Laytime & Demurrage Masterclass Online

  • Online, 08:00 UTC
  • 24 Apr 2023 5 days
  • Available seats 15
  • Payment: visa visa visa visa

Course price

BIMCO member EUR 1250
Non-member EUR 1650


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





24 April 2023

Session 1

Introduction to Laytime

Richard Williams

Session 2

Types of Laytime

Baris Soyer

25 April 2023

Session 3

Commencement of Laytime

Richard Williams

Session 4

Stoppage and Termination of Laytime

Baris Soyer

26 April 2023

Session 5

Demurrage and Despatch

Richard Williams

Session 6

Stoppage and Termination of Demurrage

Baris Soyer

27 April 2023

Session 7

Case Study - Worked Example

Baris Soyer

Session 8

Damages for Detention

Richard Williams

28 April 2023

Session 9

Time Bar Clauses and the Commercial Usage of
Laytime and Demurrage in Non-Traditional Ways

Richard Williams

Session 10


Baris Soyer

Starting hours (for all sessions) 

08:00 UTC
10:00 CEST

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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 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


Sibyl Xu


Alternative dates & locations

  • Paris, France
  • 10 May, 2023 2 days
  • From EUR 1250
  • Available seats 11  
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