Charterparties: Law, Practice and Emerging Legal Issues

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Contracts of affreightment

Contracts of affreightment

Paul Herring

15.1 Introduction

In a world where the carriage of goods by sea has become more sophisticated there are many different types of contracts which are designed to be used either directly or indirectly for the purposes of carrying goods, commodities, energy sources etc by sea. In addition to time and voyage charterparties, some charters combine some of the characteristics of each.

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