Date of Award
Master of Science in Maritime Affairs
General Maritime Administration
This paper is mainly concerned with laytime wording, interpretation and its related operation under voyage charter party. Its aims are to discuss in depth the essential problems within the scope of laytime by way of introduction, analysis and explanation of some relevant important cases, and to demonstrate the author's opinion and some pratical methods based both on his previous experience and specific cases. It will be concluded in this paper that sound organisation, good communication, a wide range of knowledge and clearly,- precisely designed wording can serve as pillars for smooth and efficient operation of ship.