COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Maritime Law
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
HUK 405
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
4
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Service Course
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s)
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to teach students the basic principles of maritime law and insurance law, related legislation and case law, and to make students familiar with the problems they may have in practice by practicing their knowledge.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • The students who succeeded in this course; Will determine the main principles of Maritime Law
  • Will emphasize on the definition and types of ship, loss of quality of ship, port of registry, distinguishing features of a ship, register of ship, real rights on a ship
  • Will define and have knowledge on Charter Party, contract on Carriage of Passengers by Sea, parties involved in these contracts and their rights and obligations, termination of the contracts.
  • Will understand and evaluate the definition, types and legal aspects of Bill of Lading
Course Description Maritime Law: National and international sources of sea trade, ship, ship leasing contract, owner, owner associations, crew, freight contract, parties of freight contract, relation of freight contract with other contract types used in foreign trade law, enforcement of freight contract, bill of lading, responsibility of carrier, rights of carries, passenger carrying via sea contract, collisions at sea, average, rescue, rights of ship and load creditor.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 National and international resources of maritime and maritime law in Turkey Study of the recommended resources
2 Definition of ship, types of ship, loss of quality of ship, distinguishing features of a ship Study of the recommended resources and overview of notes taken in previous course
3 Ship Registry: National and International Ship Registry, Port of Registry Study of the recommended resources and overview of notes taken in previous course
4 Association of ship owners, Construction Partnership Study of the recommended resources and overview of notes taken in previous course
5 Contracts in Maritime Law: Charter Party, Contracts of Carriage of Goods by Sea, Contracts of Carriage of Passengers by Sea Study of the recommended resources and overview of notes taken in previous course
6 Captain, the qualifications of the shipmen, the rights of the shipmen arising from the Maritime Labor Code. Study of the recommended resources and overview of notes taken in previous course
7 Case Study
8 Midterm
9 Contracts in Maritime Law: Charter Party, Contracts of Carriage of Goods by Sea, Contracts of Carriage of Passengers by Sea Study of the recommended resources and overview of notes taken in previous course
10 Contract on Carriage of Goods By Sea (Freight Contract) Study of the recommended resources and overview of notes taken in previous course
11 Bill of Lading Study of the recommended resources and overview of notes taken in previous course
12 Contract on Carriage of Passengers by Sea Study of the recommended resources and overview of notes taken in previous course
13 General Average Study of the recommended resources and overview of notes taken in previous course
14 Collision, Salvage Study of the recommended resources and overview of notes taken in previous course
15 Ship Creditors Study of the recommended resources and overview of notes taken in previous course
16 Final Exam
Course Notes/Textbooks

KENDER Rayegan, ÇETİNGİL Ergon, YAZICIOĞLU, Emine, Deniz Ticaret Hukuku Temel Bilgiler, Cilt: 1 Beta Basım Dağıtım A.Ş. ,2014/ İstanbul

Suggested Readings/Materials

KANER, İnci Deniz, Deniz Ticareti Hukuku I ve II, İstanbul 2014, AYBAY Atilla, AYBAY Aydın, AYBAY Gündüz, AYBAY Rona; Deniz Hukuku, Denizciler, İşletmeciler ve Yöneticiler İçin, İstanbul, 1998 2. ÇAĞA, Tahir; Deniz Ticaret Hukuku I Giriş, Gemi Donatan ve Kaptan, Filiz Kitabevi, İstanbul 19953.ÇAĞA,Tahir; Deniz Ticaret Hukuku II Navlun Sözleşmesi, Beta basım yayım Dağıtım A.Ş.,7. Bası , Kasım 2004 ,İstanbul 4.ÇAĞA,Tahir; Deniz Ticaret Hukuku III Gemi ve Yük Alacaklısı Hakları ,Zamanaşımı , Deniz Hukukunda Cebri İcra, Arıkan Basım Yayım Dağıtım A.Ş.,Ocak 2005 ,İstanbul5. YAVAŞÇA Cemaleddin , Deniz Ticaret Hukuku Deniz Kazaları ve Deniz Sigortaları, Beta Basım Dağıtım A.Ş.,Aralık 19936.HILL Christopher, Maritime Law, Lloyd’s of London Pres Ltd., 19957.SCHOENBAUM Thomas, Admiralty and Maritime Law, West Publishing Co. 19948. SCHOFIELD John, Laytime and Demurrage , Lloyd’s Shipping Law Library, Fourth Edition ,20009. DAVIS Mark, Bareboat Charters , Lloyd’s Shipping Law Library, Fourth Edition ,200010. ROSE F.D. , General Average Law and Practice, Lloyd’s Shipping Law Library,199711. GASKELL Nicholas, ASARIOTIS Regina, BAATZ Yuonne, Bills of Lading : Law and Contracts , Lloyd’s Shipping Law Library,200012. HUDGES, Casebook on Carriage of Goods By Sea, Blackstone Press Limited, 199413. GRIME Robert, Shipping Law, Sweet&Maxwell ,Second Edition ,199114. GASKELL NJJ, DEBATTISTA C.,SWATTON RJ, Shipping Law , Pitman Publishing , Eighth Edition , 1995

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
40
Final Exam
1
60
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
40
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
60
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
0
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
25
Final Exams
1
30
    Total
103

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to possess the knowledge in legal terminology, concepts and principles.

X
2

To be able to solve the legal problems with an analytic and integral point of view.

X
3

To be able to evaluate the legal knowledge and abilities obtained with a critical approach.

X
4

To be able to evaluate the developments in legal theory and practice by monitoring local, international and interdisciplinary dimensions.

X
5

To be able to have awareness of social, professional and scientific principles of ethic behaviour.

X
6

To be able to take responsibility in solving problems by creative and innovative thinking.

X
7

To be able to interpret the legal norms with a sense of justice respectful to human rights and in the light of principles of democratic, secular and social state of law.

X
8

Working efficiently and effectively, learning how to be a team member, taking responsibilities, being open minded, constructive, open to criticism and having self confidence

X
9

To be able to use the daily scientific sources and court judgments in the framework of life time learning approach.

X
10

To be able to inform the related persons and institutions about legal matters both verbally and in written.

X
11

To be able to monitor the daily legal information/court decisions and interacts with the colleagues in a foreign language (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale” Level B1) .

X
12

To be able to use the information and communication technology together with the computer programs in a level required by the area of law (“European Computer Driving Licence, Advanced Level”).

X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest