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CHAPTER 9 Proceeding on the Cargo Voyage

Voyage Charters

CHAPTER 9 Proceeding on the Cargo Voyage Proceeding on the Cargo Voyage [clause 1 continued] … and being so loaded the vessel shall proceed to the discharging port or place 15 16 [clause 1 is continued below] 9.1 The phrase “and being so loaded …” reflects the ordinary rule that, once the ship is loaded with the quantity of goods required under the terms of the charterparty, the owners are obliged to despatch her promptly upon the voyage. Moreover, since commencement of the voyage without delay is for the benefit of both parties, the charterers are also under an obligation to enable the ship to sail promptly, without unreasonable delay for the completion of those formalities which fall to be attended to by them, such as presenting bills of lading for signature; and this obligation arises even though the laydays have not been fully utilised.

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