TECHNICAL RESOURCES

The Beginning and End of Charters

By David Tantrum

“Charterer’s Legal Liability”

Author:  David Tantrum

Published:  June 1999

David Tantrum explains the role of the charterer’s surveyor when evaluating damage issues.

In the simplest terms, a damage to ship or cargo is distributed between hull, cargo or liability underwriters.  But when the ship is sailing under a charter party or a sub-charter party (or for that matter a sub-sub-charter party), things become more complicated.

David provides guidance in order to reduce confusion and enable the surveyors for all parties to do their jobs.

To download the full paper click this link:  Charterer’s_Legal_Liability