Carriage of Goods by Charterparty
Examination of the kinds of charterparties, their typical clauses, and how they have been interpreted and applied against the background of the fundamental obligations of the carrier and cargo owner at common law.
Hugh Kindred is a professor of law emeritus at Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University, Halifax, where he taught international law, commercial and consumer law, and maritime transport law. His publications in the maritime area include Marine Cargo Delays (Informa, 1990, with Ganado), Multimodal Transport Rules (Springer, 1997, with Brooks), the first edition of Maritime Law (Irwin Law, 2003, with Chircop and Gold), which was co-winner of the Walter Owen Book Prize 2005, and Law Beyond Borders: Extraterritorial Jurisdiction in an Age of Globalization (Irwin Law, 2014, with Coughlin, Currie, and Scassa). He is also a co-author and general editor of multiple editions of International Law Chiefly as Interpreted and Applied in Canada, including the eighth edition (Emond, 2014). Professor Kindred was senior legal officer in the Shipping Division of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, and assisted Transport Canada in the preparation of the Canadian Carriage of Goods by Water Act 1993. He holds law degrees from the Universities of Bristol, London, and Illinois, and is a member of the bars of Nova Scotia and England. In 2003 he was honoured by the Canadian Association of Law Teachers with its Award of Academic Excellence.