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Legal status of government merchant ships in international law

Thamarappallil Kochu Thommen

Legal status of government merchant ships in international law

by Thamarappallil Kochu Thommen

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Published by M. Nijhoff in The Hague .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Government vessels.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementThamarappallil Kochu Thommen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJX4190 .T47
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 177 p. ;
    Number of Pages177
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5874860M
    LC Control Number63003443
    OCLC/WorldCa2621158

    Legal status of the territorial sea, of the air space MERCHANT SHIPS AND GOVERNMENT SHIPS. United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea - Part II. Part III. Merchant Shipping (Official Log Books) Regulations (c) in column 1 of each relevant paragraph of Part IV of that Schedule shall be so made in the official log book kept in any passenger ship referred to in that paragraph. Making, signing and witnessing of entries 4.

    Territorial waters, in international law, that area of the sea immediately adjacent to the shores of a state and subject to the territorial jurisdiction of that state. Territorial waters are thus to be distinguished on the one hand from the high seas, which are common to all countries, and on the other from internal or inland waters, such as lakes wholly surrounded by the national territory or. The United States Merchant Marine refers to either United States civilian mariners, or to U.S. civilian and federally owned merchant the civilian mariners and the merchant vessels are managed by a combination of the government and private sectors, and engage in commerce or transportation of goods and services in and out of the navigable waters of the United States.

      (M+F) for both merchant ships and fishing vessels Relevant UK Legislation Go to the legislation page to find legislation relevant to the Merchant Shipping Notices. Maritime law is basically governed by the provisions of the Merchant Shipping Act (MSA) and the Admiralty Jurisdiction Act (AJA) Edgar Gold, ‘ Maritime Transport: The Evolution of International Marine Policy and Shipping Law’, Toronto: Lexington Books, at p


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The object of this examination is to ascertain whether there is any rule of international law which accords such a ship a higher status than that of private merchant ships.

Whether government merchant ships, unlike private ships, are entitled to certain immunities from the jurisdiction of foreign states is the question that we have set out to answer in this book.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Thommen, Thamarappallil Kochu. Legal status of government merchant ships in international law. The Hague: M. Nijhoff, A merchant ship is a privately owned ship used for the transport of goods and civilian persons. It must not carry out acts of hostility, and may not be attacked.

A merchant ship is, however, subject to visit, to search, and in case of capture to confiscation. Government Information on Maritime Shipping: U.S. Laws & Regulations This guide provides access to a wide variety of government information resources on shipping.

It will cover resources from the U.S. Government, Indiana State Government, and various foreign and international government organizations.

International Law of the Shipmaster is a comprehensive review of the laws and regulations governing the shipmaster including customary law, case law, statutory law, treaty law and regulatory law.

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Legal status of IMO treaties in accordance with international law and the Law of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) as it relates to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea ("the Convention" or "UNCLOS"). Originally prepared in and issued.

The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) that governs international trade is the most important treaty in this area; it is administered by the World Trade Organization.

Others include the treaty on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property (TRIPS) and the General Agreements on Trade in Services (GATS).

In particular, the relevant law / conventions in force in relation to: (i) Collision. The legal regime relating to collisions and accidents at sea occurring in Indian territorial waters is governed by Part X of the Merchant Shipping Act (MSA), which provides for: Division of loss in case of collision (Section ).

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—(1) Every Cyprus ship uses as Ship’s Articles, a book published exclusively by the Department of Merchant Shipping and obtainable upon payment of a fee, as stipulated by the Competent Authority.

Merchant Shipping Law ( Revision) (2) Piracy committed by a warship, government ship or government aircraft whose crew has mutinied and taken control of the ship or aircraft is assimilated to piracy committed by a private ship or aircraft.

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Has he got the International regulations are of great importance and probably the most efficient way of. “Naval warfare” is the term used to denote “the tactics of military operations conducted on, under, or over the sea”. The general principles of International Humanitarian Law (IHL) applicable to conflicts on land (which have to do primarily with sparing non-combatants and civilian property) apply to this type of military operation.

International law requires that every merchant ship be registered in a country, called its flag state. United States Coast Guard. For over two centuries the U.S. Coast Guard has safeguarded our Nation's maritime interests in the heartland, in the ports, at sea, and around the globe.

common law and statute, conventions such as the law of the sea, Merchant Shipping Act, and International Maritime Organization. It goes without saying that, we cannot pretend in an introductory paper, to do justice to all the legal nittygritties,in this vast area of the law.

However, it is hoped that this introductory paper. Also the ships which are lower than fifteen tons and is employed solely for navigation on the coast of India would be considered for registration. A glimpse has been given to some of the provisions of the Merchant Shipping Act, However, in order to enable India to accede to International law, two amendment bills have been drafted.

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Commentators agree that stateless vessel status is undesirable in the scheme of international maritime law. The registration of ships is essential to the maintenance of order on the high seas. As a result, a stateless vessel “enjoys no protection whatever, for the freedom of navigation on the open sea is freedom for such vessels only as sail under the flag of a State”.

ninety-seventh session, and the Legal Committee, at its one hundred and fourth session, approved the List of certificates and documents required to be carried on board ships,as set out in the annex. 2 This work was carried out in accordance with the provisions of section 2 of the annex.Maritime law, also called admiralty law, or admiralty, the body of legal rules that governs ships and shipping.

In English-speaking countries, “admiralty” is sometimes used synonymously, but in a strict sense the term refers to the jurisdiction and procedural law of courts whose origins may be traced to the office of Admiral. Although etymologically maritime law and “ law of the sea.Legal Constraints on Maritime Operations Affecting Merchant Shipping Chris Griggs * [I]t may safely be said that it is essential to the welfare of the whole country that the conditions of trade and commerce should remain, as far as possible, unaffected by an external war.

In order to do this, the enemy must be kept not only out of our ports.