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CHAPTER 1 The Commercial Background

Shipping Law

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The Commercial Background

Chapter Contents

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A shipowner’s business principally consists of satisfying the demands made by parties to contracts of sale that are located in different countries. The structure of these international sale contracts has had a profound influence on the contracts of carriage made by sellers and buyers to fulfil their commitments towards each other. Therefore, it is helpful to examine this underlying sales structure before going on to consider the nature of the carriage contracts that it generates.

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