Kiev Shipping use the ship management 'Shipman' contract. It is a standard ship management contract from BIMCO (Baltic and International Maritime Council). BIMCO is the largest maritime trade group in the world. Consequently BIMCO is well respected and universally recognized. With headquarters in Copenhagen, its 2,200 member companies hail from 120 different countries. They represent over half of global tonnage. In other words, BIMCO's membership mirrors the industry itself. (https://www.maritime-executive.com/magazine/bimco)
Kiev Shipping has found the ship management contract 'Shipman' to be fair to all parties. It is readily accepted by all parties, and customizable if needed. Therefore the 'Shipman' contract forms the ideal basis for international shipping. The 'Shipman' contract has been in use in its current form since 2009, so lawyers and courts are familiar with it. As a result, our customers can be confident that their interests are properly protected.