Intermodal/Container Transportation Law (8104)

Course Memo

This course will cover the history and development of the ocean container industry, focusing on relevant case law and legal regimes governing the international carriage of containerized cargo, including both current and prospective statutory regimes. As part of the course, students will have the unique opportunity to observe first-hand the operational side of the intermodal transport industry, including visits to a working container terminal, and presentations by representatives of major container shipping lines and others involved in the intermodal transport industry.