Deck Carriage Under the Maritime Code of Ethiopia: A Comment on the Decision of the Addis Ababa High Court in Girma Kebede v. Ethiopian Shipping Lines Case
Bahir Dar University Journal of Law, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 157-162, 2010
6 Pages Posted: 22 Mar 2012
Date Written: 2010
Deck carriage has traditionally been excluded from the application of the law on sea carriage. Yet, developments involving containerized sea carriage undermined the rationale for separate regulation of deck carriage of goods by sea. Ethiopian courts have troubles in interpreting the law on deck carriage. Also, it is high time Ethiopia change its law on deck carriage of cargo for some practical reasons.
Keywords: deck carriage, sea carriage, maritime law
JEL Classification: K20
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