the body of law relating to maritime commerce and navigation, and to maritime matters generally.
- Also called admiralty law .
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How to use maritime law in a sentence
Under international maritime law, ships are supposed to rescue those in distress out at sea.
She argues that we should look to the maritime laws and policies developed over hundreds of years to guide how ships and other vessels on the sea ought to behave.To solve space traffic woes, look to the high seas | Neel V. Patel | August 23, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
For years, Lodge has worked with governments as a fisheries and maritime law consultant.
It’s difficult for workers to lobby in their own defense, since maritime law and multiple, fleeting jurisdictions make understanding and protecting their rights challenging.
Because the majority of large cruise ships are registered in countries like the Bahamas, Panama and Malta, they are banned by a 135-year-old maritime law from transporting passengers between ports in the United States.Why 2021 will be the year of the Alaska micro-cruise | Bailey Berg | March 25, 2021 | Washington Post
Other parts of the law of nations, the maritime law especially, require improvement.
Under British maritime law, any member of the crew deserting ship in a foreign port can be arrested.By Right of Conquest | Arthur Hornblow
Hence Mackay would go there to make this declaration of damage by storm, called in maritime law a protest.
On the subject of maritime law, has he not stated things which before were unheard of?
This is one of the difficulties of making the proposals respecting maritime law.Lord Lyons: A Record of British Diplomacy | Thomas Wodehouse Legh Newton