"The Chartering Practice Handbook"
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CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION TO CHARTERING
  • SPECIALIZATION
  • CREATING THE NEED FOR TRANSPORTATION.
  • Parties involved directly
  • Intermediates
  • Parties indirectly involved
  • ARTIES DIRECTLY INVOLVED IN A CHARTERING DEAL
  • THE INTERMEDIATES
  • Brokers
  • Brokers' Specialization
  • THE (PORT) ASSISTANTS
    THE TOOLS
  • The Ship
  • The Cargo
    THE DOCUMENTS
  • Documents, indirectly related
  • Documents, Directly related INSURANCE
    RECAPITULATION
  • Parties, directly involved in a charter deal
  • Parties, indirectly involved in a charter deal
  • Role Distribution
    THE SHIP
  • PASSENGER SHIPS
  • RO - RO SHIPS (ROLL ON - ROLL OFF)
  • CONTAINER SHIPS
  • BULK-CARRIERS
  • OBO
  • TANKER SHIPS
    MARITIME MARKETS
  • TANKERS
  • DRY CARGO
  • LINER
  • TRAMP
  • BULK CARRIERS
  • TWEENDECKERS
  • CONTAINERS
  • RO/RO
  • COMBOS
  • REEFERS
  • FRUIT CARRIERS
  • CAR CARRIERS
  • PASSENGERS
  • LIVE STOCK CARRIERS
  • COASTERS
  • FEEDERS
  • OTHER MARKETS
  • Barges / Pontoons
  • Tugs
  • Heavy-lifts
  • Flo / Flo ships
  • LASH
  • SALE & PURCHASE MARKET
  • S&P PROCEDURES
  • MOA
  • BILL OF SALE
    CHARTER PARTY
  • CHARTER-PARTY TERMS
  • Representations
  • Conditions
  • Warranties
  • Innominate terms
  • FRUSTRATION OF THE CHARTER PARTY
  • CHARTER PARTY VS BILLS OF LADING
  • CHARTER PARTIES & CHARTERING PROCEDURES
  • CHARTER PARTY ELEMENTS
  • THE SALES CONTRACT
  • RULES RELATED TO A SALES CONTRACT
  • SALES CONTRACT VS LETTER OF CREDIT
  • SALES CONTRACT VS BILLS OF LADING
  • SALES CONTRACT VS CHARTER PARTY
    LETTER OF CREDIT
    BILLS OF LADING
  • BILLS OF LADING FORMS
  • FUNCTIONS OF THE BILLS OF LADING
  • COMMERCIAL SIGNIFICANCE OF BILLS OF LADING
  • CLEAN BILLS OF LADING
  • SIGNIFICANCE OF DATE / PLACE
  • LETTERS OF INDEMNITY
  • SIGNING THE BILLS OF LADING
  • RULES (LAW) RELATED TO BILLS OF LADING
  • BILLS OF LADING VS CHARTER PARTY
  • BILLS OF LADING VS LETTER OF CREDIT
  • BILLS OF LADING & CHARTERING PROCEDURES
    TYPES OF CHARTERING
  • VOYAGE CHARTER
  • CONSECUTIVE VOYAGES
  • CONTRACT OF AFFREIGHTMENT
  • PARTCARGOES OR WAY CARGOES
  • TIME CHARTER PERIOD
  • TIME CHARTER TRIP
  • BAREBOAT CHARTER OR DEMISE CHARTER
    THE CHARTERING PROCEDURE
  • PRE-NEGOTIATION STAGE
  • Voyage or Cargo Orders
  • Position Lists
  • NEGOTIATIONS
  • Main terms
  • Subjects
  • Recap of main terms
  • Details
  • Recapitulation of fixture
  • THE PERIOD OF FOLLOW-UP
  • LEGAL, COMMERCIAL, ETHICAL AND CUSTOMARYUNDERTAKINGS
  • TANKER CHARTERING
  • THE SHIP
  • THE CARGO
  • TANKER OFFSHORE TERMS
  • THE TANKER MARKET
  • FREIGHT FIXING SYSTEM
    CHARTERING TERMS & LEGAL ASPECTS
    VOYAGE ESTIMATION
  • PRINCIPLES OF FREIGHT CALCULATIONS
  • INDICATORS
  • DEFINING THE COSTS OF THE CARRIER
  • THE USE OF COMPUTERS IN VOYAGE ESTIMATION.
  • BRIEF CALCULATION
    LAYTIME CALCULATION / ANALYSIS
  • DEFINING LAYTIME ALLOWED
  • Indefinite laytime
  • Definite laytime
  • Reversible Laytime
  • DEFINING THE COMMENCEMENT OF LAYTIME.
  • Arrived Ship
  • Notice Time
  • Inspections
  • Time waiting for berth
  • Turn Time
  • Port / Berth Charter Parties
  • COUNTING OF LAYTIME / EXCEPTIONS
  • TERMS RELATED TO LAYTIME
  • CALCULATING THE LAYTIME
  • CALCULATIONS

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