Maritime Law

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What is Seaway Bill in Shipping?

A seaway bill is a receipt of goods issued by the ocean carrier to the customer (also called the consignor…

Container Seals – Importance, Types, And Requirements

Container seals are ‘one-time door locks’ used to secure goods containers. Each seal-lock can be used only once. Heavy-duty container…

What is Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC)?

Small business units and individuals may also not find it cost-effective to deal with large companies. NVOCCs make the entire…

What is Fund Convention – 15 Things Everyone Must Know

To combat these spills and reduce the fallout from them, several treaties have been put in place. One such treaty…

Laws Of Salvage – 10 Things You Must Know

Salvage, as defined by the Merriam Webster, is the act of saving or rescuing property in danger. From a legal…

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…

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