NAB3023 Chartering/ contracts of carriage
Course description for academic year 2017/2018
Contents and structure
- Norwegian Maritime law on affreightment.
- Single cargo.
- Bill of lading and waybills.
- Charter parties.
- The Hague-Visby Rules, Hamburg Rules, Rotterdam Rules.
- can explain the law applicable the commercial operation of ships.
- has the ability to see the boundary line between nautical and commercial operations.
- understands the main features of both the ship-oriented and the cargo-oriented contracts of transport, and perceives the differences between the two.
- possesses a good understanding of the limited and the full charter party.
- has extensive knowledge of commonly used standard forms.
- is able to contribute to legally binding contracts where the ship is a financial instrument at the owner's hand.
- can use and relate to various contracts of carriage relevant to his or hers work as a ship officer.
- can, as a ship¿s officer, singlehandedly provide, fill in and sign documents for use with domestic cargoliners.
- is able to provide virtual contributions to the contracts of affreightment that a company engages in.
- recognizes documents relating to cargo transport and understands the legal content of such.
- relates the rules of law to the economic conditions of the matter in question.
- understands the basis and the motivations of the rules applicable.
Recommended previous knowledge
Maritime Law I or equivalent.
Lectures. Individual activity to be expected.
Compulsory learning activities
5 hrs written exam. 100/100.
Examination support material
The official compendium of Norwegian consolidated Law, other non-commentary compendiums in regular sale and common availability, single official prints of law (Printouts from Lovdata not permitted).More about examination support material