عنوان مقاله [English]
In contrast to other energy sources Iran’s huge gas resources, its access to maritime routes and increasing Europe’s and Asia’s need for energy, and easy transformability, makes LNG a priority for Iran. Exclusive ships for shipping LNG provide this opportunity for sellers to enter into charter party contract with owner to take advantage of this industry. However, setting charter party obligations and purchase agreements, due to their interrelation, is really important. In this article, the authors in addition to describing exclusive aspects of this kind of ships, study legal components of these agreements and explain overlaps between charter party and purchase agreements.