Asbatankvoy charter clauses for the commencement of laytime. . Under clause 6 of the Asbatankvoy charter form, upon arrival at anchor-. ASBATANKVOY CHARTER PARTY FORM PDF – 1 Jan the first port- unless there is a different provision in the charterparty, clause. Asbatankvoy – an Insight into the Interpretation of Clause 4(c) entitled under clause 4(c) of the Asbatankvoy Form to recover extra costs incurred as a direct.

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Asbatankvoy – an Insight into the Interpretation of Clause 4 c. Our comments can be found below:. For the avoidance of doubt it is agreed that if the vessel is bound to enter an excluded area in order to arrive at the loadport, or if the vessel will have to steam away from the discharge port in order to leave an excluded area then the additional premiums and bonuses payable by Charterers shall include those payable from the time the chartrr passes into the excluded area inward bound to the loadport and until the time the vessel passes out of the excluded area outward bound from the discharge port calculated at normal speeds and prudent navigation.

Some days later, the charterers informed that they might have to change the nomination and in the end ordered the vessel to proceed to first Ras Laffan and then Ras Tanura for loading.

The oil residues will be pumped ashore at the loading or discharging terminal, either as segregated oil, dirty ballast or co-mingled with cargo as it is possible for Charterers to arrange. The lighterage location shall not count as an additional discharge port or discharge berth in the determination of freight payable per published Worldscale rates.

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Under clause 6 of the Asbatankvoy charter form, upon arrival at. Bag — Neostar Corp. Such program prohibits discharge overboard of all oily water, oily ballast or oil in any form of a persistent nature, except under extreme circumstances whereby the safety of the vessel, cargo or life aabatankvoy sea would be imperiled. The Charterer shall pay all taxes, dues and other charges on the cargo, including but not limited to Customs overtime on the cargo, Venezuelan Habilitation Tax, C.

Medias this blog was made to help people to easily download or read PDF files. The Charterer shall also pay all taxes cyarter freight at loading or discharging ports and any unusual taxes, assessments and governmental charges which are not presently in effect but which may be imposed in the future on the Vessel or freight. Ssbatankvoy the signature of: The owners advised that they had already placed asbxtankvoy bunker stem at Mina Al-Ahmadi and held the charterers liable asbatanovoy any additional costs they would have to incur due to this change, pursuant to Clause 4 c of the charterparty.



Laytime, or time on demurrage, if on demurrage shall commence six 6 hours after receipt of Notice of Readiness by Charterer or when first lightering vessel is safely moored alongside, whichever occurs first, and shall partty when Vessel heaves up anchor to proceed to berth. Delays in berthing for loading and discharging and any delays which are due to weather conditions shall count as one half laytime, or, if on demurrage, at one half demurrage rate.

Vessel to be equipped with 2 chain stoppers each tons S. The Owner to provide Charterer with satisfactory evidence of compliance if required to do so. Charterer, and all the terms whatsoever of the said charter except the rate and payment of freight specified therein apply to and govern the rights of the parties concerned in this shipment. If the other party shall not, by notice served upon an officer of the first moving party within twenty days of the service of such asbatankvoyy notice, appoint its arbitrator to arbitrate the dispute or differences specified, then the first moving party shall have the right without further notice to appoint a second arbitrator, who shall be a disinterested person with precisely the same force and effect vorm if said second arbitrator has been appointed by the other party.

Owner agrees to give Charterer the opportunity of meeting such quotations. This formula fits quite neatly with the common law test of what damages can be awarded for a breach of contract and in a similar situation where two parties have fixed a voyage on a form other than the Asbatankvoy, it could still be considered by virtue of these comments that such expenses would fall within the scope of recoverable damages.

Andrew Smith J rejected both arguments and judged that a there was no clear asbatankvoj on which to allow an implied option to charterers for changing a nomination and b that, on the true construction of Clause 4 cthe additional costs incurred in having to purchase fodm more expensive bunkers would be regarded as an expense under the said clause.

No freight is payable on slops. No deballasting operation of segregated ballast shall be carried out. Vessel to tender Notice of Readiness upon arrival waiting location and time to count after expiry of 6 hours notice time with all laytime frm and exceptions to apply as per Charter Party.


Owners claimed for this difference under Clause 4 c. If by reason of or in compliance with any such direction or recommendation the Vessel does not proceed to the port or ports of discharge originally designated or to which she may have been ordered pursuant to the terms of the Bills of Lading, the Vessel may proceed to any safe port of discharge which the Master or Owners in his or their discretion may decide on and there discharge the cargo.

In other words, Clause 4 c both defines and limits these damages.

In the event of any proceedings being commenced against you or any of your servants or agents in connection with the delivery of the cargo as aforesaid to provide you or them on demand with sufficient funds to defend the same.

There is still therefore the question of whether an owner would be able to recover such expenses in the absence of Clause 4 c.

The liability of each and every person under this indemnity shall asbatankvo joint and several and shall not be conditional upon your proceeding first against any person, whether or not such person is party to or liable under this indemnity.

Mediterranean from Western Hemisphere. In the latter event the Owners shall have a lien on the cargo for all such extra expenses. If any named substitute vessel nominated Owners to provide above information for the substitute vessel as well.

Asbatankvoy – an Insight into the Interpretation of Clause 4(c)

In an unavoidable case, deballasting shall be carried out in the presence of the terminal representatives after confirming the absence of oil content. The meaning of the clause would be made clearer by the qualification that the option is only available at interim ports.

While Mr Justice Smith neither mentions any other charterparty forms nor does he generalise his conclusions, he does nevertheless consider that, on the one hand, the charterers were in breach by changing nomination and, on the other, that the difference in bunker price was within the contemplation of the parties at the inception of the contract. The current ISPS code security level: The court thus ruled in favour of the owners and their claim was allowed.

September PDF Version. Vessel to arrive at loading port suitable and in every respect ready including dry tanks to load the nominated cargo.