2013 AAPA Port Administration and Legal Issues Seminar - Update on the Rotterdam Rules

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Update on the Rotterdam Rules.

Excerpt from Update on the Rotterdam Rules -

What is it?

..The Rotterdam Rules is a new draft multilateral Convention to update the liability rules for international ocean carriage.

..The United States has signed the Convention.

..However, it has not yet been sent to the Senate for its advice and consent to ratification.

..It covers both liner and, in certain circumstances, non-liner (bulk) cargoes.

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Topics:  New Regulations, Ocean Transportation System, Shipping, Waterborne Freight Transportation

Published In: General Business Updates, International Trade Updates, Maritime Updates, Transportation Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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