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LAW 306 Maritime Law: Reading list

LAW 306 Maritime Law

Department: Bachelor of Law

Module Description: The scope of this module includes a general view of UAE legislation in maritime law in addition to related international conventions, the rules governing the owenership of Vessel and its registration, lien, mortages and arrest, employment contract on vessel's board, freedom of navigation and innocent passage for warships, carriage of goods by sea and marine insurance, maritime security, maritime boundary delimitation, marine pollution and marine insurance. The course will cover important cases whether in UAE courts or international ones in the above described issues.

Module texts

The module coordinator will provide students with mandatory texts on UAE Law prepared purposefully for this particular module.

  • Paul Todd, Principles of the Carriage of Goods by Sea (Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2015)

  • Jason Chuah (ed) Research Handbook on Maritime Law and Regulation (Edward Elgar, 2019)

  • Tore Henriksen, Signe Veierud Busch and Alex G. Oude Elferink (eds) Maritime Boundary Delimitation: Case Law: Is it Consistent (Cambridge University Press, 2018)

  • Natalie Klein, Maritime Security and the Law of the Sea (Oxford University Press, 2011)

  • Ozlem Gurses, Marine Insurance Law (Routledge, 2016)

Recommended readings

  • Stephen D. Grivin, Carriage of Goods by Sea (2011).

  • Raul Pedrozo and James Kraska, International Maritime Security Law (Brill, 2018)

  • P. Chandrasekhara Rao and Philippe Gautier, The Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (Edward Elgar, 2018)

  • Donal R. Rothwell (ed), Law of the Sea (Edward Elgar, 2013)

  • Hassan Salih Khalilieh, Islamic Maritime Law: An Introduction (Brill, 1998)

  • O. Oya Hozpcayir, Liability for Oil Pollution and Collisions (Informa Law, 2013)

  • Thomas Cottier, Equitable Principles of Maritime Boundary Delimitation: The Quest for Distributive Justice in International Law (Cambridge University Press, 2015)

  • Jon M. Van Dyke and Seoung-Yong Hong, Maritime Boundary Disputes Settlement Processes and Law of the Sea (Brill, 2009)

  • John F. Wilson, Carriage of Goods by Sea, 7th edn (Pearson Education The Limited, 2010)

  • Anthony Rogers, Jason Chuah & Martin Dockray, Cases and Materials on the Carriage of Goods by Sea, 4th Revised ed. (Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2016)

  • Malcolm D. Evans and Sofia Galani (eds) Maritime Security and the Law of the Sea (Edward Elgar, 2020)

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