Thursday, February 11, 2016

REAL CHARTER PARTY (RECAP OF FIXTURE) FOR FULL CAPACITY CORN IN BULK OF ABT 50 SF WOG



















CLAUSE 29 PERFORMING VESSEL

- MASTER'S FULL NAME: XXXXXXXXXXXX
- OWNERS FULL STYLE: ………………..
DISPONENT OWNERS FULL STYLE (IF TIME CHARTERED): NIL
- MANAGERS FULL STYLE: ……………………………………..
- H & M UNDERWRITERS: XXXXXXXXXXXXX
- H & M VALUE: H&M : XXXXXXXXXXXXXX
- CLASSIFICATION SOCIETY: ……………….
TPC ON DWT. XXXXX
- SPEED LADEN/ BALAST MAX: XXXXX
- LAST 3 CARGOES: XXXXXXXXXXXX 
- VESSEL POSITION AND FULL ITINERARY AND LAST DISC PORT AGENT DETS: XXXXXXXXX 
- GRAIN LOAD CERTS REVERT
- CREW LIST: WILL SEND UPON FIXING
- CARGO STOWAGE PLAN: REVERT


ows to provide

following certs to be provided by owners/master/agents IF REQUIRED:


-Declaration certifying that the transporting vessel is not on the black list of the Arab boycott of Israel, is not Israeli owned and will not call any Israeli port during its voyage
-Certificate confirming that : vessel is registered A1 as per Lloyd’s register or equivalent;  IACS registered, ISM certificate is required; Vessel is grainfitted , single deck bulk carrier,



           OWNERS CONFIRM AND GUARANTEE FLWNG :

  • ISM COMPLIANT AND VALIDITY PERIOD:
OWNERS WARRANT THAT VESSEL IS BOTH ISM COMPLIANT AND FULLY YEAR 2000 COMPLIANT IN ACCORDANCE WITH BIMCO ISM AND YEAR 2000 CLAUSES.
THE CHARTERPARTY TO SHOW THE FOLLOWING CLAUSE 
“ FROM THE DATE OF COMING INTO FORCE OF THE INTERNATIONAL SAFETY MANAGEMENT ( ISM) CODE IN RELATION TO THE VESSEL, AND THEREAFTER DURING THE CURRENCY OF THIS CHARTERPARTY, THE OWNER WILL ENSURE THAT THE COMPANY ( AS DEFINED IN THE ISM CODE) HOLDS A VALID DOCUMENT OF COMPLIANCE ( DOC) AND THAT THE VESSEL HOLDS A VALID SAFETY MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE ( SMC).”

  • OWNERS WARRANT VESSEL IS FULLY P&I COVERED AND CLASSED FOR THE DURATION OF THE VOYAGE AND THAT THEY HAVE PAID THEIR CALLS. ALSO OWNERS GUARANTEE THAT VESSEL IS INSURED FOR HER FULL TONNAGE WITH A REPUTABLE AND RECOGNISED P&I CLUB IN RESPECT OF ALL RISKS INCLUDING IN PARTICULAR LIABILITY FOR CLAIMS MADE AGAINST OWNERS IN RESPECT OF DAMAGE TO AND/OR LOSS OF CARGO AND UNDERTAKE TO MAINTAIN SUCH HULL AND MACHINERY AND P&I INSURANCE IN FORCE THROUGHOUT THE CURRENCY OF THIS CHARTER PARTY.  IN THE EVENT OF THE VESSEL’S ENTRY BEING TRANSFERRED TO ANOTHER P&I CLUB, OWNERS UNDERTAKE TO GIVE CHARTERERS IMMEDIATE NOTICE OF SUCH TRANSFER. OWNERS CONFIRM THAT THEY HAVE PAID THEIR CALLS AND THAT VESSEL IS FULLY ENTERED WITH PANDI CLUB AND WILL REMAIN FULLY COVERED FOR THE DURATION OF THE VOYAGE.

  • OWNERS WARRANT THAT DURING THE CURRENCY OF THIS CHARTER PARTY PERIOD, VESSEL’S OWNERSHIP, REGISTRATION AND FLAG NOT TO BE CHANGED AND/OR TRANSFERRED.


  • OWNERS GUARANTEE THAT NOMINATED PERFORMING VESSEL AND / OR ANY OTHER VESSEL BELONGS TO OWNERS IS FREE OF LIENS AND / OR ARREST. ALSO THAT NOMINATED VESSEL WILL NOT BE SOLD OR SCRAPPED OR REDELIVERED DURING THE CURRENCY OF THIS CONTRACT.

  • VESSEL IS IN POSSESSION OF ACCURATE AND VALID HYDROSTATIC CALBRATION TABLES.

  • VESSEL AND OWNERSHIP IS COVERED BY ADEQUATE OIL POLLUTION CONTENGENCY PLANS AND VESSEL IS FULLY INSURED FOR ANY OIL SPILLAGE AT PORTS AND COUNTRIES OF THIS VOYAGE.

·         VESSEL AND OWNERSHIP SHALL COMPLY AT THEIR RISK AND EXPENSE WITH THE RULES AND REGULATIONS RELEVANT TO WATER AND / OR AIR POLLUTION AT PORTS UNDER THIS CHARTER PARTY. IN NO CASE SHALL CHARTERERS BE LIABLE FOR DEMURRAGE AS A RESULT OF OWNERS’ FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH SUCH RULES AND REGULATIONS.

  • OWNERS TO ALSO GURANTEE THAT ALL VESSEL'S CRANE(S) ARE IN GOOD WORKING AND OPERATING CONDITION THROUGH OUT LOADING AND DISCHARGE OF THE INTENDED CARGO Owners undertake to make vessel gears available for /discharging operation if requested by charterers, and to provide four gangs to be work  simultaneously at bends.

       Owners Guarantee to produce valid cargo gear certificate from
       class.

  • OWNERS GUARANTEE THAT VESSEL'S HATCH COVERS TO BE WATER TIGHT THROUGHOUT THE CHARTER PERIOD. CHARTERERS / SHIPPERS/ THEIR SURVEYOR, HAVE THE RIGHT TO CARRY OUT ULTRASONIC TEST, OR HOSE TEST BEFORE COMMENCEMENT OF LOADING ON ALL HATCHES. TIME LOST FOR RECTIFYING ANY DEFECTED HATCH COVER TO BE FOR OWNERS TIME / COST. VESSEL HOLDS / HATCHES INSPECTION TO BE CARRIED OUT BY THE SHIPPERS’ APPOINTED INTERNATIONAL SURVEYOR AND IN THE PRESENCE OF THE MASTER.

  • OWNERS TO BE FULLY RESPONSIBLE   FOR ANY LOSS OF TIME DUE TO VESSELS DETENTION, ARREST ETC FOR NON PAYMENT OF PORT DUES, CREW WAGES, CLASS MAINTENANCE INCLUDING SUPPLEMENTARY CALLS, FLAG  REGISTRATION, BUNKER PAYMENT, AGENCY DUES, ETC.


OWNERS TO FURNISH THE FOLLOWING TOGETHER WITH THEIR FIRST COUNTER:

  1. VALID COPY OF CARGO GEAR TACKLE CERTIFICATES AS ISSUED BY VESSEL’S CLASSIFICATION SOCIETY AND TEST CERTIFICATES OF LIFTING APPLIANCE IF REQUIRED BY PORT AUTHORITIES.

  1. VALID COPIES OF THE FOLLOWING CERTIFICATES FOR THE DURATION OF THE INTENDED VOYAGE UPTO COMPLETION OF DISCHARGE OF THE CARGO:
-          CLASS CERTIFICATE.
-          REGISTRATION CERTIFICATE
-          P&I CLUB & H&M CERTIFICATES.
-          CARRYING DANGEROUS GOODS CERTIFICATE
-          BC CODE – CARRIAGE OF SOLID BULK CARGOES.
-          STABILITY INFO FOR GRAIN LOADING CERTIFICATE.
-          INT’L ANTI-FOULING CERT.
-          INT’L SEWAGE POLLUTION PREVENTION CERT.
-          INT’L AIR POLLUTION PREVENTION CERT.
-          INT’L OIL POLLUTION PREVENTION CERT.
-          INT’L LOAD LINE CERT.
-          INT’L SHIP SECURITY CERT.
-          ISOLAS – CERT OF COMPLIANCE
-          SAFETY MANAGEMENT CERT. SMC
-          CARGO SHIP SAFETY RADIO CERT.
-          CARGO SHIO SAFETY EQUIPMENT CERT.
-          CARGO SHIP SAFETY CONSTRUCTION CERT.
-          ITC – INTERNATIONAL TONNAGE CERT.
-          MINIMUM SAFE MANNING CERT.

  1. VESSEL’S P&I CLUB CORRESPONDENTS AT LOAD AND DISCHARGE PORTS.

  1. OWNERS / OPERATORS/ MANAGERS TO CONFIRM ON THEIR LETTER HEAD PAPERS THAT THEY ARE NEITHER BANKRUPT, INSOLVENT NOR ARE THEY IN DEFAULT OF ANY PAYMENTS DUE FROM THEM AS OF THE C/P DATE.

  1. OWNERS CONFIRM THAT THE VESSEL WILL NOT BE SOLD / SCRAPPED / REDELIVERED TILL COMPLETION OF   DISCHARGE AT THE NOMINATEDM DISCHARGE PORT.

  1. VESSEL TO MAINTAIN HER CLASS THROUGHOUT THE DURATION OF THIS CHARTER AND UPTO COMPLETION OF DISCHARGE OF HER ENTIRE CARGO.

  1. ALSO OWNERS GUARANTEE THAT VESSEL IS INSURED FOR HER FULL TONNAGE IN RESPECT OF ALL RISKS INCLUDING IN PARTICULAR LIABILITY FOR CLAIMS MADE AGAINST OWNERS IN RESPECT OF DAMAGE TO AND/OR LOSS OF CARGO AND UNDERTAKE TO MAINTAIN SUCH HULL AND MACHINERY AND P&I INSURANCE IN FORCE THROUGHOUT THE CURRENCY OF THIS CHARTER PARTY.  IN THE EVENT OF THE VESSEL’S ENTRY BEING TRANSFERRED TO ANOTHER P&I CLUB, OWNERS UNDERTAKE TO GIVE CHARTERERS IMMEDIATE NOTICE OF SUCH TRANSFER.

  1. OWNERS WARRANT THAT DURING THE CURRENCY OF THIS CHARTER PARTY PERIOD, VESSEL’S OWNERSHIP, REGISTRATION AND FLAG NOT TO BE CHANGED AND/OR TRANSFERRED.


- LOADING & DISCHARGING:  ( OWNS TO CHECK – CONFIRM FLWNG ) : -
               

a.      UPON ARRIVAL AT LOADING PORT, VESSEL SHALL HAVE HER GEARS STOWED CLEAR OF THE HATCH OPENINGS, AND HATCHES SHALL BE OPEN AND VESSEL READY TO LOAD IN ALL RESPECTS AS FAR AS WEATHER PERMITS.

b.      OWNERS GUARANTEE THAT VESSEL'S HATCH COVERS TO BE WATER TIGHT THROUGHOUT THE CHARTER PERIOD. CHARTERERS / SHIPPERS/ THEIR SURVEYOR, HAVE THE RIGHT TO CARRY OUT HOSE TEST (IF ALLOWED BY PORT AUTHORITIES) OR ULTRASONIC-LEAKAGE TEST BEFORE COMMENCEMENT OF LOADING ON ALL HATCHES. TIME LOST FOR RECTIFYING ANY DEFECTED HATCH COVER TO BE FOR OWNERS TIME / COST.

c.      VESSEL HOLDS / HATCHES INSPECTION TO BE CARRIED OUT BY  SURVEYOR AND THE PRESENCE OF THE MASTER. FAILING WHICH  TIME LOST FROM DISCOVERING SAME THEREOF UNTIL VESSEL IS IN FACT READY TO COMMENCE LOADING SHALL NOT COUNT AS LAY TIME

d.      NOTICE OF READINESS AT LOAD PORT CAN BE TENDERED ON ARRIVAL BEFORE SHIPPERS SURVEYOR CARRIES OUT THE HOLDS SURVEY. IN CASE OF REJECTION OF HOLDS, ALL TIME NOT TO COUNT UNTIL VESSEL PASSES HOLDS INSPECTION.

e.      IN CASE VESSEL FAILS SECOND INSPECTION THEN OWNERS TO BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL COSTS INCURRED FROM ARRIVAL UNTIL SHE IS   APPROVED BY THE SURVEYOR. CHARTERERS SHALL NOT LIABLE FOR ANY TIME OR COSTS IF THE VESSEL IS REJECTED BY THE SURVEYORS.

f.       IN CASE OF DISPUTE FOR CLEAN HOLDS AND OR WATERTIGHT HATCH COVERS, INDEPENDENT SURVEYOR TO BE JOINTLY APPOINTED / APPROVED BY CHARTERERS  / OWNERS WHOSE FINDING IS BINDING ON BOTH PARTIES AND WHOSE FEES  TO BE SHARED  BY CHARTERERS AND OWNERS  50 / 50 .

g.      TIME SPENT WITH HOLDS INSPECTION, INITIAL AND FINAL DRAFT SURVEY SHALL NOT COUNT AS LAYTIME BENDS. TIME USED FOR INTERMEDIATE DRAFT SURVEY IT WILL BE ON CHARTERERS ACCOUNT IF ORDERED BY CHARTERER AND ON VESSEL/OWNERS ACCOUNT IF ORDERED BY VESSEL/OWNER

h.      TIME SPENT TRIMMING THE VESSEL TO THE SATISFACTION OF THE MASTER OR THE SEAPORTS AUTHORITY SHALL NOT COUNT AS USED LAYTIME, AND ALL COSTS ASSOCIATED THEREWITH SHALL BE FOR OWNER'S ACCOUNT.

i.        AT ALL TIMES THE VESSEL'S MASTER SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR AND SHALL SUPERVISE THE SAFE STOWAGE AND TRIM OF THE CARGO AND VESSEL AND SHALL ASSIGN ONE OF HIS OFFICERS TO CONTROL ALL VESSEL OPERATIONS DURING LOADING AND DISCHARGING.

j.       LOADING/ DISCHARGING SHALL NOT TAKE PLACE DURING RAIN, AND PRECIPITATION. THE MASTER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR STOPPING AND STARTING LOADING/ DISCHARGING OPERATIONS DURING ANY PERIOD OF PRECIPITATION/RAIN TIME LOST DUE TO PRECIPITATION AND BAD WEATHER INCL RAIN SHALL NOT COUNT AS USED LAYTIME

k.      THE LAYTIME SHALL BE DEEMED COMPLETED AND LAYTIME SHALL CEASE UPON COMPLETION OF LOADING&DISCHARGING BY GRABS OR RETRACTION OF THE LOADING&DISCHARGING BOOM/UNLOADING BOOM BENDS.

l.      THE VESSEL MUST COMPLY WITH ALL RULES AND REGULATIONS OF LOAD PORT AS WELL AS ANY OTHER APPLICABLE REGULATIONS, PORT LIMITATIONS, RESTRICTIONS, PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES OF THE LOADING PORT.
m.        OWNERS WARRANTS THAT THE VESSEL IS CAPABLE OF LOADING AT NIGHT AND SHALL MAKE AVAILABLE THE VESSEL'S ON-BOARD LIGHTING SUFFICIENT FOR NIGHT WORK BOTH ON DECK AND IN HOLDS.
n.      OWNERS / MASTER TO GIVE FIXTURE NOTICE UPON CLEAN FIXTURE AND 5/3/2/1 NOTICE OF ARRIVAL AT LOAD PORT ALONGWITH THE LIFTING QUANTITY/ STOWAGE PLAN.
o.      OWNERS / MASTER TO 24 HRS DEFINITE NOTICE OF ARRIVAL AT LOAD PORT.
p.       OWNERS / MASTER TO GIVE ALSO 5/3/2/1 DAYS NOTICE OF ARRIVAL TO DISCHARGE PORT ALONGWITH THE LOADED QTTY/ STOWAGE PLAN THEN 48/24 HRS DEFINITE NOTICE OF ARRIVAL AT DISCHARGE PORT.
q.      ANY VARIATION OF 12 HOURS OR MORE IN THE ARRIVAL TIME REQUIRE AN ADDITIONAL NOTIFICATION BY FAX/CABLE/E-MAIL.

r.      HOLIDAYS AT BOTH ENDS SHALL MEAN PUBLIC, BANK, MERCANTILE, CHARTER PARTY HOLIDAYS AND/OR ANY HOLIDAY OFFICIALLY DECLARED BY THE RELEVANT LOCAL AUTHORITIES OR CHAMBER OF COMMERCE’S COMMITTEE AS CHAMBER HOLIDAYS.

s.       IN THE EVENT THE LOADING BERTH IS OCCUPIED WHEN THE VESSEL HAS ARRIVED WITHIN THE PORT OR AT A CUSTOMARY WAITING PLACE OUTSIDE THE LOADING PORT, THEN VESSEL MAY TENDER ASPER SYNA 2000 C/P

t.      IF UPON VESSEL’S ARRIVAL AT OR OFF THE PORT SHE IS PREVENTED FROM PROCEEDING TO THE LOADING/ DISCHARGING BERTH BY HER INEFFECIENCY, WEATHER, TIDAL CONDITIONS, STRIKES TO TUGS OR PILOTS, OR MANDATIORY REGULATIONS, NOTICE OF READINESS MAY BE GIVEN ONLY WHEN SUCH HINDERANCE(S) HAS (HAVE) CEASED.

u.      TIME USED FOR SHIFTING FROM ANY WAITING PLACE TO LOADING BERTH, OBTAINING CLEARANCES AND GETTING THE VESSEL IN EVERY RESPECT READY TO LOAD SHALL NOT COUNT AS LAYTIME OR AS DEMURRAGE IF THE VESSEL IS ALREADY ON DEMURRAGE.

v.      IF VESSEL SUBS FAILS FREE PRATIQUE FOR REASONS RELATED TO VESSEL, CREW, INVALID CERTIFICATES, ETC. OR TO CLEANLINESS CERTIFICATE THEN TIME TO CEASE FROM FAILURE UNTIL FULLY PASSED.

w.    TIME USED BEFORE COMMENCEMENT OF LAY TIME NOT TO COUNT, BOTH ENDS.

x.      TRANS-SHIPMENT NOT ALLOWED, PART CARGO IS NOT ALLOWED, ANY OTHER DECK CARGO, APART FROM CHARTERERS EMPTY BAGS, IS NOT ALLOWED. NO CARGO TO BE LOADED IN DEEP TANKS, ALLEYS AND IN INACCESSIBLE PLACES. IF LOADED, THEN UNLOADING TIME NOT TO COUNT. ALL DAMAGES TO SHIP DUE TO DISCHARGING FROM SUCH PLACES WILL BE FOR OWNERS ACCOUNT/TIME AND LIABILITIES.

y.      ON SAILING, MASTER TO SEND A CABLE, FAX, E-MAIL TO CHARTERERS AND OTHER NOTIFY PARTIES WITH DETAILS OF CARGO LOADED AND APPX ETA DISCHARGE PORT.

z.      UPON COMPLETION OF LOADING MASTER TO DIRECTLY PROCEED WITHOUT A DEVIATION TO DISCHPORT.

aa.  VESSEL TO ENSURE THAT ALL HATCHES ARE IMMEDIATELY CLOSED IN THE EVENT OF RAIN, ANTICIPATION OF RAIN, AND WHEN LOADING / DISCHARGING IS COMPLETED OR STOPPED AT EACH RESPECTIVE HATCH.

CLAUSE  30 CARGO

FULL CAPACITY CORN IN BULK OF ABT 50 SF WOG


CLAUSE 31  CHARTERERS

 MESSRS …………………………..


CLAUSE 32  LOADING AND DISC PORTS

LOAD PORT : 1 SB 1 P ROMANIA  WHERE ALL MARINE/PORT DOCKAGE DUES/EXPENSES/COST ON OWNERS ACCOUNT.

DISC PORT: 1 SB  1 EGYPT   WHERE ALL MARINE/PORT DOCKAGE DUES/EXPENSES/COST ON OWNERS ACCOUNT.

CLAUSE  33 LOADING

LOAD RATE 2000 WWD SSHEX EIU AND HOLIDAYS EXCEPTED EVEN IF USED (FRIDAY 5PM –MONDAY 08AM), BSS 4  WORKABLE AND ACCESSIBLE HATCHES / HOLDS  AT THE COMMENCEMENT OF LOADING AND DURING  THE LOADING OPERATION PERIOD, IF LESS THAN 4 WORKABLE AND ACCESSIBLE HATCHES / HOLDS AVAILABLE AND  ACCESSIBLE OR IF THE VESSEL IS OTHERWISE INCAPABLE OF BEING LOADED AT THE  AFORESAID LOADING RATE, THEN LOADING RATE SHALL BE REDUCED PROPORTIONALLY.

at loadport, TIME TO START COUNTING WITHIN 24 HRS AFTER ACCEPTANCE OF THE VALID N.O.R. DURING ORDINARY OFFICE HOURS (I.E. MONDAY TO FRIDAY FROM 8H00 TO 17H00) WIBON, WIPON, WIFPON, WCCON.FM 17H00 ON FRIDAYS OR DAYS PRECEDING HOLIDAYS UNTIL 08H00 ON MONDAYS OR THE FIRST WD AFTER A HOLIDAY , WILL NOT COUNT AS LAY TIME, EIU.



CLAUSE 34  DISCHARGING

Discharging rate 1500 mts pwwd fHEX EIU BSS 4 WORKABLE AND ACCESSIBLE HATCHES / HOLDS AT THE COMMENCEMENT OF DISCHARGING AND DURING  THE DISCHARGING OPERATION PERIOD, IF    LESS THAN 4  WORKABLE AND ACCESSIBLE HATCHES / HOLDS AVAILABLE AND  ACCESSIBLE OR IF THE VESSEL IS OTHERWISE INCAPABLE OF BEING DISCHARGED AT THE  AFORESAID  DISCHARGING RATE, THEN DISCHARGING RATE SHALL BE REDUCED PROPORTIONALLY."

TIME TO START COUNTING WITHIN 24 HRS AFTER ACCEPTANCE OF THE VALID N.O.R. DURING ORDINARY OFFICE HOURS  WIBON, WIPON, WIFPON, WCCON. iN eGYPT FM 12H00 ON tHURSDAY OR  THE 12:00 LT  OF A DAY PRECEDING HOLIDAYS UNTIL 08H00AM ON SUNDAY OR UNTIL 08:00 HRS THE FIRST WD AFTER A HOLIDAY, WILL NOT COUNT AS LAY TIME, EIU


OWNERS TO CHECK AND SATISTIFY THEIRSELVES RESTRICTIONS BOTH ENDS.


CLAUSE 35 FRT PAYMENT

Frt usd  ….  PMT  PAYABLE 100% less comm within 3 bd fm s/r bls MARKED 'FREIGHT PAYABLE AS PER C/P' AND CLEAN ON BOARD' IN CONFORMITY WITH MATES RCPT.

IF FREIGHT PREPAID BLS REQUIRED , SAME TO REMAIN IN AGENTS HANDS UNTIL OWNERS DULY RECEIVED THE FREIGHT IN THEIR BANK ACCT

-FREIGHT DEEMED EARNED BY OWNERS UPON COMPLETION OF LOADING DISCOUNTLESS AND NON RETURNABLE SHIP AND/OR CARGO LOST OR NOT LOST.   

CLAUSE 36  DEMM AND BALANCE PAYMENT

Demurrage usd  3000  PER DAY PRORATA / FREE Desp bends

DEMM AT DISC PORT , IF ANY, TO BE SETTLED W/I 20 DAYS AFTER COMPLETION OF DISCHARGING AND UPON RECEIPT OF OWNERS FINAL FREIGHT ACCOUNT TOGETHER WITH DEMURRAGE  CALCULATION, N.O.R, S.O.F (SIGNED BY MASTER, AGENTS AND/OR SHIPPERS AT LOAD, AND RECEIVERS/OR AT DISCHARGE PORT), AND OWNERS LAYTIME CALCULATIONS.


CLAUSE 37 taxes

Free exins due to age /flag/ownership

Any taxes/dues on cargo chrs account

Any taxes/dues  on vessel  and frt owners account


CLAUSE 38  hold readiness

VSLS HOLDS UPON TENDERING NOR TO BE CLEAN SWEPT SO AS TO RECEIVE BULK CORN CARGO.  IN ALL RESPECTS FREE OF SALT, LOOSE RUST SCALE AND PREVIOUS CGO RESIDUE TO THE SATISFACTION OF THE INDEPENDANT SURVEYOR AND IF VSL FAILS TO PASS ANY HOLDS INSPECTION THEN TIME NOT TO COUNT UNTIL THE VSL IS CLEAN.

CHARTERERS PRIVILEGE TO PLACE BULLDOZERS / PAYLOADERS WITH WHEEL RUBBER IN HOLDS TO FACILITATE TRIMING DURING LOADING AND OR DISCHARGE USING VESSEL'S GEAR TO PLACE / REMOVE SAME IN / FROM VESSEL, ALWAYS TO VESSEL'S TANK TOP STRENGTH AND GEAR CAPACITY AT CHARTERERS' /SHIPPERS/ RECEIVERS COST.

CLAUSE 39 notices

MASTER/OWENRS MUST KEEP CHARTERERS WELL INFORMED ABOUT VESSEL ITINERARY AND MUST GIVE NOTICES:

AT LOAD PORT:VESSEL TO GIVE  5/3/2/1 DAY ESTIMATED TIME OF ARRIVAL NOTICE.


DISC PORT: UPON DEPARTURE OF LOAD PORT AND 5/ 3/2/1 DAYS NOTIFICATIONS

CLAUSE 40 qtty determination

CARGO TO BE DETERMINED AS PER draft survey bends.

CLAUSE 41 nor tender

n.o.r. to be TENDERED AND accepted w/w/w/w

CLAUSE 42 agents

At loading :



 
CLAUSE 43 cargo delivery

cargo to be discharged against LOI asper ows’ p+I wording to be drawn by the chrs on their head letter and sign+stamp by them only if no bills of lading available in disc port

CLAUSE 44  documentation


-- CERTIFICATE  STATING THAT THE CARRYING VESSEL IS SUBJECT TO INETRNATIONAL SAFETY MANAGEMENT CODE (ISM) AND CARRIES VALID SAFETY MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE (smc) AND DOCUMENT OF COMPLIANCE (DOC) FOR THE PURPOSE OF PRESENTING THEM TO PORT AUTHORITIES AT PORT OF DISCHARGE. THE CERTIFICATE MUST SHOW THE VESSEL NAME AND BL NO.

CLAUSE 45

ANY OF THE FOLLOWING CLAUSES ARE EXCEPTED, REGARDLESS OF WHERE THEY OCCUR: “ON ACCOUNT OF FORCE MAJEURE CIRCUMSTANCES” STRIKES OF LOCKOUTS AT THE SHIPPER’S OR SUPPLIERS MINES OR FACTORY, ON RAIL WAYS, TRUCKS, OR AT THE PORTS OF LOADING OR DISCHARGING, WAR OR EFFECTS OF WAR, REVOLUTION, CIVIL COMMOTION; BREAKDOWN ON OR STOPPAGE OR SHORTAGE OF RAILSWAYS, TRUCKS, INTERRUPTIONS, STOPPAGE OR BREAKDOWN AT THE FACTORY OF THE SHIPPERS’ OF THE SUPPLIERS’ NOW OR HEREAFTER UNDER CONTRACT; STOPPAGE OR DESTRUCTION OF GOODS IN TRANSIT; EPIDEMIC, FROST, FIRE, CYCLONES, STORMS,
FLOODS, EARTHQUAKES, UNAVOIDABLE ACCIDENTS TO MACHINERY OR EQUIPMENT,
OR OTHER UNAVOIDABLE HINDANCES OR DELAY IN MINING, MANUFACTURING, TRANSPORTING,LOADING DISCHARGING OR RECEIVING THE MATERIAL OR GOODS; RESTRAINS OF ESTABLISHED AUTHORITIES; ANY DELAY CAUSED BY THE VESSEL, MASTER OR CREW; AND ANY OTHER CAUSES ARISING/HAPPENING WITHOUT THE FAULT OF THE FAULT OF THE CHARTERERS PREVENTING OR DELAYING THE MINING OR MANUFACTURING, SUPPLYING, TRANSPORTING, LOADING,DISCHARGING OR RECEIVING OF THE CARGO CHARTERERS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE RESULTING FROM ANY SUCH EXPECTED CAUSES AND TIME LOST BY REASON THEREOF
SHALL NOT COUNT AS USED LAYTIME ON DEMURRAGE. (ANY FORCE MAJEURE SHALL NOT COUNT AS USED LAYTIME ON DEMURRAGE.)
IN CASE OF EXTREME DIFFICULTIES, OR FORCE MAJEURE SITUATION, OWNERS MUST CONSULT CHARTERERS AND BOTH PARTIES MUTUALLY AGREE A PLAN OF ACTION AND IN WRITING.
CLAUSE46 arbitration

General average/arbitration London/English law to apply


CLAUSE 47 commision

2.5%  ttl  on freight/demurrage/dead FREIGHT to be DEDUCTED FROM FREIGHT


owners                                                                              charterers


REAL CHARTER PARTY (RECAP OF FIXTURE) FOR FULL CAPACITY CORN IN BULK OF ABT 50 SF WOG

CONTINENT GRAIN CHARTERPARTY
Code name: “SYNACOMEX 2000”
Adopted PARIS 1957 by SYNDICAT NATIONAL DU COMMERCE EXTΙRIEUR DES CEREALES
amended 1960,1974,1990 and 2000 in agreement with COMITΙ CENTRAL DES ARMATEURS DE FRANCE
in cooperation with Chambre Arbitrale Maritime de Paris and the French Chartering and S. & P. Brokers' Association
PART l
1. Shipbroker(s)                                                                                    2.  Place and date of Charter Party
………………………………..                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        …………………………


                                         3.  Owners and place of business (state full style and address)     (Cl. 1)                     4.  Charterers and place of business (state full style and address) (Cl. 1)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
                            ……………………………
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ………………………………..
                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                                 



5. Vessel’s name (Cl. 1M/V …………….  (see cls 29)                             6.  First layday date (Cl. 6) 23.11.2013   2013 00:01 LT
…………………………………………..

Cancelling date …………………………..  (Cl. 6)



………………………………………..
                                                                                                              7. Present position / expected ready to load    (Cl. 1


                              8.  Loading port(s) (Cl. 2(see cls 32)
1 SB 1 P ……………… ROMANIA
a) Always afloat (*)    b) "safely aground" (*)
10. Discharging port(s) (Cl. 3) (see cls 32)
                              1 SB  1 P  ………… EGYPT
Always afloat (*)     b) "safely aground" (*)


9. Advance notices (Cl. 7) see cls 39


- at load port to:

-at discharging port: number of days / to:


11. Cargo nature and quantities (Cl. 2)                                                      12. Freight rate (Cl. 4)


                                                                       usd  ……. USD/ MT
FCC CORN IN BULK
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
13. Freight rate payment (state currency and method of payment, beneficiary   14. Loading rate (Cl. 5)


and bank account) (Cl. 4)                                                                                      (see cls                     35)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        see cls 33
                               


15. Discharging rate (Cl. 5)


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      See cls 34
16. Demurrage / Despatch money (Cl. 9)


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
See cls 36
17. Agents at loading port(s) (Cl. 13) see cls42                                         18. Agents at discharging port(s) (Cl. 13)


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      See cls 42
19. Extra insurance, maximum (Cl. 14)see cls 37                                      20. Brokerage commission and to whom payable (Cl. 15see cls 47

21. Address Commission (Cl. 16) see cls 47
a) Deductible (*)     b) Non-deductible (*)

22. Numbers of the additional clauses covering special provisions, if any agreed cls 29-cls47 (included)


It is mutually agreed that this Charter Party shall be performed subject to the conditions contained herein consisting of PART I and PART II including additional clauses if any agreed and stated in Box 22. In the event of a conflict of conditions, the provisions of PART I shall prevail over those of PART II to the extent of such conflict but no further


For the Owners                                                                                 For the Charterers
……………………….                                                                                                                                                                ………………………………...                                                
(*) Delete as appropriate; if no deletion, alternative a) to apply.                                           

This document is a computer generated SYNACOMEX 2000 form printed by authority of SYNDICAT NATIONAL DU COMMERCE EXTΙRIEUR DES CEREALES (SYNACOMEX).   Any insertion or
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1. Owners, Charterers                                                                          1
It is this day agreed between the party designated in        Box 3,              2
Owners of the Vessel named and described in      Box 5, being                 3
now in position and expected ready to load as mentioned in                      4
Box 7, and the party designated in Box 4 as Charterers, THAT                  5
2.  Loading Port(s) and Cargo (Also see cls 32)                                 6
The said Vessel being tight, staunch and in every way fit for                     7
the voyage, shall with all convenient speed proceed to the                       8
place  designated in Box 8, which in case of named port(s)                      9
Owners acknowledge as safe and suitable for this Vessel                      10
and there load  always afloat, unless "safely aground" has                      11
been specifically agreed in Box 8, in such safe berth, dock,                    12
wharf or anchorage as Charterers or their Agents or                              13
Shippers may direct a full and  complete cargo of  corn                          14
and/or maize and/or rye and/or barley as described in        Box               15
11, in metric tons (5 % more or less in Owners' option) in bulk.               16
Shippers have the option of using a second safe berth. The                    17
time for shifting between the two berths shall count as                          18
laytime, but shifting expenses shall be for Charterers' account.               19
Owners shall provide and install at their risk and expense                       20
and on their time all that is required for safe stowage of                         21
grain according to local and international regulations.                             22
The cargo shall not exceed what the Vessel can reasonably                   23
stow and carry over and above her bunkers, apparel, stores,                  24
provisions and accommodation. The whole cargo shall be                       25
carried and stowed under deck in unobstructed main holds.                    26
All cargo on board to be delivered.                                                       27
Furthermore, if stowage bags have been specifically agreed,                  28
the following shall apply:                                                                    29
Charterers shall supply for stowage purposes a quantity of                     30
bagged cargo not exceeding the quantity specified in         Box               31
11, which shall be stowed at their risk and expense. The                        32
number of  bags signed for on Bills of Lading to be binding                     33
on Vessel and Owners, unless error or fraud be proved.                         34
3.  Discharging Port(s) (Also see cls 32)                                           35
Being so loaded, the Vessel shall proceed with all convenient                36
speed direct to the place designated in Box 10, which in                       37
case of named port(s) Owners acknowledge as safe and                      38
suitable for this Vessel, and there discharge the cargo                          39
always afloat, unless "safely aground" has been specifically                  40
agreed in Box 10, in such safe berth, dock, wharf or                             41
anchorage as Charterers or their Agents or Receivers may                    42
direct. Receivers have the option of using a second safe                      43
berth. The time for shifting between the two berths shall                       44
count as laytime, but shifting expenses shall be for Vessel's                 45
account.                                                                                         46
4.  Freight (see cls 35)                                                                      47
The freight agreed under this Charter Party shall be as                           48
stated in Box 12, per metric ton on nett cargo loaded asper draft survey  49
and shall be deemed earned by the ows as cargo is loaded on board,      50
prepaid discountless and non-returnable, Vessel and/or                          51
cargo lost or not lost.                                                                        52
The freight shall be paid as specified in Box 13.                                    53
All charges and dues levied on the cargo shall be for                             54
Charterers' account and those levied on the Vessel                               55
howsoever assessed shall be for Owners' account.                               56
5.  Loading and Discharging (see cls 33 -34)                                    57
Cargo shall be loaded, spout-trimmed and/or stowed at the                    58
risk and expense of Shippers/Charterers at the average                         59
rate stated in Box 14, weather permitting.                                            60
Cargo shall be discharged at the risk and expense of                             61
Receivers/Charterers at the average rate stated in Box 15,                    62
weather permitting.                                                                           63
Stowage shall be under Master's direction and res-                                64
ponsibility. Shippers' and/or Charterers' representatives                         65
have the right to be on board the Vessel during loading,                         66
discharging or lightering for the purpose of inspecting the                       67
cargo and/or weighing. Charterers and Owners are allowed                     68

to work overtime, such expenses shall be for account of                        69
the party ordering same. If ordered by Port Authorities,                          70
overtime shall be for Charterers' account. Overtime services                  71
rendered by ship's crew shall be in all cases for Owners'                        72
account.                                                                                          73
6.  Laydays, Cancelling                                                                      74
Charterers have the option of extending cancelling                                 75
this contract, such option to be declared , if demanded by owners           76
,at least 48 hours before vessel’s expected arrival at port of loading         77
Should the Vessel's notice of readiness not be validly                            78
tendered as per Clause 8 before 09.00 hours on the                               79
cancelling date stated in Box 6, Charterers shall have the                       80
option of cancelling this charter at any time thereafter, but                      81
not later than one hour after the notice is validly tendered.                      82
7.  Vessel's Positions , Notices (see cls 39)                                       83
Master and/or Owners shall give 10 days and thereafter 5                      84
days notice of Vessel's expected readiness to load to the                       85
party designated in Box 9.                                                                  86
Master and/or Owners shall give notice of Vessel's                                87
Expected Time of Arrival (ETA) at discharging port as                             88
specified in Box 9.                                                                             89
Master and/or Owners shall give the relevant parties prompt                   90
advice of any substantial change in Vessel's ETA at loading                    91
and at discharging ports.                                                                    92
8.  Laytime(see cls 33 -34)                                                                93
Vessel's written notice of readiness to load and/or discharge                   94
shall be tendered by hand or by any means of tele-                                95
communication at the offices of Shippers/Charterers/                             96
Receivers or their Agents between 08.00 and 17.00 hours                      97
on all days except Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays and                       98
between 08.00 hours and 12.00 hours on Saturdays unless                     99
a Holiday. Such notice of readiness shall be delivered when                  100
Vessel is in the loading or discharging berth and in all                           101
respects ready to load/discharge. At loading port Shippers/                   102
Charterers or their Agents have the privilege to inspect                        103
Vessel's holds and reject the notice when holds are not                        104
clean, dry, odourless and in all respects ready to receive                      105
the cargo.                                                                                      106
In case of dispute, an independent surveyor shall decide                      107
about Vessel's readiness to load, the party in the wrong                       108
bearing the costs. If the rejection of notice of readiness is                    109
undisputed or confirmed by surveyor the laytime will only                     110
start to count after the Vessel has validly tendered again                      111
when ready.                                                                                   112
Only when the loading and/or discharging berth is                                113
unavailable, Master may warrant that the Vessel is in all                      114
respects ready and may tender notice of readiness to load                   115
and/or discharge from any usual waiting place, whether in                    116
port or not, whether in free pratique or not, whether customs                117
cleared or not.                                                                                118
Laytime shall commence at 14.00 hours if notice of                             119
readiness to load and/or discharge is validly tendered at or                   120
before 12.00 hours and at 08.00 hours on the next working                   121
day if notice of readiness is validly tendered after 12.00                       122
hours. time used before commencement of laytime shall count in full     123
not count. Laytime shall not count between 12.00 hours on                   124
Saturdays or 17.00 hours on days preceding a Holiday and                   125
08.00 hours on the following working day, unless used in                      126
which case half time actually used shall count.                                   127
Any delays caused by ice, floods, quarantine, or by cases                    128
of "force majeure" shall not count as laytime unless the                        129
Vessel is already on demurrage.                                                        130
When Master has tendered notice of readiness to load or                      131
discharge from a waiting place and Vessel is subsequently                   132
found unready in application of the above provisions, laytime                133
or time on demurrage shall not count from the time the Vessel              134
is rejected until the time she is accepted. Additionally, any                   135
actual time lost on account of Vessel's obtaining free pratique               136
or customs clearance shall not count as laytime or time on                   137



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demurrage.                                                                                     138
At second or subsequent port(s) of loading or discharging,                    139
laytime or time on demurrage shall resume counting from                     140
Vessel's arrival at loading or discharging berth, if available,                   141
or from Vessel's arrival at a usual waiting place, if berth is                    142
unavailable.                                                                                    143
At all ports any time lost shifting from waiting place to berth                 144
shall not count as laytime or as time on demurrage.                             145
9.  Demurrage, Despatch Money (see cls 36)                                  146
Demurrage is payable by Charterers at the rate stated in                      147
Box 16 per day of 24 consecutive hours or pro rata.                             148
Owners shall pay to Charterers despatch money for laytime                 149
saved in loading/discharging at the rate stated in       Box 16                150
per day of 24 consecutive hours or pro rata.                                       151
10. Seaworthy Trim                                                                          152
If ordered to be loaded or discharged at more than one                         153
berth and/or port, the Vessel is to be left in seaworthy trim                   154
to Master's reasonable satisfaction for the passage between                155
berths and/or ports at Shippers’/Charterers'/Receivers'                         156
expense, and time used for placing Vessel in seaworthy                       157
trim shall count as laytime or time on demurrage.                                158
11.  Fumigation                                                                                159
Charterers have the liberty to fumigate the cargo on board                    160
at loading and discharging port(s) or places en route at                         161
t        sk and expense. Charterers are responsible for                          162
ensuring that Officers and Crew as well as all other persons                 163
on board the Vessel during and after the fumigation are not                   164
exposed to any health hazards whatsoever. Charterers                        165
undertake to pay Owners all necessary expenses incurred                    166
because of the fumigation and time lost thereby shall count                  167
as laytime or time on demurrage. When fumigation has                        168
been effected at loading port and has been certified by                         169
proper survey or by a competent authority, Bills of Lading                     170
shall not be claused by Master for reason of insects having                  171
been detected in the cargo prior to such fumigation.                             172
12. Lights and Gear                                                                         173
Whenever required, Vessel shall supply free use of lights                     174
as on board but sufficient to carry on night work.                                 175
Provided described as geared, Vessel, whenever required,                    176
shall supply free use of all cargo handling gear on board, in                   177
good working order, with the necessary power, and of                          178
runners, ropes and slings as on board. Shore hands shall                     179
be used to drive the gear, at Shippers'/Charterers'/                              180
Receivers' account. Any time actually lost on account of                      181
breakdown of Vessel's gear shall not count as laytime or                      182
time on demurrage and any stevedore standby time charges                 183
incurred thereby shall be for Owners' account.                                    184
13.  Agencies (see cls 42)                                                               185
At loading port, Vessel shall be consigned to the Agents                       186
designated in Box 17.                                                                      187
At discharging port, Vessel shall be consigned to the Agents                 188
designated in Box 18.                                                                      189
14. Extra Insurance  (see cls 37)                                                     190
Extra insurance on cargo due to Vessel's age and/or flag                      191
and/or class shall be for Owners' account but limited to the                  192
amount specified in Box 19; such extra insurance shall be                    193
covered by Charterers for Owners’ account and shall be                       194
deducted from settlement of freight.                                                  195
15.  Brokerage                                                                                 196
A brokerage commission as stated in Box 20 on the gross                    197
amount of freight, deadfreight and demurrage earned, is                       198
due to the party(ies) designated in Box 20 and is deductible                  199
from same unless "non-deductible" has been specifically                      200

agreed.                                                                                          201
16.  Address Commission                                                                 202
An address commission as stated in      Box 21 on the gross                203
amount of freight, deadfreight and demurrage earned is                        204
due to Charterers and is deductible from freight, deadfreight                 205
and demurrage.                                                                               206
17.  ISM Clause                                                                                207
From the date of coming into force of the International Safety               208
Management (ISM) Code in relation to the Vessel and                          209
thereafter during the currency of this Charter Party, the                        210
Owners shall procure that both the Vessel and "the                              211
Company" (as defined by the ISM Code) shall comply with                   212
the requirements of the ISM Code. Upon request the                           213
Owners shall provide a copy of the relevant Document of                     214
Compliance (DOC) and Safety Management Certificate                        215
(SMC) to the Charterers.                                                                  216
Except as otherwise provided in this Charter Party, loss,                      217
damage, expense or delay caused by failure on the part of                   218
the Owners or "the Company" to comply wth the ISM Code                  219
shall be for the Owners' account.                                                      220
18. Bills of Lading                                                                             221
The Master is to sign Bills of Lading as presented without                     222
prejudice to the terms, conditions and exceptions of this                      223
Charter Party. If the Master delegates the signing of Bills of                 224
Lading to his Agents, he shall give them authority to do so                   225
in writing, copy of which is to be furnished to Charterers.                     226
When Bills of Lading marked "Freight prepaid" are required,                   227
same shall be released by Owners immediately upon receipt                 228
of a telex from Charterers' Bank confirming that freight                        229
payable has been irrevocably transferred.                                           230
19.  Relet                                                                                         231
Charterers have the right to relet all or part of this Charter                    232
Party, they remaining responsible for its due fulfilment.                        233
20.  Deviation                                                                                   234
Deviation in saving or attempting to save life or property at                   235
sea or for bunkering purposes or any other reasonable                         236
deviation shall not be deemed an infringement of this                           237
Charter Party and the Owners shall not be liable for any                       238
loss or damage resulting therefrom.                                                   239
21. Lien Clause                                                                                240
The Owners shall have a lien on the cargo for freight,                           241
deadfreight, demurrage, and average contribution due to                       242
them under this Charter Party.                                                          243
22. Responsibilities and Immunities                                                  244
Except as otherwise provided and stipulated in this Charter                  245
Party, it is hereby expressly agreed that this Charter Party                   246
shall have effect subject to the provisions of the Hague Rules              247
contained in the International Convention for the Unification                  248
of certain rules relating to Bills of Lading, dated Brussels                      249
the 25th August 1924, as enacted in the country of shipment.               250
These rules shall apply to any Bill of Lading issued under                      251
this Charter Party.                                                                           252
When no such enactment is in force in the country of                          253
shipment, the corresponding legislation of the country of                      254
destination shall apply, but in respect of shipments to which                 255
no such enactments are compulsorily applicable, the terms                  256
of the said Convention shall apply.                                                    257
In trades where the International Brussels Convention 1924                  258
as amended by the Protocol signed at Brussels on February                 259
23rd, 1968 - The Hague - Visby Rules - apply compulsorily,                  260
the provisions of the respective legislation shall apply.                         261
The Owners shall in no case be responsible for loss of or                     262
damage to cargo howsoever arising prior to loading into                        263
and after discharge from the Vessel.                                                  264



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Save to the extent otherwise in this Charter Party expressly                 265
provided, neither party shall be responsible for any loss or                    266
damage or delay or failure in performance hereunder                            267
resulting from Act of God, war, civil commotion, quarantine,                 268
strikes, lockouts, arrest or restraint of princes, rulers and                     269
peoples or any other event whatsoever which cannot be                       270
avoided or guarded against.                                                              271
23. Amended General Ice Clause                                                    272
Port of Loading                                                                               273
a) In the event of the loading port being inaccessible by                       274
reason of ice when Vessel is ready to proceed from her last                 275
port or at any time during the voyage or on Vessel's arrival                   276
or in case frost sets in after Vessel's arrival, the Master for                  277
fear of being frozen in is at liberty to leave without cargo,                     278
and this Charter Party shall be null and void.                                       279
b) If during the loading the Master, for fear of Vessel being                   280
frozen in, deems it advisable to leave, he has liberty to do                    281
so with what cargo he has on board and to proceed to any                   282
other port or ports with option of completing cargo for                          283
Owner's benefit to any port or ports including port of                            284
discharge. Any part cargo thus loaded under this Charter                      285
Party to be forwarded to destination at Vessel's expense                      286
but against payment of freight, provided that no extra                          287
expenses be thereby caused to the Receivers, freight being                 288
paid on quantity delivered (in proportion if lumpsum), all                        289
other conditions as per Charter Party.                                                290
c   n case of more than one loading port, and if one or more                  291
of the ports are closed by ice, the Master or Owners to be                   292
at liberty either to load the part cargo at the open port and                    293
fill up elsewhere for their own account as under section b)                    294
or to declare this Charter Party null and void unless                             295
Charterers agree to load full cargo at the open port.                             296
Port of Discharge                                                                            297
a) Should ice prevent Vessel from reaching port of                               298
discharge, Receivers shall have the option of keeping Vessel                299
waiting until the reopening of navigation and paying                              300
demurrage, or of ordering the Vessel to a safe and                              301
immediately accessible port where she can safely discharge                 302
without risk of detention by ice. Such orders to be given                       303
within 48 hours after Master or Owners have given notice                     304
to Charterers of the impossibility of reaching port of                             305
destination.                                                                                    306
b) If during discharging the Master for fear of Vessel being                   307
frozen in deems it advisable to leave, he has liberty to do                     308
so with what cargo he has on board and to proceed to the                    309
nearest accessible port where she can safely discharge.                      310
c) On delivery of the cargo at such port, all conditions of                      311
the Bill of Lading shall apply and Vessel shall receive the                      312
same freight as if she had discharged at the original port of                  313
destination, except that if the distance of the substituted                      314
port exceeds 100 nautical miles, the freight on the cargo                      315
delivered at the substituted port to be increased in                               316
proportion.                                                                                      317
24. Amended Centrocon Strike Clause                                             318
If the cargo cannot be loaded by reason of Riots, Civil                         319
Commotions or of a Strike or Lock-out of any class of                         320
workmen essential to the loading of the cargo, or by reason                  321
of obstructions or stoppages beyond the control of the                         322
Charterers caused by Riots, Civil Commotions or a Strike                    323
or Lock-out on the Railways, or in the Docks, or other loading               324
places, or if the cargo cannot be discharged by reason of                     325
Riots, Civil Commotions or of a Strike or Lockout of any                      326
class of workmen essential to the discharge, the time for                     327
loading or discharging, as the case may be, shall not count                  328
during the continuance of such causes, provided that a                        329

Strike or Lock-out of the Shippers' and/or Receivers' men                     330
shall not prevent demurrage accruing if by the use of                           331
reasonable diligence they could have obtained other suitable                 332
labour at rates current before the Strike or Lock-out.                            333
In case of any delay by reason of the before-mentioned                       334
causes, no claim for damages or demurrage, shall be made                  335
by the Charterers / Receivers of the cargo, or Owners of                     336
the Vessel. For the purpose, however, of settling despatch                   337
money accounts, any time lost by the Vessel through any                    338
of the above causes shall be counted as time used in loading               339
or discharging, as the case may be.| (See cls 45)                                340
25. General Average and New Jason Clause                                   341
General average shall be adjusted according to the York-                      342
Antwerp Rules 1994 or any subsequent modification thereof,                343
but where the adjustment is made in accordance with the                     344
law and practice of the United States of America, the                          345
following Clause shall apply:                                                             346
“In the event of accident, danger, damage or disaster                      347
before or after the commencement of the voyage,                           348
resulting from any cause whatsoever, whether due to                      349
negligence or not, for which, or for the consequence of                    350
which, the carrier is not responsible, by statute, contract                  351
or otherwise, the goods, shippers, consignees, or owners                 352
of the goods shall contribute with the carrier in general                     353
average to the payment of any sacrifices, losses or                         354
expenses of a general average nature that may be made                  355
or incurred and shall pay salvage and special charges                      356
incurred in respect of the goods.                                                   357
If a salving ship is owned or operated by the carrier,                        358
salvage shall be paid for as fully as if the said salving                      359
ship or ships belonged to strangers. Such deposit as the                  360
carrier or his Agents may deem sufficient to cover the                     361
estimated contribution of the goods and any salvage and                  362
special charges thereon shall, if required, be made by                      363
the goods, shippers, consignees or owners of the goods                  364
to the carrier before delivery”                                                        365
and the Charterers shall procure that all Bills of Lading issued               366
under this Charter Party shall contain the same Clause.                       367
26. Both-to-Blame Collision Clause                                                   368
If the liability for any collision in which the Vessel is involved                369
while performing this Charter Party falls to be determined                     370
in accordance with the laws of the United Kingdom and EnglishLaw to apply  371
the following Clause shall apply:                                                        372
"If the ship comes into collision with another ship as a result             373
of the negligence of the other ship and any act, neglect or                374
default of the master, mariner, pilot or the servants of the                375
carrier in the navigation or in the management of the ship,                376
the owners of the goods carried hereunder will indemnify                  377
the carrier against all loss or liability to the other or non-                   378
carrying ship or her owners in so far as such loss or liability              379
represents loss of or damage to or any claim whatsoever                 380
of the owners of the said goods, paid or payable by the                    381
other or non-carrying ship or her owners to the owners of                 382
the said goods and set off, recouped or recovered by the                 383
other or non-carrying ship or her owners as part of their                    384
claim against the carrying ship or carrier.                                        385
The foregoing provisions shall also apply where the                          386
Owners, Operators or those in charge of any ship or ships                387
or objects other than, or in addition to, the colliding ships or              388
objects are at fault in respect to a collision or contact"                     389
and the Charterers shall procure that all Bills of Lading issued               390
under this Charter Party shall contain the same Clause.                       391
27. War risks ("Voywar 1993")                                                          392
a) For the purpose of this Clause, the words:                                      393
(i) "Owners" shall include the shipowners, bareboat                              394
charterers, disponent-owners, managers or other operators                   395
who are charged with the management of the Vessel, and                    396



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the Master; and                                                                              397
(ii) "War Risks" shall include any war (whether actual or                       398
threatened), act of war, civil war, hostilities, revolution,                        399
rebellion, civil commotion, warlike    operations, the laying of                400
mines (whether actual or reported), acts of piracy, acts of                    401
terrorists, acts of hostility or malicious damage, blockades                   402
(whether  imposed against all vessels or imposed selectively                403
against vessels of certain flags or ownership, or against                       404
certain cargoes or crews or otherwise howsoever), by any                    405
person, body, terrorist or political group, or the Government                  406
of any state whatsoever, which, in the reasonable judgement                407
of the Master  and/or the Owners, may be dangerous or are                 408
likely to be or to become dangerous to the Vessel, her cargo,               409
crew or other persons on board the Vessel.                                        410
b) If at any time before the Vessel commences loading, it                    411
appears that, in the reasonable judgement of the Master                      412
and/or the Owners, performance of the Charter Party, or                      413
any part of it, may expose, or is likely to expose, the Vessel,               414
her cargo, crew or other persons on board the Vessel to                       415
War Risks, the Owners may give notice to the Charterers                    416
cancelling this Charter Party, or may refuse to perform such                 417
part of it as may expose, or may be likely to expose, the                     418
Vessel, her cargo, crew or other persons on board the Vessel               419
to War Risks; provided always that if this Charter Party                       420
provides that loading or discharging is to take place within a                 421
range of ports,  and at the port or ports nominated by the                     422
Charterers the Vessel, her cargo, crew, or other persons                      423
onboard the Vessel may be exposed, or may be likely to be                  424
exposed, to War Risks, the Owners shall first require the                     425
Charterers to nominate any other safe port which lies within                 426
the range for loading or discharging, and may only cancel                     427
this Charter Party if the Charterers shall not have nominated                428
such safe port or ports within 48 hours of receipt of notice of                429
such requirement.                                                                           430
c) The Owners shall not be required to continue to load                        431
cargo for any voyage, or to sign Bills of Lading for any port                   432
or place, or to proceed or continue on any voyage, or on                      433
any part thereof, or to proceed through any canal or                             434
waterway, or to proceed to or remain at any port or place                     435
whatsoever, where it appears, either after the loading of                       436
the cargo commences, or at any  stage of the voyage                         437
thereafter before the discharge of the cargo is completed,                    438
that, in the reasonable judgement of the Master and/or the                   439
Owners, the Vessel, her cargo (or any part thereof), crew                     440
or other persons on board the Vessel (or any one or more                     441
of them) may be, or are likely to be, exposed to War Risks.                 442
If it should so appear, the Owners may by notice request                     443
the Charterers to nominate a safe port for the discharge of                   444
the cargo or any  part thereof, and if within 48 hours of the                   445
receipt of such notice, the Charterers shall not have                            446
nominated such a port, the Owners may discharge the cargo                447
at any safe port of their choice (including the port of loading)                 448
in complete fulfilment of the Charter Party. The Owners shall                449
be entitled to recover from the Charterers the extra expenses               450
of such discharge and, if the discharge takes place at any                    451
port other than the loading port, to receive the full freight as                  452
though the cargo had been carried to the discharging port                     453
and if the extra distance exceeds 100 miles, to additional                     454
freight which shall be the same percentage of the freight                      455
contracted for as the percentage which the extra distance                    456
represents to the distance of the normal and customary                       457
route, the Owners having a lien on the cargo for such.                         458
expenses and freight                                                                       459
d) If at any stage of the voyage after the loading of the                        460
cargo commences, it appears that, in the reasonable                           461
judgement of the Master and/or the Owners, the Vessel,                      462
her cargo, crew or other persons on board the Vessel may                   463

be, or are likely to be, exposed to War Risks on any part of                  464
the route (including any canal or waterway) which is normally                465
and customarily used in a voyage of the nature contracted                   466
for, and there is another longer route to the discharging                        467
port, the Owners shall give notice to the Charterers that                       468
this route will be taken. In this event the Owners shall be                     469
entitled, if the total extra distance exceeds 100 miles, to                      470
additional freight which shall be the same percentage of                       471
the freight contracted for as the percentage which the extra                  472
distance represents to the distance of the normal and                          473
customary route.                                                                             474
e) The Vessel shall have liberty:-                                                       475
(i) to comply with all orders, directions, recommendations                     476
or advice as to departure, arrival, routes, sailing in convoy,                   477
ports of call, stoppages, destinations, discharge of cargo,                    478
delivery or in any way whatsoever which are given by the                     479
Government of the Nation under whose flag the Vessel sails,                480
or other Government to whose laws the Owners are subject,                481
or any other Government which so requires, or any body or                  482
group acting with the power to compel compliance with their                 483
orders or directions;                                                                         484
(ii) to comply with the orders, directions or recom-                               485
mendations of anywar risks underwriters who have the                        486
authority to give the same under the terms of the war risks                  487
insurance;                                                                                      488
(iii) to comply with the terms of any resolution of the Security               489
Council of the United Nations, any directives of the European               490
Community, the effective orders of any other Supranational                  491
body which has the right to issue and give the same, and                     492
with national laws aimed at enforcing the same to which                      493
the Owners are subject, and to obey the orders and                             494
directions of those who are charged with their enforcement;                  495
(iv) o discharge at any other port any cargo or part thereof                    496
which may render the Vessel liable to confiscation as a                        497
contraband carrier;                                                                          498
(v) to call at any other port to change the crew or any part                    499
thereof or other persons on board the Vessel when there is                   500
reason to believe that they may be subject to internment,                     501
imprisonment or other sanctions;                                                       502
(vi) where cargo has not been loaded or has been                                503
discharged by the Owners under any provisions of this                         504
Clause, to load other cargo for the Owners' own benefit                       505
and carry it to any other port or ports whatsoever, whether                   506
backwards or forwards or in a contrary direction to the                         507
ordinary or customary route.                                                             508
f) If in compliance with any of the provisions of sub-clauses                 509
b) to e) of this Clause anything is done or not done, such                     510
shall not be deemed to be a deviation, but shall be                              511
considered as due fulfilment of the Charter Party.                                512
28.  Arbitration (see cls 46)                                                              513
Any dispute arising out of the present contract shall be                        514
referred to Arbitration of "Chambre Arbitrale Maritime de                       515
Paris - 16 rue Daunou - 75002 Paris".                                                 516
The decision rendered according to the rules of Chambre                      517
Arbitrale and according to French Law shall be final and                       518
binding upon both parties.( see cls 44)The right of both parties to refer   519
any disputes to arbitration ceases twelve months after date                  520
of completion of discharge or, in case of cancellation or non-                521
performance, twelve months after the cancelling date as per                 522
Clause 6 or after the actual date of cancellation whichever is                523
the later. Where this provision is not complied with, the claim               524
shall be deemed to be waived and absolutely barred.                           525



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