charterer


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char·ter

 (chär′tər)
n.
1. A document issued by a sovereign, legislature, or other authority, creating a public or private corporation, such as a city, college, or bank, and defining its privileges and purposes.
2. A written grant from the sovereign power of a country conferring certain rights and privileges on a person, a corporation, or the people: A royal charter exempted the Massachusetts colony from direct interference by the Crown.
3. A document outlining the principles, functions, and organization of a corporate body; a constitution: the city charter.
4. An authorization from a central organization to establish a local branch or chapter.
5. Special privilege or immunity.
6.
a. A contract for the commercial leasing of a vessel or space on a vessel.
b. The hiring or leasing of an aircraft, vessel, or other vehicle, especially for the exclusive, temporary use of a group of travelers.
7. A written instrument given as evidence of agreement, transfer, or contract; a deed.
adj.
Of, relating to, or being an arrangement in which transportation is leased by a group of travelers for their exclusive, temporary use.
tr.v. char·tered, char·ter·ing, char·ters
1. To grant a charter to; establish by charter.
2. To hire or lease by charter: charter an oil tanker.
3. To hire (a bus or airplane, for example) for the exclusive, temporary use of a group of travelers.

[Middle English chartre, from Old French, from Latin chartula, diminutive of charta, paper made from papyrus; see card1.]

char′ter·er n.
Translations

charterer

[ˈtʃɑːtərəʳ] Nfletador(a) m/f
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'No, you won't,' says she; 'I'm the charterer of the Emily, and Captain Munster has acted under my orders.'
Almost each morning a letter from my owners would arrive, directing me to go to the charterers and clamour for the ship's cargo; to threaten them with the heaviest penalties of demurrage; to demand that this assortment of varied merchandise, set fast in a landscape of ice and windmills somewhere up-country, should be put on rail instantly, and fed up to the ship in regular quantities every day.
Then a time charter, Norfolk, Virginia, loading mysterious contraband coal and sailing for South Africa under orders of the mysterious German supercargo put on board by the charterers. On to Madagascar, steaming four knots by the supercargo's orders, and the suspicion forming that the Russian fleet might want the coal.
The crew was sickly, the cargo was coming very slow; I foresaw I would have lots of trouble with the charterers, and doubted whether they would advance me enough money for the ship's expenses.
At the bar- ber's or tobacconist's they asked familiarly, 'Do you think you will ever get to Bankok?' Meantime the owner, the underwriters, and the charterers squabbled amongst themselves in London, and our pay went on.
In a time charter, the shipper (the charterer) pays the ship owner a rate in dollars per day and the charterer, not the ship owner, covers the fuel and voyage costs.
As well as meeting the loss of hire costs that shipowners or charterers would face, Malicious Vessel Seizure provides for the services of Control Risks which will help the shipowner or charterer with crisis management support.
Khaleej Times reached out to an official with Moj Al Bahar Ship Spare Parts Trading who said they do not own the vessel, but only brokered for the charterer.
The two other vessels are expected to be delivered during Q3 and will commence three-year charters with Maersk Line, with two consecutive one-year extensions at the charterer's option.
Data scientists from both companies are working on a prototype of a solution to make safety and quality decisions more insightful and easier to perform from the perspective of an owner, a vessel operator, a charterer, a port authority operator and a regulator.
As discussed in the partnership's form 6-K for the quarter ended 30 June 2017, the charterer of the two FSRUs has raised certain performance claims with respect to the vessels.