Scrutton on Charterparties and Bills of Lading
Författare:Foxton David , Berry Steven , Smith Christopher , Bennett Howard , Walsh David
Titel:Scrutton on Charterparties and Bills of Lading
Upplaga:25 uppl.
Omfång:850 sid.
Förlag:Sweet & Maxwell
Typ av verk:Kommentar
Serie:British Shipping Laws
Ämnesord:Sjö- och transporträtt , Förmögenhetsrätt , Övrigt

Pris: 5712 SEK exkl. moms


First published in 1886, Scrutton has provided a first port of call for research when drafting contracts or dealing with disputes for generations. The book is the leading analysis of general principles in the fields of time charters, voyage charters and demise charters. It covers charterparties role as a key form of commercial contract, from the initial construction of the contract, through the rights and liabilities it confers, terms, agency and performance.

Included in the 25th edition are the following updates:

- New section added to Chapter 1 covering the Electronic Trade Documents Act 2023

- Updated coverage of recent Supreme Court decisions concerning the law of economic duress in Times Travel UK Limited v Pakistan International Airlines Corp [2021] UKSC 40, and the statement of the law of illegality as it relates to contracts in Stoffel & Co v Grondona [2020] UKSC 42.

Also included is coverage of all key cases, including the Court of Appeal decisions in:

- the limits of contractual obligations to overcome the effects of force majeure in MUR Shipping BV v RTI Limited [2022] EWCA Civ 1406);

- the different types of contractual “subjects” and their effects (DHL Product and Chartering Ltd v Gemini Ocean Shipping Co Ltd [2022] EWCA Civ 1555); and

- the law relating to implied representations and affirmation (SK Shipping Europe Ltd v Capital VLCC 3 Corp [2022] EWCA Civ 231).


1. Nature of the Contract

2. General Contract Law

3. Extension of Rights and Liabilities under Contracts of Affreightment beyond the Original Parties to such Contracts

4. Agency

5. The Bill of Lading as a Contract

6. Bills of Lading for Goods on a Chartered Ship

7. Terms of the Contract

8. The Bill of Lading as a Receipt for Goods Received or Shipped

9. Performance of Contract: Loading

10. The Bill of Lading as a Document of Title

11. Liability of Shipowner for Loss of, or Damage to, Goods Carried

12. Performance of the Contract - The Voyage

13. Performance of the Contract - Unloading

14. Carriage of Goods by Sea Act 1971

15. Demurrage

16. Freight

17. Time Charters

18. Through Bills of Lading, Combined Transportation, Containers

19. Lien

20. Damages

21. Jurisdiction, Choice of Law and Limitation of Actions
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