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You must have the Scheduling Module Right selected, under Quick Links in Chartering. Your configuration might differ from the information shown.

You can work from the separate Open Positions list, which is the same as Open Positions in Scheduling.

  • On the main menu

    , under Chartering, click Open Positions.

  • In the Chartering quick links, click


  • As with any other list, you can select, adjust, pin, filter, group, and sort columns, and save user views. User views are saved to the current program and also appear in Scheduling.

  • To view additional information about a record, defined by the current program’s Template field, hover over a row.

Vessel Positions

Vessels appear based on filters in the Programs panel as well as filters applied to the current list view.

To open a Vessel in a new tab, click its row.

Programs Panel

The Programs panel appears as follows:

  • To apply filters to all list user views associated with the current program, enter parameters and then click Apply Changes.

  • To switch to a different program, click << Programs and then click its card.

  • From Date defaults to 2 weeks before today, and To Date defaults to 1 year from today.

    • In many situations, setting the date range to approximately 2 months before today through 4–6 months from today will include most open positions.

    • New and old TC vessels appear in Scheduling based on their Delivery and Redelivery dates. If there is any overlap with the date range filter, the vessel will appear.

Note: For vessels in a TCO Voyage, the TCO Actual Redelivery date is considered to be the Open Date. Thus, for such voyages, From Date and To Date are not to the same as the Open Date.

Related Configuration Flags



Enable Multi Grade

For vessels such as product tankers with the same kind of Cargo in several grades, enables Multigrade Cargoes: Changes the Cargo field to Cargo Group and adds a Cargo Grade column (for the Cargo Name within the Cargo Group) to the Itinerary/Options tab.

  • Each Cargo Name must be tied to a Cargo Group.

  • One Cargo Name must be created with the same name as the Cargo Group.

The Freight Invoice automatically adapts its format to display the Cargo Group, followed by the individual grades.

Note: The setting of this config flag determines which variable is available, and whether the No. of Grades variable is available, on the Pricing Rule form:

  • N: Cargo Type; No. of Grades variable not available

  • Y: Cargo Grade x; No. of Grades variable available

When the Cargo Grade variable is used in a Rule, its evaluation is done based on the order of Grades in the itinerary.

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