|20 December 2006|
|12:38||seaAsian Oil Freight Rates to Ease|
Oil tanker freight rates in 2007 could ease by about 15 percent on key Asian routes, as shipyards churn out new builds and oil demand slows, but high volatility will persist on geopolitics and weather patterns.
|30 May 2006|
|17:05||seaFEFC Raises Surcharges|
The Member Lines of the FEFC (Far East Freight Conference) declared they increased Bunker Adjustment Factor (BAF).
|1 March 2005|
|11:19||seaLonger Charters Keep Rates Lower|
Boxship charter rates remain firm with ocean carriers fixing vessels for longer periods in exchange for more reasonable rate levels, reports Fairplay.
|6 February 2003|
|11:00||seaTop 30 Container Liner Operators|
Liner operators are generally reporting better rates on the dominant legs of the various trunk routes.
|16 September 2002|
|11:00||seaSupport Fleet Needs Federal Support|
An interview with Anatoly F.
|27 August 2002|
|11:00||seaPort Exists for People|
An interview with Yevgeny V.
|26 March 2002|
|11:00||seaContainer Traffic in the Baltic Sea|
I am originating in deep sea trading, being educated in Hapag Lloyd and Maersk Line - now Maersk Sealand - have been working in the Far East for some years and took over the management of TEAM LINES two years ago.
TEAM LINES is a Short Sea Feeder shipping company - in fact the largest in Germany.
|28 February 2002|
|11:00||seaUkrainian Oil Transit: Development Factors|
|27 February 2002|
|11:00||seaBunker Market in Primorsk|
The start of operations at the new port in Primorsk means a new bunker market has emerged, and both Russian and foreign bunkering companies are looking for a share in it.
|28 September 2001|
|11:00||seaDealing with Defaulting Charterer|
Watson Farley & Williams
15 Appold Street
Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7814 8000
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7814 8141
In this seminar we focus in particular upon what the Shipowner can do when the Charterers fails to meet its payment obligation under voyage and time charterparties.
Part One - identifying problem Charterers
Investigating the Charterer before concluding the Charter party.
Unusual Charterparty clauses.
Part Two - voyage charters
The Charterer's refusal to pay freight.
Deductions from freight.
The Shipowner's right of lien - legal and practical considerations.
Recovering freight from an insolvent Charterer.
Part Three - time charters
The Charterer's obligation to pay hire - when and how much.
The Charterer's right to make deductions from hire.
The right of withdrawal of the ship - legal and considerations - pitfalls for the Shipowner.
The Shipowner's right of lien under the time charter.
PART ONE - IDENTIFYING PROBLEM CHARTERERS
Pre-contract due diligence
Investigating new Charterers.
Maritime Agencies - Baltic Exchange / Bimco / International Maritime Bureau.
Bank Guarantee / bank reference.
Parent Company Guarantee
Watch out for
- Off-shore subsidiary substituted as Charterer at the last minute
- Unusual Charterparty clauses
- "Too good to be true" cheap freight, high time charter hire rates relative to market
PART TWO - DEFAULT UNDER A VOYAGE CHARTER
1 Non-Payment of Freight
Charterer's primary payment obligation under voyage Charterparty is to pay freight.
A. Deductions from freight by the Charterer
Freight is to be paid without discount.
|6 July 2001|
|11:00||seaPetersburg Oil Terminal Plans Extension|
During the 5 years of business activities PNT transformed from an insignificant bunkering base of Baltic Shipping Co into a modern enterprise, the only one among Russian oil terminals in the Baltic capable of competing with those in the Baltic states in the sphere of petroleum products export transshipment.
After the USSR breakdown Russia did not have specialized oil terminals at its disposal.
|29 May 2001|
|11:00||seaSt. Petersburg Port Presents Investment Projects|
The conference "St.
|31 October 2000|
|11:00||seaInsurance in Questions and Answers|
What is the basic difference between P&I club - Protection and Indemnity club and Oakeshott Insurance Consultants Ltd and what is your company’s relation to them?
These are two completely different structures.
|12 October 2000|
|11:00||seaSecurity Claims in England|
Perhaps the most important consideration in a claim is to ensure that payment of the sums due are obtained and received.