Shipping Lawyer Practice Test

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How much of the world's trade is carried by international shipping?

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Explanation:
Around 80% of world trade by volume and more than 70% of world trade by value are transported by sea and are handled by ports all around the world. The improvement in the international economy in 2017 has helped the world seaborne trade.

The International Maritime Organization is a part of which larger organization?

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Explanation:
The UN's specialized agency for shipping regulation is known as the IMO. Although it had a different name at the time, it was created during a UN meeting in Geneva in 1948, and it convened for the first time in 1959.

Which nation joined the IMO as a member state most recently?

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The correct answer:
Armenia

Is the "law of the sea" essentially what maritime law refers to?

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Explanation:
No. International maritime law regulates this kind of trading. transport, etc. Ocean usage regulation is not covered by this.

Is the UN's 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development supported by the IMO?

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Explanation:
Yes, IMO support the UN's 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Define the IMO?

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Explanation:
The International Maritime Organization (IMO), a specialized organization of the United Nations, is in charge of ensuring commerce is safe and secure and that ships don't pollute the ocean or the atmosphere. UN SDGs are supported by IMO's activity.

How many UN Member States are IMO members as of 2020?

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Explanation:
174 countries are currently IMO members. The Cook Islands and 173 UN members.

True/False: Maritime law is the collection of laws and agreements that govern behavior and activities on the seas.

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Explanation:
The body of regulations that control behavior and activity on the seas is known as maritime law. How people interact and conduct business on the world's seas is governed by the law.

The Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) and Marine Environment Protection Committee's subcommittees are listed below (MEPC). - Subcommittee on Navigation, Communications, and Search and Rescue (NCSR); - Subcommittee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR); - Subcommittee on Ship Design and Construction (SDC); - Subcommittee on Ship Systems and Equipment (SSE)*; - Subcommittee on Human Element, Training, and Watchkeeping (HTW); - Subcommittee on Implementation of IMO Instruments

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Explanation:
False. A subcommittee of the Committee on Carriage of Cargoes and Containers also supports the MSC and MEPC (CCC)

Does a claimant in admiralty law assert a right in rem or a right in personam?

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Explanation:
A person may bring an action in personam ie. both in rem and against a corporate or individual defendant. paying a carrier (vessel) remuneration for the transportation of cargo

Which London chambers specializes in public international law, shipbuilding, shipping, and marine law? Which chambers specialize in international trade and commodities?

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Explanation:
International commercial issues are the area of expertise for the commercial barristers of Quadrant Chambers. In the areas of shipping, insurance and reinsurance, commodities, aviation, energy, international arbitration, travel, and commercial dispute resolution, Quadrant is regarded as a prominent group.

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