We use cookies to improve your website experience. To learn about our use of cookies and how you can manage your cookie settings, please see our Cookie Policy. By continuing to use the website, you consent to our use of cookies. Close

CHAPTER 5 Carriage of Passengers

Southampton on Shipping Law

CHAPTER 5

Carriage of Passengers

Carriage of Passengers

RICHARD SHAW

1. INTRODUCTION

Claims arising as a result of accidents to passengers on ships have provided a fertile field for maritime lawyers since the loss of the Titanic in 1912.1 An important distinction must, however, be drawn between international and domestic carriage of passengers. States with extensive ferry services as part of their transport network such as Norway and Greece tend to have elaborate domestic laws governing the liabilities of their passenger carriers. These are not the principal subject of this chapter.

The rest of this document is only available to i-law.com online subscribers.

If you are already a subscriber, please enter your details below to log in.

Enter your email address to log in as a user on your corporate account.
Remember me on this computer

Not yet an i-law subscriber?

Devices

Request a trial Find out more