BIMCO Bunker Quality and Liability Clause 2011
(a) The Charterers shall supply fuels of the agreed specifications and grades. The fuels shall be of a stable and homogeneous nature and suitable for burning in the Vessel’s engines or auxiliaries and, unless otherwise agreed in writing, shall comply with ISO standard 8217:2010 or any subsequent amendments thereof.
(b) The Charterers shall be liable for any loss or damage to the Owners or the Vessel caused by the supply of unsuitable fuels and/or fuels which do not comply with the specifications and/or grades set out in sub-clause (a) above, including the off-loading of unsuitable fuels and the supply of fresh fuels to the vessel. The Owners shall not be held liable for any reduction in the Vessel’s speed performance and/or increased bunker consumption nor for any time lost and any other consequences arising as a result of such supply.