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HEADS UP SEAFARERS - MARINE CHARTERING

It has come to the attention of NAUTICAL LOG that many seafarers and particularly recreational boaters are not knowledgeable about Chartering. For recreational boaters who rent boats or might even be considering a yacht charter vacation either locally or to some exotic locale, this is not good. It is most important to have background knowledge and be able to go through a contract, that is a Charter Party, and have a basic idea what it is about and what to look out for in it. So what to do?

NAUTICAL LOG has decided to write a series of Posts about Marine Chartering which we hope will be helpful. The series is based on personal experience at sea as Master and Chief Officer of chartered cargo ships/freighters, bulk carriers and container ships. In addition at one time we taught International Maritime Law to sea-going officers for a United Kingdom 'Certificate of Equivalency' and the Posts are edited from our lecture notes. We hope you find it useful but please remember it is,


INFORMATIONAL ONLY AND NOT LEGAL ADVICE.

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