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Rotterdam Rules: UN Convention on Carriage of Goods, 2nd Edition
Description

This is a broad-based commentary on The UN Convention on Contracts for the International Carriage of Goods Wholly or Partly by Sea, written for lawyers, judges, policy-makers, and academics, which places the convention in its historical and commercial context.


New to this edition:
Covers developments since 2010, such as the 2013 amendments adopted by the UN
Explains how the Rules apply in a business environment with greater emphasis on e-commerce and blockchain
Includes an increased number of illustrations explaining how the provisions will work in practice

Features:
Explains the Rules in consolidation and replacement of their predecessors, covering prior regimes such as the Hague Rules, the Visby Amendments and the Hamburg Rules
Explains multimodal aspects of carriage by sea or otherwise, including those safeguards in place to prevent conflicts of conventions
Outlines the Limited Network principle in practice and in action
Explains the carrier’s liability and obligations, including liability for loss or damage under article 17 and delay under article 21, and the concepts of notice and damages calculation that operate under the convention
Explains the corresponding obligations on the part of the shipper, including liability for loss or damage, the obligation to provide necessary information and the provisions covering dangerous goods
Fully details the necessary travel documents in play under the convention and the practices which must be adhered to regarding contracting, and analyses the rules concerning delivery under articles 6 and 47
Details the rights of controlling parties and of third parties regarding the carriage of goods
Explains the time limitation constraints which govern the bringing of suits, as well as the jurisdictional considerations (‘Claimant’s choice among reasonable forums’ rule) and arbitration options available to parties to disputes
Covers the validity of contractual terms under the new regime as compared to the old, as regards the obligations and liabilities of the carrier and shipper
Also covers the special rules in operation concerning the transport of live animals and extraordinary commercial shipments
Analyses those matters not governed by the convention, and outlines the subsequent steps to be taken regarding signature, ratification, acceptance, approval, accession, entry into force and the discarding of the previously operative rules
Includes the Rotterdam Rules as an appendix
Authored by three of the architects of the Rules themselves

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À propos de l'auteur
Professor Sturley was or is the Reporter for the Ad Hoc Study Group on Liability Rules of the Maritime Law Association of the United States (1992-1999); the Rapporteur for the Comité Maritime International (CMI) Working Group and International Sub-Committee on Issues of Transport Law (1998-2008); the Senior Adviser to the United States Delegation to the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Working Group III (Transport Law) (2002-2008); and a Member of the Secretariat’s Experts’ Group on Transport Law (2005-2008).
Professor Fujita was or is a Japanese Delegate to the CMI International Sub-Committee on Issues of Transport Law (1999-2008); the Head of the Japanese Delegation to UNCITRAL Working Group III (Transport Law) (2002-2008); and a Member of the Secretariat’s Experts’ Group on Transport Law (2005-2008).
Professor van der Ziel was or is a Member of the CMI Working Group and Dutch Delegate to the International Sub-Committee on Issues of Transport Law (1998-2008); the Head of the Dutch Delegation to UNCITRAL Working Group III (Transport Law) (2002-2008); and a Member of the Secretariat’s Experts’ Group on Transport Law (2005-2008).