Tackles the complex problem of the law relating to marine pollution and collisions. This work provides a detailed analysis of the legal framework relating to oil pollution and collisions, including the numerous international conventions and protocols, and domestic legislation - including OPA 90. It covers not only the substantive law and insurance cover, but also factors which can affect the outcome, including the identity of the shipowner, the flag and registration, jurisdiction and limitation of liability.
Dr Oya Ozcayir is a lawyer and member of the Izmir Law Bar, Turkey. She also has established the maritime law consultancy, Law of the Sea.
Part 1 Ownership Chapter 1. The Concept Of Ownership Chapter 2. Registration Chapter 3. Maritime Flag Chapter 4. Relevant International Law Chapter 5. The UN Convention On Conditions For Registration Of Ships, 1986 Chapter 6. Nationality Chapter 7. Definition Of Ownership Under Contracts Of Carriage By Sea. Part 2 Collision Chapter 8. Introduction To The Law Of Collisions Chapter 9. Basis Of Collision Liability Chapter 10. Insurance Aspects Part 3 Oil Pollution Chapter 11. Introduction Chapter 12. Oil Pollution From Ships And The Public International Law Approach Chapter 13. Marine Pollution Conventions - Global Chapter 14. Regional Marine Pollution Conventions And The UNEP Regional Seas Programme Chapter 15 States Parties To Regional And Bilateral Agreements; Liability And Compensation For Marine Pollution Chapter 16. The US Oil Pollution Act Of 1990. Part 4 Limitation Of Liability Chapter 17. The Origins Of Limitation Of Shipowners' Liability Chapter 18. International Variations Of Limitation Of Liability Chapter 19. British Concepts Of Limitation Of Liability Chapter 20. The Convention On Limitation Of Liability For Maritime Claims 1976 Chapter 21. Conflicts Of Law Chapter 22. The Insurance Viewpoint Chapter 23. The Exclusion Clauses Part 5 Jurisdiction Over The Sea And Ships Chapter 24. The Law Of The Sea Chapter 25 Admiralty Jurisdiction Chapter 26. Restrictions On The Exercise Of Jurisdiction Chapter 27. The Civil Jurisdiction and Judgment Act 1982.