13 December 2017
BARECON is a bareboat charter party. It is a lease agreement whereby the charterer obtains possession and full control of the ship along with the legal and financial responsibility for it. The charterer generally pays for all operating expenses, including fuel, crew, maintenance, repairs, and P&I and hull insurance. The latest edition of this contract is BARECON 2017
12 December 2017
BIMCO has published a new edition of BARECON, the industry’s go-to standard contract for bareboat chartering.
22 September 2017
16 years after its last update, the new edition of BARECON is close to completion.
10 August 2017
03 July 2017
Following swiftly on the heels of the recent Ocean Victory judgment by the UK Supreme Court, the BARECON revision team has reviewed the insurance clauses of this widely used contract.
29 June 2017
As adopted at the General Meeting May 2021
08 June 2017
The spring meeting of the Documentary Committee, chaired by Francis Sarre, was held in Rome on 6 June. The sixty-strong committee discussed an extensive and diverse range of documentary projects and approved for publication three new contracts and one clause.
24 May 2017
The revision of BIMCO’s industry standard bareboat charter party, BARECON 2001, has been going on for over a year now. The draft has been circulated to more than 20 companies or individuals in the bareboat chartering industry for comments and feedback.
16 January 2017
Users of BARECON can expect BIMCO’s standard bareboat charter party to become leaner and more focussed when a new edition is released later this year.
17 October 2016
ROPAXTIME is a standard time charter party for the RoPax trade. It can be amended to be used for RoRo ships as well. The charter party contains the latest standard time charter clauses and includes detailed provisions covering trade specific issues such as hotel, restaurant and passenger related issues.
The latest edition of this contract is ROPAXTIME, issued in 2015.
Copyright in ROPAXTIME is held by BIMCO.