Time Charter Agreement Meaning

(b) while moored to the buoy, ships may at no time sort 4.5 metres aft; (b) Before and immediately after delivery, and then at any time during the charter period, charterers have the right to inspect the ship and verify the management procedures of the owners and managers to ensure that the ship, its certification and operating standards are met to the continued satisfaction of the charterers and that the owners fully comply with the provisions of the charter. Charterers shall have the right, at their time and expense, to bring their representative (including an independent surveyor designated by the charterers) to carry out inspections of the ship and/or to observe the operation of the cargo and/or to determine the quantity and quality of cargo, water and residues on board, including cargo sampling, inspection and copying of ship protocols. documents and records (including, but not limited to, personal notes of the master, officers or crew regarding the operation of the ship, logbook and computer-generated data) at each port of loading and/or unloading. The charterer`s representative may also carry out all the operations mentioned above inside or outside another port to which the charterers may request the master to redirect the ship at any time after leaving a port of loading. Charterers must obtain the agreement of the owners of those on board on that date before requiring the ship to be diverted. . . .

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