Maritime Law in Motion - New WMU Publication

Maritime Law in Motion is the latest publication in the WMU Studies in Maritime Affairs book series. It provides valuable insights into various contemporary issues in public and private maritime law, including interdisciplinary aspects. 

 “With 37 chapters, Maritime Law in Motion is an exceptional, interdisciplinary collection of insight to contemporary maritime law. The book assembles the work of an impressive inter-generational selection of highly accomplished and versatile maritime law scholars, together representing no less than 22 nationalities. Among the contributors from WMU are nine faculty members, a professor emeritus, and two PhD graduates. At WMU, we are proud to continue making invaluable maritime knowledge available to the wider industry. The importance of maritime law cannot be underestimated in the global society in which we live today,” said Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President of WMU. 

Public law topics addressed include public international law and law of the sea, while a variety of private law topics are explored, e.g. commercial maritime law, conflict of laws, and new developments in the application of advanced technologies to maritime law issues. In addition, the book highlights current and topical discussions at international maritime forums such as the International Maritime Organization on regulatory and private law matters within the domain of marine environmental law, international law relating to seafarers, maritime pedagogics, maritime security, comparative law in the maritime field, trade law, recent case law, taxation law in the maritime context, maritime arbitration, carriage of passengers, port law, and limitation of liability. It is edited by Professors Proshanto K. Mukherjee, Maximo Q. Mejia Jr., and Jingjing Xu. The electronic and print version of the book can be ordered through Springer publications.
The book series, WMU Studies in Maritime Affairs, was launched in 2013 to inspire scholars from all walks of maritime life to contribute to the creation and advancement of knowledge in the numerous maritime disciplines through publications of the highest order of excellence. With the series, the World Maritime University aims to lead an expansion of scholarly pursuits, particularly in the areas of maritime law and policy, maritime safety and environmental administration, maritime education and training, marine environmental and ocean management, port management, and shipping management. The current editors for the series are Professors Dong-Wook Song and Jens-Uwe Schröder-Hinrichs. Maritime Law in Motion was produced by the immediate past editorial team of Professors Jens-Uwe Schröder-Hinrichs, Maximo Q. Mejia Jr., and Aykut Ölcer. 

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