法学院Proshanto K. Mukherjee教授主编的《发展中的海商法》(Maritime Law in Motion)一书近日由施普林格出版社 (Springer) 出版发行，该出版社是全球领先的科学、技术和医学出版机构，出版了超过2900种期刊和30万本图书。这部开创性的作品由Mukherjee教授担任主编，Maximo Q. Mejia Jr.教授（世界海事大学）和Jingjing Xu教授（西英格兰大学）担任副主编，呈现了传统海事公法与海事私法问题在当代发展的新样态，既包括对例如《联合国海洋法公约》下的无害通过权、海盗、船舶登记、吨税、海洋和港口环境治理、船员教育和培训等海事公法和监管类议题的新解，也有对货物运输、旅客运输等海事私法问题包括租船合同、海上保险、仲裁条款、碰撞责任和责任限制等问题的追踪。此外，该书也涉及诸多当前国际海事领域衍生的新议题，例如低碳监管、气候变化、海上移民、区块链技术在提单中的应用、智能船、船舶管理征税、新型船舶融资、船载液化天然气、网络风险等。
除负责全书的统稿、审定工作外，Mukherjee教授还独立完成了有关海上保险法中代位求偿制度论述的章节（“Windfall in the law of Subrogation:Marine Insurance in Motion”），并合作撰写了“船载液化天然气的国际法律规制”（“The International Legal Regime Governing Shipboard LNG”）一文。
本书汇集了来自22个国家的46位海商法领域的权威专家和青年学者，展现了海商法这一古老的传统学科在顺应时代发展和不断变革中形成的广博丰富的内涵。我校法学院韩立新教授受邀撰写了“中国法律视角下的国际海上货物运输损害赔偿”一章(“Compensation for Cargo Damage in International Maritime Transportation: Chinese Law Perspective”)，夏元军副教授撰写了“责任保险人的海事赔偿责任权利：英国法与中国法的视角”一章(“Liability Insurer’s Right to Limit Liability for Maritime Claims: English and Chinese Law Perspectives”)，反映了我院海商法学人的最新研究成果。
“Maritime Law in Motion” by Professor Proshanto K. Mukherjee is Released
A major initiative started by Professor Proshanto K. Mukherjee of the Law School of Dalian Maritime University and Professor Emeritus of World Maritime University culminated in the production ofMaritime Law in Motion, a book recently published by Springer, the world's leading scientific, technical and medical publisher which has released more than 2,900 periodicals and 300,000 books. The book, of which Professor Mukherjee is the Chief Editor, is co-edited by Professor Maximo Q. Mejia Jr. of World Maritime University and Professor Jingjing Xu presently Pro-Vice Chancellor of University of the West of England. The book addresses current perspectives on traditional issues of public international and regulatory maritime law such as innocent passage under UNCLOS, piracy, ship registration, tonnage tax, marine and port environmental regulation, seafarer education, pedagogies and training, human rights and ethics, as well as private maritime law topics such as carriage of goods and passengers by sea including charterparties, marine insurance, arbitration clauses, collision liability and limitation of liability. The book also addresses new, contemporary and evolving issues in the international maritime domain such as decarbonization regulations, climate change, maritime migration, blockchain applications to bills of lading, intelligent ships, taxation in ship management, green shipping finance, carriage of LNG on ships and cyber risks, among others.
In addition to being the principal editor, Professor Mukherjee wrote the chapter "Windfall in the Law of Subrogation: Marine Insurance in Motion" and co-wrote the chapter “The International Legal Regime Governing Shipboard LNG " with Professor Jingjing Xu.
This book brings together distinguished academics and young scholars in the field of maritime law from all over the world comprising 46 authors/co-authors from 22 nationalities/countries. It shows the broad parameters and complex features of maritime law as an ancient and traditional discipline which has evolved through the process of adapting to the development of the times and is constantly changing. Professor Han Lixin from the Law School of DMU, was invited to write on "Compensation for Cargo Damage in International Maritime Transportation: Chinese Law Perspective” and Associate Professor Xia Yuanjun wrote the chapter entitled “Liability Insurer’s Right to Limit Liability for Maritime Claims: English and Chinese Law Perspectives”. Both contributions reflect the latest research achievements of the maritime law scholars of DMU Law School.
Professor Mukherjee has devoted most of his professional and academic life to maritime law and is a world-renowned personality in that field. He was appointed a Visiting Professor at DMU in 2010, and in 2013 he joined the Law School of DMU as Professor of Law where he is currently engaged in teaching and research in relation to maritime law. He was awarded the "Xinghai Friendship Award" of Dalian City in 2015 and the "Liaoning Friendship Award" in 2017. In September 2019, he was invited to attend the "Reception of Foreign Experts Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the Founding of the People's Republic of China" which was held in the Great Hall of the People at Beijing.