INTERNATIONAL MARITIME LAW

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Code
101125
ACADEMIC YEAR
2021/2022
CREDITS
6 credits during the 1st year of 10948 MARITIME SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (L-28) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
IUS/06
LANGUAGE
English
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (MARITIME SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY)
semester
2° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The Course introduces students to the knowledge of the basic international rules concerning shipping and maritime transports   as well as marine insurance, fundamental for the professional training in the maritime field.. 

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The aim of the course is to introduce students to the knowledge of the basic items concerning the vessels’ utilization, including their safety and security, and maritime carriages of goods, through an analysis of the relevant national, international and E.C. laws and rules.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The aim of the Course ie to introduce the students to the knowledge of the basic rules and documents concerning the shipping field and maritime carriages as well as of the basic rules concernning marine insurance (hull&machinery, cargo insurance and P and I Clubs).

TEACHING METHODS

The Course is based on traditional lessons as well as on seminars and/or meetings aimed at the study of specific topics and also on testimonials from maritime operators and on analysis of relevant legal texts and documents.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

·     Maritime law sources

·     Maritime Administration 

·     Maritime Zones and jurisdiction

·     The ship and its administrative regime (concept of ship, ship registration and nationality, technical and human seaworthiness, ship documents and certificates)

·     Safety and Security Rules: International Standards (Solas and Marpol Conventions, ISM Code and ISPS Code, STCW Convention, Maritime Labour Convention, Colregs, etc.)

·     Port and Navigation Controls, (PSC, VTS, etc.) – Classification Societies

·     The shipping operators :

shipowner, shipmanager, master/officers/crew, vessel’s agent, broker and forwarding agent

·     Ships and property:

-Shipbuilding and Ships Sale Contracts

·     Charterparties and carriages by sea:

-  Bareboat charter and vessel Leasing contract

 - Time charter, Voyage charter, Contract of   affreightment, Service contract

-   Carriage of goods and containers by Sea in national and international traffics

-   -   Carriage of Dangerous Goods (IMDG Code)

- Shipping Documents (Charterparties, Bills of lading, Seawaybills, Time sheets, etc.)

*General Average

* Pilotage, Towage and Salvage at Sea Rules

*Marine Insurance:

-Hulls and Machinery coverages,

-Goods coverages,

-P and I Clubs.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

  1. G.M. Boi, Principi e tendenze nel diritto marittimo, Giappichelli 2016

       2. Texts and materials delivered by the teacher and available in Aulaweb.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Office hours: Tuesday, hours 11,00 a.m.

Exam Board

GIORGETTA MARIA BOI (President)

FRANCESCO CUGURRA

MONICA BRIGNARDELLO (President Substitute)

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

The Course is based on traditional lessons as well as on seminars and/or meetings aimed at the study of specific topics and also on testimonials from maritime operators and on analysis of relevant legal texts and documents.

Class schedule

All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Oral examination exclusively.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Oral questions on all the topics covered by the program of the Course.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
20/12/2021 15:00 GENOVA Orale
10/01/2022 15:00 GENOVA Orale
07/02/2022 15:00 GENOVA Orale
01/06/2022 15:00 GENOVA Orale
16/06/2022 15:00 GENOVA Orale
06/07/2022 15:00 GENOVA Orale
07/09/2022 15:00 GENOVA Orale

FURTHER INFORMATION

Examinations can be  repeated during the same session