker Convention * SCOPIC 2000 * Directive 2009/20

International Ocean Governance

Author : Lee A. Kimball
ISBN : 2831706173
Genre : Nature
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State Responsibility For Interferences With The Freedom Of Navigation In Public International Law

Author : Philipp Wendel
ISBN : 9783540743323
Genre : Law
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Conventions covering the law of the sea contain provisions on compensation for wrongful interferences with navigation, though they are rarely applied. This book analyses all relevant compensation provisions and compares them to the general law of state responsibility. The author discusses such issues as the responsibility of international organizations, liability for lawful conduct, and several and joint liability in public international law.

The Principle Of Indemnity In Marine Insurance Contracts

Author : Kyriaki Noussia
ISBN : 9783540490746
Genre : Law
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This book discusses legal issues related to the principle of indemnity in marine insurance contracts as well as disputes that may arise in a representative sample of common and continental law jurisdictions. It offers a comparative examination of Australian, English, Canadian, French, Greek, Norwegian and U.S. law. It examines the scope for a legal reform and the potential of achieving a better, more flexible, and modern indemnification regime.

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