charterparty

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charterparty

(ˈtʃɑːtəˌpɑːtɪ)
n, pl -parties
1. (Law) maritime law an agreement for the hire of all or part of a ship for a specified voyage or period of time
2. an individual or group that charters a ship, etc
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The Russian consul, too, acting for the charter-party, took formal possession of the ship, and paid all harbour dues, etc.
I thought this was but a reasonable request on their part, and therefore I inclined to agree to it; for indeed I considered that to carry this whole company to the East Indies would not only be an intolerable severity upon the poor people, but would be ruining our whole voyage by devouring all our provisions; so I thought it no breach of charter-party, but what an unforeseen accident made absolutely necessary to us, and in which no one could say we were to blame; for the laws of God and nature would have forbid that we should refuse to take up two boats full of people in such a distressed condition; and the nature of the thing, as well respecting ourselves as the poor people, obliged us to set them on shore somewhere or other for their deliverance.
Burns, while still acting captain, had hastened to sign a charter-party which in an ideal world without guile would have been an excellent document.
The project generates revenue pursuant to a charter-party contract with Encana for an initial term of eight years.
speed and compares the operational performance values with those defined in the charter-party, while also considering weather factors.
For charter-party charter contracts, there are no uniform regulations, so the conclusion, performance and accountability of the Contracting Parties typically follow the provisions included in the model contracts, developed and standardized by international organizations.
The word "charter-party" is one word meaning a contract for carriage of cargo under time charter or voyage charter (some time in space charter).

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