Scrutton on Charterparties & Bills of Lading 22nd Edition
|Book||Scrutton on Charterparties & Bills of Lading 22nd Edition||27/09/2011||9780414045903||$448.00|
Scrutton provides the leading statement of law relating to charterparties and bills of lading. It clarifies how the legal principles work in practice with detailed reference to a wide variety of case material, including discussion of over 100 new cases since the previous edition.
This new 125th Anniversary edition also includes an in-depth re-examination of historic cases which were previously omitted from the work. Scrutton:
- Covers time charters, voyage charters and demise charters as well as bills of lading
- Sets out clearly the underlying principles of the law in this area
- Delivers practical guidance on how the principles work in practice through detailed examination of case law
- Examines charterparties as forms of commercial contract, examining the nature, validity, construction of the contract, the parties to it and specific terms
- Considers the performance of the contract during loading, during the voyage and during unloading of cargo
- Examines bills of lading as contracts and as documents of title
- Explains liability issues and covers damages
- Highlights areas where the law is uncertain and suggests solutions
- Includes coverage of over 100 new cases since the last edition including The Antiparos, The Ailsa Craig, The Silver Constellation and The Bremen Max
- Reproduces relevant legislation, such as the Carriage of Goods by Sea Acts 1992 and 1971, for easy consultation.
Nature, validity and construction of the contract; Parties to the contract; Agency; Charterparties; The Bill of Lading as a contract; Bills of Lading for goods on a chartered ship; Terms of the Contract; Representations; Performance of contract: Loading; The Bill of Lading as a document of title; Liability of shipowner for loss of, or damage to, goods carried; Performance of the contract – the voyage; Performance of the contract – unloading; Demurrage; Freight; Time charters; Through Bills of Lading; combined; transportation, containers; Lien; Damages; Carriage of Goods by Sea Act 1971; Jurisdiction and limitation of actions; Appendices.
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