GENCON is a standard voyage charter party. It is a general purpose agreement for the services of a ship in exchange for freight and can be used in a variety of. Gencon, Charter Party, Chartering agreement. and particularly known also as “ Gencon ”. Gencon, first issued in and revised in and The GENCON (General Charter Conditions) charter party is the most common Due to this same reason, Owners usually prefer to go with the Gencon 94 form.

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The main Gencon forms which may create a dispute

Also during loading and unloading a lot can go wrong resulting in a serious damage, and albeit caused by the stevedores, the charterers will be held liable. Subscribe to our blog articles Analytics, inspiration and fresh ideas for ship chartering community. Exclusively focused on Charterers Liability insurance Ccharter Charterama?

It is a general purpose agreement for the services of a ship in exchange for freight and can be used in a variety of trades. Ships have capsized and egncon because of shifting of cargo and charterers were held liable for it. Since the Gencon 76 and the Gencon 94 are the most used forms, here, we will focus on these two versions and will discuss the terms that make Charterers and Owners have a strong preference of one form over the other.

The survey showed that Gencon 94 is, by far, used more regularly than any other form. Search everywhere Search in section Vessels for sale Search in section Types of vessels Search in section Terms Search in section Proformas of contracts.

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The Risk of GENCON

partty Additional boxes which have been inserted in Gencon 94 refer to: Once in and chartter more time in Dry cargoes Gas cargoes Liquid cargoes. But right now OpenSea helps easily find right cargo for right ship or vice versa and creates new level of transparency on the freight market.


Under Time Charter contracts these risks are generally recognised, however, under Voyage Charter contracts these risks are many times still underestimated. Whilst some completely new clauses have been incorporated into the Gencon 94, only one clause of Gencon 76 has been deleted, i. It will be much faster, convenient and will avoid manual typing errors or omissions. Follow us on social media.

Like what you’re reading? Clause 12 of Gencon 76 limits the indemnity for non performance of the charter party up to the amount of estimated freight. 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 pwrty is sub-chartererd.

On the other hand, Charterers would definitely prefer payment closest to the delivery of the cargo rather than upon its charrer as it is the case in Gencon Get the latest updates first.

These claims can run as bad as the total loss of the vessel.

Tanker barges Dry cargo barges Hopper barges Barge with ramp Sea non-selfpropelled barges Deck barges. Ice class equivalent to 1D. Just place your open inquiries and find suitable positions. Chartering a vessel puts charterers in a position whereby they have a potential exposure to be held liable for unexpected and unforeseen incidents.

However, the impact can be enormous and can have a devastating effect on your balance sheet or prevents you from trading if chartfr credit lines are blocked. Indemnity for excess liabilities arising under the bills of landing. Dry cargo vessels Tankers Gas carriers Ferries Offshore vessels.

Therefore, Charterers are now ultimately responsible for loading, stowing, trimming and discharge of the cargo.


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. TBN Self-propelled split hopper barge built in Romania. With our experience in the shipping industry, on board ships, in ship operation or in commodity trade, you benefit from our hands-on and 944 mentality and approach.

Another problem which owners usually face is the delayed payment or the nonpayment of demurrage claims. Gencon first issued in and then revised twice: Claims issues will be picked up without delay; you will speak directly to a specialist who knows who you are. Due to this same reason, Owners usually prefer to go with the Gencon 94 form.

This wording was not included in Gencon 76 and gives some defense to Owners in case something goes wrong with the bill of chagter holder. Privacy Statement Terms of agreement Copyright 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 chaarter.

The vessel is loaded and discharged in named ports and the Master signed the Bill of Lading. Payment of freight clause 4 has been amended as well, so as to include psrty the option of prepayment payment upon shipment instead of payment on delivery only which was included in the Gencon