The national monographs in this subset of the International Encyclopaedia ofLaws deal with transport law in its broadest sense: jurisdiction, stateimmunity, and the main sources of transport law. With reference to maritimelaw, the reader will find information on the legal status of the vessel, itsacquisition, ownership and registration. Other topics discussed are maritimeliens and mortgages, the position of master and crew, liability and limitationof liability (L.L.M.C. Convention 1976), charter parties and Transport underBill of Lading (Hague-Visby Rules), transport by air (Warsaw Convention andrelated conventions), transport by rail (C.O.T.I.F. Convention) and inlandnavigation. A special chapter is devoted to Multimodal Transport. Finally,European Union competition law in the field of transport is discussed.International monographs address marine pollution, salvage, the Hamburg rules,the UN Convention on Multimodal Transport, the Limitation of Liability forMaritime Claims (the L.L.M.C. 1976 Convention), and the roles of theInternational Maritime Organization (I.M.O.), the Comiti MaritimeInternational (C.M.I.), and BIMCO.Each monograph follows the outline below.The AuthorsTable of ContentsList of AbbreviationsPrefaceGeneral IntroductionSelected BibliographyPart I: Introduction1. Definitions and Notions2. Main Sources of Transport Law3. Jurisdiction and Courts4. State Immunity and Transport Law5. Transport IntermediariesPart II: Maritime Law1. The Vessel2. Maritime Liens and Mortgages3. Master and Crew4. Liability and Limitation of Liability in Maritime Law5. Charter Parties6. Transport Under Bill of Lading7. Piloting8. Towing and Pushing Contract9. Salvage and Assistance10. General Average11. Particular Average12. Collisions13. Marine Pollution14. The Arrest of Ships15. Carriage of PassengersPart III: Other Transport1. Transport by Road2. Transportation by Rail3. Inland Navigation4. Air Transport5. Multimodal TransportationIndexUpdated: 1-2 times per yearFor detailed information on all volumes of the Encyclopaedia, please visit:http://www.IELaws.comHuybrechts, Marc A. is the author of 'International Encyclopedia of Laws Transport Law' with ISBN 9789065449351 and ISBN 9065449353.