Friday, October 30, 2015

New Book: Shipping and Logistics Law: Principles and Practice in Hong Kong, 2nd ed (HKU Press)

Shipping and Logistics Law: Principles and Practice in Hong Kong, 2nd Edition
Felix WH Chan, Jimmy JM Ng, Sik Kwan Tai
HKU Press, October 2015
Description: This book provides a general introduction to the basic principles of shipping and logistics law in Hong Kong. It contains many practical examples and illustrations from case law. Extracts of the relevant legislation and sample shipping documents are annexed in this book for reference. In this second edition, the authors have reformatted some of the materials. The book has been reoriented to concentrate on the parts of the legal framework which are most directly relevant to the logistics and maritime industry of Hong Kong. This new edition takes account of a number of new cases, new international conventions (such as the Rotterdam Rules), and significant changes introduced by legislative amendments since the last edition. 
      The book is intended primarily for students and teachers of transport studies and business logistics management and also provides useful guidance to shipowners, carriers, shipping agents, traders, insurers, bankers, logistics managers, arbitrators, mediators, and lawyers who need to acquire a clear understanding of the key principles in a practical context. 
Felix W H Chan is an associate professor in the Faculty of Law, the University of Hong Kong. 
Jimmy J M Ng is an assistant professor in the Department of Logistics and Maritime Studies, Hong Kong Polytechnic University. 
Sik Kwan Tai is a visiting lecturer in the Department of Logistics and Maritime Studies, Hong Kong Polytechnic University. 
“The material in the book is excellent . . . as a textbook for students and teachers of transport study and business logistics management, as well as a book of general interest to traders, bankers, logistics managers and lawyers.” 
—Mary Thomson, barrister and arbitrator
Click here to order the book.

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