Legal Regime of Carriage by Sea
19 Pages Posted: 30 Jun 2013 Last revised: 12 Jul 2013
Date Written: June 29, 2013
Activities of Maritime transport today is the basis for international economic cooperation. Execution by Russian Federation of the international agreements relevant to the trade navigation requires a proper development of the Russian law in a field of trade navigation and keep it at a modern level. However, many of the international conventions in the field of Maritime navigation, not ratified by the Russian Federation. This causes multiple problems in the practice, mainly related to liability of the carrier and the safety of navigation.
Keywords: shipping, national legislation, international conventions, ratification, shipowner, cargo owner
JEL Classification: K29
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