Fundamentals of Laytime & Demurrage

Singapore, Singapore
07 March - 09 March, 2018

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Key Learning Outcomes

  • Introduction to Laytime
  • Introduction to Demurrage and Despatch
  • Shipowners’ and charterers’ duties
  • When does the clock start to tick?
  • Safe ports and berths and anchorages
  • Arrived ship, Notices of Readiness
  • Statements of Facts
  • Notes of Protest
  • Charter party clauses
  • Time bars


Who Should Attend
Participants will be expected to have little or no prior knowledge of Laytime

  • Ship owners and managers
  • Charterers including Importers, Exporters and Traders
  • Shipbrokers
  • Port and ship agents
  • P&I personnel
  • Logistics and shipping professionals
  • Legal advisers, solicitors and barristers
  • Government bodies and representatives


Course Director
Jeffrey Blum’s involvement in shipping and trading spans over 45 years, for more than 30 of which he has been providing maritime and commodities commercial claims consultancy and bespoke corporate training to clients including oil majors, commodity traders, shipowners, P&I Clubs, shipbrokers, law firms, banks, governments and international shipping organisations. He has been a commercial claims consultant and an arbitrator since 1994. He founded his own successful shipping college in London in 2002 and since 2007 is a Visiting Professor at both the UN IMO’s World Maritime University and Shanghai Maritime University.


What Past Delegates Liked About This Course
“The speaker has the shipping/commercial background, the topic is relevant to my daily work”
Yang Jiu Qing, GM, IMC Shipping Co Pte Ltd

“There is a lot of discussion among the participants. The trainer displays a lot of knowledge and is generous to share”
Jaslyn Ho, Planner, Sumitomo Chemical Asia Pte Ltd

“Quite practical”
Florence Ng Bee Kim, Post Fixture Manager, IMC Shipping Co Pte Ltd

“Trainer provides lots of examples & open to discussions”
Xann Tey, Claim Executive, NYK Group South Asia Pte Ltd

“Practical Applications of Topics”
Rytik Rangroo, Senior Chartering Manager, Integra Petrochemicals Pte Ltd