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BMLA DOCUMENT ARCHIVE

DOCUMENTS (2016)

BMLA Response to CMI Questionnaire in respect of Study Relating to Liability for Wrongful Arrest.

BMLA Response to Department for Transport Consultation on Changes to Domestic Legislation Implementing Certain International Maritime Liability Conventions (IA No: DfT00329).

Extract from Department for Transport Consultation on Changes to Domestic Legislation Implementing Certain International Maritime Liability Conventions.

 

DOCUMENTS (2015)

BMLA Response to CMI Questionnaire in respect of Fair Treatment of Seafarers.

CMI Questionnaire on Fair Treatment of Seafarers.

 

DOCUMENTS (2014)

BMLA Response to UK FCO’s Proposed Contract Sanctions.

FCO Contract Sanctions: A Consultation.

 

DOCUMENTS (2013)

BMLA Response to CMI Questionnaire on General Average.

The CMI Questionnaire on General Average.

 

DOCUMENTS (2011)

BMLA response re Consultation Paper CP18/10 - Revision of Brussels I Regulation - February 2011

 

DOCUMENTS (2010)

BMLA response to CMI Questionnaire in relation to the Salvage Convention 1989 - May 2010

Draft BMLA response to CMI Questionnaire in respect of Recognition of Foreign Judicial Sales of Ships - September 2010

 

DOCUMENTS (2008)

BMLA response to CMI Questionnaire on Non-Technical Measures to Promote the Carriage of Oil by Sea - March 2008

BMLA response to Consultation on UK Implementation and Ratification of Nairobi International Convention on Removal of Wrecks 2007 and the Draft Marine Navigation Bill - July 2008

BMLA response to the CMI Questionnaire on Charterers’ right to limit

 

DOCUMENTS (2007)

BMLA response to Consultation on Implementation of the Environmental Liability Directive - February 2007

BMLA response to the Law Commission Consultation Paper on Insurance Law - November 2007

BMLA Response to Consultation on the Environmental Liability Directive

UNCITRAL Draft Convention on the Carriage of Goods - Interim Report of Anthony Diamond QC

BMLA response to the Law Commission Insurance Contract Law Joint Consultation Paper

 

DOCUMENTS (2006)

BMLA Response to the CMI Questionnaire concerning the Model National Law on Acts of Piracy and Maritime Violence

Answers to CMI Questionnaire regarding Procedural Rules in Limitation Conventions

BMLA Submission to the UK Government in respect of Corporate Manslaughter

BMLA Submission to the UK Government in relation to the Implementation of the Bunkers Convention

 

DOCUMENTS (2004)

BMLA Response to Supplementary CMI Questionnaire on Places of Refuge.

BMLA comments on the Agreement on the wreck of the RMS Titanic.

 

DOCUMENTS (2003)

Unfair Terms in Contracts - BMLA Response to Law Commission Consultation Paper No 166.

Proposal for a Directive on Ship-source Pollution - BMLA Letter to European Commission.

Places of Refuge - BMLA Response to CMI Questionnaire (without attachments).
 
Criminal Offences Committee on Foreign Flagged Ships - BMLA Response to CMI Questionnaire (UK)
Criminal Offences Committee on Foreign Flagged Ships - BMLA Response to CMI Questionnaire (Scotland)

 

DOCUMENTS (2001)

Proposals to amend the 1974 Athens Convention relating to the Carriage of Passengers and their Luggage by Sea. Paper by Patrick Griggs.

Carriage of Goods by Sea, discussion paper on Rights of Control, Transfer of Rights and Obligations of Consignees and Indorsees.

The International Convention on Civil Liberty for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage; 2001.

DOCUMENTS (2000)

Report on the 82nd Session of the IMO Legal Committee (October 2000).

Response of the BMLA to the CMI Quaestionnaire on Issues of Transport Law.

Response of the BMLA to the CMI Quaestionnaire on Issues of General Average.

"An Evening with Lord Mustill", June 22nd 2000, paper presented by Patrick Griggs, Secretary of the BMLA.

CMI Memorandum on the draft Protocol to the Salvage Commission 1989 (by the late Geoffrey Brice Q.C.) designed to protect historic artefacts found beneath the sea.

White paper on Environmental Liability - letter from the Secretary of the BMLA to the European Commission.

Report on the 82nd Session of the IMO Legal Committee (October 16-20th, 2000) - report by the Secretary of the BMLA.

DOCUMENTS (1999)

Issues of Transport Law – Response of BMLA including names of contributors to CMI Questionnaire.

Implementation of the 1952 Arrest Convention – Response of BMLA to CMI Questionnaire.

The Role of Cargo Owners / Shippers and Marine Insurers in the Quality Shipping Campaign.

Report of BMLA European Committee. Issues of Marine Insurance – Response of BMLA to CMI Questionnaire.

Of Black Books, White Horses and Sacred Cows" paper delivered on the occasion of the BMLA Annual Lecture and Dinner November 11th 1999. By Professor John Hare, Cape Town University.

REPORTS (1998)

  1. European Committee
    1. Annual Report
    2. Revision of the EU Commission Regulation – Consortia 870/95
  1. General Average Committee Annual Report
  2. The International Convention on Arrest of Ships 1999.
  3. Richard Shaw; Senior Research Fellow, University of Southampton Institute of Maritime Law.

  4. Choose your Instrument – Have we Seen The Last International Convention.
  5. Patrick Griggs

  6. The Athens Convention 1974

(Passengers);

  1. BMLA Responses to CMI Questionnaire.
  2. Summary of Responses to CMI Questionnaire.
  3. Report of Personal Injury Committee.
  1. The Role of Cargo Owners / Shippers and Marine Insurers in the Quality Shipping Campaign.
  2. Intermodal liability. Statement by the CMI.
  3. S.N. Beare.

  4. UNESCO draft Convention on the Underwater Cultural Heritage – BMLA Response to CMI Questionnaire.
  5.     a. Executive Committee – members
  6.     c. BMLA Sub-Committees – members

REPORTS (1997)

1. Introduction
2. Classification Societies – C.W.H. Goldie
3. Liens Mortgages and Arrest response to CMI draft Position Paper – Prof. R. Thomas and P. Apostolis
4. General Average – N.G. Hudson and M. Marshall.
5. Limitation of Liability – The Merchant Shipping Act Implementation of the 1996 Protocol – P.J.S. Griggs
6. Carriage of Goods – S.N. Beare
7. Marine Insurance
(a) Oslo Symposium Paper – Dr. M. Clarke

(b) Oslo Symposium; -Summing -Up – P.J.S. Griggs
8. Salvage
(a) Report – M. Buckley

(b) LOF and Art 14 – R. Wallis
9. Executive Committee
10. Standing Committees