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Proposed Alterations in Legal Regimes

In: Contemporary Container Security


  • Girish Gujar

    (Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University United International College)

  • Adolf K. Y. Ng

    (Asper School of Business St. John’s College University of Manitoba)

  • Zaili Yang

    (Liverpool John Moores University)


This chapter ascertains the implications of the maritime legal regime with a focus on India’s ratification of the Rotterdam Rules. It examines the maritime legal regimes of different countries that are already signatories to the Rotterdam Rules and the attempt to apply a similar reasoning in the Indian context. It addresses the issues of liabilities and responsibilities and explains the roles of the customs. The chapter also examines the responsibilities of different stakeholders under the current legal regime and introduces the Rotterdam Rules. Finally, it defines the performing party and the maritime performing party and discusses the implications of dry port as a performing party.

Suggested Citation

  • Girish Gujar & Adolf K. Y. Ng & Zaili Yang, 2018. "Proposed Alterations in Legal Regimes," Palgrave Studies in Maritime Economics, in: Contemporary Container Security, chapter 7, pages 139-161, Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Handle: RePEc:pal:psmchp:978-3-319-98134-5_7
    DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-98134-5_7

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