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A Practical Guide to Time and Voyage Charterparties

Mandarin Orchard Hotel, Singapore, Singapore
27 March - 28 March, 2017

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Course Duration: 2 Days

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Practical issues in contract formation
  • Time Charterparties – the main provisions, and owner / charterer obligations
  • Key issues to consider in Voyage charterparty agreements
  • Bills of Lading, Cargo Claims and Maritime Lien
  • Laytime, Demurrage and Despatch
  • Charterparty breaches – recent case law and learnings
  • Disputes to expect in a downturn, and resolution strategies
  • Assess the effectiveness of select clauses in your contract
  • Compare contracts for different scenarios
  • Focus on worked examples for better understanding and applicability


Who Should Attend

  • Shipowners
  • Charterers
  • Commodity Traders
  • Chartering Brokers
  • Maritime lawyers and Arbitrators
  • P&I personnel
  • Claims and cargo handlers
  • Operations executives
  • Ship brokers
  • Logistics professionals


Course Director

Andrew Lee is a Partner based in Hill Dickinson’s office in Singapore. He has a broad marine, trade and energy practice, in which the majority of his work relates to ‘wet’ and ‘dry’ shipping disputes.


What Past Delegates Liked About This Course

“Good case studies and practical knowledge for my role”
Anthony Mo, Marketing Executive, Posh Semco

“Good to have access to someone who is an expert in the field”
Tim Jones, Commercial Manager, Subsea7

“Topics addressed in a crisp manner”
Manu Kohli, Chartering Manager, Westlink

“Very informative, can relate to my role”
Mohd Razif, Commercial manager, SMIT Singapore

“Actual practical examples from the industry”
Mohd Dzahir Jamudin, Director, EkaRes