Στρατηγικές timecharter για τα Panamaxes σε σχέση με το ύψος των ναύλων
In order to explain the chartering strategies that owners and charterers choose to follow for fixing a Panamax in a freight market which constantly changes we should above all understand the whole negotiations procedure. Initially, it is very important to comprehend the role each player plays into these negotiations. Thereafter, the conditions which should be eligible for drawing up a charter party are of a vital importance in order to thoroughly understand the whole procedure. As time charter has major differences from voyage charter the basic characteristics of the first one, which consist points of negotiations and form the finally charter party, must be underlined and given special emphasis as through them we can see the way the counterparties negotiate. Except for this way, the negotiating power of each one of them is a significant element of chartering and play major role in final fixing. Finally, the basic tools which owners and charterers use are described as how they contribute in order to decide the level of rate they are going to negotiate and achieve. After seeing a specific chartering fixture, we appreciate the kind of risks the owners and charterers are taking as well as their strategy choices, as they take shape after taking these risks in practice.