01 Jan 2001, Energy Risk glossary , Energy Risk
A contract by which the owner of a vessel (aircraft or ship) leases his craft to or hires a charterer for a fixed period of time or a set number of voyages. Normally, the vessel owner retains rights of possession and control while the charterer has the right to choose the ports of call. It also goes under the name of charter agreement or charter contract.
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