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Glossary: L To O

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From 'L/C' to 'oversize', explore Champion Freight's L to O of shipping and freight terms. Please contact us if you require further information and assistance.





L/C


Abbreviation for Letter of Credit. Please refer Letter of Credit.


Laden


Burdened, carried or loaded (usually heavily).


Land


Refers to freight transported by road or rail.


Lashing


To secure or fasten cargo with rope, cord or wire.


LBS


Abbreviations for pounds. Please refer pounds.


LCT


Lyttelton Container Terminal.


LBS


Pounds. 1lbs = 0kg 453.59g.


LCL


Less Than Container Load. Consolidated containerised sea freight.


LD3


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.


Line Haul


The transport of cargo between two major long distance ports or cities.


Liner


A plane or ship owned and operated by an airline or shipping line.


Litre


1 litre = 0.2641724155846 gallons.


Logistics


End to end transport management, from origin to final destination.


LOA


Length Overall. Total length of a shipís hull.


Lower Deck


The deck or compartment below the main deck, within the hull of the ship or vessel.


LT


Long Ton. 1lt = 2,239.9999999978495lbs.


Lumber


Sawed timber prepared for use and market.


MAF


Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (New Zealand). MAF is now a part of the MPI.


Main Deck


Running the full length of a large ship, the main deck is the uppermost platform immediately above the hull.


Manifest


Please refer Cargo Manifest.


Marks & Numbers


Numbers identifying a package or sea container.


Marine Cargo Insurance


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.


MAWB


Master Airway Bill.


Metres (M)


1m = 39.36in, or 3.28ft.


Miles (MI)


1mi = 1.609344km.


Mixed Shipment


A shipment of goods and merchandise consisting of two or more commodities and charged separate tariff rates.


MPI


Ministry for Primary Industries (New Zealand).


MSC


Mediterranean Shipping Company (shipping line).


MT


Metric Ton. 1mt = 1t, or 1,000 kgs.


Navigation


In shipping, navigation is the act of planning or plotting of a vesselís route including chart, tidal, current, weather, and draught considerations.



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