The International Law of the Shipmaster

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Routledge, Mar 1, 2013 - Law - 872 pages
A comprehensive review of the laws and regulations governing the shipmaster including customary law, case law, statutory law, treaty law and regulatory law, covering: • A brief history of the shipmaster • Manning and crewing requirements in relation to vessel registration • Comparison of regimes of law of agency for shipmasters and crews across jurisdictions • Examination of shipmaster liability (civil and criminal)
 

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Contents

Table of Cases
lxxvii
The Shipmaster in Context
1
The Doctrines of the Law of the Shipmaster
119
The Principal Domestic Laws Governing the Shipmaster in the States of the United Nations and the International Maritime Organisation
237
PRINCIPAL REFERENCES
713
LIST OF ACRONYMS
727
CHARTERPARTIES
741
CONSTITUTIONS
743
MARITIME STATUTES
749
CONVENTION CODES
765
Index
779
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Dr. John A. C. Cartner practices maritime law in the US and internationally. He has had several commands of oceanic tank and container vessels and is a current licensee of the U. S. Coast Guard as Master of Steam and Motor Vessels of any Gross Tons upon Oceans with endorsements including STCW.

Richard P. Fiske provides wide-ranging consulting services in American and international maritime law, as well as technical matters relating to naval and commercial vessels. He has served on active duty in the United States Navy for over 27 years. He is experienced in leadership and technical issues in shipboard operations, ship repair, deep sea diving, ship and aircraft salvage, underwater ship repair, deep ocean search and recovery, and foreign military sales.

Tara Leiter is associated with Blank Rome, LLP in Washington, D.C. She concentrates her practice in maritime law and serves United States and international clients.

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