Rotterdam Rules (Convention on Contracts for the Carriage of Goods by Sea)

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Syllabus of the Subject - Convention on Contracts for the International Carriage of Goods Wholly or Partly by Sea (Rotterdam Rules)

  1. Introduction to the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Carriage of Goods Wholly or Partly by Sea (New York, 2008) (Rotterdam Rules)
  2. Obligations of the carrier. Carrier's responsibilities for loss, damage or delay
  3. Transport and delivery of the goods
  4. Obligations of the shipper in front of the carrier
  5. Transportation documents and electronic transport documents
  6. Rights of the controlling party
  7. Rights transfers
  8. Limits of liability

The Subject “Convention on Contracts for the International Carriage of Goods Wholly or Partly by Sea (Rotterdam Rules)” is part of the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Business School & HA University:
  1. Logistics Courses: Maritime transport, Multimodal, Transport in Africa
  2. Diplomas: Foreign Trade, International Transport
  3. Masters: International Transport, Transport in Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade, Export Back Office
  4. Doctorates: International Logistics, Global Trade

Online Continuing education (Masters, Courses)

Learning materials in Master in International Business in English Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Reglas de Rotterdam Study, Master in International Business in French Règles of Rotterdam Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Regras of Roterdão.

Area of Knowledge: Foreign Trade - Incoterms.

Example of the Online Subject - United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Carriage of Goods Wholly or Partly by Sea (Rotterdam Rules):
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Description of the Online Subject - Convention on Contracts for the International Carriage of Goods Wholly or Partly by Sea (Rotterdam Rules)

The United Nations (NU) Convention on Contracts for the International Carriage of Goods Wholly or Partly by Sea is a legal framework that regulates both the rights and obligations of the main agents of the international cargo transport: shippers, carriers (porters), final customers...

  1. A “door to door” transport contract is necessary
  2. Possibility of using a single door-to-door transport contract
  3. It is necessary that a part of the transport passes by sea.
  4. Allows the use of e-documents (Documents submitted electronically)
  5. Date of adoption: December 11, 2008

The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Carriage of Goods Wholly or Partly by Sea (2008) updates several old conventions:

  1. Hamburg Rules (United Nations Convention on the Carriage of Goods by Sea, 1978)
  2. Hague Rules
  3. Hague-Visby Rules

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