Tanggung Jawab Pengangkut Kapal Atas Rusaknya Barang Muatan Berdasarkan Prinsip Tanggung Jawab Pengangkutan Laut
Keywords:Freight, Responsibility, Ship
As an archipelagic country, Indonesia is inseparable from the process of transporting goods which of course greatly affects the smooth running of trade. Increasing public demand for transportation facilities has an impact on the development of development in the field of transportation. So as to encourage developments in the field of technology, transportation facilities and infrastructure, knowledge that studies transportation, and transportation law. In fulfilling his responsibilities, it is proper for the carrier to understand the procedures for transporting goods as stipulated in Articles 466-468 of the Criminal Code and Law Number 17 of 2008 concerning Shipping. In the process of transportation at sea there are several principles, namely the principle of fault liability, the principle of responsibility based on presumption (presumption of liability), and the principle of absolute responsibility (absolute / strict liability). 2. The responsibility of the carrier for damage to goods realized through the provision of compensation in accordance with Article 477 of the Criminal Code and special provisions in Law No. 17 of 2008 concerning Shipping.In fact, there are still several problems regarding damage to the goods being transported so that an understanding is needed regarding the importance of the principle of responsibility for sea transportation. , this paper attempts to provide information on problems resulting from damage to goods transported based on the principle of maritime responsibility using normative juridical methods.