Written by a team of top academics and highly-experienced legal practitioners, this is a very complex area of law. It provides both a critical analysis on contemporary legal issues concerning offshore contracts, and an in-depth account of the numerous liability regimes inherently connected to offshore operations.
Key features of Offshore Contracts and Liabilities:

  • Detailed insight into contemporary legal issues concerning offshore contracts, including Supplytime and Heavycon
  • In-depth analysis of the current liability regimes with clear reference to contemporary industry practice
  • Thorough examination of the current state of the law from national, regional and international perspectives
  • Up-to-date coverage of hot topics such as liability for offshore installations, knock-for knock agreements in offshore contracts and recently-developed new standard forms, such as Windtime.


This book is an indispensable guide for legal practitioners, academics and industry professionals worldwide

part 1|248 pages

Offshore Contracts

chapter 1|8 pages

Bimco's Offshore Contracts

ByGrant Hunter

chapter 2|18 pages

Key Aspects of the New Windtime Form

ByLars Rosenberg Overby

chapter 3|24 pages

Heavycon 2007

Liabilities, Exceptions, Indemnities
BySimon Baughen

chapter 4|15 pages

Knock-for-Knock Clauses in Offshore Contracts

The Fundamental Principles
ByRichard W. Williams

chapter 5|40 pages

The Construction of Mutual Indemnities and Knock-For-Knock Clauses

ByRainey QC Simon

chapter 6|25 pages

Consequential Loss Exclusion Clauses in Offshore Contracts

The Need for Greater Clarity
ByChris Kidd

chapter 7|48 pages

Excluding Consequential Damages

ByRobert Gay

chapter 8|20 pages

Wilful Misconduct and Gross Negligence Exclusions in Knock-for-Knock Provisions in Offshore Contracts

ByBlackburn QC Elizabeth, Jeremy Lightfoot

chapter 9|8 pages


The P&I Insurance Perspective
ByFabien Lerede

chapter 10|41 pages

Standard Contracts used in the Offshore Insurance Sector

Clear and Unambiguous?
ByGeorge Leloudas, Bariş Soyer

part 2|103 pages

Offshore Liabilities

chapter 11|21 pages

Pollution from Offshore Rigs and Installations

UK Law
ByTromans QC Stephen

chapter 13|15 pages

Offshore Injury

Whose Jurisdiction, What Law?
ByAndrew Tettenborn

chapter 14|51 pages

Marine Spatial Planning

An Incoming Tide of Opportunity or Liability?
ByJones QC Gregory, David Graham