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The latest time a container may be delivered to a terminal for loading to a scheduled barge, vessel, train, or truck.



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CLOSING TIME

The latest time a container may be delivered to a terminal for loading to a scheduled barge, vessel, train, or truck.

CUTOFF TIME

The latest time cargo may be delivered to a terminal for loading to a scheduled train or ship.

IN GATE

The transaction or interchange that occurs at the time a container is received by a rail terminal or water port from another carrier.

CSI

Container Security Initiative - a U.S. cargo security program whereby containerized cargoes destined for the United States may be inspected on a selective basis at many foreign ports before loading on a vessel. As of October 2007, there were 51 approved ports. A multinational program, aligned with the President's 'Strategy for Homeland Security', that extends the United States' zone of security by prescreening containers that pose a potential security risk before they leave foreign ports for U.S. seaports.

TIME ALONGSIDE

A subjective term usually referring to the time a vessel arrives in some position off the dock, pier, or terminal just before the first line is thrown. For further definition-contact Bryan Phillips. This time is not used in most post fixture calculations but may be required for specific regional trades.

BOXTIME

Standard BIMVO time charter for container ships.

REVERSIBLE-TIME

Option for charterers to add together time allowed for loading & discharging relative to terms of a particular charter party

OFFHIRE

A term used to describe the time at which a vessel is no longer meeting the terms of readiness for a shipment and is therefore no longer earning revenue during that time. Some situations which can cause offhire periods are holds not clean, dry, free from infestation; engine failure, cannot sail due to crew problem or shortage. Etc.. When a vessel's condition changes back to meet the contract or charter party terms it is placed back on-hire. In some cases such as poor engine perfoprmance which extends the charter and adds expenses a claim for partial offhire may be made.

LOOP GAIN

  1. The ratio of the magnitude of the primary feedback signal in a feedback control system to the magnitude of the actuating signal. 2. Total usable power gain of a carrier terminal or two-wire repeater; maximum usable gain is determined by, and may not exceed, the losses in the closed path.

SELF-SUSTAINING SHIP

A containership fitted with her own crane for loading and discharging containers

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