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Author Chan, Felix W. H.
Title Shipping and logistics law : principles and practice in Hong Kong / Felix W.H. Chan, Jimmy J.M. Ng, Bobby K.Y. Wong.
Imprint Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, [2002]

Subject Maritime law -- China -- Hong Kong.
Business logistics.
Alt Name Ng, Jimmy J. M.
Wong, Bobby K. Y.
Description 1 online resource (li, 743 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 735-738) and index.
Contents Preface; Acknowledgements; Table of Cases; Table of Statues; International Conventions and Other Formulations of International Trade Law; Part I. Introduction; 1. Admiralty Jurisdiction in Hong Kong; 2. Alternative Dispute Resolution; 3. General Legal Principles Relating to Carriage of Goods; 4. Carriers and Goods in Transit; 5. Conflicts of Laws and Choice of Law in Contracts of Carriage; Part II. Carriage of Goods by Sea; 6. Time Charter; 7. Bills of Lading; 8. Functions of Transport Document in International Trade Finance: Documentary Credits.
9. Freight, Demurrage and Shipowners' LiensPart III. Other Modes of Carriage of Goods; 10. Carriage of Goods by Air; 11. Carriage of Goods by Road and Rail; 12. Door-to-door Service and Multimodal Transport; Part IV. Freight Forwarding; 13. Freight Forwarding; Part V. Transport Insurance; 14. Contract of Indemnity, Utmost Good Faith and Insurable Interest; 15. Policy and Broker; 16. Perils; 17. Included, Excluded Losses and Principle of Indemnity; 18. Partial Loss and Total Loss; Part VI. PRC Maritime Law; 19. The Comparative Aspects of Mainland Chinese and Hong Kong Maritime Law*; References.
Summary The maintenance of Hong Kong as a free port and international logistics hub is crucial for its economic vitality. Rapidly expanding international trade with mainland China and Hong Kong has generated significant changes to the shipping and logistics law in both jurisdictions. This textbook provides a general framework for the basic principles of shipping and logistics law in Hong Kong.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789882202764 (electronic bk.)
9882202764 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 649479020
Additional Format Print version: Chan, Felix W.H. Shipping and logistics law. Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, ©2002 9789622096004 (DLC) 2004447013 (OCoLC)51169423