Laytime & Demurrage Masterclass Online

  • Online, 12:00 UTC
  • 10 Jun 2024 5 days
  • Available seats 0
  • Payment: visa visa visa visa

Course price

BIMCO member EUR 1320
Non-member EUR 1750


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


Laytime and Demurrage Masterclass Online is a series of 10 online sessions delivered over 5 days. Each day will run for 120 minutes with a short break in between. The masterclass will cover essential laytime and demurrage issues.

What will you learn?

This masterclass covers principles on laytime and demurrage for both dry and wet trades. The course examines, in a practical way, the application of laytime and demurrage in the daily operations. It covers the key legal concepts and a step-by-step approach to effectively use the knowledge to work strategically with laytime calculations to boost profitability. 

Dates and topics of Laytime & Demurrage Masterclass Online

 Day  Session  Topic Speaker
Monday 10 June 1 Introduction to laytime and demurrage

Baris Soyer

2  Types of laytime
Tuesday 11 June 3 Commencement of laytime Jean-Paul Dezutter
4 Stoppage and termination of laytime
 Baris Soyer
Wednesday 12 June 5 Demurrage and despatch Jean-Paul Dezutter
6 Damages for detention
Jean-Paul Dezutter
Thursday 13 June 7 Stoppage and termination of demurrage
Baris Soyer
8  Case study – Worked example  Baris Soyer

Friday 14 June

9 Practical aspects of laytime and demurrage calculations Jean-Paul Dezutter
10 Time bar clauses and the commercial usage of laytime and demurrage in non-traditional ways
Starting hours (for all sessions) 

12:00 UTC

14:00 CEST

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What do participants say about the course? 

The course provides a very systematic way to introduce concepts of laytime and demurrage and the relevant legal issues.” (Laytime & Demurrage Masterclass Online participant, August 2020)

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.

You will also receive access to BIMCO's eLearning modules on "Dry Cargo Laytime and Demurrage" and "Tanker Laytime and Demurrage".


Baris Soyer

Baris Soyer

Jean-Paul Dezutter



Peter Grube

Peter Grube

Ayako Odashima


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