Keating on Offshore Construction and Marine Engineering Contracts

Keating on Offshore Construction and Marine Engineering Contracts
Keating on Offshore Construction and Marine Engineering Contracts
Constable, A
9780414028715
30/09/2015
1
£227.00
Hb
Sweet & Maxwell

This new work provides in-depth guidance on the agreements involved in the construction of ships, rigs and other offshore vessels and structures.

It is groundbreaking in approach, drawing together the traditional Admiralty-based law on shipbuilding with the land-based construction law which increasingly drives modern law and practice in this area. It will equip shipping lawyers with a one-stop reference on all aspects of the modern shipbuilding contract and help them deal effectively with the problems that may arise.

  • Examines the main standard form agreements used in shipbuilding, from Lloyds, Bimco, and the Japanese Shipbuilding Authority
  • Discusses the formation of shipbuilding contracts and the rules of construction used in shipbuilding
  • Analyses in detail all the issues surrounding time in contracts, the obligations, delay and extensions
  • Covers changing a contract’s terms
  • Looks at payment, including potential extra payments, permissible delay and damages
  • Considers termination of the contract at length
  • Discusses the types of vessels covered by shipbuilding contracts: ships, FPSOs, rigs, semi submersibles
  • Looks at the documents required for creation of a shipbuilding contract e.g. specifications, drawings, programmes of work
  • Deals with guarantees, bonds and insurance
  • Covers the dispute resolution frameworks used in international shipbuilding contracts, including litigation in the Commercial or Technology and Construction Court, and ADR
  • Examines shipbuilding case law in depth with insightful commentary
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