15 March 2017
The revision of the SUPPLYTIME 2005 charter party, BIMCO’s specialised offshore support vessel contract, is close to completion.
18 August 2016
The revision of BIMCO’s top-selling contract, SUPPLYTIME 2005, has now reached a stage where it is appropriate to consult with the wider industry about the changes made to the contract so far.
20 September 2016
The latest edition of this contract is SUPPLYTIME 2017.
Copyright in SUPPLYTIME 2017 is held by BIMCO.
06 October 2016
25 September 2019
Paul is Global Head of Shipping managing 200 specialist shipping lawyers across our worldwide network of 20 offices. Paul specialises in offshore and marine, focusing mainly on charterparties, bills of lading, shipbuilding, rig disputes, collisions, fire and explosion, salvage, general average, groundings, total loss, towage, seismic and limitation.
He regularly speaks at and chairs offshore vessel conferences and is on the BIMCO panel for their “Using SUPPLYTIME” course, the review committee for the SUPPLYTIME 2005 revision and on the drafting committee for BIMCO's new standard form Offshore Dismantling Services Agreement. Experience gained working for an International Group P&I club specialising in offshore vessels, enables Paul to combine practical understanding with the legal role and he is identified in the Legal Directories as one of the leading individuals in his fields.
Paul was mentioned in the most recent edition of “The Law Of Tug and Tow and Offshore Contracts” by Simon Rainey Q.C. – “It remains only for me to thank those who have played a role in this third edition...Paul Dean of HFW, one of the leading and busiest practitioners in the field of offshore contracts and with whom I have had the good fortune to work on some of the knottier problems of the various BIMCO forms, who very kindly read through and commented upon Chapters 4 and 5 on the “TOWCON”, “TOWHIRE” and “SUPPLYTIME” forms and gave me the benefit of his great experience and sagacity...”
Paul is qualified in England and Wales and was admitted as a solicitor in 1991.
24 October 2016
23 June 2016
Latest news about BIMCO's contracts and clauses: New novation agreements; update on revision of SUPPLYTIME, BARECON and WORLDFOOD charter parties; update on Standard Term Sheet.
11 May 2016
BIMCO's Documentary Committee met on 10 May in Copenhagen and approved for publication three standard novation agreements for time charter parties and shipbuilding contracts.
07 November 2016
A selected consultation group from the offshore industry including owners, charterers, brokers, insurers, P&I clubs and legal experts, have recently contributed with feedback on the revised SUPPLYTIME form. This process has helped the drafting team in reviewing and “polishing” the current draft during a two day meeting at BIMCO House in November.
21 August 2017
Leading London law chambers gives “top marks to BIMCO” at seminar on new edition of SUPPLYTIME offshore support vessel charter party.