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LAY DAYS Definition & Legal Meaning

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Days a port authority allows a ship to load or unload cargo with no demurrage or late charges. Expressed as (1) Running Days: consecutive days plus weekends and holidays. (2) Working days: consecutive days, no weekends and holidays. (3) Weather working days: weather-permitting continuous days. Lay days stars at vessel berthing or recording of arrival. Also known as lay time.


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