Lexis® Practical Guidance: Maritime Law


Practical Guidance Maritime law discusses all aspects of shipping law and provides clear explanations with references to recent case law and practical examples. It contains the relevant content such as: public and private international law, maritime conventions and rules, admiralty jurisdiction and practice, marine insurance, carriage of goods by sea as well as practical aids such as checklists, forms and precedents. This ensures that the relevant topics are covered and that there is compliance with the admiralty rules in South Africa and various other matters that are marine or maritime in nature.

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  • Admiralty jurisdiction and practice
  • Flag and registration of vessels
  • Registration of mortgages on vessels and vessels under construction
  • Carriage of goods by sea
  • Marine insurance
  • General average
  • More than 180 Guidance Notes within 40 Topic Overviews
  • 45 Forms, Precedents and Checklists – ensuring not a single step is missed
  • Legislation & Case Law – access to relevant cases at the click of a button
  • Practice Directives – know what the
    procedure is in different courts
  • Other Useful Resources such as flowcharts, external websites and additional readings
  • Safe manning document
  • Sample of a certificate of deletion of registry
  • Sample of an international tonnage certificate
  • Form OP-1108/3 – Declaration of ownership and nationality
  • Form 2 – Registration certificate
  • Form FOP-517 – Application for a certificate of equivalent competency (CRA)
  • Builder's certificate
  • Checklist for registration of a ship on a
    primary register
  • Safe manning document
  • SAMSA Check sheet
  • Marine Notice 23 of 2015
  • Marine Notice 22 of 2015
  • SAMSA guidance note GOP-538.01