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Advanced Laytime & Demurrage

Mandarin Orchard, by Meritus, Singapore, Singapore
15 November - 17 November, 2017

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Course Duration: 3 Days

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Appreciate the various methods of laytime calculation - reversible, non reversible and averageable
  • Master the skill of calculating laytime for both dry and wet cargoes and ensure that your calculations are correct and to your advantage
  • Analyse in detail the various issues affecting laytime and get solutions for your laytime and demurrage issues
  • Compare charterparty laytime clauses and determine which terms and conditions apply when sorting out liabilities
  • Examine demurrage claim scenarios and understand how you can make profit from demurrage claims
  • Know the common exceptions to laytime and demurrage for both dry and wet cargoes


Who Should Attend

  • Shipowners
  • Charterers
  • Commodity Traders
  • Chartering Brokers
  • Maritime lawyers
  • Maritime Arbitrators
  • P&I personnel
  • Claims and cargo handlers
  • Demurrage analysts
  • Operations executives
  • Port personnel


Course Director

Jeffrey Blum’s involvement in shipping and trading spans over 40 years, for more than 30 of which he has been providing maritime and commodities commercial claims consultancy and bespoke corporate training to clients including oil majors, commodity traders, shipowners, P&I Clubs, shipbrokers, law firms, banks, governments and international shipping organisations. He founded his own successful shipping college in London in 2002 and is a Visiting Professor at the UN IMO’s World Maritime University and at the Shanghai Maritime University.


What our past delegates say about this course

Provides a clear concept on laytime with general examples
~ Total Oil Asia Pacific Pte Ltd

Case study examples are challenging. The lecturer shares a lot of his experiences
~ Wilhelmsen Ships Services

It gave me a thorough background about ownercharterer. It helped a lot especially in appreciating our own contract clauses with the charterer. It enhances my knowledge on laytime computations
~ Nickel Asia Corporation

Practical, clear and easy to follow. Hands-on practices were useful
~ Charles Taylor Mutual Management

The trainer is an expert on the topics covered
~ PT Pelita Samudera Shipping