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A document as part of the dangerous goods declaration in which the responsible party declares that the cargo has been stowed in accordance with the rules in a clean container in compliance with the IMDG regulations and properly secured.



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GOODS

1) Common term indicating movable property, merchandise or wares. 2) All materials which can be used to satisfy demands. 3) Whole or part of the cargo received from the shipper, including any equipment supplied by the shipper.

CONSOLIDATOR

The person or firm that consolidates (combines) cargo from a number of shippers into a container that will deliver the goods to several buyers.

DANGEROUS GOODS

Goods are to be considered dangerous if the transport of such goods might cause harm, risk, peril, or other evil to people, environment, equipment or any property whatsoever. Lists of the cargoes that are considered dangerous can be found in various publications such as the IMO Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG) and the table in the United State Code of Federal Regulations part 49 section 172.

TWIST LOCKS

A set of four twistable bayonet type shear keys used as part of a spreader to pick up a container or as part of a chassis to secure the containers.

INTERNATIONAL MARITIME DANGEROUS GOODS CODE

(IMDG Code) - a code, representing the classification of dangerous goods as defined by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) in compliance with international legal requirements.

OCEAN BILL OF LADING

A contract for transportation between a shipper and a carrier. It also evidences receipt of the cargo by the carrier. A bill of lading shows ownership of the cargo and, if made negotiable, can be bought, sold or traded while the goods are intransit.

BERTH TRAFFIC

the transportation of goods by sea using vessels that are put on berth for a particular voyage without regular date of sailing, which is decided upon when sufficient cargo has been gathered.

TRANSSHIPMENT (OF CARGO)

The transfer of goods from one vessel to another outside harbors

CONTAINER

A strong steel box of standard dimensions of 8 feet square and length of 20 feet or 40 feet, in which cargo is preloaded.

CONTAINERIZATION

The technique of using a container to store, protect and handle cargo while it is in transit. This shipping method has both greatly expedited the speed at which cargo is moved from origin to destination and lowered shipping costs.

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