December 9, 2016

Shipping in Maritime Law

Shipping is important to the world’s economy. Raw materials such as coal, iron ore, oil, and grain are shipped across the world’s navigable waters. Raw materials […]
November 25, 2016

Maritime Insurance

For centuries, man has shipped goods from place to place overseas. At the same time, the shipment of goods by sea has always been subject to […]
September 24, 2016

The Law of General Average

“General average” is the term applied to the allocating the costs of preventing or remedying a marine casualty among the parties benefitted by the efforts. In […]
September 9, 2016

Law of Salvage

Suppose you are the captain of a ship that had to jettison its cargo to survive. In such a scenario, there may be thousands or millions […]
June 3, 2016

Lost Cargo

Imagine a cargo ship at sea carrying containers holding thousands or millions of dollars of merchandise. The ship is heading from an offshore manufacturer to the […]