Charter Party Workshop Online

CP Workshop Online
  • 09 Nov 2020 12 days
  • Available seats 2
  • Payment: visa visa visa visa

Course price

BIMCO member From EUR 1150
Non-member From EUR 1550

Discounts

10% group discount is available for registering 3 or more participants from the same company.

Overview

The Charter Party Workshop Online is a series of 10 online sessions and combines a range of lecturers on voyage and time chartering with sessions on related day-to-day issues and troubleshooting.

What will you learn?

Some of the topics you will cover.

  • How does it all fit together? The legal relationships created between the commodity sale contract, the shipping contract and the insurance market
  • Voyage chartering: the duty of the carrier to provide a seaworthy ship able to carry the cargo
  • Voyage chartering: When time matters: proceeding with utmost dispatch and without deviation. But what rights and obligations does the carrier have to

Dates and topics of Charter Party Workshop Online

Session

Date

Topic

Speaker

Session 1
(60 minutes)
COMMON ISSUES
Monday
9 November
Overview of the inter-relationship between the contract of sale, the charter party, the bill of lading and the insurance certificate.
Richard Williams
Session 2
(60 minutes)
VOYAGE CHARTERS
Tuesday
10 November
The shipowner’s duties: to provide a seaworthy ship, to properly and carefully care for the cargo, to proceed with reasonable dispatch, cancellation clauses, deviation, slow steaming clauses.
Baris Soyer
Session 3 
(60 minutes)
VOYAGE CHARTERS

Wednesday
11 November

The charterer’s duties: full and complete clean and sound cargoes, payments of, freight / deadfreight, port nominations, to provide all port restrictions (draft, air draft, etc) at the loading and discharging ports before fixing. Baris Soyer
Session 4
(90 minutes)
VOYAGE CHARTERS
Thursday
12 November
Laytime and demurrage: NOR validity, types of laytime, when does laytime start to run? What suspends laytime? When does laytime stop? Demurrage, damages for detention, time bar clauses.
Richard Williams

Session 5
(90 minutes)
TIME CHARTERS

Friday
13 November

Time charter duration and re-delivery: overlap/underlap, illegitimate last voyages express and implied tolerances, last voyage clauses, “without guarantee”.

Baris Soyer
Session 6
(60 minutes)
TIME CHARTERS
Monday
16 November
Payment of hire: payment on time, allowed deductions, methods of payment, methods of payment of value of bunkers at delivery, remedies for non-payment of hire, withdrawal of ship from charterers’ service, anti- technicality clauses, suspension of service.
Baris Soyer

Session 7
(60 minutes)
TIME CHARTERS

Tuesday
17 November
Off-hire clauses: general principles, the effect of different types of clauses, the importance of the wording, off-hire computation (per hatch/crane/gang). Baris Soyer
Session 8
(60 minutes)
TIME CHARTERS
Wednesday
18 November
Employment orders: employment vs. navigation and safety, orders which a master must refuse, orders which a master has the right to refuse. Richard Williams
Session 9 
(60 minutes)
TIME CHARTERS
Thursday
19 November

Time charter cargo operations: Who is responsible for cargo operations? the effect of various clauses. Stevedore damage issues, effect of the Inter-Club Agreement.

Richard Williams
Session 10
(90 minutes)
COMMON ISSUES
Friday
20 November
Safe ports: What is a safe port? When is a port to be safe? What is the extent of the charterers’ duty? Dangerous cargo: What is “dangerous”? When does notice need to be given? The basis of “liability” under the Hague and Hague- Visby Rules. Who is liable?
Richard Williams

Starting time (for all sessions)

08:00 Montréal (EDT)
13:00 London (BST)
14:00 Copenhagen (CEST)
15:00 Athens (EEST)
16:00 Dubai (GST)
20:00 Hong Kong/Singapore (HKT/SGT)

Course programme

Course certification

Participants will be given an option of taking a final assessment (one-hour open-book test) at the end of the course, and Certificate of Achievement will be issued with a grade (distinction, merit or pass). Those not taking the assessment will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

Course materials

BIMCO issues electronic course files as an Adobe PDF file enabling you to make personal notes. All documentation and presentations will be in English. Course access details will be provided once the registration is completed.

Speakers

Richard Williams

Richard Williams

Baris Soyer

Baris Soyer

Organiser

Peter Grube

 

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