The GENCON (General Charter Conditions) charter party is the most common standard voyage charterparty form used worldwide. Gencon first issued in This document is a computer generated GENCON form printed by Charter Party about the date indicated in Box 9, and the party mentioned as the. 5 . Uniform General Charter, or “GENCON”, is the standard form voyage charterparty most commonly used worldwide. GENCON was first issued by BIMCO in

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The options in the printed clause gdncon need to be carefully considered in conjunction with these details. In addition, as the GENCON is designed for non-specialised trades, both parties to the contract may well insist on certain additional clauses particular to their requirements to be attached to the standard form.

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Another clause which is extended in Gencon 94 is the lien clause which now includes also the lien on sub-freights to cover the cases the vessel is sub-chartererd. Self-propelled split hopper barge built in Romania.

TBN Self-propelled split hopper barge built in Romania. Gencon 94 vs Gencon 76 — Differences in Part I Since the Gencon 94 is a revision pafty Gencon 76, in order to see their differences one needs to focus on the amendments incorporated with the revision.

The main Gencon forms which may create a dispute

Therefore, which of the two charter parties will be used is usually a point of negotiation between the parties. Get the latest updates first.


Just place your open inquiries and find suitable positions. The canceling clause clause 9 of Gencon 94 or clause 10 of Gencon 76 is also updated in order to give Owners the right to ask for extension of laycan if the vessel delays and avoid a long ballast leg out of the charteg.

Dry cargoes Liquid cargoes Gases. Next, there are boxes in which to chharter the names of the parties and of course, the name of the ship details of its registered tonnages, dead weight, and any other characteristics important to the fixture, for example cubic capacity or perhaps the size of the hatches.

As mentioned earlier, Gencon is the most used voyage charter party worldwide. Another problem which owners usually face is the delayed payment or the nonpayment of demurrage claims. TBN Multipurpose auxiliary offshore vessel built in in China. Then comes the all-important clause setting out the rate of freight including how, when and where it is to be paid.

The following have contributed to such turn: A crucial point in connection with the freight is the question of which party should be responsible for the costs and risks of loading and discharging the cargo. If the ship is fixed for loading or discharging at such a place, this must be specifically agreed in the charter party, otherwise the Owners have every right to refuse to put their vessel there.

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Gencon first pwrty in and then revised twice: A word of which the precise definition is almost lost in history but for our purposes refers to the time allowed for loading, respectively discharging. In extreme cases, such misrepresentation could be grounds for the charterer to cancel the contract, and the date when this could take effect is shown in box Once in and one vharter time in Boxes 8 and 9 should not be overlooked; they describe the position of the ship relative to this particular charter.


Dry cargo vessels 8 Tankers 3 Gas carriers 1 Ferries 1 Offshore vessels 2. Search everywhere Search in section Vessels for sale Search in section Types of vessels Search in section Terms Search in section Proformas of contracts. Linked to when time commences to count and the amount of time allowed for loading and discharging is the penalty for exceeding the agreed limits. Part II has more serious revisions: Tanker barges Dry cargo barges Hopper barges Barge with ramp Sea non-selfpropelled barges Deck barges.

Since the Gencon 94 is a revision of Gencon 76, in order to see their differences one needs to focus on the amendments incorporated with the revision.

So clauses 5, 6 and 7 cover this dispute-prone area of time in port.

Some loading or discharging berths, especially those in tidal rivers where small coasters regularly load; do not have enough water alongside at low tide to allow ships to remain afloat. The sum negotiated for this is inserted in box 20 and governed chafter clause 7.