Maritime Law

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Voyage Charter vs Time Charter

Let's take a look into the differences between two specific categories of charters - the voyage charter and the time…

Case Study: Criminalisation Of 87 Indian Seafarer In Indonesia, Rights Available But Denied

Eighty-seven Indian sailors were stuck and suffered hardships on five ships that were detained by Indonesia for “illegal anchoring” in…

Rights And Duties Of Seafarers Upon Criminalisation

The practice of charging masters and ships’ officers, as well as other crew members, with criminal offences have resulted in…

Criminalisation of Seafarers – Rights Without Justice

  Criminalization of the seafarers is a term used when any crew, master or any maritime professional faces criminal charges…

Ballast Water Exchange and Management Plan – Everything You Wanted to Know

Ballast water management plan is implemented on board ships to reduce the harmful effects of ballast water. Find out everything…

A Guide to Handling Garbage on Ships

Efficient handling of garbage disposal on board ships is mandatory according to MARPOL Annex V. This guide to handle garbage…

MARPOL (The International Convention for Prevention of Marine Pollution For Ships): The Ultimate Guide

Convention for Prevention of Marine Pollution (MARPOL) stands as one of the two solid pillars that support the maritime industry.…

Why Seafarers Cannot Sail Without Doing STCW Training Courses?

STCW training is a mandatory marine certification course which every seafarer has to take before he can be termed fit…

What are the Benefits of Becoming a Member of the Maritime Union of India?

The maritime union of India is an organization that educates and protects the rights of maritime professional from India. In…