A transport ship specially designed to carry chemicals in bulk.
Cost, Insurance, Freight - terms of sale
quoting the cost of goods, transport insurance and delivery.
An oil tanker which has removed all traces of crude and heavy
fuel oils from cargo areas which can remain following transportation and delivery.
Centimetres. 1cm = 0.39370078740157477in.
Compagnie Maritime d’Affretement, Compagnie Generale Maritime (shipping line).
Code Of Liner Conduct
The regulation of shipping
traffic in terms of shipment quantities between two foreign countries – 20% for owners of the country which is neither the origin
nor the destination, 40% for owners of the country of destination and 40% for owners of the country of origin, as drafted under the
auspices of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.
Carriage of Goods by Sea Act - United States legislation
governing the rights and responsibilities between shippers and owners for all US sea freight imports and exports.
A ship used
for the transportation of coal.
Used in international trade, a commercial invoice is used for customs declaration
purposes detailing the value of goods.
A commodity is a specification of products and goods, such as food, machinery, oil,
Intersection of multiple transit routes.
The consignee is a person or party who is considered to be the owner
or purchaser of a consignment.
The consignor is the person or party sending a consignment.
The merging and optimisation
of freight consignments into one shipment to improve efficiency and reduce costs.
Required by some foreign countries,
the consular invoice is a document used in international trade to certify a shipment of goods and details relative cargo particulars
including commodity, consignee, consignor, etc.
A container, or shipping container, is a steel rectangular box or collapsible
platform typically measuring 20ft and 40ft in length, used for the storage or transportation of goods by road, rail and sea.
Also known as a ship-to-shore crane, or container handling gantry crane, the container crane is a specially designed dockside
gantry crane used to load and unload shipping containers to and from vessels.
When a shipping line urgently requests
container numbers for shipments that are yet to be gated in for loading. Such information is used by the shipping line to finalise
cargo manifests and loading placement/order.
Container Service Charge
Containerised freight terminal handling and storage fee.
Additionally referred to as a cellular vessel, a container ship is a type of freighter or cargo ship designed to transport containerised
Container Stuffing List (CSL)
List of goods and how they are stowed within a shipping container.
Please refer CFS.
Also referred to as containerised cargo, containerised freight are
goods packed into standardised shipping containers measuring 20ft and 40ft in length, ready for shipment and transportation.
transport of freight from one location to another or the means by which cargo is transported (ie vehicle).