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P52255 Charterparty Negotiation
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Charterparty Negotiation

19 – 20 November 2018, Mandarin Orchard Hotel, Singapore

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Team Savings: Register 2 Delegates & the 3rd Comes free!
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overview

Complex Issues, Key Clauses, Risks, Claims, Dispute Resolution and more

Key Topics Covered

  • Learn about duty of care and performance obligations of Shipowners and Charterers
  • Understand common problems with the charterparty period
  • How to negotiate important clauses: what really matters
  • Key steps for managing claims and losses
  • How to manage risk that may lead to disputes
  • Understanding the various methods of resolving disputes
  • Explore critical elements including
    • Payment of hire and remedies for non-payment
    • Employment orders
    • Performance claims
    • Off-hire clauses
    • Laytime and demurrage
    • Deviation and liberty clauses
    • Common issues in charterparties – liens, dangerous goods, safe ports and paramount clauses

Who Should Attend

Participants will be expected to have some prior knowledge of charter
parties as the workshops have been designed to tackle this area at an
advanced level

  • 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

What Past Delegates Liked About This Course

“Comprehensive coverage delivered in a concise manner. Lots of sharing and real life example from the trainer”
~ EDF Trading Singapore Pte Ltd

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

“The training is very informative. The instructor/trainer is extremely excellent and knowledgeable on the subject matter.”
~ Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority

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

 

pricing

Packages Price
2 Day TrainingSGD $3495Early Bird

Early Bird Rate: Register and Pay on or before 28 September 2018

Register 2 Delegates & the 3rd attends FREE!
Group rate is based on normal rate of 2-day main conference package only.
For Group Registrations, email register@ibcasia.com.sg or call +65 6508 2401

 

  • Special Group Discount pricing is applicable to groups of 2 or more delegates from the same organisation registering for the same event, at the same time.
  • Fee stated is the discounted price PER DELEGATE. Only one discount applies – either the early bird rate OR the Special Group Discount.
  • All fees stated include luncheons, refreshments and complete set of documentation. It does not include the cost of accommodation and travel.
  • A 7% Goods & Services Tax (GST) is applicable to all Singapore based companies for Singapore venue.

trainer

Jeffrey Blum Charterparty Negotiation | Advanced Laytime & Demurrage

Jeffrey Blum

Agenda

Day One

GENERAL INTRODUCTION

  • Formation of contracts under English law
  • Express and implied terms
  • Warranties & conditions & innominate/intermediate terms
  • The relationship between the contract of sale, the charter party and the bill of lading
  • The negotiation and formation of the charter party contract
  • Understanding the various methods of resolving disputes

PARAMOUNT CLAUSES

  • Why is this clause of paramount importance?
  • Which type of Paramount Clause can be used in a Bill of Lading?
  • Which type of Paramount Clause can be used in a charter party?

THE SHIPOWNERS’ DUTIES

  • Hague-Visby Rules: Articles 3 and 4
  • To provide a seaworthy ship
  • Properly and carefully to care for the cargo
  • To proceed with reasonable dispatch
  • Cancellation clauses

THE CHARTERERS’ DUTIES

  • Provide cargoes, correctly described
  • Pay freight/deadfreight/demurrage/damages for detention
  • Port nominations including safe port

Day Two

LAYTIME AND DEMURRAGE

  • When does laytime start to run?
  • What suspends laytime?
  • When does laytime stop?
  • Demurrage
  • Damages for detention
  • Reversible v Non-Reversible v Averageable
  • Worked examples of Dry and Wet laytime

TIME CHARTERS

  • Time charter duration and re-delivery
  • Overlap/underlap
  • Last Voyage Clauses
  • Illegitimate last voyages
  • Express and implied tolerances
  • “Without Guarantee”
  • Methods of payment of hire
  • Payment on time
  • Allowance for late payment: anti-technicality clause: latest law cases
  • Permitted deductions

REMEDIES FOR NON-PAYMENT OF HIRE

  • Withdrawal of ship from charterers’ service
  • Suspension of services

VESSEL EMPLOYMENT ORDERS

  • Employment v navigation and safety, incl “HILL HARMONY”
  • Orders which a master must or may refuse
  • Who is responsible for cargo operations?
  • Stevedore damage issues

PERFORMANCE CLAIMS

  • When is a ship underperforming?
  • Practical issues
  • What is the difference between claiming damages and off-hire?

when & where

19 - 20 Nov 2018

Mandarin Orchard Singapore, by Meritus
333 Orchard Road, Singapore 238867
Tel: +65 6831 6062 | Fax: +65 6737 3130
Mobile No.: +65 8298 9442
Contact Person: Tan Ai Li
Email: aili.tan@meritushotels.com
Website: www.meritushotels.com

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