This book consists of edited versions of the papers delivered at the Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law’s 12th International Colloquium at Swansea Law School in September 2016. Featuring a team of contributors at the top of their profession, both in practice and academia, these papers have been carefully co-ordinated so as to ensure to give the reader a first class insight into the issues surrounding charterparties.
The book is set out in three parts.
-Part I offers a detailed and critical analysis of issues of contemporary importance concerning time charters.
-Part 2 carries out a similar analysis with regard to voyage charterparties.
-Part 3 deliberates issues common to both type of charterparties.
Offering critical analysis of contemporary legal issues on charterparty contracts, this book considers recent legal and practical developments and is therefore essential reading for both professional and academic readers with an interest in charterparties.
Table of Contents
Part 1 Issues Concerning Time Charterparties 1. ‘Interrupting the Lifeblood’: The Owner’s Remedies for Non-Payment of Hire After Spar Shipping Simon Rainey Qc 2. Off-Hire Clauses – Recent Developments Jonathan Webb And Brian Perrott. 3. Of Terrorists, Pirates, Foul Weather and Other Perils to International Trade: The Commercial Allocation of Risk Under Time Charters, With Particular Reference to Issues of Maritime Security Nigel Cooper Qc 4. Bunkers and Charterparties George Arghyrakis 5. Enhancing Standardisation And Legal Certainty Through Standard Charterparty Contracts – The Nype 2015 Experience Dr Theodora Nikaki And Professor Barış Soyer 6. Damages for Underlap in Time Charters: Three Subversive Suggestions Professor Andrew Tettenborn 7. Cargo Liabilities Under The New York Produce Exchange Time Charter and The Inter-Club Agreement John Weale Part 2 Issues Concerning Voyage Charterparties 8 How Much Flexibility Is There in a Voyage Charter? – An Eclectic Cornucopia! Professor Richard Williams 9. A Continental Perspective on The Interpretation of Voyage Charterparties By Arbitrators: The Example of The Synacomex Charter Professor Dr Olivier Cachard 10. Delay and Demurrage in Tanker Charters Professor Simon Baughen 11. Damages for Repudiation of Voyage Charters: Lessons Learned from The Mtm Hong Kong Jason Robinson Part 3 Issues Common to Both Charterparties 12. Who Is Responsible for Loading, Stowage and Discharging? Who Bears the Risk? Andrew Preston 13. Clauses Paramount Professor Yvonne Baatz 14. Charterparties and the Modern Law of Penalties Professor Gerard Mcmeel 15 Contracts of Affreightment Paul Herring.
Baris Soyeris Professor of Commercial and Maritime Law, and Director of the Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law at Swansea University, UK.
Andrew Tettenborn is Professor of Commercial Law at the Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law at Swansea University, UK.