School of Law

SOLM147/CCLG147 Wet Shipping Law (Sem 2)

Module Description

The module will cover all areas of the so-called "wet" shipping law; i.e., all legal issues that might arise while a vessel and its cargo are at sea arising from various unfortunate incidents. The module will cover in detail collisions at sea, the law of salvage, the problematic area of wreck removal, the complex area of marine pollution, incidents of piracy at sea including the modern employment of armed guards; and the importance and computation of general average adjustments.

Applicable Groupings

  • LLM in International Shipping Law

Mode of Assessment

3.15 hour examination

Credits

30 Credits