Charter Party - meaning and definition. What is Charter Party
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What (who) is Charter Party - definition

Charter-party; Charter party; Lighterage clause; Ice clause; Bunker clause; Negligence clause; Ready berth clause; Charta partita; Charter contract

Charter Party         
Renting of an entire vessel or part of its freight space for a particular trip or stipulated period of time.
charter party         
¦ noun a deed between a shipowner and a merchant for the hire of a ship and the delivery of cargo.
ME: from Fr. charte partie, from med. L. charta partita 'divided charter'.
Charter Committee         
Charter Party of Cincinnati, OH; Charter Party of Cincinnati, Ohio; Charter Committee of Greater Cincinnati; Charterite; Charterites; Cincinnati Charter Party; Charter Party
The Charter Committee (also known as the Charter Party) is an independent political organization dedicated to good government in Cincinnati, Ohio. Members of this committee are called Charterites.



A charterparty (sometimes charter-party) is a maritime contract between a shipowner and a "charterer" for the hire of either a ship for the carriage of passengers or cargo, or a yacht for leisure.

Charter party is a contract of carriage of cargo in the case of employment of a (charter boat). It means that the charter party will clearly and unambiguously set out the rights and responsibilities of the ship owner and the charterers and any subsequent dispute between them will be settled in the court of law or any agreed forum with reference to the agreed terms and conditions as embodied in the charter party. The name "charterparty" is an anglicisation of the French charte partie, or "split paper", i.e. a document written in duplicate so that each party retains half.

Examples of use of Charter Party
1. Another pro–Kremlin party –– A Just Russia –– also backed the charter in February while Yabloko signed it on Tuesday, Vedomosti reported The liberal Union of Right Forces is considering signing the charter, party leader Nikita Belykh told Ekho Moskvy radio on Thursday.