Infectious diseases: charterparty and other contractual considerations

In response to the recent outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, American Club’s managers have published Infectious Diseases: Charter Party and Other Contractual Considerations.

The Club noted that, while trading to and from places affected by such diseases might lead to charter party and other contractual disputes, each case would depend on its facts.

The Club furthermore recommended that Members consult with the Managers to coordinate their efforts, obtain advice and take appropriate measures to best protect their interests.

The Club also maintains a dedicated website space which contains a range of information and updates on infectious diseases, including the COVID-19 virus at:

The new publication can be found at: