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Deliver Duty Paid.
Deliver Duty Unpaid.
Also referred to as hazardous material, dangerous goods
are potentially harmful substances such as petroleum, acid, radioactive material, explosives, biohazardous medical waste, etc that
pose a high or unreasonable risk to the health and safety of people, property, flora and fauna.
Horizontal ship platform.
transport of goods to final destination.
Abbreviated DO, the Delivery Order grants the consignee title of goods following
payment for services received.
To unload or unpack goods from a shipping container.
Also referred to as a detention
charge, demurrage is a penalty fee relating to the late detention of a ship or freight transportation vehicle, during loading or unloading,
beyond allowable specified timeframes (Free Time).
The name place in which a journey or consignment is intended to end.
Please refer Demurrage.
Additionally referred to as the DIM weight, volume weight, cubed weight and measurement
weight, the dimensional weight is a method of calculating freight transportation fees with consideration to cargo height, width and
Door To Door
Cargo pickup and delivery to final specified address location.
Please refer Draught.
distances between the waterline and a ship or boat’s lowest point underwater.
Government tax or duty rebate applied to imported
goods which are subsequently exported.
A dock at port which can be flooded or drained of water to allow vessels to enter
or exit, and rest on a dry platform for hull repairs and maintenance.
Dry Shipping Container
20’ to 40’ standard shipping container
used to stow general cargo commodities.
A tax or tariff imposed on imports by local customs authorities.
Interchange – used in the transfer of data between different computer networks and systems.
Official ban or restriction of
trade or commercial activity to a country.
Estimated Time of Arrival.
Estimated Time of Departure.
Terms of trade
which places greater responsibility on the buyer, allowing goods to be picked up (without loading) at the seller’s place of business,
warehouse, depot, etc.
The shipment of goods to another country.
Tax imposed on exported goods.
Kinds or Freight Of All Kinds is a shipping classification term, which refers to a consolidated full container load shipment consisting
of mixed goods.
Free Alongside Ship or Free Along Side. Transport quote which includes physical delivery of goods to port alongside