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Lesson plan / MARITIME LAW

Lesson Information

Course Credit 2.0
Course ECTS Credit 4.0
Teaching Language of Instruction Türkçe
Level of Course Bachelor's Degree, TYYÇ: Level 6, EQF-LLL: Level 6, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of Course Compulsory
Mode of Delivery Face-to-face
Does the course require compulsory or optional work experience? Z
Course Coordinator
Instructor (s) Assist. Prof. Dr. NURİ ERDEM
Course Assistant

Purpose and Content

The aim of the course The objective of this course is to identify the theoretical and practical aspects of national and international regulations of maritime law.
Course Content The course unit covers the historical development of maritime law and ships, which are the basic notions in maritime law. The legal nature and types of ships, limited property rights and ship hypothe are discussed in a detailed way. Besides, shipowner, shipowner liabilities, captain, contract of affreightment and sea accidents are handled.

Weekly Course Subjects

1Introduction to maritime law
3Ship’s property and ship hypothec
4Shipowner and shipowner liabilities
5Limited liability of shipowner in international maritime law
6Association of shipowners
8Contract of affreightment (Parties- articles – types)
9Fulfilment of Contract of affreightment, Bill of lading
10Carrier’s responsibility
11Carrier’s rights
12Termination of contract of affreightment
13Sea accidents (General average - collision – salvage and assistance)
14Rights of obligee and maritime proceedings


Prof. Dr. Tahir ÇAĞA/ Prof. Dr. Rayegan KENDER, Deniz Ticareti Hukuku (I-II-III), İstanbul, 2002, 2009

Prof.Dr. Rayegan KENDER/Prof. Dr. Ergon ÇETİNGİL, Deniz Ticareti Hukuku (Takip Hukuku ve Deniz Sigortaları ile Birlikte) Temel Bilgiler, İstanbul, 2009