Cleaning of Cargo Compartments Clause

BIMCO Cleaning of Cargo Compartments Clause

Upon completion of discharge of each cargo, the crew shall render customary assistance in cleaning all cargo compartments in preparation for the next cargo, if required by the Charterers and if not prevented by any regulations or agreement whatsoever. Such cleaning work shall be performed while the Vessel is en route to next loading port, provided that this can be safely done and that the duration of voyage is sufficient. The Charterers shall pay to the Owners.....(negotiable lumpsum) each time such cleaning is performed. The Owners will endeavour to effect such cleaning as best possible, but without any guarantee that the cargo holds will be sufficiently cleaned and accepted on arrival at the loading port and the Owners shall not be responsible for any consequences arising from the fact that the crew has been employed in cleaning.

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