Time Charters 7e
Informa Law from Routledge – 2014 – 750 pages
Series: Lloyd's Shipping Law Library
Acclaimed as the standard reference work in its field, the new edition of Time Charters provides a comprehensive treatment of the law of time charters, accessible alike to shipowners, charterers, P&I Clubs and other insurers, and shipping lawyers. It provides full coverage of both English and American law, updated for important decisions since the previous edition.
The new text incorporates numerous significant English decisions in the field handed down in the five years since the previous edition, including:
This new edition also features many significant new American decisision, including:
This easy to use guide will be an essential for busy shipowners, charterers and brokers, as well as a reference work for lawyers practising in the field.
1. Formation of the Contract 2. Parties to the Contract 3. The Ship 4. Duration of the Charter 5. Trading Limits 6. Liberty to Sublet 7. Delivery 8. State of the Ship on Delivery 9. Lawful Merchandise 10. Safe Ports and Berths 11. Maintenance Clause 12. Charterers to Provide and Pay for 13. Bunkers 14. Computation of Time 15. Redelivery 16. Hire and Withdrawal 17. From when Time is to Count; Advances; Docks and Wharves; Spaces Available; Passengers 18. Utmost Despatch 19. Employment Clause 20. Loading, Stowing, Trimming and Discharging Cargo 21. Signing of Bills of Lading 22. Conduct of Officers; Supercargo; Sailing Directions; Log; Ventilation of Cargo 23. Options to Extend the Charter 24. Cancelling Clauses 25. Off-hire Clause 26. Frustration of Charter 27. Exceptions 28. Liberties 29. Arbitration 30. Liens 31. Salvage; General Average 32. Fuel for Owners’ Account 33. Drydocking; Gear; Crew Services 34. Carriage of Goods by Sea Act 35. Ice; Navigation; Insurance 36. Commissions 37. Shelltime 38. American Law Commentary on Tanker Time Charters based on STB Form
Terence Coghlin is a highly regarded author and leading authority in shipping law.
Julian Kenny and Andrew W. Baker QC, both of 20 Essex Street Chambers, are considered authorities in the area of shipping law.
John D. Kimball and Tom Belknapp are both partners at Blank Rome LLP, and are based in New York. They both have well-established and highly-respected practices concentrated on admiralty and maritime law and commercial litigation.