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Seafarers' Rights

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Seafarers' Rights provides the reader with a systematic analysis of the rights of seafarers in the context of the international shipping industry, showing how they are made up of a combination of national and international laws, drawn from a number of sources including maritime law, labor law and international human rights law. Central chapters on these topics are dealt with on an international basis, and complemented by 12 chapters covering key national regimes of particular importance in terms of shipping. ...
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Overview


Seafarers' Rights provides the reader with a systematic analysis of the rights of seafarers in the context of the international shipping industry, showing how they are made up of a combination of national and international laws, drawn from a number of sources including maritime law, labor law and international human rights law. Central chapters on these topics are dealt with on an international basis, and complemented by 12 chapters covering key national regimes of particular importance in terms of shipping. Countries covered in the national chapters include Brazil, China, Norway, Russia, South Africa, UK and the US.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199277520
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 1/1/2005
  • Pages: 690
  • Product dimensions: 9.80 (w) x 6.80 (h) x 1.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Ms. Deirdre Fitzpatrick is a solicitor and legal officer with the International Transport Workers' Federation in London. Dr. Michael Anderson is a Senior Fellow at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law.

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Table of Contents

Preface, Judge Thomas Mensah
1. Historical Perspectives on Seafarers and the Law, Alastair Couper (with Thomas Schoenbaum and Robert Grime)
2. International Standards Applicable to Seafarers, BIICL
3. International Compliance and Enforcement Mechanisms for Seafarers' Rights, BIICL
4. Seafarers' Rights in Multiple Jurisdictions, Robin Churchill and Deirdre Fitzpatrick
5. Private Law Regimes Applicable to Seafarers, Nick Gaskell and Christopher Smith
National Chapters
Introduction to the National Chapters, Michael Anderson and Deirdre Fitzpatrick
Brazil, The Law Firm of Caputo, Bastos, Fruet e Bouissou Advigados
China, Peter Jiang
Cyprus, Andreas G Michaelides
Greece, Maria Gavouneli
Liberia, John W deGravelles and Philip A Z Banks, III
Norway, Mads Andenas (with assistance from Georg Riekeles)
Panama, Enrique Cajigas
Philippines, Emilio A Gancayco
Russia, Valeriy A Musin
South Africa, Struan Mundell
United Kingdom, Paul Newdick
United States, Richard J Dodson
6. Proposals for Legal Reform, Michael Anderson and Thomas Mensah
Annex: Relevant International Instruments
Chart of Ratification of Relevant International Instruments by 12 National Jurisdictions

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