From 'C&F' to 'CWD', explore the shipping and freight industry's use of the letter C. Please contact us if you require further information
Cost and Freight - terms of sale quoting the cost of goods and delivery.
Passengers or goods transported
between two points by sea or air within the same country.
When a vessel has turned on its side or is positioned upside-down
Goods and merchandise stowed on a ship, truck, train, aircraft or other vehicle for transport.
or warehouse loading dock, where vehicles are loaded/unloaded.
The area within an aircraft or ship assigned to storing
Vessel loading plan, based on commodity types, quantities, weights, scheduled unloading ports and other key considerations
to ensure the ship is seaworthy, efficiently loaded, and ready for departure on time.
A transport document finalised
at departure, listing all cargo (including quantities and descriptions), crew and passengers on board, for destination port authorities
The process of loading shipping containers and pallets with goods in preparation for transport and
A portion of a nationís imports and exports reserved to national-flag ships.
Also referred to
as a freighter, a cargo ship is any vessel that primarily carries cargo.
Carriage Of Goods Act Of 1979
New Zealand legislation governing
the transport of goods (responsibilities and liabilities) and covered under Champion Freightís terms of service (section 19.2).
Carriers, or shipping lines, are companies and operators of vessels providing sea transportation to shippers.
2. Vessel types, ie
A document specifying cargo particulars, issued by the carrier and presented to customs authorities.
Brokers and Freight Forwarders Federation of New Zealand.
Abbreviation for Customs Electronic Delivery Order, a CEDO is a Customs
export entry which must be completed, submitted and approved by Customs prior to cargo export and loading to vessel.
a shipping line urgently requests CEDO documentation and Customs approval prior to cargo loading for export.
A slot aboard a
cellular vessel used to secure containerised freight.
Please refer Container Ship.
Certificate Of Origin
Used in foreign
trade, a certificate of origin documents the country in which goods were manufactured, produced, or processed amongst other important
shipment details including destination, commodity, etc.
Container Freight Station. Also referred to as a container terminal or
container yard, the CFS is the designated port location assigned to the storage, loading and unloading of containerised freight to
and from vessels.
The leasing of a vessel and/or crew for a voyage.
The person or party who charters a ship.
Trade tariffs applied for chartering tonnage.
Legal agreement specifying contact terms relating to the hiring of
a charter vessel for a particular voyage or defined period of time.