Place alongside a quay where a ship loads or discharge cargo.
Bill of Lading
Document issued by a Ship Owner to a Shipper of goods. It serves as a receipt for the goods, evidence of the contract of carriage and document of title.
Enclosed place, under the control of Customs authorities, where imported goods, which are, stored which are not subject to duty until they are removed by the importer.
Relating to cargo lifted on and off ships one piece or bundle at a time by means of cranes or derricks.
Homogeneous unpacked dry cargo such as: grain, iron ore, or coal.
A ship’s fuel.
C & F
Cost and freight.
The cargo agent seeks cargo for a vessel and is paid a commission as his remuneration. He represents shippers and exporters of cargo, usually bulk, such as petroleum, grains, bauxite/alumina, lumber, fertilizer, gypsum, edible oils, caustic soda, sulphur, iron ore, coal, etc.