Bills of Lading and other shipment contracts will list a 'notify party' who is the party who is to be notified by the carrier of the shipments arrival time and place.


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PARTS LIST

One or more printed sheets showing a manufacturer's parts or assemblies of an end item by illustration or a numerical listing of part numbers and names; it does not outline any assembly, maintenance, or operating instructions, and it may or may not have a price list cover sheet.

INTERNATIONAL NUMBER

The number of a navigational light, assigned in accordance with the Resolution adopted at the Fifth International Hydrographic Conference in 1949 by Member Nations of the International Hydrographic Bureau (now the International Hydrographic Organization). This number is in italic type and under the light list number in the light list.

LOLLING

An uncontrollable list caused by inadequate transverse stability in the upright condition.

MANIFEST

A document containing a full list of the ship's cargo, extracted from the bills of lading.

DECKS AWASH

A situation in which the deck of the vessel is partially or wholly submerged, possibly as a result of excessive listing or a loss of buoyancy.

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.

CREW LIST

The list prepared by the master of a ship showing the full names, nationality, passport or discharge book number, rank and age of every officer and crew member engaged on board that ship and is one of the essential ship's documents presented to the customs and immigration authorities on arrival at a new port.

LIGHT LIST

A publication giving detailed information regarding lighted navigational aids and fog signals. In the United States, light lists are published by the U.S. Coast Guard as USCG Light Lists and by the National Imagery and Mapping Agency as List of Lights.

LIGHT LIST NUMBER

The sequential number used to identify a navigational light in the light list. This may or may not be the same as the INTERNATIONAL NUMBER, which is an identifying number assigned by the International Hydrographic Organization. The international number is in italic type and is located under the light list number in the list.

STATION BILL

A list which shows the vessel's complement and details their various duties in connection with fire and boat drills.

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