Why would time charterers be more particular than voyage charterers about the hired vessel’s technical details?

For the same reasons as a person hiring a motor vehicle would stipulate what type, size, power, etc. of vehicle he wanted for the hire period. Time charterers require a hired vessel for a specific purpose, and it must generally closely match their technical requirements.

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