COVID-19: A Time and Voyage Charter Perspective

This is the first in a series of client briefings from our Commodities & Shipping Industry Group on the impact that the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is having on international trade.

This first briefing considers the issues arising under time and voyage charterparties. In the briefings to follow, we shall consider the impact on bills of lading, CIF/CFR and FOB sale contracts, as well as on banking and trade finance.