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Shipbroking and Chartering Practice

8th Edition

By Evi Plomaritou, Anthony Papadopoulos

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738 pages | 33 B/W Illus.

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Now in its eighth edition, this classic text is a first point of reference for anyone looking to obtain an understanding of chartering and shipbroking practice. It provides hands-on, commercially-focused explanations of chartering business and invaluable advice on how the shipping market operates across a broad range of topics. The authors also deal expertly with the legal, financial, operational and managerial aspects of chartering, offering numerous case studies which clearly link theory to practice.

This new edition has been fully revised and updated to reflect the current trends in chartering practice, legal developments and standard forms of charterparties. New to this edition:

  • Enriched with practical examples covering crucial aspects of chartering and shipbroking business, such as voyage estimations, freight conversions and tanker calculations.
  • New material on day-to-day laytime principles, including "Laytime Definitions for Charterparties 2013", associated commentary and relevant examples.
  • Shipping Marketing as a modern tool of improving chartering and shipbroking business.
  • Expanded coverage of the economic background of chartering, including markets, vessels, cargoes, trades and fixtures.
  • Freight rates for all vessel types from 1980 to 2015.
  • Updated review of well-known standard charterparty documents (including NYPE 2015), together with clauses and wordings commonly applying to various charter types.
  • Analytical glossary containing typical terms and abbreviations used in chartering negotiations.

This book is an essential guide for practitioners in private practice and in-house for shipowners and cargo houses, as well as those studying shipbroking and chartering.

Table of Contents

1. Charter Market 2. Charter Rates and State of the Freight Market 3. Chartering Information 4. Chartering Business and Ship Management 5. Chartering Policy and Marketing Strategy 6. Sales Contract, Carriage and Bill of Lading 7. Charter Forms 8. Chartering Routines 9. Basic Legal Knowledge on Charterparties 10. Common Clauses and Concepts 11. Voyage Charter 12. Time Charter 13. Bareboat Charter and Contract of Affreightment 14. Freight Calculations 15. Laytime Calculations

About the Authors

Author

Evi Plomaritou is a Shipping Consultant in Chartering & Shipping Marketing.

Anthony Papadopoulos is a Senior Shipping Analyst.

About the Series

Lloyd's Practical Shipping Guides

Our practical guides focus on the latest developments in the key sectors of the maritime industry, from port management to the carriage of goods by sea, and are designed as day-to-day manuals for busy ship and shore-based maritime professionals.

These indispensable titles deal with commercial shipping practice, operation, logistics and management, and are filled with useful case studies and applied examples of the sector under discussion.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS070100
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries / Transportation
LAW051000
LAW / International
LAW066000
LAW / Maritime