Importance of Statement of Facts concerning loading / discharging -chemical tankers procedure
On the ‘Statement of facts’ all relevant facts and times concerning loading / discharging are to be recorded. The statement is the basis for laytime counting and has to be signed by the Shipper’s - or Receiver’s representative (usually the Loading Master) the Master and the Agent. A complete signed ‘Statement of facts’ is effective evidence. It is important that the statement contains all conditions and events that have a positive influence on time counting.
A ‘Statement of facts’ must contain, depending on the situation, the following data, events or conditions, stating local times:
The Agent has to be instructed to convey all relevant documents including ‘Statement of facts’ and to fax/ e-mail those important documents to the management office immediately
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