Transport and Logistics Law (2019/2020)

Course code
Name of lecturer
Chiara Tincani
Chiara Tincani
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
1° semestre (A), 1° semestre (B)

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The course aims to study the transport law in connection with typical emergency situations, such as the ship assistance. Both carriers’ liability in the case of water pollution caused by the spilling of the hydrocarbon in the sea and carriers’ liability in case of air accidents will be taken into account.
At the end, the student has to demonstrate to discuss specific cases and to be able to explain his/her point of view in an appropriate language.


Some information will be given about the statutes. The difference between “safety” and “security” will be studied.
Some cases about air and maritime accidents will be examined.
The course will study the issue of the security with reference to every single mean of transport.
Specific contracts, such as the subtransport, the multimodal transport and the supply chain contract will be considered; above all, the last one is acquiring great importance in our commercial system.
The issue of the security with reference to every single mean of transport will be taken into account.

The advised handbook:
Zunarelli – Comenale - Pinto, Manuale di diritto della navigazione e dei trasporti, Cedam, ult. ed.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Zunarelli – Comenale - Pinto Manuale di diritto della navigazione e dei trasporti Cedam, 2016

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam will be oral and it will be about the whole programme.
The oral exam wants to test:
the degree of knowledge;
the use of technical jargon;
the ability to reasoning.

The mark is expressed in thirttieths.

The student can meet the Professor during the office hour indicated in the web page.