From 'L/C' to 'oversize', explore Champion Freight's L to O of shipping and freight terms. Please contact us if you require further
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Abbreviation for Letter of Credit. Please refer Letter of Credit.
Burdened, carried or loaded
Refers to freight transported by road or rail.
To secure or fasten cargo with rope, cord or wire.
for pounds. Please refer pounds.
Lyttelton Container Terminal.
Pounds. 1lbs = 0kg 453.59g.
Less Than Container Load. Consolidated
containerised sea freight.
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.
= 0.2641724155846 gallons.
End to end transport management, from origin to final destination.
Length Overall. Total length
of a shipís hull.
The deck or compartment below the main deck, within the hull of the ship or vessel.
Long Ton. 1lt
Sawed timber prepared for use and market.
Ministry 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
Numbers identifying a package or sea container.
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.
Master Airway Bill.
1m = 39.36in,
1mi = 1.609344km.
A shipment of goods and merchandise consisting of two or more commodities and
charged separate tariff rates.
Ministry for Primary Industries (New Zealand).
Mediterranean Shipping Company (shipping line).
Metric Ton. 1mt = 1t, or 1,000 kgs.
In shipping, navigation is the act of planning or plotting of a vesselís route including
chart, tidal, current, weather, and draught considerations.