If a ship is delivered on time charter, a certificate of delivery will have to be drawn up and signed by the master and owners’ and charterers’ representatives, showing:
- Date and hour of
- Quantity of bunkers on board at time of delivery
- Quantity of water for
Conversely, if a vessel is redelivered, a “Certificate of redelivery” is similarly produced.
As a rule, the quantities of bunkers on board delivery and redelivery will be settled as per the appropriate clause in the charterparty.