Keating on Offshore Construction and Marine Engineering Contracts

 

Overview
Keating on Offshore Construction and Marine Engineering Contracts

9780414028715
Sep 2015
Hardback

Keating on Offshore Construction and Marine Engineering Contracts provides in-depth guidance on the agreements involved in the construction of ships, rigs and other offshore vessels and structures.

It will equip marine construction lawyers with a one-stop reference on all aspects of the modern shipbuilding and offshore engineering contracts and for dealing effectively with the problems that may arise. Written by a team of expert practitioners from Keating Chambers, the book:
  • Examines the main standard form agreements used in shipbuilding, from FIDIC, LOGIC, BIMCO, CMAC, AWES, the Norwegian Shipowners Association,and the SAJ
  • Looks at the documents required for creation of a marine construction contract e.g. specifications, drawings, programmes of work
  • Discusses the general rules of formation and construction of offshore construction contracts, including commonly found implied terms and limitation clauses
  • Covers changes to contract terms and considerations that need to be made from contractor and buyer’s perspectives
  • Covers changes to contract terms, and differences in approach between standard shipbuilding and engineering contracts
  • Analyses in detail all the issues surrounding Time in contracts, the obligations, delay and extensions
  • Looks at payment, including potential extra payments, permissible delay and damages
  • Considers the rights and obligations of parties following contractual or common law termination
  • Deal with guarantees, bonds and insurance
  • Covers the dispute resolution frameworks used in international shipbuilding contracts, including litigation in the Commercial or Technology and Construction Court, and ADR
  • Examines the growing influence of land based construction case law, and provides in-depth commentary of relevant authorities