Abbreviation for Letter of Credit. Please refer Letter of Credit.
Burdened, carried or loaded (usually heavily).
to freight transported by road or rail.
To secure or fasten cargo with rope, cord or wire.
Please refer pounds.
Container Load. Consolidated containerised sea freight.
Lyttelton Container Terminal.
Lower Deck Type 3 freight container commonly
used in passenger planes.
Letter Of Credit
An official bank document authorising freight payment (in credit) if specified terms and
conditions are fulfilled.
The transport of cargo between two major long distance ports or cities.
A plane or ship owned
and operated by an airline or shipping line.
1 litre = 0.2641724155846 gallons.
Length Overall. Total length of a ship’s hull.
to end transport management, from origin to final destination.
An abbreviation for Lift-On/Lift-Off, LOLO ships are equipped with
onboard cranes designed to load and unload cargo (including shipping containers).
The deck or compartment below the main
deck, within the hull of the ship or vessel.
Long Ton. 1lt = 2,239.9999999978495lbs.
Sawed timber prepared for use and market.
of Agriculture and Forestry (New Zealand). MAF is now a part of the MPI.
Running the full length of a large ship, the main
deck is the uppermost platform immediately above the hull.
Please refer Cargo Manifest.
Marks & Numbers
a package or sea container.
Marine Cargo Insurance
Issued by an Insurance Company, Marine Cargo Insurance is a guarantee of compensation
for goods should they be lost, damaged or adversely delayed while at sea, subject to specified criteria, terms and conditions.
1m = 39.36in, or 3.28ft.
1mi = 1.609344km.
A shipment of goods and merchandise consisting
of two or more commodities and charged separate tariff rates.
In shipping, navigation is the act of planning or plotting
of a vessel’s route including chart, tidal, current, weather, and draught considerations.
Not Otherwise Enumerated.
Indexed By Name.
Not Otherwise Stated.
Appearing on the bill of lading or waybill, the notify party is the person or
company who is to be notified when freight arrives at destination.
No Value Declared.
Refer sea freight.
loaded aboard a train, ship, vehicle, or aircraft.
On Deck Stowage
Cargo that is stowed on the deck of a ship.
adherence success rate.
The process and duration of an order, from placement to receipt of goods.
Open Top Container
container with a removable top or canopy for overhead loading and unloading.
Additionally referred to as ‘place of origin’, the
origin is a shipment’s commencement location (i.e. specific address, port, city or country).
1oz = 28.3495g.
Out of Gauge
Cargo that does not match standard dimensions.
An export of goods.
Hired third-party service provider.
transported by road or rail.
Charges exceeding published and agreed rates.
1. Large cargo which exceeds standard dimensions
and may require specialised equipment for transport, loading and unloading.
2. A laden road vehicle that exceeds regular maximum width,
height or length limits which may require special government permits, licensing, signage (ie marked ‘oversize’) and escort pilot vehicle
in order to transport.