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An additional duty imposed to offset export grants, bounties or subsidies paid to foreign suppliers in certain countries by the government of that country for the purpose of promoting export.



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INWARD FOREIGN MANIFEST

A complete listing of all cargo entering the country of discharge. Required at all world ports and is the primary source of cargo control, against which duty is assessed by the receiving country.

IFM

Inward Foreign Manifest - a complete listing of all cargo entering the country of discharge. Required at all world ports and is the primary source of cargo control, against which duty is assessed by the receiving country.

DETERGENT OIL

A heavy duty oil containing a detergent additive. These oils are mainly used in combustion engines.

DDP

Delivered duty paid (named point).

BINNACLE LIST

A ship's sick list. The list of men unable to report for duty was given to the officer or mate of the watch by the ship's surgeon. The list was kept at the binnacle.

DISTINGUISHING MARK

A flag flown to distinguish ships of one seagoing service of a given country from ships of the country's other seagoing service(s) when ships of more than one of the country's seagoing services fly the same ensign.

BONDED WAREHOUSE

An area of security approved by custom authorities for the safekeeping or deposit of goods liable for excise duty but not yet subject to that duty.

SHORE LEAVE

A free time given to officers and crew of a naval vessel when they are off duty and allowed to disembark and spend time on land.

DECKHAND

A seaman who works on the deck of a ship and remains in the wheelhouse attending to the orders of the duty officers during navigation and manoeuvring.

DOGWATCH

A short, evening period of watch duty on a ship

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