School of Law

SOLM142/CCLG142 Charterparties: Law and Practice (Sem 1)

Module Description

The module will examine all aspects of charterparties, being contracts of vessel hire between the relevant parties. More specifically, the module will cover the stage of negotiating a charterparty, the basic principles underlying all such contracts, different types of charterparties (including voyage, time, hybrid and demise charters), various charterparty forms and their practical application, the effect of charterers' orders on the operation of charterparties, and the charters' discharge (including issues of breach, frustration and damages).

Applicable Groupings

  • LLM in Commercial and Corporate Law
  • LLM in International Business Law
  • LLM in Shipping Law

Mode of Assessment

2.15 hour examination


15 Credits