This three-volume Manual on International Maritime Law presents a systematic analysis of the history and contemporary development of international maritime law by leading contributors from across the world. Prepared in cooperation with the International Maritime Law Institute, the International Maritime Organization's research and training institute, this a uniquely comprehensive study of this fundamental area of international law.
- Shipping Law provides a detailed understanding of the historical development of shipping law looking at concepts, sources, and international organisations relating to shipping law;
- nationality, registration and ownership of ships; ship sale and shipping contracts;
- ship management and ship finance; arrest of ships;
- international trade and shipping documents; carriage of goods, passengers and their luggage by sea;
- maritime labour law;
- law of maritime safety;
- law of marine collisions;
- law of salvage;
- law of wrecks;
- law of general average;
- law of towage;
- law of harbours and pilotage;
- limitation of liability for maritime claims;
- and law of marine insurance.
Volume II published21 January 2016 addresses the major issues which arise in the law of the sea.