Laytime & Demurrage Online Seminar

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    Dates: 9, 10 & 15 April 2024


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    Duration: 3 Days

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    Hours: 19:30 – 21:30 (GMT +2)

  • Fees: 350 € (Including tuition fees & reading material)
    ICS Members are eligible to a discount 20% on all HMC Professional Maritime Seminars



An in-depth analysis of laytime concept and calculations with a practical approach in daily
chartering and operational issues. Ideal for those interested to gain an advanced level knowledge of the applications of laytime and demurrage.


Introduction to Laytime & Demurrage Concept

Types of Laytime 

Charterparties and clauses

Commencement of Laytime  

Statement of Facts

Interruptions / Exceptions

Demurrage & Despatch

Calculating Laytime: Practical Examples of Laytime Calculations

English vs U.S. Law Differences


The seminar will be delivered exclusively online by fully tutored live learning. Once your registration is completed, you will receive an email with all the information and the link for the webinars.

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Operations & Chartering Executives, Ship Owners & Ship-managers, Brokers & Traders, Legal & Marine Insurance professionals

Tutor & CV

Cpt Andreas Georgiou, FICS, Managing Director, Gregale (Dry Bulk) Shipping

After graduating Leonteio Lykeio Patission in 1991, Capt. Georgiou attended the Hellenic Merchant Marine Academy and graduated in 1996 with a Bachelor in Nautical Science. He served on board Bulk Carriers, RoRos and Cruisers as well as in various Navy units as a Naval Officer. Started his career ashore as an operator of handy bulk carriers at ADRIATICO Ltd. and quickly added chartering in his activities. After being 13 years with Eurochart S.A. as a Chartering Manager, Ursa Shipbrokers in the same position, Managing Director at Grace Trading Corporation LLC and he is now the Director of GREGALE (DRY BULK) SHIPPING, operator of Dry Cargoes and Vessels. Holds a MSc in Marine IT applications and a second one on international relations. Apart from Greek, which is his mother tongue, he also speaks English, French, Italian and German. Among other academic publications he has also published two more papers on correlation of the BDI with other economic figures. He is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers