Maritime Law: News themes

Maritime Law - Construction and Sale of VesselsWe want to start our Maritime Law news with the list of the main themes. You could post your articles and news on Shipping, Admiralty and Maritime Law, in particular:

  • The vessel
  • Construction of vessels
  • Sale and purchase of vessels
  • Registration of vessels and flagging
  • Charter parties (voyage, time and bareboat charters) and leasing of vessels
  • Passenger contracts
  • Port towing and transportation towing (ocean towing)
  • Salvage (special marine towing contracts)
  • Carriage of goods by sea contracts documented in bill of ladings or similar
  • Maritime and vessel safety (Pollution of the marine environment, National and international administrative sanctions (tariffs, pollution and other ship detention causes)
  • Seaworthiness and unseaworthiness of vessels within Maritime Shipping Law (Latent defects and fitness of vessels: seaworthiness, cargoworthiness and human factor)
  • Marine insurance and general average (P&I Clubs, Hull and machinery and cargo, Losses and other accidents specific to Maritime Shipping Law)

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By Maximiliano Navas

About Maximiliano Navas

Dr. Maximiliano Navas has gained a substantial and valuable experience in Maritime and Shipping legal field. Author of the book 'Seaworthiness of Vessel within International Maritime Law'. His postgraduate qualifications – Ph. Doctorate in Commercial and Maritime Law and Master’s Degree in Maritime Law, LLM – and his practical work experience as a Spanish Qualified Solicitor (LLB), Maritime Law Arbitrator (High Courts of Justice of Andalusia and Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Navigation of Spain) and Master Mariner (BSc, Captain Merchant Marine, Kingdom of Spain, unlimited), gives him an insight and hands-on perspective in the always competitive maritime field. Being a qualified Marine Average Surveyor and Nautical Inspector of several Flags, would be a great asset to his clients. He is fluent in English and has the International Legal English Certificate (ILEC).