Cover for all aspects of container shipping is provided by another Thomas Miller managed club, TT Club. The club provides a wide range of insurance for the liabilities and assets of operators through the supply chain, including ports and terminals, owners and operators of carrying equipment, and transport and logistics operators. It also underwrites cargo for all risks.www.ttclub.com
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The preparation of cargo holds for the next intended carriage is a critical operation which requires careful planning and execution; this article considers a number of legal issues which may arise, including terms commonly used in charterparties to describe the cleanliness of cargo holds, the consequences of failing to comply with such terms, potentially resulting in off-hire claims and damages, and the role of the independent surveyor.
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