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INTERNATIONAL MARITIME LAW

CODE 101125
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 6 cfu during the 3nd year of 10948 MARITIME SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY(L-28) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR IUS/06
    LANGUAGE English
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 2° Semester
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    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.

    Working students and students with certified SLD (Specific Learning Disorders), disabiity or other special educational needs are advised to contact the teacher at the beginning of the course to agree on teaching and exam arrangements so to take into account individual learning patterns, while respecting the teaching objectives.

    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

    Exam Board

    GIORGETTA MARIA BOI (President)

    FRANCESCO CUGURRA

    MONICA BRIGNARDELLO (President Substitute)

    LESSONS

    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
    19/12/2022 15:00 GENOVA Orale
    09/01/2023 15:00 GENOVA Orale
    06/02/2023 15:00 GENOVA Orale
    31/05/2023 15:00 GENOVA Orale
    15/06/2023 15:00 GENOVA Orale
    05/07/2023 15:00 GENOVA Orale
    06/09/2023 15:00 GENOVA Orale

    FURTHER INFORMATION

    Examinations can be  repeated during the same session