In every case the Owners shall appoint his own Broker or Agent both at the port of loading and the port of discharge.
Appointment of port agents
Under the Gencon agency clause, as under many voyage charters, the right and the duty of selecting and appointing agents to attend the ship at loading and discharging ports is vested in the owners. The clause may be contrasted with the provision normally found in time charters to the effect that the master shall be under the orders and directions of the charterers as regards employment and agency, which obliges the master or owners to appoint the agent nominated by the charterers. 1
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