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The International Law of the Shipmaster — Book http://shipmasterlaw.com Wed, 15 Jun 2011 20:13:04 +0000 en hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.1 US security rule is a curse on seafarers http://shipmasterlaw.com/us-security-rule-is-a-curse-on-seafarers/ http://shipmasterlaw.com/us-security-rule-is-a-curse-on-seafarers/#comments Sat, 23 Apr 2011 22:44:03 +0000 admin http://shipmasterlaw.com/?p=631

Three cases show how the Transportation Worker Identification Credential is being administered by a misguided and misconceived bureau.

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How to Suppress Piracy with Law http://shipmasterlaw.com/how-to-suppress-piracy-with-law/ http://shipmasterlaw.com/how-to-suppress-piracy-with-law/#comments Wed, 06 Apr 2011 18:02:31 +0000 admin http://shipmasterlaw.com/?p=621

If an armed guard on a ship kills or injures a pirate, it raises the possibility of prosecution or civil lawsuit. The answer is a simple legislative move from the IMO.

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The very model of a modern private navy http://shipmasterlaw.com/the-verymodel-of-a-modern-private-navy/ http://shipmasterlaw.com/the-verymodel-of-a-modern-private-navy/#comments Wed, 16 Mar 2011 22:19:35 +0000 admin http://shipmasterlaw.com/?p=591

Will private navies be effective against piracy? It has been tried before and the end result might not be quite what the insurance world was expecting.

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Leadership lesson that hits home http://shipmasterlaw.com/leadership-lesson-that-hits-home-2/ http://shipmasterlaw.com/leadership-lesson-that-hits-home-2/#comments Wed, 16 Mar 2011 22:04:29 +0000 admin http://shipmasterlaw.com/?p=584

Lewd video shows the naval service needs a refresher course in effective management.

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Do armed guards have a licence to kill? http://shipmasterlaw.com/do-armed-guards-have-a-licence-to-kill/ http://shipmasterlaw.com/do-armed-guards-have-a-licence-to-kill/#comments Wed, 09 Mar 2011 17:34:28 +0000 admin http://shipmasterlaw.com/?p=563

Private security options may be gaining popularity among shipowners but the ramifications of an armed guard killing a pirate open up a can of legal worms.

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Leadership lesson that hits home http://shipmasterlaw.com/leadership-lesson-that-hits-home/ http://shipmasterlaw.com/leadership-lesson-that-hits-home/#comments Mon, 31 Jan 2011 01:15:34 +0000 admin http://shipmasterlaw.com/?p=518

From Lloyd’s List: Lewd video shows the naval service needs a refresher course in effective management.

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This information is courtesy of Dr. John A.C. Cartner. To learn more about the book “International Law of the Shipmaster”, click here.

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Ignoring the law is a dangerous business http://shipmasterlaw.com/ignoring-the-law-is-a-dangerous-business/ http://shipmasterlaw.com/ignoring-the-law-is-a-dangerous-business/#comments Mon, 13 Dec 2010 22:18:55 +0000 chris http://shipmasterlaw.com/?p=438

From Lloyd’s List: The unresolved tension between a master and a rig manager, between legal and commercial considerations, is often the key to why accidents happen.

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This information is courtesy of John A.C. Cartner. To learn more about the book “International Law of the Shipmaster”, click here.

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Have we lost sight of equal protection under the law? http://shipmasterlaw.com/have-we-lost-sight-of-equal-protection-under-the-law/ http://shipmasterlaw.com/have-we-lost-sight-of-equal-protection-under-the-law/#comments Mon, 13 Dec 2010 22:17:15 +0000 chris http://shipmasterlaw.com/?p=433

From Lloyd’s List: The Prestige oil spill case is a shameful example of a shipmaster being criminalised in a way that would not be inflicted on a shoreside person caught up in the same circumstances.

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This information is courtesy of John A.C. Cartner. To learn more about the book “International Law of the Shipmaster”, click here.

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Poisoned well is a poor fate for anyone http://shipmasterlaw.com/poisoned-well-is-a-poor-fate-for-anyone/ http://shipmasterlaw.com/poisoned-well-is-a-poor-fate-for-anyone/#comments Mon, 13 Dec 2010 22:07:44 +0000 chris http://shipmasterlaw.com/?p=420

From Lloyd’s List: When bureaucrats decide to pile on the charges a seafarer stands little chance of justice.

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This information is courtesy of John A.C. Cartner. To learn more about the book “International Law of the Shipmaster”, click here.

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Rule by bureaucracy is not always by right http://shipmasterlaw.com/rule-by-bureaucracy-is-not-always-by-right/ http://shipmasterlaw.com/rule-by-bureaucracy-is-not-always-by-right/#comments Mon, 13 Dec 2010 21:10:08 +0000 chris http://shipmasterlaw.com/?p=425

From Lloyd’s List: A complex legal case involving a ship engineer seeking refuge highlights the problems of interpreting maritime
and human rights law.

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This information is courtesy of John A.C. Cartner. To learn more about the book “International Law of the Shipmaster”, click here.

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