Maritime Law or Admiralty Law regulates commerce and navigation on the seas or other navigable waters. It covers matters such as the development of legislation, both nationally and internationally; customs and excise regulations; the fishing industry; human rights and employment issues relating to the crew; insurance claims; property damage; the implications of stowaways on vessels; pollution; personal injuries; wreck and salvage; piracy; and container and passenger liner matters, etc.
- Merchant Shipping Act, 1958
- Carriage of Goods by Sea Act, 1925
- Multimodal Transportation of Goods Act, 1993
- Major Port Trusts Act, 1963
- guiding clients in risk management and other requirements and
- assistance in dealing with government inspectors, surveyors and experts.
- assessment of liabilities of ferrying goods and exploitation of fish stock in the sea.
- drafting, reviewing and negotiation of contracts such as insurance agreements and documentation relating to shipping
- Handling complaints about injuries or illness caused by vessels or organisations disposing waste into water
- representing parties in court for the arrest or release of a maritime vessel,
- recovering fees or seeking compensation from vessel owners in case of an accident, collision or sinking.
In India Maritime Law is regulated by-