Vessel Chartership Contractual Agreements

Course Info

Length: 1 Week

Type: Online

Available Dates


  • July-08-2024


  • Aug-12-2024


  • Sep-23-2024


  • Oct-28-2024


  • Nov-18-2024


  • Dec-16-2024


Course Details

Course Outline

5 days course

 Introduction to Ship Chartering

  • Overview of Ships and Shipping Markets
  • Exploring Ship Chartering Alternatives
  • Contracts of Carriage at Sea: Time, Voyage, and Bareboat Charters

Chartering Markets and Practices

  • Tanker and Dry Bulk Chartering Market Practices
  • Understanding Dry Cargo Ship Tonnages, Load Lines, Dimensions, and Cargo
  • Laytime, Demurrage, and Despatch Calculations

Legal Aspects in Shipping

  • The Role of Bill of Lading and Cargo Claims
  • Navigating Hague Visby Rules
  • Cargo Retention Clauses and Prejudice Cases
  • Importance of Exercising Due Diligence

Case Study Seminar Day

  • General and Particular Averages in Maritime Shipping
  • Strategies for Cargo Damage Control and Compensation Claims
  • Invoking Defences and Understanding Cargo Retention Clauses
  • Limitation of Liability in Shipping

Comprehensive Overview of Cargo Insurance and Contracts

  • The Role of P&I Clubs in Maritime Shipping
  • Understanding CIF & FOB Contracts
  • Assessing Fitness to Load and Avoiding Cargo Claims
  • Final Discussions and Course Closure

Course Video