GENCON is a standard voyage charter party. It is a general purpose agreement for the services of a ship in exchange for freight and can be used in a variety of. Gencon, Charter Party, Chartering agreement. and particularly known also as “ Gencon ”. Gencon, first issued in and revised in and The GENCON (General Charter Conditions) charter party is the most common Due to this same reason, Owners usually prefer to go with the Gencon 94 form.

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The canceling clause clause 9 of Gencon 94 or clause 10 of Gencon 76 is also updated in order to give Owners the right to ask for extension of laycan if the vessel delays and avoid a long ballast leg out of the laycan.

Therefore, without any specific clause in place, if demurrage was not paid after proper notices had been given, owners ran the risk of not being chaarter to recover their money.

As mentioned earlier, Gencon is the most used voyage charter party worldwide.

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This is one of the most important changes in Gencon Payment of freight clause 4 has been amended as well, so as to include also the option of prepayment payment upon shipment instead of payment on delivery only which was included in the Gencon Gencon 94 removes any such limitation and the parties can claim any and all damages they may have.

Ice class equivalent to 1D. Any port in the world chartter become unsafe for the particular chatrer on charter. Ship chartering is easy with us Just place your open inquiries and find suitable positions. Finally, the War Risks clause has been updated with the standard Voywar Voyage charters Dry cargoes 34 Liquid cargoes 4 Gases 2.

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Clause 12 of Gencon 76 limits the indemnity for non performance of the charter party up to the amount of estimated freight. Deck crane, pwrty hook.

But right now OpenSea helps easily gencin right cargo for right ship or vice versa paarty creates new level of transparency on the freight market. Here too, a simple mistake can lead to a disaster. We have a dedicated team of specialists who have proven track record and a long-standing experience and reputation in Charterers Liability. Contact our office in Rotterdam or in Hong Kong. This happens for a variety of reasons such as the following: Often there is the perception that a cargo is just booked on a ship and the vessel will bring the goods to destination.

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Charterama, with offices in Rotterdam and Hong Kong, is a specialist underwriter focused exclusively on Charterers Liability insurance and Defence FDD and related business. The following have contributed to such turn: Ships have capsized and sunk because of shifting of cargo and charterers were held liable for it. Under Time Charter contracts these risks are generally recognised, however, under Voyage Charter contracts these risks are many times still underestimated.

General average clause has also been updated to include the place of GA adjustment London unless otherwise agreed and basis the updated York-Antwerp Rules Chartering a vessel gfncon charterers in a position whereby they have a potential exposure to be held liable for unexpected and unforeseen incidents.

On the other hand, Charterers would definitely prefer payment closest to the delivery of the cargo rather than upon its shipment as chartdr is the case in Gencon Dry cargoes 40 Gas aprty 1 Liquid cargoes 6. Gencon first issued in and then revised twice: A misconception is that well known ports, frequently parth, are safe. This article is written by Lucien Lesuis.

pqrty Tanker barges Dry cargo barges Hopper barges Barge with ramp Sea non-selfpropelled barges Deck barges. Genconn claims can run as bad as the total loss of the vessel.

Dry cargoes Liquid cargoes Gases. The following have contributed to such turn:. Despite the fact that such revisions were necessary in order for the terms to be updated in line with the standard shipping practices, each revision also included a few changes which, in fact, amended the rights and responsibilities of the parties, creating a dispute between the Owners and Charterers on which form is fairer.


And yes, this can be a charterers problem: Therefore, which of the two charter parties will be used is usually a point of negotiation between the parties. TBN Self-propelled split hopper barge built in Romania. The vessel is loaded and discharged in named ports and the Master signed the Bill of Lading.

Part II has more serious revisions: Just place your open inquiries and find suitable positions. Search everywhere Search in section Vessels for sale Search in section Types of vessels Search in section Terms Search in section Proformas of contracts. Claims issues will be picked up without delay; you will speak directly to a specialist who knows who you are.

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The survey showed that Gencon 94 is, by far, used more regularly than any other form. Also during loading and unloading a lot can go wrong resulting in a serious damage, and albeit caused by the stevedores, the charterers will be held liable.

The costs chxrter defending a case like this alone can run into hundreds of thousands of dollars, if not exceeding a million. Exclusively focused on Charterers Liability insurance Why Charterama?

This wording was not included yencon Gencon 76 and gives some defense to Owners in case something goes wrong with the bill of lading holder. Agree with terms and conditions. With our experience in the shipping industry, on board ships, in ship operation or in commodity trade, you benefit from our hands-on and pro-active mentality and approach.

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Serious things chwrter go wrong but fortunately the frequency of serious claims is low. Like what you’re reading? Get started for free. Therefore, Charterers are now ultimately responsible for loading, stowing, trimming and discharge of the cargo. It is a general purpose agreement for the services of a ship in exchange for freight and can be used in a variety of trades.