This is the 24th edition of Scrutton on Charterparties and Bills of Lading, the leading statement of general principles in the fields of time charters, voyage charters, demise charters and bills of lading. 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.
Pinpoints specific topics regarding time charters, voyage charters, demise charters and bills of lading, and interrogates each topic thoroughly but concisely.
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 perform
Included in the 24th edition, amongst others, is coverage of the following key judgements under the Hague and Hague-Visby Rules:
- Deep Sea Maritime Ltd v Monjasa A/S (The Alhani) on the scope of the Article III Rule 6 time-bar
- Vinnlustodin HF and Sea Tank Shipping AS (The Aqasia) and Kyokuyo Co Ltd v AP Møller A/S (The Maersk Tangier) on limitation provisions
- Glencore Energy UK Ltd v Freeport Holdings Ltd (The Lady M) on the scope of Article IV Rule 2(b) exception
- The Supreme Court decision in Volcafe Ltd v Compania Sud Americana de Vapores SA on the burden of proof in cargo claims in the context of the Hague and Hague-Visby obligations and exceptions