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For whom might a shipmaster act as agent during the course of his or her service on board?

Some examples are: 

(1) for the employer in the engagement or discharge of a crew member; (2) for a cargo owner in the loading, stowage, care and discharge of cargo; (3) for a time charterer when ordering or receiving bunkers; (4) for the shipowner, cargo owners, other property owners (e. g. owners of casino, spa, gym, hairdressing, beauty, etc. equipment on a cruise ship) and any time charterer when making a salvage agreement with a salvor.

 

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