The Shipbroking and Chartering Handbook

9789814524230: The Shipbroking and Chartering Handbook
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This book has been written so that people involved in the business of ship chartering get an excellent overview of this part of the shipping business. As the book covers all aspects of chartering in a simple manner, it will make an understanding of the business of ship chartering easy for those reading it. The graphics in the book also make it easy for students to understand the Bill of Lading system and Incoterms, and the essentials of freight market practice, among others. The book has ten chapters that have been arranged logically and sequentially. Several standard chartering contracts have also been included as appendices.
A concise handbook that provides a good introduction to all aspects of shipbroking and chartering in a simple manner. The book steers the reader seamlessly through the complex maze of the various segments of the shipping industry in a user-friendly way. The contents of the book are structured logically for an easy and clear understanding of the subject chartering and shipbroking. Several high quality graphics, including flow-charts, flow-diagrams and 3D ship diagrams, provide aesthetically- pleasing explanations on the various terms used in chartering. End-of-chapter review questions for knowledge reinforcement.
Table of contents
Preface Foreword Foreword II Foreword III About the Author Acknowledgements Acronyms List of Photographs 1 The Freight Market and the Vessels that Ply the Market 2 The Essentials of Freight Market Practice 3 Charter Party Terminology and Common Methods of Employment 4 The Voyage Charter Party 5 The Time Charter Party 6 Tanker and Offshore Charter Parties 7 The Contract of Affreightment (COA) 8 Voyage Estimating 9 Chartering Routines 10 Laytime Appendix 1 A Negotiated Uniform General Charter Party Appendix 2 World Scale Extracts Appendix 3 Tanker Voyage Charter Party (TANKERVOY 87) Appendix 4 A Negotiated Time Charter Party for Offshore Service Vessels (SUPPLYTIME 2005) Appendix 5 Tanker Contract of Affreightment (Intercoa 80) Appendix 6 Laytime Definitions for Charter Parties 2013 Appendix 7 Laytime Statement for the vessel Aifanourios Appendix 8 Answers to laytime examples Appendix 9 A Negotiated New York Produce Exchange Form Index

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Captain Ashok Mulloth is a Senior Lecturer at the Singapore Maritime Academy, Singapore Polytechnic. He has been teaching nautical subjects to deck officers for over 20 years. He has developed several computer based training programmes in nautical subjects that have enhanced teaching and learning. The Shipbroking and Chartering Handbook is his second book, and is a result of his continuing interest in providing easy-to-read learning material for personnel working in the maritime industry.

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