Charter Party Workshop Masterclass

  • Copenhagen , Denmark
  • 23 Nov 2020 (3 days)
  • Available seats 21
  • Payment: visa visa visa

BIMCO keeps focus on COVID-19 advice and information

At BIMCO, we follow the authorities' recommendations and do everything possible to minimise the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). This means that we take a number of precautions in our daily lives, which also affect our courses.

Planned courses which cannot be held in accordance with recommendations from the authorities, will be re-booked for a later date. If you have already registered for a course, you will be notified by e-mail.

Please contact us if you have any questions

Course price

Early bird discount BIMCO member From EUR 1035 (Normal price EUR 1150)
Expires 24-08-2020 Non-member From EUR 1395 (Normal price EUR 1550)


10% group discount is available for registering 3 or more participants from the same company.


The workshop combines a range of lecturers on voyage and time chartering with sessions on related day-to-day issues and troubleshooting.

What will you learn?

Some of the topics you will cover.

  • How does it all fit together? The legal relationships created between the commodity sale contract, the shipping contract and the insurance market
  • Voyage chartering: the duty of the carrier to provide a seaworthy ship able to carry the cargo
  • Voyage chartering: When time matters: proceeding with utmost dispatch and without deviation. But what rights and obligations does the carrier have

Course programme

Why choose to participate?

You will be taught by hand-picked industry experts who have built a career out of solving complicated commercial law issues. The combination of theory, discussion and casework will make the complexity of legal issues clear and manageable. The speakers will share valuable experiences and point participants towards practical solutions, which can be used on the job. The course will also facilitate networking between international shipping peers and enable long-term relationships between the participants.

The masterclass is aimed at all practitioners involved in maritime transportation, who wish to boost their expert knowledge and become proficient in managing charterparties.

How will this course help your professional development?

This course will assist you in identifying the potential challenges in advance and enable you to ask the right questions to the parties involved, thereby helping you to understand and explain your own risks and exposures.

After the course, you will have a have a much deeper understanding of the fundamental functions of charterparties and how they fit into commercial shipping operations. You will be able to discuss issues, such as delivery against an LOI, with your superiors, P&I club or legal counsel. 

Course certification

A BIMCO certificate will be issued, showing the duration of the training.

Course materials

BIMCO issues electronic course files as an Adobe PDF file enabling you to make personal notes using a computer or tablet. Please bring a computer or tablet! All documentation and presentations will be in English.


Richard Williams

Richard Williams

Baris Soyer

Baris Soyer


Peter Grube



  • Copenhagen TBD
  • Suitable venue to be annouced shortly
  • Copenhagen
  • Denmark

The fee includes coffee breaks, lunch and course materials, but not transport or accommodation, which should be arranged by the participant directly with the hotel.

Your safety when attending BIMCO courses

BIMCO works closely with the venue to ensure safe distancing throughout the course, including lunch and coffee breaks, by following local authority guidelines. BIMCO will provide setup details of the room(s) where the training will take place.

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Peter Grube

Peter Grube, Head of Training