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14 - 15 June 2017
Barbican Aldersgate House,


Detailed analysis of the complexities of time and voyage charterparties

Advanced Chartering Masterclass

  • Identify your delivery and redelivery obligations and avoid unnecessary delays
  • Assess off-hire circumstances and examine how payment and equitable set off from hire can be dealt with
  • Focus on seaworthiness, cargo worthiness, loading, storage and discharge in the voyage charterparty
  • Examine the outcome of the 'Volcafe' appeal
  • Explore common disputes in speed,consumption and vessel performance 
  • Understand the inter-relationship between bills of lading and time charterparties
Why choose Advanced Chartering?
  • Update your knowledge and expertise in negotiating time and voyage charterparties
  • In-depth examination of common issues that cause difficulties in charterparties
  • Opportunity to discuss and debate charterparty questions with expert speakers 
  • Hear expert analysis of relevant cases and have your key questions answered 
  • Specific cases to be covered include 'Ocean Victory' in relation to safe ports and 'Volcafe' for voyage charterparties
Advanced Chartering programme at a glance
  • Discuss the Safe Port Warranty: what is a safe port?
  • Explore how you can assess whether a ship is under-performing
  • Understand the inter-relationship between bills of lading and time charterparties
  • Examine hire and the right of withdrawal
  • Analyse when a vessel goes off-hire
  • Focus on delivery and redelivery obligations
  • Review the four stages of the voyage charterparty in detail
  • Take part in a laytime and demurrage workshop to understand how to manage claims

Interactive practical sessions to improve your learning experience

  • Examine the inter-relationship between bills of lading and charterparties and withdrawal of hire/termination of charterparty
  • Time charters workshop analysing potential claims for speed, consumption and vessel performance
  • Voyage charters workshop examining the four stages of the voyage charterparty
  • Laytime and demurrage case study including calculation of laytime 

Who should attend?

This seminar is relevant to all maritime professionals who require advanced level training on time and voyage charterparties, including:

  • Ship owners
  • Ship managers
  • Charterers
  • Insurers
  • Lawyers

Advanced Chartering conferences are CPD Affiliated

If you would like to claim CPD points for attending this conference, please let us know upon registration, or email:


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Address: 135-137 Aldersgate Street, London EC1A 4JA

Telephone: +44 (0) 808 168 1168


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