INTERTANKO Worldscale - A Tanker Chartering Tool

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84
Published Date:
January 2013
Book Height:
295 mm
Book Width:
210 mm
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This publication describes application of the INTERTANKO Worldscale tanker chartering tool. It covers a wide range of issues and provides useful commentary on day to day chartering practice.

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This is a practical guide to the many aspects of voyage chartering. It provides a complete introduction for newcomers to the tanker industry and the Worldscale scheme, but the comprehensive treatment of the issues will also benefit more experienced personnel.

1. WORLDSCALE IN BRIEF

2. WHAT IS A FREIGHT SCALE?

2.1 Worldscale – a Facilitator of Competition

2.2 Worldscale – the Basic Function

2.3 Worldscale – Flat Rate Calculation

2.4 Worldscale – Distortions

2.5 Worldscale – Voyage and Market Comparisons

2.6 Worldscale – the Dilemma

3. WORLDSCALE PARAMETERS

3.1 Standard Vessel

3.2 Fixed Daily Hire Element

3.3 Laytime

3.4 Port Time

3.5 Speed

3.6 Bunker Price

3.7 Port Costs

3.8 Voyage Distances

3.9 Exchange Rates

3.10 Trans-Shipment Areas

3.11 Revision Policy

3.12 Segregated Ballast Tanks (SBT)

4. VARIOUS OTHER ASPECTS

4.1 Roueting

4.2 Definition of Port Costs

4.3 Port Charges for Charterers’ Account

4.4 Differentials

5. COSTS

5.1 Retroactive Port Charges

5.2 Port Charges not yet reflected in Worldscale Rates

5.3 Time-Based Port Charges

5.4 Straits and Canals

5.5 Certificates of Financial Responsibility (USA)

5.6 Security Charges in Ports – ISPS Costs

5.7 Seasonally Incurred Costs

5.8 Heating of Cargo

5.9 Shifting Costs

5.10 Slop Disposal, Ballast Reception and Ballast Exchange Costs

6. TAXES

7. BROKERS’ COMMISSION

8. CARGO QUANTITY

8.1 Definition

8.2 Part Cargo in Rotterdam

8.3 Load Line

9. INERT GAS AND CRUDE OIL WASHING

10. SHORT VOYAGES

11. MULTIPLE VOYAGES

12. ROTATION OF PORTS

13. DELAYS FOLLOWING COMPLETION OF LOADING

14. RELOADING, BACKLOADING, CO-MINGLING OR BLENDING

15. DEVIATION

16. PORT ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE TIME

17. SAME PORT LOADING OR DISCHARGING

18. WAITING TIME

19. CURRENCY

20. INSURANCE

21. DEMURRAGE

22. LUMP SUM

23. MINIMUM RATES

24. ROB, OBQ AND OVERAGE

25. INTERPRETATION

26. DEPARTURE FROM STANDARD TERMS

27. SUPPLEMENTARY MESSAGES

28. EFFECTIVE DATE

29. PORT RANGES

30. WORLDSCALE IN ELECTRONIC FORM

31. ARABIAN GULF, BLACK SEA AND LAKE MARACAIBO ADDITIONS

32. THE CONSTITUTION OF THE WORLDSCALE ASSOCIATIONS

33. INTERTANKO'S WORLDSCALE COMMITTEE

34. THE FUTURE

APPENDIX I – PREVIOUS SCALES

APPENDIX II – EXTRACTS FROM INTERTANKO’S 1988 PUBLICATION

APPENDIX III – PREAMBLE (EXTRACTS) – 2010 WORLDSCALE SCHEDULE

INTERTANKO (the International Association of Independent Tanker Owners) is a trade association that has served as the voice for independent tanker owners since 1970, representing the interests of its Members at national, regional and international levels.

The organisation champions an industry dedicated to support global energy networks by delivering safe, efficient and environmentally sound transport services.

INTERTANKO actively works on a wide range of operational, technical, legal and commercial issues affecting tanker owners and operators around the world. It draws on regular and direct contact with its Members and other industry stakeholders to develop and disseminate information and best practice, essential to the tanker industry.

https://www.intertanko.com/About-Us/

Number of Pages:
84
Published Date:
January 2013
Binding Format:
Paperback
Book Height:
295 mm
Book Width:
210 mm
Weight:
0.5 kg