The GENCON (General Charter Conditions) charter party is the most common standard voyage charterparty form used worldwide. Gencon first issued in This document is a computer generated GENCON form printed by Charter Party about the date indicated in Box 9, and the party mentioned as the. 5 . Uniform General Charter, or “GENCON”, is the standard form voyage charterparty most commonly used worldwide. GENCON was first issued by BIMCO in

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Search everywhere Search in section Vessels for sale Search in section Types of vessels Search in section Patry Search in section Proformas of contracts. The survey showed that Gencon 94 is, by far, used more regularly than any other form. Self-propelled split hopper barge built in Romania.

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Indemnity charetr excess liabilities arising under the bills of landing. Dry cargo vessels Tankers Gas carriers Ferries Egncon vessels.

This wording was not included in Gencon 76 and gives some defense to Owners in case something goes wrong with the bill of lading holder. Dry cargoes 40 Gas cargoes 1 Liquid cargoes 6. Whilst some completely new clauses have been incorporated into the Gencon 94, only one clause of Gencon 76 has been deleted, i. So clauses 5, 6 and 7 cover this dispute-prone area of time in port.

In addition there are many ways in which laytime can be expressed.

Get the latest updates first. Under English law the timely payment of demurrage is not always considered as an essential part of the charter party.

A crucial point in connection with the freight is the question of which party should be responsible for the costs and risks of loading and discharging 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.

Prepayment of freight is incorporated in Gencon In extreme cases, such misrepresentation could be grounds for the charterer to cancel the contract, and the date when this could take effect is shown in box Linked to when time commences to count and the amount of time allowed for loading and discharging is the penalty for exceeding the agreed limits. Then comes the all-important clause setting out the rate of freight including how, when and where it is to be paid.

Built in in China. These are known as FIO terms free in and out implying that both loading and discharging operations are free of expense to the shipowners.

Gencon first issued in and then revised twice: Voyage charters Dry cargoes 34 Liquid cargoes 4 Gases 2. Get started for free. In addition, as the GENCON is designed for non-specialised trades, both parties to the contract may well insist on certain additional clauses particular to their requirements to be attached to the standard form. Additional boxes which have been inserted in Gencon 94 refer partyy A shipowner is, therefore, anxious to keep the pary spent in loading and discharging to a minimum.

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The GENCON charter party only envisages a situation where the shippers pay for the loading and the consignees for the discharging. With this change, the clause charetr less wide and the chances for a strike or lock-out to fall within this generic exclusion are definitely less than in Gencon Boxes 8 and 9 should not be overlooked; they describe the position of the ship relative to this particular charter.

Agree with terms and conditions. In terms of hours or days, as so many tonnes per day, as separate periods for loading and discharging or a total time span for paety operations, whether or not time stops counting for bad weather and so on.

Multipurpose auxiliary partg vessel built in in China. On the other hand, Charterers would definitely prefer payment closest to the delivery of the cargo rather than upon its shipment as it is the case in Gencon The following have contributed to such turn: Boxes 10, 11 and 12 take us to the loading and discharging ports and the type and quantity of cargo to be loaded.

Because of the imponderables in time for merchant ships there is usually a span of some days between which the vessel may be presented for loading. TBN Self-propelled split hopper barge built in Romania. Gencon 94 removes any such limitation and the parties can claim any and all damages they may have.

It will be much faster, xharter and will avoid manual typing errors or omissions. Next, there are boxes in which to enter the names of the parties and of course, the partu of the ship details of its registered tonnages, dead weight, and any other characteristics important to the fixture, for example cubic capacity or perhaps the size of the hatches.

Tanker barges Dry cargo barges Hopper barges Barge with ramp Sea non-selfpropelled barges Deck barges. Sign up for new offers Name. But right now OpenSea helps easily find right cargo for right ship or vice versa and creates new level of transparency on the freight market. Once in and chartee more time in This happens for a variety of reasons such as the following: 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 able to cgarter their money.