Definition of charterer in English:



  • A person or organization that charters a ship or aircraft.

    • ‘The reality, as I see it, is this: the charterers were responsible for getting that cargo out of the ship and for paying for the necessary labour to get that cargo out of the ship.’
    • ‘Both sections 30 and 31 of the 1988 Act attempt to reach charterers and managers of ships as well as owners.’
    • ‘The relevant charter made between the time charterers and the ship owners will be signed before the end of the current year as well as the commencement of the conversion work.’
    • ‘Thus if, for example, the charterparty gave the charterers an option as to the amount of cargo to be shipped, such an option would have to be taken into account by the court in assessing damages where that breach has been anticipated.’
    • ‘The London Club is a ‘protection and indemnity’ company which provides third-party liability insurance to ship owners, operators and charterers.’
    • ‘First, it reinforces the point that the parties envisaged the charterers delivering through the agency of the owners.’
    • ‘The charterers shall provide the owner with a bank guarantee for the sum of 275.000 SEK, valid until all commitments of the charterer have been paid to the owner.’
    • ‘Any other conclusion would or might cause injustice to the charterer because the charterer may not have available evidence which is available to the owner or disponent owner.’
    • ‘Since compensation from the Crown was generous in those days, and went to whoever had the use of the ship at the time, the charterers naturally claimed that they had the right to the money.’
    • ‘It should state that payment has not been received and give the charterer 48 hours to pay or lose the ship.’
    • ‘In practice the level of involvement of the charterers is down to them.’
    • ‘However, this decision was influenced by the fact that the vessel might still be usable by the charterer for certain periods during the remainder of the charterparty.’
    • ‘The loss sustained by the charterer as a result of the withdrawal of the ship was too remote.’
    • ‘Bareboat charterers are responsible for every detail of a vessel's operation, including finding a crew and assuming liability for accidents.’
    • ‘In particular, when a ship owner becomes entitled under the terms of his contract, to withdraw a ship from the service of a time charterer, he may well wish to act swiftly and irrevocably.’
    • ‘The charterer is responsible for loss or damage to any of these parts.’
    • ‘Under clause 8 charterers are discharged from all claims owners may have unless the claim is presented to them in writing with all available supporting documents within 90 days from completion of discharge of the cargo.’
    • ‘It was on this footing that the Court of Appeal held that the charterers were responsible for all the consequences of their negligent act, even though those consequences could not reasonably have been anticipated.’
    • ‘Snorkeling and diving are superb on the many coral reefs, but the sheer joy of trade-wind sailing between destinations seldom more than 10 miles apart is what draws a fleet of bareboat charterers each year.’
    • ‘The same ship carrying the same cargo along the same route can jump five or six times in price over the course of a few months, because the charterer doesn't know where else to find an empty ship.’