Bill Of Lading
The Bill of Lading is a legal document and receipt cataloguing goods for shipment and carriage contract terms.
Baltic and International Maritime Council.
Also referred to as Freight Ton, B/L Ton is the greater measurement or weight
of cargo where one tonne is either 1,000 kg or one cubic metre.
Also referred to as a Booking Request, a booking is a schedule
order made in advance to transport goods and cargo.
Document confirming freight is reserved for shipment at appointed
place and date.
Also referred to as BOP, B/P is an acronym for balance of payments.
Please refer Beam.
that is not shipped in shipping containers.
A general or multipurpose cargo ship which typically carries freight
of various or non-uniform sizes.
The front end of a ship.
Cargo commodities transported in loose, unpacked or large quantities
and stored in the hull of a vessel (or cargo hold), such as gravel, grain ore or oils.
Also referred to as bulk freighter,
bulk broker or bulker, a bulk carrier is a ship specifically designed to transport bulk commodity cargoes such as coal, cement, diesel,
etc. Such goods are stored in the vesselís cargo hold.
A wall within the hull of a ship used to partition compartments for
functional, safety and structural purposes.
Please refer BAF.