"By accepting or receiving this ticket, each passenger agrees without prejudice to its other provisions and both on his or her behalf and on behalf of any person or child travelling with him or her or in his or her care that neither the Captain, Officers, Crew and other personnel of the vessel named in this ticket or of any vessel owned or in the service of the Company nor any person employed by the Company at any time before, during or after the contemplated voyage shall be liable in respect of anything he may negligently do or omit to do in the course of or in connection with his employment which shall cause loss, damage or injury (whether fatal or otherwise) to the person and/or property of such passenger, person or child as aforesaid. For the purpose of the agreement expressed in this Clause, the Company shall be deemed to contract on behalf of and for the benefit of all persons who are or may be its servants or agents from time to time and all such persons shall to this extent be or be deemed to be parties to the Contract contained in or evidenced by this ticket."
"All limitations, exceptions and conditions herein contained as to the liability of the Carrier shall apply also to the liability, if any, of his agents, vessels, employees and other representatives, and also to the liability, if any, of the owners, vessels, agents, employees and other representatives of any substituted vessel."
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BIMCO has published a charter party clause promoting the use of the IMO’s data model framework. The publication is an extension of BIMCO’s strategic objective to encourage greater efficiency and harmonisation in the ship-shore interface.
Although the container ship “Ever Given” was fortunately freed after less than a week blocking the Suez Canal, the consequences for owners and operators due to the delays caused may last for several weeks or even months.
Refund guarantees are complex legal documents and must meet the requirements of the issuing banks. BIMCO has, in close co-operation with legal and commercial experts, banks and shipyards, been working to develop a standard refund guarantee which can be used for shipbuilding contracts, such as SAJ.
In a clear sign of industry support for BIMCO’s initiative to develop a new ship sale and purchase agreement, the organisation has received over 800 individual comments on its consultation draft, which will shape the final version of the agreement.
This year, BIMCO has expanded its ice reporting to cover the Northern Chinese, Japanese and Greenland sea areas, and can advise on contractual issues related to ice clauses.
BIMCO's Holiday Calendar covers general holidays in over 150 countries, plus local holidays and working hours in more than 680 ports around the world.
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