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Modern Maritime Law (Volumes 1 & 2), 3rd Edition (Due late 2013)

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This unique title examines in depth issues of jurisdiction, maritime law and practice from a modern perspective and highlights the importance of risk management with a view to avoiding pitfalls in litigation or arbitration and minimising exposure to liabilities.

This third edition has been fully revised and restructured into two self-contained volumes.

Author:  Professor Aleka Mandaraka-Sheppard (LLB, LLM, PhD, Dip.IArb), is a dually qualified lawyer (Greece and England) and was formerly a practising solicitor in the City of London, Head of the Shipping Law Unit, UCL, and Visiting Professor of Maritime law. She is the Founder and Chairman of the London Shipping Law Centre – Maritime Business Forum and practises as a Maritime Arbitrator and Mediator. Her passion has been in promoting risk management education since 1998 through the LSLC and privately to shipping companies in-house. This book was inspired by her teaching and practice in maritime law.

ISBN:  9780415843201

Published Date: Taylor & Francis (Informa Law by Routledge) Due November 2013

Format: Hardback



The first volume tackles a wealth of complex jurisdictional aspects, ranging from the enforcement of maritime claims to a detailed analysis of the conditions of arrest of ships, including reconsideration of wrongful arrest, beneficial ownership, forum non-convenience and limitations upon the jurisdiction of the English courts.

Chapter 1. The Jurisdiction of the Admiralty Court Chapter 2. Enforcement of Maritime Claims Chapter 3. Freezing Injunctions and the US Rule B Attachment Chapter 4. Conditions of Arrest - Beneficial Ownership - the Corporate Veil Chapter 5. Arrest of Ships – Priorities of Claims – Conflict of Laws Chapter 6. Dismissal, or Declining, Stay of Proceedings, Forum Shopping Chapter 7. The EU Jurisdiction Regime and its Review Chapter 8. Anti-suit Injunctions


The second volume tackles the substantive maritime law with a particular emphasis on risk and liabilities, and analyses issues of contract, tort and criminal law, causation and remoteness of damages.

Part I: OVERARCHING ASPECTS OF RISK MANAGEMENT   Chapter 1: Managing Risks in the 21st Century – an Overview  Chapter 2: The Regulatory Regime– EU and IMO Developments   Chapter 3: Context of Regulatory Enforcement - The ISM and the ISPS Codes  Chapter 4: Attribution of liability - Risk Management in context of the ISM Code 

Part II: OWNERSHIP ASPECTS AND MANAGEMENT OF RISKS  Chapter 5: Ship Ownership and Ship-Managers’ risks  Chapter 6: Risks in the mortgage of Ship  Chapter 7: Ship building Contracts and Risks  Chapter 8: Risks in Ship Sale and Purchase 

Part III: SHIP AND PORT RISKS AND LIABILITIES Chapter 9: Risks and Liabilities arising from Collisions at Sea  Chapter 10: Risks and Liabilities under Salvage  Chapter 11: Risks and Liabilities under Towage Contracts   Chapter 12: Liability and Risks in General Average   Chapter 13: Risk Management by Harbour Authorities

Part IV: COMPENSATION FOR LIABILITIES AND LIMITATION Chapter 14: Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims  Chapter 15: Liability, Limitation, Compensation for Passengers’ Claims  Chapter 16: Liability, Limitation, Compensation for Marine Pollution, and Nuclear, damage


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