Trimming and Grab Clauses for Bulk Cargo Trimming

BIMCO Trimming and Grab Clauses for Bulk Cargo Trimming

Cargo shall be mechanically levelled and trimmed (or spout-trimmed) at Charterers' risk and expense. Any further trimming required by Master shall be for Owners' account and time so used shall not count.

LOADING AND DISCHARGING WITH GRABS

a) No cargo shall be loaded into deeptanks (not including floodable holds), bunker and bridge spaces, wings and ends of 'tweendecks.
 
b) No cargo shall be loaded into deeptanks (not including floodable holds), bunker and bridge spaces, wings and ends of 'tweendecks. However, the Master may require cargo to be loaded into such places for the purpose of stability of the Vessel and any expenses over and above the costs of normal loading, trimming and grab discharge shall be for Owners' account. Extra time used for loading and/or discharging into and/or from such places shall not count.
 
Note: a) and b) are alternatives; the one not applicable shall be deleted.

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