Jurisdiction and arbitration agreements in contracts for the carriage of goods by sea

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The carriage of goods by sea is the globally preferred method of international cargo transportation.1 When a buyer and a seller agree on a contract for the sale of goods, they must set all conditions of purchase, including the transport of such goods by land, air or sea. Maritime transport documents (primarily charterparties and bills of lading (B/L)) are relatively complex and the uncertainty concerning dispute resolution clauses deserves particular attention.2

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