Definitions for "Charter Party"
Keywords:  shipowner, voyage, hire, freight, cargo
A contractual agreement between a ship owner and a cargo owner, usually arranged by a broker, whereby a ship is chartered (hired) either for one voyage or a period of time.
The document which outlines the agreements between a ship owner and the person or organization which chartered (or leased) a ship.
A written contract between the owner of a vessel and the person desiring to employ the vessel (charterer); sets forth the terms of the arrangement such as duration of agreement, freight rate and ports involved in the trip.
The Charter Party of Cincinnati, Ohio, is a minor political party. The party is Cincinnati's third party. Members of this party are called "Charterites."
a significant device for international commerce and transportation by water