maritime law


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Synonyms for maritime law

the branch of international law that deals with territorial and international waters or with shipping or with ocean fishery etc

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The doctrine of uberrimae fidei, for example, is a concept that has been deeply entrenched in maritime law since the early 19th century.
Africa Command (AFRICOM) to expand maritime training and operations for West African countries through the African Maritime Law Enforcement Partnership (AMLEP).
Article 175(2) of the Maritime Law has sought to counteract such indecent actions, by declaring that the consignee (who committed to the terms of the Bill of Lading as owner of the consignments) shall be obliged by the conditions of the Bill of Lading once the consignee attends to the carrier holding the Bill of Lading.
The committee continues its work within the subcommittee devoted to the presentation of a yearly maritime law seminar, promoting ethics and professionalism in the practice of admiralty and maritime law, and reviving the Florida Maritime Law Practice Manual.
If Tote is successful in proving that it is not at fault for the wreck, the maritime law could limit the company's financial liability to either the value of the vessel and cargo after the disaster, or to a value based on the tonnage of the vessel.
Iran has a right in some circumstances to seize a ship in its territorial waters if properly authorized by a court, according to Martin Davies, professor of maritime law at the Tulane University Law School in New Orleans.
Needless to say maritime law was not something that came across his desk every day, nor was it likely to.
Wary of sparking a similar conflagration, China has begun to lean on its civilian maritime law enforcement agencies to more gently press its influence on areas of the South China Sea and other regions.
Part 2 focuses on maritime law, with chapters on many topics, including maritime liens and mortgages, master and crew, the bill of lading, piloting, salvage and assistance, general average and particular average, collisions, pollution, and arrest of ships.
China restructured its top oceanic administration to enhance maritime law enforcement and better protect its marine resources in March.
The country's oceanic administration will be restructured to unify maritime law enforcement forces under a single administration, amid maritime disputes with several neighbors in East and South China Sea.
Summary: Beijing: China is bring its maritime law enforcement bodies under a single command, a top .
The report by the National Institute for Defense Studies noted "a clear pattern of collaboration" between the People's Liberation Army and Chinese government departments in the field of maritime security, referring to joint drills and exercises between the PLA and maritime law enforcement agencies.
The report by the National Institute for Defense Studies noted 'a clear pattern of collaboration' between the People's Liberation Army and Chinese Government departments in the field of maritime security, referring to joint drills and exercises between the PLA and maritime law enforcement agencies.
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