The perspective of Rotterdam Rules in International Transport

Tusevska, Borka (2014) The perspective of Rotterdam Rules in International Transport. International magazine for Social Science, 22. pp. 303-313. ISSN 1857-9221

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United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Carriage of Goods wholly or partly by sea (Rotterdam Rules), represent the first international rules governing multimodal transport. In the logistic sector multimodal transport undergone a great expansion in practice, but this was not case in the filed of legal framework. Even masive expansion of container revlolution and door to door transport of goods, were dominate between logistic operators long time ago, in the area of legal regulations there was legal gap. This legal gap in many aspects contributed to the emergence of numerous lawsuits in the area of transport, freight forwarders, insurance and logistic operations in ultima linea. In this article subject of analysis we’ll be the strengths, weaknesses and prospects of the Rotterdam Rules in the field of multimodal transport route as a basis for realization of overall international trade. The focus of this study is the advantages of Rotterdam rules and the benefits of the carries that use it in every day transactions.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Social Sciences > Law
Divisions: Faculty of Law
Depositing User: Borka Tusevska
Date Deposited: 28 Jan 2015 12:27
Last Modified: 28 Jan 2015 12:27

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