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  • Introduction to Marine Cargo Managementby Mark Rowbotham

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 294.00

    Cargo management, especially in the maritime sphere, plays a vital role in the transfer of goods between seller and buyer. However, despite over 90% of the world?s international trade being conducted by sea, often very little is known about this subject by either party. This unique text provides a clear and comprehensive introduction to the principal... more...

  • Modelling and Forecasting in Dry Bulk Shippingby Shun Chen; Hilde Meersman; Eddy Van de Voorde; Koos Frouws

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 299.95

    This book models price behaviour and forecasts prices in the dry bulk shipping market, a major component of the world shipping industry. Recent uncertainties in the world economy, shipbuilding developments and fleet changes mean the dry bulk shipping market has become extremely volatile, highly speculative and more sensitive to external shocks.... more...

  • Coastal Securityby Prof K R Singh

    Vij Books India Private Limited 2012; US$ 24.95

    While there is enough literature dealing with different facets of the topic related to maritime security, this book is an effort to deal with multiple facets of the subject. Topics covered in the book include themes like multiple maritime zones as defined under UNCLOS-III and India's MZI Act of 1976 as also state's criminal jurisdiction in these zones... more...

  • UN Convention on the Law of the Sea and the South China Seaby Dr Mark Valencia; Dr Nong Hong; Dr Shicun Wu; Professor Keyuan Zou

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 134.95

    Research on The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) is a valuable addition to understanding the political situation in the potentially volatile South China Sea region. This book covers topics such as baselines, historic title and rights, due regard and abuse of rights, peaceful use of the ocean, navigation regimes, marine scientific... more...

  • Lessons from the Disturbed Watersby Hui-Yi Katherine Tseng

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2015; US$ 127.00

    Although the flare-up of tensions in East Asia over the disputed islands, which are alternatively called Diaoyu (China), Diaoyutai (Taiwan) and Senkaku (Japan), seems to be ever more frequent, it has not always been the case. Lessons from the Disturbed Waters traces the origin of the issue back to when it first surfaced in the 1970s. The book explains... more...

  • Praxishandbuch Seearbeitsrechtby Christian Bubenzer; Runa J÷rgens

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 126.00

    This work explains the regulations in the newly created Maritime Labor Act. It reviews the Act?s areas of application and definitions, describes differences between labor relationships with crew and trainees, and discusses on-board controls and emergencies. It presents specific issues that pertain to the fishing industry.It includes achecklist... more...

  • The Modern Law of Marine Insuranceby Rhidian Thomas

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 439.00

    This latest and fourth volume in the series comprises ten contributions written by an expert team of academics and practitioners and which collectively analyse and expound many of the contemporary legal issues and debates in the law and practice of marine insurance. Some of the contributions touch upon areas of the law which will be amended by the... more...

  • European Sustainable Carriage of Goodsby Ellen Eftest°l-Wilhelmsson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This work discusses the rapidly developing European transport policy on sustainable freight and the connected efforts initiated by the European Commission (EC) on greening transport by the means of contract law. Greening transport has been a central goal for the EU for decades. The main problem has been, and still is, that far too much carriage... more...

  • Principles of the Carriage of Goods by Seaby Paul Todd

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 64.95

    Principles of the Carriage of Goods by Sea offers students studying this topic as part of their LLM or LLB course an accessible, comprehensive overview of the subject from a leading expert in the field. Written specifically with students in mind, concentrating on principles, and tailored to common law coverage, this title presents all the essential... more...

  • The United Nations and Decolonization: The Role of Afro ? Asiaby Y. El-Ayouty

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    When the United Nations' Charter was signed in San Francisco in 1945, the number of African member states of the Organisation was only 4. By the end of 1960 it had risen to 22. Today it is 41. How has this come about? The answer is given in this valuable book by Dr. Yassin EI-Ayouty. The handful of Asian and African countries who had the privilege... more...