Category: Asdem Newsletters

Quarantine and Free Pratique

3rd September 2014 phil Asdem Newsletters 0 Comments

This post first appeared in September 2014 Asdem Newsletter.  To see this Newsletter please go to www.asdem.co.uk and look for the ‘Newsletters’ tab The outbreak of Ebola is a tragedy for the people of West Africa and I hope the virus can soon be contained and those infected treated effectively. I’ve been looking at how this may affect laytime […]

Pick Up The Phone

6th January 2014 phil Asdem Newsletters 0 Comments

This post first appeared in January 2014 Asdem Newsletter.  To see this Newsletter please go to www.asdem.co.uk and look for the ‘Newsletters’ tab   Towards the end of last year the newspapers reported on research with the headline that almost 40% of 18-24 year olds were nervous of using the telephone. To read more on this survey check out […]

Virtual Arrival Clauses

6th January 2014 phil Asdem Newsletters 1 Comment

This post first appeared in the January 2014 Asdem Newsletter.  To see this newsletter please go to www.asdem.co.uk and look for the ‘Newsletters’ tab Those of you who attended last year’s Asdem Demurrage Conference and heard Simon Rickwood from BP Oil International give his paper on Virtual Arrival were probably eagerly waiting for BIMCO to issue their Virtual Arrival […]

Evenly Spread

6th December 2013 phil Asdem Newsletters 0 Comments

This post first appeared in the Asdem Oil Barge Newsletter December 2013.  To see this Newsletter please go to www.asdem.co.uk and look for the ‘Newsletters’ tab   Disputes can arise with the term ‘Evenly Spread’ when there is a series of lifting/deliveries under a contract. The contract may say: 20,000mt per month. Liftings to take place evenly spread – minimum lots […]

Stripping Cargo Tanks and Demurrage

3rd September 2013 phil Asdem Newsletters 3 Comments

This post first appeared in the September 2013 Asdem Newsletter.  To see this Newsletter please go to www.asdem.co.uk and look for the ‘Newsletters’ tab Stripping cargo tanks is carried out to ensure that as much cargo as possible is discharged. Normally the vessel will use stripping pumps and lines for this purpose as they will reach the last drop of […]

Code of Practice Revisited

3rd September 2013 phil Asdem Newsletters 0 Comments

This post first appeared in the September 2013 Asdem Newsletter.  To see this Newsletter please go to www.asdem.co.uk and look for the ‘Newsletters’ tab Earlier this year I was interested to hear that Intertanko were calling for a code of conduct for freight and demurrage as they claim Owners are waiting longer for their money these days. I have heard that […]

AN INCREASE IN PUMPING DISPUTES?

1st May 2013 phil Asdem Newsletters 0 Comments

This post first appeared in the May 2013 Asdem Newsletter.  To see this Newsletter please go to www.asdem.co.uk and look for the ‘Newsletters’ tab In March I wrote a blog (www.hubse.com) about the changes to the pumping clause in ExxonMobil VOY2012 where, in an interesting move, the pumping clause has been changed so that it is now incumbent on Owners […]

Delays after hoses disconnected

3rd January 2013 phil Asdem Newsletters 20 Comments

This post first appeared in the January 2013 Asdem Newsletter.  To see this Newsletter please go to www.asdem.co.uk and look for the ‘Newsletters’ tab I am often asked what remedy an Owner has if a vessel is delayed at a load or discharge port after hoses have been disconnected. It is common knowledge that most charter parties cover delays in providing documentation […]

Early Arrival under TTB Rules

2nd January 2013 phil Asdem Newsletters 0 Comments

This post first appeared in the January 2013 Asdem Oil Barge Newsletter.  To see this Newsletter please go to www.asdem.co.uk and look for the ‘Newsletters’ tab TTB rules state at 9.2.1 that time will start “upon scheduled registration of loading/discharging readiness on the part of the vessel on the agreed loading day … taking into consideration the notice period for nomination””   […]

Reversibility in Oil Contracts

2nd January 2013 phil Asdem Newsletters 0 Comments

This post first appeared in the January 2013 Asdem Oil Barge Newsletter.  To see this Newsletter please go to www.asdem.co.uk and look for the ‘Newsletters’ tab It is interesting to see that the LEAP group is specifically going to incorporate the principle of reversibility in their terms whereby any time save at the load port will be passed back to the […]