ISSN 2083-6473
ISSN 2083-6481 (electronic version)




Associate Editor
Tomasz Neumann

Published by
TransNav, Faculty of Navigation
Gdynia Maritime University
3, John Paul II Avenue
81-345 Gdynia, POLAND
www http://www.transnav.eu
e-mail transnav@am.gdynia.pl
Maritime Law of Salvage and Adequacy of Laws Protecting the Salvors' Interest
ABSTRACT: Under maritime law salvage is encouraged and given priority with respect to salvage awards in many aspects such as maritime liens, leniency on salvors? negligence, right to limit liability and to the extend of departure from ?no cure no pay principle? in the case of unsuccessful salvage but have saved the environment. These laws in favor of salvage affecting the salvors are not straight forward and have been criticized in some cases. This paper discusses the relevant maritime law principles under each circumstances criticism they face and legal remedies available to safeguard the interest of the salvors and access the adequacy of maritime laws pro-tecting the salvors interest.
1989 International Salvage Convention
1976 Limitation of Liability Convention
1996 Protocol to Limitation of liability Convention
Limitation of Liability Act USA 46 U.S.C SS181 -196
1993 International Convention on Maritime Liens and Mortgages.
English Supreme Courts Act 1981.
Lloyd Open From 2000
International Salvage Union Form ISU5 and SCOPIC clause
Citation note:
Lansakara F.: Maritime Law of Salvage and Adequacy of Laws Protecting the Salvors' Interest. TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 431-435, 2012

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