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:
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.
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
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