Vessel is equipped with the following cargo handling gear in good working order: ..........................., ........................... which are at Charterers' free disposal, whenever required, together with corresponding running gear and with the necessary motive power to work all gear simultaneously.
Charterers shall employ winchmen and/or crane drivers at their risk and expense.
Any time lost as a result of Vessel's power failure, breakdown of winches/Vessel's cranes and/or gear not caused by default of shore labourers shall not count as laytime, such time lost being calculated pro rata in relation to the total number of winches/cranes on the Vessel.
Vessel shall give free use, whenever required, of lights as on board to carry on night work.
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