Hamburg Rules Clause for use with Time Charter Parties 1994


BIMCO Hamburg Rules Clause for use with Time Charter Parties 1994


Neither the Charterers nor their Agents shall permit the issue of any bill of lading, waybill or other document evidencing a contract of carriage (whether or not signed on behalf of the Owner or on the Charterers' behalf or on behalf of any Sub-Charterers) incorporating, where not compulsorily applicable, the Hamburg Rules or any other legislation giving effect to the Hamburg Rules or any other legislation imposing liabilities in excess of Hague or Hague/Visby Rules. Charterers shall indemnify the Owners against any liability, loss or damage which may result from any breach of the foregoing provisions of this clause. 

*) Operators wishing to use this Clause should seek legal advice to confirm that the Clause is suitable for incorporation in the relevant charter party.

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