Laytime & Demurrage Masterclass Online

  • Online, 09:00 UTC
  • 21 Nov 2022 5 days
  • Available seats 0
  • Payment: visa visa visa visa

Course price

BIMCO member EUR 1150
Non-member EUR 1550


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


Laytime and Demurrage Masterclass Online is a series of 10 online sessions delivered over 5 days. Each day will run for 120 minutes with a short break in between. The masterclass will cover essential laytime and demurrage issues.

What will you learn?

This masterclass covers principles on laytime and demurrage for both dry and wet trades. The course examines, in a practical way, the application of laytime and demurrage in the daily operations. It covers the key legal concepts and a step-by-step approach to effectively use the knowledge to work strategically with laytime calculations to boost profitability. 

Dates and topics of Laytime & Demurrage Masterclass Online

Date Session Title Speaker
21 November 2022

Session 1
Introduction to Laytime
Richard Williams
Session 2 Types of Laytime
Baris Soyer
22 November 2022
Session 3 Commencement of Latyime Richard Williams
Session 4 Stoppage and Termination of Laytime Baris Soyer
23 November 2022

Session 5 Demurrage and Despatch Richard Williams
Session 6
Stoppage and Termination of Demurrage Baris Soyer
24 November 2022

Session 7 Case Study - Worked Example Baris Soyer
Session 8 Damages for Detention Richard Williams
25 November 2022

Session 9 Time Bar Clauses and the Commercial Usage of
Laytime and Demurrage in Non-Traditional Ways
Richard Williams
Session 10
Liens Baris Soyer

Starting hours (for all sessions) 

09:00 GMT/UTC
10:00 CET

What do participants say about the course? 

The course provides a very systematic way to introduce concepts of laytime and demurrage and the relevant legal issues.” (Laytime & Demurrage Masterclass Online participant, August 2020)

Course programme

Course certification

Participants will be given an option of taking a final assessment (one-hour open-book test) at the end of the course, and Certificate of Achievement will be issued with a grade (distinction, merit or pass). Those not taking the assessment will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

Course materials

BIMCO issues electronic course files as an Adobe PDF file enabling you to make personal notes. All documentation and presentations will be in English. Course access details will be provided once the registration is completed.

You will also receive access to BIMCO's eLearning modules on "Dry Cargo Laytime and Demurrage" and "Tanker Laytime and Demurrage".


Richard Williams

Richard Williams

Baris Soyer

Baris Soyer


Peter Grube

Peter Grube

Ayako Odashima


Josephine Schüler

Josie Schueler

Alternative dates & locations

  • Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 14 December, 2022 2 days
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  • Available seats 4  
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  • Online
  • 06 February, 2023 5 days
  • From EUR 1150
  • Available seats 20  
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  • Online
  • 24 April, 2023 5 days
  • From EUR 1150
  • Available seats 20  
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  • Paris, France
  • 10 May, 2023 2 days
  • From EUR 1035 EB 10-03-2023
  • Available seats 25  
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