Legal Issues Relating to Time Charterparties addresses all the major questions and issues that arise in connection with time charterparties, examining them in a logical manner, progressively tracing the subject from the creation to the termination of the contract. All the salient legal aspects of time charterparties are examined, with the law analysed in its commercial context, particularly in relation to the various ways in which time charterparties may be used in shipping and international trade.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Standard Forms- The BIMCO Experience Grant Hunter Chapter 2. Construing Terms in Time Charterparties- Beginning of a New Era or Business as Usual Baris Soyer Chapter 3. Ascertaining the Charter Period Paul Herring Chapter 4. Safe Port Clauses Professor Howard Bennett Chapter 5. Seaworthiness and the Hong Kong Fir Decision Mark Hamsher Chapter 6. Indemnities in Time Charters David Foxton QC Chapter 7. Time Charterparty Hire: Issues Relating to Contractual Remedies for Default and Off-Hire Clauses Professor D. Rhidian Thomas Chapter 8. Assignees of Hire: How Far Can They Ignore Charterer's Claims Against Owners Professor Andrew Tettenborn Chapter 9. Time Charterparties and Bills of Lading Emeritus Professor Francis Reynolds QC Chapter 10. Clauses Paramount in Time Charters Professor Yvonne Baatz Chapter 11. War, Terror, Piracy and Frustration in a Time Charter Context Professor Keith Michel Chapter 12. Termination of Rights under Time Charters John D. Kimball Chapter 13. The Allocation of Cargo Claims Between Owners and Charterers in Nype Charterparties Dr Theodora Nikaki Chapter 14. Containerisation, Slot Charters, and the Law Christopher Hancock QC Chapter 15. Damages for Breach of Time Charter: Some Recent Developments Andrew Taylor Chapter 16. The Effectiveness of Liens as a Self-Help Remedy Professor Richard W. Williams
Professor D.Rhidian Thomas is Emeritus Professor of Maritime Law at Swansea University and the Founding Director of the Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law.