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BILL OF LADING TERMS & CONDITIONS

the ne print on Bill of Lading; de fines what the carrier can and cannot do, including the carrier's liabilities and contractual agreements.

MINIMUM BILL OF LADING

A clause in a bill of lading which speci es the least charge that the carrier will make for issuing a lading. The charge may be a de nite sum or the current charge per ton for any specified quantity.

SEMT

Societe d'Etudes de Machines Thermiques

DE

Displacement extreme - equals to the moulded displacement, plus the displacement of the shell plating, bossings, cruiser stern and all other appendages.

HAMBURG RULES

Rules governing the rights and responsibilities of carrier and cargo interests which may be incorporated into a contract for the carriage of goods by sea either by agreement of the parties or statutorily. These rules were adopted by the United National Convention on the Carriage of Goods by Sea in 1978.

HANDYMAX

A dry bulk carrier type of less than 50,000 tonnes and 12 mtr draught, popular for its efficiency and flexibility.

VESSEL MANIFEST

An international carrier is obliged to declare of the ship's crew and contents at the port of departure and arrival in this document.

HANDYSIZE

A bulk carrier type 40,000-65,000 tonnes.

V.L.C.C.

Very large crude carrier -tankers of 200,000 to 300,000 dwt.

AFFREIGHTMENT CONTRACT

An agreement by an ocean carrier to provide cargo space on a vessel at a specified time and for a specified price to accommodate an exporter or importer.

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