Roll on Roll Off – A vessel onto which goods can be driven via a ramp.
A refrigerated container used for cargo requiring temperature control.
Shipped on Board – an endorsement on the bill of lading confirming that the goods have been loaded on board.
The person who tenders the goods for carriage.
The space on board a vessel occupied by a container.
The time booked to deliver a container or collect a container from the wharf.
Twenty Foot Equivalent Unit (20’).
Terminal Handling Charge – A charge for handling containers at ocean terminal/ wharves. Also charge for handling LCL cargo at deconsolidation depots.
The actual weight of the empty container, not including the goods.
The terms, condition and scale of charges for carriage.
When cargo is discharged from one ship and loaded onto another in order to reach a port of no direct service or as a cheaper alternative to the direct service.