If the buyer does not prefer to continue with the existing crew, the new crew will board while the existing crew leaves the ship. It is the duty of the seller to repatriate seafarers who have left the ship. The clauses on the time and place of delivery should have consequences if the ship is not delivered in a timely manner or if there is a right of cancellation or liability for damage. Based on several years of negotiations, projects and audits of contracts for the purchase and sale of ships for large and small vessels, you will find here a checklist of the main commercial and legal points that should normally be dealt with in a contract for the purchase of ships: inspections are essential, because the buyer can decide to accept or refuse the ship based on the results of these inspections. .