"Acclaimed as the standard reference work in its field, the new edition of Time Charters provides a comprehensive treatment of the law of time charters, accessible alike to shipowners, charterers, P&I Clubs and other insurers, and shipping lawyers. It provides full coverage of both English and American law, updated for important decisions since the previous edition. The new text incorporates numerous significant English decisions in the field handed down in the five years since the previous edition, including: - The Kos (the Supreme Court on withdrawal with cargo on board); - The Athena (nature of off-hire; meaning/extent of 'loss of time/'time thereby lost'); The Kyla(damage to ship and frustration); - The Silver Constellation, The Savina Caylyn and The Rowan (oil company approval of chartered ships); - The Captain Stefanos, The Saldanha, The Triton Lark and The Paiwan Wisdom (effects of piracy); - The Kildare and The Wren (damages for early termination); - The T S Singapore (off-hire where ship going 'towards but not to' the port ordered) and - The Lehmann Timber, The Bulk Chile and The Western Moscow (owners' liens) This new edition also features many significant new American decisision, including: - Stolt-Nielsen v. AnimalFeeds Intl. (Supreme Court rules class-action arbitration not permitted unless parties agree in arbitration agreement); - ATHOS I (Circuit Court finds that safe berth provision in charterparty is a warranty and not merely a due diligence obligation); - The M/V SAMHO DREAM (arbitrators direct petitioner to post $14.2M security on respondent's counterclaim) and - Maroc Fruit Board v. M/V VINSON (CP arbitration clause incorporated in bill of lading not "signed" or "contained in an exchange of letters or telegrams" under NY Convention)"-- Provided by publisher.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction ch. 1. Formation of the contract ch. 2. Parties to the contract ch. 3. The ship ch. 4. Duration of the charter ch. 5. Trading limits ch. 6. Liberty to sublet ch. 7. Delivery ch. 8. State of the ship on delivery ch. 9. Lawful merchandise ch. 10. Safe ports and berths ch. 11. Maintenance clause ch. 12. Charterers to provide and pay for ch. 13. Bunkers ch. 14. Computation of time ch. 15. Redelivery ch. 16. Hire and withdrawal ch. 17. From when time is to count ; Advances ; Docks and wharves ; Spaces available ; Passengers ch. 18. Utmost despatch ch. 19. Employment clause ch. 20. Loading, stowing, trimming and discharging cargo ch. 21. Signing of bills of lading ch. 22. Conduct of officers ; Supercargo ; Sailing directions ; Log ; Ventilation of cargo ch. 23. Options to extend the charter ch. 24. Cancelling clauses ch. 25. Off-hire clause ch. 26. Loss of the ship ; Frustration of the charter ch. 27. Exceptions ch. 28. Liberties ch. 29. Arbitration ch. 30. Liens ch. 31. Salvage ; General average ch. 32. Fuel for owners' account 33. Drydocking ; Gear ; Crew services ch. 34. U.S. carriage of goods by sea act ; Hague rues ch. 35. Ice ; Navigation ; Tugs ; Pilots ; Insurance ch. 36. Commissions ch. 37. Shelltime ch. 38. U.S. Law commentary on tanker time charters based on ExxonMobil time 2005 form.