Maritime Law

The study of Maritime Law introduces the most important maritime law concepts and maritime jurisdiction.
It proceeds to an understanding of issues pertaining to, admiralty procedure and claims, registration and ownership of ships. The students will also be introduced to laws governing international carriage of goods by sea and the relevance and impact of international treaties such as the Hague/Visby Rules.
It also covers a wide range of maritime law issues including salvage, towage and collision, carriage of goods by sea, international maritime conventions and employment at sea and Health and Safety.