Carriage of Goods by Sea
2008/2009, Semester 2
Modular Credits: LL4008 ( -- ) / LL5008 ( -- ) / LLD5008 ( -- ) / LL6008 ( -- )
This course will examine the two types of contracts of affreightment by sea, charterparties and bills of lading. It will examine the rights and liabilities of parties under the contracts of affreightment, including the shipowner, the charterer, the cargo owner, the lawful holder of the bill of lading, etc. Major international conventions on shipping law, such as the Hague -Visby Rules, will also be examined. This course will be of importance to individuals contemplating a career in shipping law. It is also essential for an appreciation of Singapore's role as a major global port and maritime hub.
3-hrs continuous weekly seminar x 2 times a week.
Intensive: [13 Jan -19 Feb 08]
Take Home Exam - 90% [Release: 4pm, Fri 20 Mar; Submission: 10am, Mon 23 Mar]; Class Performance - 10%