- Have proven knowledge and ability to understand issues in special field of Maritime Law.
- Be able to use in practice the knowledge and understanding ability acquired.
- Be able to develop and support legal arguments and to propose practical solutions to legal problems on the special field of Maritime Law.
- Be able to provide accurate information on the issues of Maritime Law towards to both qualified and non-qualified audience.
Course Content (Syllabus)
Special characteristics and sources of maritime Law.
The term “Ship” from a legal perspective, legal nature and nationality of ship. Floating vessels. Methods of acquisition of ship’s ownership (e.g. shipbuilding, acquisition by contract).
Persons running maritime enterprises (owner of the ship, ship-operator). Running maritime enterprises collectively.
Maritime labour contracts (ship’s master - crew).
Pilot and ship’s agent.
Legal status of affreightment contract. Special types of this contract.