Contract for the provision of ROV, support vessel and associated work (based on BIMCO Supplytime 89)


Version history

June 2024 Rev. 2.1 – Page 2, template and bookmarking updated; no change to content

March 2017 Rev. 2 – To include the updated IMCA competition law compliance policy, to include new definitions for gross negligence, wilful misconduct and senior supervisory personnel, and to add a revised anti-corruption clause

October 2012 Rev. 1 – To make small improvements to the wording

January 2017 – Initial publication



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  • Instruction for Completion of the Contract
  • Part 1 – Clauses
  • Definitions and Interpretation
  • Charter of the Vessel
  • The Work
  • Entire Agreement
  • Precedence
  • Part 2 – Schedules
  • BIMCO Supplytime 89 Uniform Time Charter Party for Offshore Service Vessels
  • Variations and Additions to Supplytime 89 Terms
  • Work
  • Insurance and Limits of Liability
  • Company and Contractor Representatives
  • Breakdown
  • Appendix: IMCA competition law compliance policy

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