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Wed, 02/20/2013 - 23:49

Noting the great importance attached in several conventions to the rendering of assistance to persons in distress at sea and to the establishment by every coastal State of adequate and effective arrangements for coast watching and for search and rescue services

Section: LegalMaritime law
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Civil Liability Convention 1969

Wed, 02/20/2013 - 00:00

he States Parties to the present Convention, Conscious of the dangers of pollution posed by the worldwide maritime carriage of oil in bulk, Convinced of the need to ensure that adequate compensation is available to persons who suffer damage caused by pollution resulting from the escape or discharge of oil from ships, Desiring to adopt uniform international rules and procedures for determining questions of liability and providing adequate compensation in such cases, Have agreed as follows

Section: LegalMaritimeMaritime law
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the International Legal Order

Sun, 02/10/2013 - 16:21
Historical Evolution of the international legal order Natural law as basis for intl lawSection: Legal
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Fri, 07/13/2012 - 03:13


- "Carrier" means the Non Vessel Operating Common Carrier who issues this B\L and is named on the face of it and assumes liability for the performance of the multimodal transport contract as a carrier.

- "Merchant" means and includes the Shipper, the Consignor, the Consignee, the Holder of this B\L, the Receiver and the Owner of the Goods.

Section: LegalMaritime law
Categories: legal