Fundamentals of Time and Voyage Charterparties

Singapore, Singapore
05 March - 06 March, 2018

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Key Topics Covered

  • Introduction to Voyage Charters
  • Introduction to Time Charters
  • Shipowners’ and charterers’ duties
  • Time charter delivery, duration and re-delivery
  • Payment of hire and remedies for non-payment
  • Employment orders
  • Performance claims
  • Off-hire clauses
  • Voyage Chartering: laytime and demurrage
  • Deviation and liberty and other clauses


Who Should Attend
Participants will be expected to have little or no prior knowledge of charterparties

  • Ship owners and managers
  • Charterers including Importers, Exporters and Traders
  • Shipbrokers
  • Port and ship agents
  • P&I personnel
  • Logistics and shipping professionals
  • Legal advisers, solicitors and barristers
  • Freight forwarders
  • Government bodies and representatives


Course Director
Jeffrey Blum’s involvement in shipping and trading spans over 45 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 has been a commercial claims consultant and an arbitrator since 1994. He founded his own successful shipping college in London in 2002 and since 2007 is a Visiting Professor at both the UN IMO’s World Maritime University and Shanghai Maritime University.


What Past Delegates Liked About This Course
“Very informative and real life examples provided”
Kristal Thian, Shipping Ops Executive, Total Oil Asia-Pacific Pte Ltd

“Useful refresher”
Lyndon Wallis, Procurement and Shipping, CSBP Limited

“Very informative about the basics of these topics. Ideas & suggestions to assist CP review”
Natalie Barnett, Senior Logistics & Supply Chain Officer, AEL Mining Services

“I learnt new things/ knowledge”
Sashi Indhiran, Legal Counsel, Sumitomo Chemical Asia Pte Ltd
“Real life cases are introduced, relevant to my work and to learn and gain better understanding, detailed & comprehensive notes”
Quek Shu Yu, Chartering / Shipbroking - Dry Cargo, KZ Maritime Pte Ltd

“Highly knowledgeable speaker, relevant course for my job”
Yosua Iskandar, BMS Coal Sales Pte Ltd