The actual route taken by the Vessel shall be used as the basis of any calculation of the Vessel's performance under this Charter Party.
Owners and Charterers agree that evidence of the weather, sea state and other factors affecting the vessel’s performance shall be taken from the vessel’s log book unless such data is substantially contradicted by the ‘final report’ of an independent weather routeing service supported by data obtained from a weather authority that is a member of the World Meteorological Organization.
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BIMCO has published a new charter party clause to help tackle potential abuse by sanctions busters of the Automatic Identification System (AIS) which is mandatory for all ships to use under regulations for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS).
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BIMCO updating Infectious or Contagious Diseases Clauses to address pandemics
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