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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The following have contributed to such turn: The sum negotiated for this is inserted in box 20 and governed by clause 7. This is one charyer the most important changes in Gencon TBN Self-propelled split hopper barge built in Romania.

The canceling clause clause 9 of Gencon 94 or clause 10 of Gencon 76 pafty also updated in order to give Owners the right to ask for extension of laycan if the vessel delays and avoid a long ballast leg out of the laycan.

GENCON Charterparty

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. Gencon first issued in and then revised twice: Prepayment of freight is incorporated in Gencon Search everywhere Search in section Vessels for sale Search in section Types of vessels Search in section Terms Search in section Proformas of contracts.

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.

It must be remembered that all charter parties emerge from negotiations between Owners and Charterers, usually through one or more brokers, and the resulting agreement may well require amendments partg some of the printed clauses.

General average clause has also been updated to include the place of GA adjustment London unless otherwise agreed and basis the updated York-Antwerp Rules 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 both operations, whether or paarty time stops counting for bad weather and so on.

Boxes 10, 11 and 12 take us to the loading and discharging ports and the type and quantity of cargo to be loaded. Part II has more serious revisions: Along with the payment of freight paty delivery, which existed in previous revisions, are the two payment options which apply in Gencon Like what you’re reading?


Since the Gencon 94 is a revision of Gencon genckn, in order to see their differences one needs to focus on the amendments incorporated with the revision.

Self-propelled split hopper barge built in Romania. Another problem which owners usually face is the delayed payment or the nonpayment of demurrage claims.

Just place your open inquiries and find suitable positions. Boxes 8 and 9 should not be overlooked; they describe the position of the ship relative to this particular charter. So clauses 5, 6 and 7 cover this dispute-prone area of time in port. With this change, the clause is less wide and the chances for a strike or lock-out to fall within this generic exclusion are definitely less than in Gencon TBN Multipurpose auxiliary offshore vessel built in in China. Gencon 94 vs Gencon 76 — Differences in Part I Since the Gencon 94 is a revision of Gencon 76, in order to see their differences one needs to focus on the amendments incorporated with the revision.

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. Therefore, which of the two charter parties will be used is usually a point of negotiation between the parties.

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In addition there are many ways in which laytime can be expressed. If the ship is fixed for loading or discharging at such a place, this must be specifically agreed in the charter party, otherwise the Owners have every right to refuse to put their vessel there.

Voyage charters Dry cargoes 34 Liquid cargoes 4 Gases 2. Built in in China. The options in the printed clause 4 need to be carefully considered in conjunction with these details. 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 Due to this same reason, Owners usually prefer to go with the Gencon 94 form. Dry cargoes 40 Gas cargoes 1 Liquid cargoes 6.


The survey showed that Gencon 94 is, by far, used more regularly than any other form. Ship chartering is easy with us Just place your open inquiries and find suitable positions.

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. But right now OpenSea helps easily find right cargo for right ship or vice partt and creates new level of transparency on the freight market.

Agree with terms and conditions. Sign up for new offers Name. Once in and one more time in Get started for free. Finally, the War Risks clause has been updated with the standard Voywar Next, there are boxes in which to enter the names of the parties and of course, the name 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.

Despite the fact that such revisions were necessary in order for the terms to be updated in line with the standard shipping practices, each revision also included a few changes which, in fact, amended the rights and responsibilities of the parties, creating a dispute between the Owners and Charterers on which form is fairer.

A shipowner is, therefore, anxious to keep the time spent in loading and discharging to a minimum.

Indemnity for excess liabilities arising under the bills of landing. Then comes the all-important clause setting out the rate of freight including how, when and where it is to be paid.

Deck crane, towing hook. Another clause which is extended in Gencon 94 is the lien clause which carter includes also the lien on sub-freights to cover the cases the vessel is sub-chartererd. This happens for a variety of reasons such as the following: