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P52226 Fundamentals of Time and Voyage Charterparties
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Fundamentals of Time and Voyage Charterparties

5 – 6 March 2018, Singapore

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Team Savings: Register 2 Delegates & the 3rd Comes free!
MCF Training Grant is available for eligible participants.
Please refer to www.mpa.gov.sg/mcf for information

overview

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

pricing

Packages Price
2 Day Training$3495Early Bird

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 info@ibcasia.com.sg or call +65 6508 2477

 

  • 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.

Testimonials

“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

trainer

Jeffrey Blum

Agenda

Day 1
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

VOYAGE CHARTERS
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

POST FIXTURE DUTIES

  • Who is responsible for what activities?

LAYTIME AND DEMURRAGE ~ A BRIEF INTRODUCTION

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

Day 2

TIME CHARTERS

  • Time charter duration and re-delivery
  • Overlap/underlap
  • Last Voyage Clauses
  • Illegitimate last voyages
  • Express and implied tolerances
  • “Without Guarantee”

PAYMENT OF HIRE:

  • Methods of payment
  • 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

EMPLOYMENT ORDERS

  • Employment, navigation and safety
  • 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?

COMMON ISSUES
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?

when & where

05 - 06 Mar 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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