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Have you ever heard of the charter party contract? A charter party is a maritime contract between a ship owner and a charterer for either a ship for the transport of passengers or cargo or yacht for personal use. A Charter party is a contract of carriage goods in the case of service of a charter boat. This ship-happy quiz will be smooth sailing for you.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Charter Party include the agreement between consignee and shipper.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because a Charter Party is not an agreement between the consignee and shipper. It is actually an agreement between the owner of a vessel (the charterer) and the party who wants to hire the vessel (the charter party). The Charter Party outlines the terms and conditions of the vessel's hire, such as the duration, payment, and responsibilities of both parties. It does not involve the consignee and shipper, who are typically involved in a separate contract for the transportation of goods.

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  • 2. 

    The owner of the ship is the party who must deliver the good because there is no other option to operate it.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because the owner of the ship is not necessarily the party who must deliver the goods. There could be other options available, such as hiring a third-party logistics provider or subcontracting the delivery to another party. The owner of the ship may choose to delegate the responsibility of delivering the goods to someone else.

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  • 3. 

    Time of arrival should be clearly written.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because it is important to clearly write the time of arrival. This ensures that there is no confusion or misunderstanding about when someone is expected to arrive. Clear communication of the time of arrival helps in organizing and coordinating schedules effectively. It also helps in avoiding any delays or missed appointments.

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  • 4. 

    The description and quantity of cargo and consignee’s name as well as the port destination are optionally declared in the document.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The description and quantity of cargo, consignee's name, and port destination are not optionally declared in the document. They are essential information that must be included in the document for proper identification and handling of the cargo.

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  • 5. 

    The fare of the goods is paid by the shipowner.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The correct answer is False because the shipowner is not responsible for paying the fare of the goods. The shipowner is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the ship, while the payment for the transportation of goods is typically made by the cargo owner or the party responsible for shipping the goods.

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  • 6. 

    The carrier is responsible for damage, which is caused during the journey through his fault.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because the carrier, who is responsible for transporting goods or people, is held accountable for any damage that occurs during the journey if it is determined to be their fault. This means that if the carrier's actions or negligence directly cause the damage, they are legally obligated to compensate for the loss.

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  • 7. 

    The carrier was responsible for the damage. asking the subject of the question using WHO

    Correct Answer
    who was responsible for the damage?
    Explanation
    The question is asking for the person or entity that was responsible for the damage. The answer simply restates the question, confirming that the subject of the question is "who" and that they were responsible for the damage.

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  • 8. 

    The shipper was responsible for insufficient packing. asking the subject of the question using WHO.

    Correct Answer
    who was responsible for insufficient packing?
    Explanation
    The question is asking for the person or entity that was responsible for the insufficient packing.

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  • 9. 

    Their fault was proved by the court. asking the subject of the question using WHAT because it is nonperson subject

    Correct Answer
    what was proved by the court?
    Explanation
    The court proved their fault.

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  • 10. 

    Their responsibility was defined by that clause. asking the subject of the question using WHAT because it is nonperson subject

    Correct Answer
    what was defined by that clause.?
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Their responsibility." The clause defined the responsibilities of a certain group or individuals, which is indicated by the pronoun "their." The clause specified and outlined the duties or obligations that this group or individuals had.

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