By publishing BARECON , BIMCO hopes to bring the industry-standard bareboat charterparty terms fully up to date, reflecting commercial. BIMCO has recently published its new BARECON following a review of its being a timely intervention by BIMCO, required to bring the version into. One of BIMCO’s most widely used documents. › Revision scope; general update and modernisation. › Drafting committee;. – Ajay Hazari, Anglo-Eastern.

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Novation Agreement for the Transfer of Ownership.

Your Message Providing us with as much detail as possible will help us to deal with your enquiry quickly. This is a significant tightening of the owners’ obligations on delivery. The charterer is now allowed to place two representatives on board the vessel for familiarisation purposes for a reasonable period prior to delivery under the charter. Our combination of practice excellence and deep industry expertise provides a distinct competitive advantage to our clients, bringing together legal expertise, commercial bimvo and close professional support.

Redelivery Late redelivery by charterers now results in the payment of an enhanced hire bimoc. The key changes to look out for are:. The provisions regarding terminationdue to the other party’s breach of contract are more or less the same, except that the charterer is given a right to terminate in bzrecon the owner fails to take out insurance where required to do so in accordance with clause 17 c.

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There have been no recent searches. Click on the ‘menu’ button again and select “Bookmarks”. Press release Priority news Contract Bunkers. For further assistance please contact any of the authors or your usual CMS contact. BARECON maintains the position under the form that the charterers cannot claim against the owners for not meeting any conditions, representations or bimck in relation to the vessel once delivery has taken place.


Click on the ‘start’ button and save as a bookmark. If the charterer has conducted an inspection prior to delivery it is now also a requirement for the vessel to be delivered in the same condition fair wear and tear excepted as she was at the time of such inspection.

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If the charterer has inspected the vessel before delivery, the owner must deliver the vessel to the charterer in the same condition, fair wear and tear excepted. This greater right of access to information should help to give owners comfort around vessel condition whilst on charter. Read the latest edition now Read previous digital issues. Another new measure in BARECON is the inclusion of a clause permitting the charterers at delivery and the owners at redelivery to arrange for an underwater inspection, to be performed by a diver bafecon by Class and in the presence of a Class surveyor.

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Barecon 2017 – Ringing in the Changes

Otherwise the principles are largely unchanged except that the war risk provisions found at Clause 26 f in BARECON have been deleted, meaning that the parties no longer have the right to cancel the charter in the event of war between the nations specified.


To find out more about how to change your cookies settings or how we use cookies please click here. If you use BARECON when contracting it would be sensible to consider how the new drafting affects your obligations and whether you want to introduce additional amendments to protect your position.

Furthermore, several of the simplifications, clarifications and other updates should make the form easier to use in conjunction with bareconn clauses crafted for the specific transaction. Contact Singapore Office on: As such, the form is a key element in project finance transactions, commercial fixtures between shipowners and operators and more generally in relation to inter-company chartering between affiliates.

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Jonathan Page Partner jpa wrco. BDM is a specialist shipping law firm offering high quality legal advice and representation at a reasonable price. If you agree to this use of cookies please click any button to continue using our website. To further protect the charterers’ interests, BARECON provides that, if the charterers have inspected the vessel prior to delivery, it shall be delivered in the same condition as at the time of the inspection, fair wear and tear excepted.

The charterers and their representatives are required to sign “the Owners’ usual letter of indemnity prior to embarkation”.

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