A monthly general legal magazine
with law.com and with selected articles available online.
Maritime Cases (AMC)
A monthly publication founded
1923 by practicing
maritime lawyers that reports decisions by United States and Canadian
administrative and legislative bodies, and arbitrators affecting or
maritime law and affairs. It is available in paper copy on a
Bar Association Journal
The monthly magazine of the ABA,
The news letter of the Society of
Arbitrators in New York, which is available online.
The news letters of the Comite
available in .pdf format.
Droit Maritime Francais
This is a link to the information
A quarterly journal, founded in
1899 by Francesco
Berlingieri senior, which is devoted to maritime law and the promotion
of its international unification.
International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law
A journal that addresses all
aspects of marine
(maritime) and coastal law and is available electronically via Kluwer
International Journal of Shipping Law
A quarterly law journal on
shipping law and
practice, which is available by subscription.
The Journal of International
A journal published 10 times a
the whole range of shipping and maritime law.
of the MLA of Australia and New Zealand
The Association's biannual
journal that is
available online in .pdf format.
of Maritime Law & Commerce
The information page for the
is a scholarly publication devoted to all aspects of admiralty and
law, including the law of the sea. The Journal is available in paper
on a subscription basis. The Journal is developing an On
Line Library of articles.
- The Law Professors' Network
The Jurist is actually more a
portal than a legal publication. It is notable as a site created by and
for law professors, with well-thought-out legal content.
A UK general legal publication
Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly
The information page for the
covers commercial and shipping law on an international scale. It is
on a subscription basis in paper copy.
Maritime Law Newsletter
A fee based newsletter concerning
law with links to the Lloyd's Law Reports and coverage of London and
The only legal magazine devoted
law. Its archive of back editions is freely available online, with the
current edition available online for subscribers only.
Law Brief (Lloyd's List)
An online newsletter that
reports, comment and analysis on current legal issues. It is written by
lawyers from the UK, US, Far East and Greece.
A general legal periodical
and Coastal Law Journal
A student publication of the
Marine Law Institute
of the University of Maine that is available on a subscription basis in
Development and International Law
A quarterly journal devoted to
of international and comparative law and policy concerning the
of ocean use and activities. It is available online on a subscription
The free online journal of the
Maritime and Ocean Law of the University of Nantes.
A periodical published by the
Marine & Shipping Law Program at the University of Cape Town that reviews South
African cases, legislation and related shipping law issues.
A student law journal published
by the University
of Denver, with some articles available online.
The Law Review publishes the
Institute Symposia isssues, which are available by subscription.
Maritime Law Journal
The web site for this student
that is available in print copy on a subscription basis.
of San Francisco Maritime Law Journal
The journal's homepage with
and content information.
Law Review Project
The starting point for finding
on the internet.
Maritime Officer Online
This is the magazine of the AMO,
national union representing licensed officers in the U.S.-flag merchant
Touted as the "World Leader" in
News for Air/Ocean Freight
A publication concerned with
handling, port development, intermodalism and container technology.
Provides daily news for the
Shipping Intelligence Network
A magazine for maritime
e-commerce, the internet,
communications, software and electronics.
Information Bureau (CIB) Maritime Bulletin
Maritime news from the
Bureau - a subscription is required.
Journal (Maritime Environment)
News for the Maritime
Shipping news from the Great
The online version of this
- a subscription is required for access to most information.
Lakes & Seaway Shipping News
High Speed Marine Transportaion News
of Maritime Research
Spill Intelligence Report
Industry Bulletin Board
Shipping Times (Singapore)
Marine Safety Council Proceedings
Vessel & Facilities Compliance News
Line (includes the email newsletter Bow Wave)
Papers & Other Publications
links to specific articles, papers and other publications, but does not
attempt to be an exhaustive list of those available at the sites
in the Guide. The Protection and Indemnity
(P & I) Clubs for instance are an exceptional source of
and publications on virtually all aspects of maritime law. Similarly,
States Government sites and the International
Organization sites provide much substantive material in their
areas. See also the focused Admiralty and
Law sites listed on the Law Guides
The online publications of the following law firms traditionally
significant maritime law related articles:
Ledyard & Milburn
Clyde & Co.
Healy & Baillie
Holland & Knight
Fenwick & Willan
Professor Nicholas J. Healy's
Britannica article on Admiralty and Maritime Law. This is once again a
fee site that does however provide for a free trial registration
The Encyclopedia also contains articles on the "Carriage of Goods"
A.N. Yiannopoulos) and "Marine Insurance" (Mark R. Greene).
the Homeland Security Challenge:
Principled Strategy for a Balanced and Practical Response
Admiral James M. Loy & Captain Robert
G. Ross, USCG
Security Is a Coast Guard Mission
Commander Stephen E. Flynn, USCG
the Maritime Weak Link
Commander Stephen E. Flynn, USCG
and Practice of the Admiralty Court Revisited"
Frank L. Wiswall. An article
development of admiralty jurisdiction in the United States, Australia
England over the past quarter-century.
of Admiralty and Maritime Jurisdiction"
The Congressional Research
annotations to the United States Constitution's grant of Admiralty and
Maritime jurisdiction under Article III.
Over Non-US Individuals and Entities"
Professor Paul R. Dubinsky.
the US legal principles concerning the exercise of jurisdiction over
entities in US courts.
to Maritime Arbitration in New York
Society of Maritime Arbitrators
guide to the fundamental issues involved in arbitrating maritime
in New York.
Arbitration & The Courts: Some Recent American Cases"
Charles S. Haight, Jr., Senior
District Judge for the Southern District of New York.
Claims Reference Manual
Department of Defense. This
in detail the law of the sea claims of all countries with respect to
territorial sea, contiguous zone, exclusive economic zone, maritime
of Shipping Laws
United States Maritime
A 400 page compilation of United States shipping laws in .pdf format.
the Capes-A Primer on US Coastwise Laws"
MARAD. A review of US legislation
the "Jones Act") that encourages the development of the US merchant
Tanker Legislation: An Assessment of OPA 1990
National Research Council. The
Summary of a committee report on the effectiveness of the Oil Pollution
Act (OPA) of 1990.
Oil Pollution Fund Claims Manuals
International Oil Pollution
Funds. The Claims Manuals have been prepared as practical guides to
claims against the Compensation Funds. Each Manual briefly describes
organisation, the legal background, what types of claims are considered
admissible and how to present a claim.
Oceans & Coastal Resources: A Briefing Book
Congressional Research Service.
source of briefing papers written by staff members of the Congressional
Research Service of the Library of Cogress. Topics covered include:
pollution, the law of the sea, mineral & energy resources and
marine resources. See also the National
Council for Science and the Environment parent site.
Marine Safety Manual
United States Coast Guard. The
material inspections, marine personnel, technical, investigations,
and waterways activities, environmental protection, and interagency
Advocate General (JAG) Manual-Admiralty Claims
US Navy Judge Advocate General.
Claims section of the JAG Manual summarizes the law of admiralty claims
from the perspective of the US Navy.
Benchbook: Longshore and Harbor Workers' Act
U.S. Department of Labor. This
is designed to serve as the primary research reference for the
and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act.
Auxiliary Federal Requirements for Recreational Boaters
This publication covers Federal
concerning recreational boating, including: registration & documentation,
Coast Guard boarding policy, boating under the influence
reporting boating accidents, negligent operation, equipment
operating procedures, and safety and survival tips.
Cruise Passenger's Rights and Remedies"
A summary of the issue of flags
with links to other resources provided by the Internation Transport
Captain's Medical Guide
UK Maritime & Coast Guard
Ship Captain’s Medical Guide is primarily intended for use on ships not
carrying a doctor.
and Recreational Vessels"
Andrew Anderson. This is an
review article on the law of salvage as it relates to recreational
Capt. Alan E. Spears. A short
reviews the US Coast Guard's drug testing regulations. See also drugfreevessel.com,
the web site of a company that assists marine operators in complying
the Coast Guard's drug testing regulations.
of Maritime Activities"
Charles M. Davis. A thorough
review of the
various maritime statutes that carry a criminal penalty.
US Department of State. This is
to individual articles on various laws and conventions concerning
litigation, including: letters rogatory/letters of request, service of
process abroad, taking evidence abroad, authentication of documents
and enforcement of foreign judgments. The guide also has individual
B Maritime Attachment and Garnishment under US Law"
Richard McAlpin. An article from
Advocate on the basics of maritime attachment in the United
Sovereign Immunities Act"
US Department of State. A review
of US theory
and practice concerning the immunity from suit of foreign governmental
Doctrine of Forum Non Conveniens (FNC) in the US"
US Department of State. An
article that explains
the FNC (or inconvenient forum) doctrine, which is particularly
in the admiralty and maritime context when bringing suit against
parties in US courts.
Plimsoll Shipping. A glossary of
party terms and abbreviations.
British Marine Insurance. An
changes made by BIMCO to the GENCON charter party form in 1994.
MARSK. A self paced learning
the legal aspects of charter parties.
Issues: Marine Fuels
Richard Bracken, Jane
Greenshields and Thya
Kathiravel. Addresses the legal issues arising from supplying bunkers,
including the obligation of time charterers and the liability of the
Comparative Analysis of English and American Law Regarding the Identity
Richard Whittle. A dissertation
the identity of carrier issue under charter parties.
Trade and Transportation Glossary
United Shipping. A glossary of
information concerning international trade issues.
Commentary on the Clauses in Standard Trading Conditions"
Forwarderlaw.com. This is a
by attorneys on the standard freight forwarding terms and conditions.
and CIF Contracts"
Paul Evans. Discusses the meaning
and CIF contracts under American, Australian and English law.