Chapter 1 - Introduction to Carriage of Goods by Sea
This is a chapter from the Bloomsbury Professional book The Law of Carriage of Goods by Sea, which is a comprehensive overview of the legal aspects of sea carriage and the issues that surround it. It provides readers with a general introduction to the subject as well as more detailed chapters on bills of lading, charterparties, international and domestic regulations, rights and obligations of the parties under a contract of carriage, limitations of liability and remedies. The book includes relevant case excerpts, statutory materials, sample questions, diagrams and chapter summaries. This title provides a comprehensive overview of carriage of goods by sea for both students and practitioners of shipping law.