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Logistics carriage by sea Glossary - maritime transport

List of terms used in the transport of goods

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AI (All inclusive) Means that the cost of transportation includes all surcharges, provided the conditions of carriage. For example, in the case of freight under the CY / CY, it means that in a bid other than the freight loading and unloading, also includes all related expenses, such as BAF, CAF, etc.
B / L BILL OF LADING (Bill of lading) Contract of carriage, a document confirming the carrier took to the sea carriage and the obligation to submit to the consignee at the port of destination, the carrier responsible for the accuracy of the information stated in the bill of lading by the customer. The bill of lading shall accompany the goods in transit. Original bill of lading is a document of title.
BAF Bunker adjustment factor Surcharge for bunker fuel, calculated in USD per TEU (equivalent 20-foot container)
BOF Basic ocean freight Sea freight
BONDED WAREHOUSE   Warehouse under customs control, the goods which are stored without the imposition of state taxes: customs warehouse or temporary storage.
BOOKING NOTE   Shipping request, used as placeholders and containers, the information specified in the application, is not a basis for filling the bill of lading, after filing the applicant assumes the obligation to provide the goods by the deadline.
BREAK BULK   Transportation of small consignments without container.
CAF Currency adjustment factor Amendment on the exchange rate, calculated as a percentage of BOF
CAF Currency surcharge An additional fee to the base freight rate, the value depends on the exchange rate change.
CBM cubic Meter Naturally in the metric system.
COC   Owned container carrier.
CONSIGNEE Recipient The person to whom the goods at the place of destination.
CUT OFF TIME   The control time of delivery of cargo to the terminal and processing of the relevant documents for the flight.
CY container terminal 1. Place of storage containers before / after their further submission. 2. Conditions of transport at departure / arrival - means that the freight forwarder shall be responsible for the organization of transportation to / from CY; includes the cost of transportation services for shipping to / from CY (freight loading / unloading from the vessel, placing on CY).
DOC FEE   Making "Bill of Lading" (bill of lading)
DOOR Delivery to door Conditions of carriage for departure / arrival means that a forwarder assumes responsibility for organizing transport to / from the front doors / warehouse of the sender / recipient; transportation cost includes shipping services from / to the front door / store / destination.
DROP-OFF CHARGE   The fee for the return container belonging to the carrier, in being the place of destination specified in the bill of lading of the carrier.
DTHC Destination terminal handling charges Costs of unloading at the port of destination
ETA   Estimated date of arrival.
ETD   Expected date of departure.
FCL   Full container load one consignor to one consignee.
FEEDER Feeder Ship / line, serving the ports away from major transportation hubs.
FI Available from loading Conditions of transport at departure means that the freight does not include the cost of loading the ship.
FO Available from unloading Conditions of carriage in naznacheniyaoznachaet that freight does not include the cost of unloading from the vessel.
FOR station of destination Freely in the car / on the carriage at platformeuslovie pribytiioznachaet that stipulated the freight rate does not include the cost of the work of unloading cargo from a platform / car, cleaning the car, etc.
FOR dispatch station Freely in the car / on the carriage at platformeuslovie otpravleniioznachaet that stipulated the freight rate does not include the cost of the loading platform / car, driving cars, etc.
FREIGHT COLLECT   Freight payable by the recipient.
FREIGHT PREPAID   Freight paid by the sender.
GENERAL CARGO general cargo Goods that can be scaled, ie goods packed in containers or general cargo, including boxes, bags, barrels, bales, containers, etc.
GRI   An additional fee to the base freight rate, set in accordance with the tariff policy of liner conferences, is usually seasonal.
ISPS or the SEC Security charges Port charges for security
LCL   Partial loading of the container, the container should be one of several cargo consignor to multiple recipients.
LI The linear terms in the administration The conditions under which the freight forwarder provides the following services, the cost of which is included in the freight rate: removing container from a vehicle (car, rail), accommodation at the terminal (CY), loading of the vessel.
LO Linear conditions at arrival The conditions under which the freight forwarder provides the following services, the cost of which is included in the freight rates: unloading from the vessel, placing the terminal (CY), loaded on a vehicle (car, JD).
MT   Metric ton = 1000kg.
OGC   Oversized cargo.
OTHC Origin terminal handling charges Costs of loading at the port of departure
POD   Discharge port.
PORT OF LOADING   Loading port.
SHIPPER Sender   Person actually or nominally provides cargo for transportation, and give instructions to the carrier.
SHIPPING REQUEST   Instructions for sending gruzayavlyayutsya basis to fill the bill of lading. SOC Konteynersobstvennost sender (client).
SOC   Container owned sender
STUFFING stuffing Container load.
THC Terminal handling of cargo initially Any services terminal handling charges, loading / unloading from a ship moving in a stack, the nomination for works, etc. In practice, had the following understanding of the terminauslugi cargo handling, payment of which, in accordance with the customs of the port makes the sender, if the port is origin (oTHC), or the recipient, if the destination port (dTHC).
TKL Conditions of carriage for departure / arrival Means that the forwarder shall be responsible for the organization of transportation to / from the cargo handling equipment at the port of departure / destination, the cost of transportation includes freight except for loading / unloading to / from the ship, does not include supply / drove to / from the handling equipment. These terms are often used in transportation ports, container terminals (CY) that removed from the line of the quay wall and delivery to / from the place of loading / unloading is a complementary operation.
TRANSHIPMENT transshipment The change in the transit port for delivery to the shipping line to / from the port out of service line directly.
WAY BILL waybill The contract of carriage, as well as a bill of lading, a document confirming that the carrier took to the sea carriage and the obligation to submit to the consignee at the port of destination, the carrier responsible for the accuracy of the information stated in the bill of lading by the customer. Invoice shall accompany the goods in transit. Unlike the bill of lading bill of lading can not be document of title.
WM The basis for the calculation of freight Weight or volume, is applied depending on which index (weight or volume) is greater.
FIFO free in free out) / FIOS Without loading and unloading without - the rate is given only by sea freight, excluding loading at the port of origin and unloading at the port of destination.
FILO free in liner out Without loading, but with unloading - rate includes sea freight and unloading at the port of destination, but does not include loading at the port of departure. Identical conditions in terms of FOB Incoterms.
LIFO liner in free out With loading, but without unloading - rate includes loading at the port of departure, sea freight, but does not include unloading at the port of destination.
LILO FABRIC liner in liner out Since loading and unloading - rate includes loading at the port of departure, sea freight and unloading in the country of destination.
CARGO MANIFEST Cargo manifest The document, which summarizes all the bill of loading games loaded on the vessel and contains all the basic data on board the vessel cargo.
FREIGHT MANIFEST Freight manifest The document, which contains the same information as a cargo manifest, and additional details regarding the fees charged for transportation, cost, etc.

ADE

Agency Documentation Fee Exports

This service applies to the creation and processing of documents required in the place of departure to complete the shipment ie Bill of lading (B / L), Purchase Order.

ADI

Agency Documentation Fee imports

This service applies to the creation and processing of documents required at the place of destination, to complete the shipment ie Bill of lading (B / L), Purchase Order.

AMF

Transport Document Amendment Fee

The collection, covering the additional costs that arise when the carrier is sent a request to change the transport document (B / L). These changes may include the following: - Information on the consignee - Location - Description of goods. Please note that there may be restrictions on what stage of the delivery process, the carrier may make changes, for example. after container loading, the relevant transport documents (TPDoc), or after the start on import procedures. Not all change requests can be implemented.

AMS

Automated Manifest System

Automated Manifest System (AMS) developed by US Customs to facilitate information on the arrival of the goods and release of information between shipping lines, airlines and rail carriers for the import of goods, or transit gruzovv on followed by the United States. Information AMS system works together with the ABI system to help Customs identify low-risk deliveries, thus performed faster, electronic customs clearance.

CCD

Customs clearance destination

The service provided by the carrier for the preparation of customs clearance documents and processing formalities on behalf of the client. Carrier may use 3rd party agents in some places at the destination. On the inside the European freight service is used by the customer's request, and when the customer provides T2L documents.

CCI

Container Cleaning Imports

This fee covers the additional cost for extra or special treatment at the destination and is used when the container does not meet the criteria of the standard of cleanliness after returning empty from the customer. This service aftertreatment container may be due to the client's request. This fee does not apply to the shipper-owned containers. Insert a reference to the standard criteria of purity.

CCO

Customs Clearance Origin

The service offered by the carrier, the preparation of documents for customs clearance and implementation of the relevant transactions on behalf of clients. At some points the carrier may use the services of intermediaries. For shipments within the European Union is applicable service upon request and provide them with T2L documents.
CLL Cancellation Fee This fee is applied to each container in the order confirmation, which is not in the loading zone, regardless of the timing. This fee also applies when the client 1) reduces the number of containers in the order, 2) transports or moves the containers to another vessel, 3) cancel the order, 4) fails to take proper action, and the container is simply misses the boat.
DDF Documentation Fee - Destination This service covers the creation and processing of all standard transport documents (delivery order).
(THC) DHC Destination Terminal Handling Service This service covers the cost of container handling in the port of destination or terminal. This service is applicable to all goods.
ESD Submission of Cargo Declaration - Export Wake submission of the declaration of export data (EDD) to the local customs office on behalf of the client. Carrier mediates between the customs office and the client to ensure that the necessary documents at the specified time. EDD does not apply to the transit of goods, delivered with transshipment or cargo residues on board (FROB), although the carrier still must provide a declaration to the local authorities.
ENS Entry Summary Declaration On January 1 2011, all goods entering the European Union must be prepared Declaration (ENS) representation of at least 24 hours before loading. The main objective is at risk assessment goods before their arrival in the EU.
ERI Ecological and Radiological Service Service Organization of environmental and / or radiological test at the request of the customer and / or regulatory requirements in some countries. This service is applicable on the basis of client request for the service, but in some places it may be a mandatory fee. More information can be found on the pages of the country's import / export regulations. There is expired since January 1 2016 years.
EXA Examination Service The service, in which the carrier arranges the proper container inspection, for example. VACIS / x-ray / scanner. The service is provided in the following cases: - The request of the customer; - Customs Rules / safety and / or legal requirements; - Type of cargo, requiring inspection; - State legislation requiring inspection. The carrier is associated with the relevant authorities (eg. US Customs) in order to arrange an inspection, if and when necessary, and recognize its value.
EXP Export Service This service covers the provision and implementation of services for export, including, without limitation, the provision of equipment, supply of receiving the notification, transfer and loading.
HBL House Transport Document Service The service, in which the carrier arranges the additional administrative work when the freight forwarder shall issue a bill of lading internal. In particular, the carrier will issue original bill of lading (B / L) / transport document (TPDOC) on the basis of domestic bill of lading issued by freight forwarder. Also, if necessary, the carrier will indicate relevant information to US Customs.
HDL Lift On Lift Off Service The service provided by the carrier, the installation or removal of the container from the trailer / chassis in the port or in the warehouse of the carrier. This allows our customers to make separate ground transportation of containers. This service is applicable on request and depending on the operating carrier's reasons for providing services.
IHW Inland Haulage Container Weighing The service is moving the container on the weighing station to establish the weight of the container on request. This service is available for a variety of reasons: - upon request; - Operational need to establish the real weight of the container to carry health claims and safety legislation; - Carrier checks the weight of the containers to check the weight of the goods listed in the transport documents (B / L).
IMP Import Service This service covers the provision and implementation of services for import, including, without limitation, the provision of equipment, supply of receiving the notification, transfer and loading.
MBF Manual Booking Fee The collection, covering additional administrative work of the carrier for processing documents received non-electronic means. This is called manual registration. Manual registration is carried out in the preparation of documents on the following channels: fax, e-mail, regular mail and phone. This fee is charged in addition to the standard fees ODF / DDF, when a customer places an order for manual processing channels.
NSF No Show Fee This fee is applied to each container in the order confirmation, which is not in the loading zone at the stipulated time. This fee also applies when the client 1) reduces the number of containers in the order, 2) transports or moves the containers to another vessel, 3) cancel the order, 4) fails to take proper action, and the container is simply misses the boat.
ODF Documentation Fee - Origin This service covers the creation and processing of all standard transport documents (eg. A bill of lading).
OHC Terminal Handling Service- Origin This service covers the cost of container handling in the port of origin or the terminal. This service is applicable to all goods.
PAE Port Additionals / Port Dues - Export Brokerage services in the payment of the various port costs to be paid by the carrier and compensated by the client. Carrier is familiar with the requirements of the port authorities, which can save the customer time and save him from the inconvenience, if he wishes to make a payment. This service is applicable to all shipments within the standard procedures.
PAI Port Additionals / Port Dues - Import Brokerage services in the payment of the various port costs to be paid by the carrier and compensated by the client. Carrier is familiar with the requirements of the port authorities, which can save the customer time and save him from the inconvenience, if he wishes to make a payment. This service is applicable to all shipments within the standard procedures.
PCF Port Construction fee Expenses approved by the local government in China.
PHY Phytosanitary Certificate Service The service, which is available on request at the carrier assists in certification authorized by the Government on behalf of clients. Certification confirms that carried fruits and / or vegetables to meet the relevant health requirements. This service is available on request. Service assistance in the preparation of the phytosanitary certificate.
PIO Pick-Up / Drop-Off Service The service provided by the carrier, the reception or transmission of empty containers on a container base, rather than the one that is listed in the bill of lading as a place of acceptance / delivery, where a terrestrial delivery means of the client. The service is provided on request, as appropriate for the carrier.
PTI Pre-Trip Inspection Service This service is offered by the carrier, and includes the implementation of additional inspection of containers the temperature of a certain experience, to make sure that the container is in working order and ready for the transport of goods under specified temperature parameters. Testing is carried out before the issuance of the empty container. This service is available on request and / or for certain types of goods for which it is required to supply transportation permit.
RFM Reefer Monitoring / Plug-in Service The service provided by the carrier, tracking shipments with a certain temperature regime, including verification of the temperature parameters and test equipment malfunctions. This service is used whenever for delivery to a specific temperature regime applied refrigerated container.
SPC Container Stuffing / Stripping Service This service is offered to the customer, according to her carrier shall discharge or client container filling in the port area. This service is available on request.
T1D T1 Documentation Fee This fee is intended to cover the costs associated with the issuance of T1 documentation. T1 documentation required for taxation in the European Union for the carriage of non-European origin of goods between two points of the EU customs zone. This fee applies to all EU supplies and allows you to defer taxes as long as the goods do not reach their final destination.
TAX Government and Port Tax Service The carrier pays the taxes to the local authorities on behalf of the client, and related costs borne by the customer. This fee depends on local legislation and will be added to the cost of the relevant port work in the practice for the market.
TCE Temporary Customs Service- Export The service, in which the carrier pays for the cost of a temporary customs clearing container (not cargo) on behalf of the client, and then the related costs borne by the customer. This service is available on request.
TCI Temporary Customs Service- Import The service, in which the carrier pays for the cost of a temporary customs clearing container (not cargo) on behalf of the client, and then the related costs borne by the customer. This service is available on request.
TLX Electronic Cargo Release Service

This service is called "Telex" or "Express" edition and allows to produce the goods at the destination after confirming the identity of the recipient as the consignee, provided that all 3 original B / L were put gruzopootprovitelem or authorized agent of the consignor, the carrier in the office. In order to solve any 3 original B / L should be delivered to the location of the office of another carrier (not the port of discharge). The carrier will add the service to be shipped as soon surrendered B / L. This service is used by the customer.

TLE Electronic Cargo Release Service - Export The TLE - electronic release - Export.
TLI Electronic Cargo Release Service - Import The TLI - electronic release - Import.
ULE Agency Logistics fee export Collection of port agency, which covers works within the port, including but not limited to, the following:.. Customs clearance vessel, filling out customs documents, cooperation with other authorities, inspection instruments, terminal charges at the port, etc. The collection is paid by the carrier on behalf of the client, and the corresponding amount is passed on to the customer.
ULI Agency Logistic Fee Import Agent fees paid to the port, which provides work in the port, including but not limited to: permit the vessel registration with customs, considering the reports and work with other authorities, the limit fees, etc. The board entered by the carrier on behalf of clients, and the associated fee transferred to the customer at the destination. This fee applies to all deliveries.
VAT Value Added Tax Carrier shall pay the value added tax (VAT) to the local authorities, and these costs are borne by the customer. This applies to all shipments, for which VAT payment is required.
VET Veterinary Certificate Service The service carrier for assistance with veterinary certification requirement on behalf of clients, for containers that are sent to ground stations and provide the goods of animal origin. Due to the frequent passage of this standard procedure, company Maersk Line is familiar with the requirements, and it will help the customer to save time and hassle. Veterinary inspection is carried out in all European ports, and is required for the import of goods for the European Union.
WDF Weight Discrepancy Fee This fee is applied when the actual weight of the container received in the terminal is different from the weight specified in the documentation. Collecting covers administrative corrections, as well as changes in the conditions of loading and chassis requirements. Collection is retroactive and is charged if the carrier will be notified of the change in indicators or terminal or intermediate service provider.