The Hamburg Rules, 1978
Full text of the United Nations Convention on the Carriage of Goods by Sea (The Hamburg Rules) Hamburg, 30 March 1978
The Rotterdam Rules, 2008
United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Carriage of Goods Wholly or Partly by Sea and signatory countries.
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
In 1948, the United Nations adopted and proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Following this historic act the Assembly called upon all Member countries to publicize the text of the Declaration and 'to cause it to be disseminated, displayed, read and expounded principally in schools and other educational institutions, without distinction based on the political status of countries or territories.'
Protocol on Liability and Compensation for Damage Resulting from Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal, 1999 and a list of signatories and ratifications.
International Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules of Law with Respect to Collisions between Vessels, Sept. 23, 1910, (the 1910 Collision Convention) an subsequent amendments (1948, 1960)
Jurisprudence on Interpretation of the 1910 Collision Convention regarding the 'allocation of liability' (art. 4), the 'legal presumptions of fault' (art. 6) and the 'time for suit' (art. 7).
Jurisprudence on Interpretation of the 1952 Arrest Convention regarding the arrest in respect of claims other than maritime claims (Art. 8.2), the arrest of a sister ship (Art. 3.4), the arrest of a ship not owned by the person liable (art. 3.4), the associated ships (Art. 3.2), the claims against the time charterer (Art. 3.4), the claims in respect of which a ship may be arrested (Art. 2), the claims in respect of which a ship may not be arrested (Art. 2), the corporate veil, the definition of 'Arrest' (Art. 1.2), the financial conditions of the person liable (Art. 2), the forced sale (Art. 9), the jurisdiction (art. 4, 5, 7.1), the maritime claims and other provisions.
The Basel Convention 1989
Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal, 1989 and the parties that ratified the convention
2008 Rules & Bye-Laws
This book contains the Club's 2008 Rules and Bye-Laws, full contact details for the managers worldwide and the latest contact details for the Club's correspondents in a single edition.
2009 Rules & Bye-Laws
This book contains the Club's 2009 Rules and Bye-Laws, full contact details for the managers worldwide and the latest contact details for the Club's correspondents in a single edition.
Bodily Injury News - July 2010
Post accident arbitration agreements; Washington State: shifting discovery burdens: USCG & medical evacuations at sea; Cruise ship crime reporting; Medicare set asides & liability (part two) plus a news round-up on bodily injury team activities.
A list of package and kilo limitations of 148 countries according to the international conventions which they have each ratified.
Rafaela S - changes to Rule 2, Section 17 (
Several Members have contacted the Managers in connection with the use of waybills and the recently agreed change to the Rules regarding delivery of cargoes carried under straight bills of lading, a change which reflects equivalent changes to the Pooling Agreement, occasioned by the case of the RAFAELA S.
Ship Arrest in Australia
The article examines the arrest of ships in Australia under the Admiralty Act 1988.
Arrest Convention 1999
International Convention on Arrest of Ships, 1999 - Final Act of the United Nations/International Maritime Organization Diplomatic Conference on Arrest of Ships.
Arrest of Ships in USA
Supplemental Rules for Certain Admiralty and Maritime Claims of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (2009) - USA
UK Club Report & Accounts 2010
It is pleasing to be able to report that the Club has successfully weathered the storms of the last 18 months and that our free reserves and capital (including hybrid) have now increased to more than $400 million.
Guadalajara Convention 1961
Convention Supplementary to the Warsaw Convention for the unification of certain rules relating to international carriage by air performed by a person other than the contracting carrier, signed in Guadalajara, on 18 September 1961 and signatory countries
This notice outlines the customs procedures which apply to the importation of goods into the United Kingdom from places outside the Community, from the time of their arrival until they are entered to free circulation or another customs procedure.
This document lists certain provisions of the International Hull Clauses (01/11/03) and also certain provisions in the Institute Time Clauses-Hull (01/10/82), the Norwegian Plan of 1996 (2003) version), the American Institute Hull Cluases (June 2, 1977), the Frech Hull Form (2002), the Swedish Hull Conditions(2000) and the DTV Clauses.