Статьи рубрики | Maritime Law

Scientific specialty:

5.1.5. International legal sciences (legal sciences)

Marianna Yu. Filippova. International maritime labor law: formation. Prerequisites for “master’s power” of the captain

UDK: 341.225

Marianna Yu. Filippova - Candidate of Law, associate professor, Russian University of Transport (MIIT)

Abstract. International maritime law is deservedly considered one of the most interesting legal formations. Surrounded by a halo of romance, largely based on legal customs coming from the depths of centuries, bearing the spirit of freedom and sailor brotherhood since ancient times, maritime law, like the boundless sea itself, always leaves space for new discoveries. The current paper deals with the issues of the emergence of legal regulation of the labor of seamen in the early sources of maritime customs. There has been studied the evolution of the relationship between the captain and the ship’s crew. There has been formulated the content of the “master's power” of the captain in relation to the crew and its main features.

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Sergey F. Legusha. Cyber problems in water transport concerning the efforts of the main players in the maritime industry and classification societies on the example of the Russian Maritime Shipping Register

UDK: 004.75:681.5:656.62(571.1.6)

Sergey F. Legusha - Association of International Maritime Law

Abstract. The amount of data in the modern world is constantly growing. Over the past ten years the amount of stored information has increased by more than 50 times. The value of information and the ability to manage it and its holders, which previously played a key role in business, industry, and other areas, has increased many times, especially considering the rapid development of information technology. Cybersecurity, being one of the branches of information security, includes, among other things, the protection of data of companies and organizations in any industry including a maritime industry. Leaks of information and its unpredictable change, loss of business process control because of external and internal cyber-attacks bring companies both direct financial losses and deferred ones, threatening reputational losses, unpredictable malfunctions, loss of confidential information and other assets of fundamental importance. The current paper has presented the discussion of the issues of strengthening cybersecurity in the shipping industry and the contribution of the main market players to their development.

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Aleksey M. Zaikov. Modern concerns of legal regulation of preventing pollution from ships

UDK: 347.79:629.12.03

Aleksey M. Zaikov - Federal State Unitary Enterprise “Atomflot”

Abstract. The current paper has presented a chronological review of the development of the system of international legal regulation of the prevention of marine pollution from ships. The problems in this area historically arose and aggravated in different periods of the shipping development. There have been identified the key aspects of the Russian legal regulation of preventing pollution from ships, highlighted the urgent problems of preventing pollution of various natural environments from ships, and outlined the ways to solve them in the future, including within the framework of international rule-making cooperation.

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Sergey An. Gandzioshin. Probative force of a Bill of Lading: possible ways to improve legislation

UDK: 347.795

Sergey An. Gandzioshin - Department of State Policy in the Field of Maritime and Inland Water Transport of the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation

Abstract. Cargo shipping is the most important component of world trade. Proper processing of cargo shipping documents allows ensuring the prompt and safe implementation of cargo turnover, reduce the risks of imposing penalties and litigation between carriers, shippers, and consignees. Bill of Lading has been used in maritime trade for more than one century, but due to the change in many forms of interaction between the subjects of international trade, the introduction of modern technologies in the document management process, there is a need for further development and improvement of the rules for processing and using this document. The current paper has presented the discussion of possible promising areas for improving the use of a Bill of Lading.

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