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A facility for separating sludge acid into acid oil, tar, and weak sulfuric acid, with provision for later re-concentration.

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STORE

A general term for provisions, materials and supplies used aboard ship

FISHING

For the purposes of the NSCV Part B, fishing operations means: a) the farming, taking, catching or capturing of fish for trading or manufacturing purposes; b) the processing or carrying of the fish that are farmed, taken, caught or captured; or c) activities in support of fishing operations, including i) the feeding, storage or transport of fish farmed, taken, caught or captured by the fishing vessel; ii) the provision of food, fuel and other supplies to the fishing vessel while it is engaged in fishing operations; iii) the transport of crew members or special personnel to and from the fishing vessel while it is engaged in fishing operations; iv) the maintenance of fish farms.

EQUALIZATION

A monetary allowance to the customer for picking up or delivering at a point other than the destination shown on the bill of lading. This provision is covered by tariff publication.

SFI

Secure Freight Initiative - a key provision of the SAFE Port Act of 2006 and is part of the International Container Security scanning project. It builds on its current partnership between the Container Security Initiative and the Megaports Initiative. It expands the use of scanning and imaging equipment to examine more U.S. bound containers, not just those determined to be high risk.

SECURE FREIGHT INITIATIVE (SFI)

A key provision of the SAFE Port Act of 2006 and is part of the International Container Security scanning project. It builds on its current partnership between the Container Security Initiative and the Megaports Initiative. It expands the use of scanning and imaging equipment to examine more U.S. bound containers, not just those determined to be high risk.

BEST PRACTICE

The provision to a client of examples and constructive consultation for improved logistics processes in the delivery of goods and services.

ALWAYS AFLOAT

(AA) - provision in a charter party, that the vessel must remain afloat at all times when unloading and discharging.

FREE ALONGSIDE

the provision in the charter party that provides for shippers to arrange for delivery of the goods within reach of ship's tackle.

ACCESS DOOR

A provision for access to concealed plumbing or other equipment without disturbing the wall or fixtures.

CIRCUIT PROTECTION

Provision for automatically preventing excess or dangerous temperatures in a conductor and limiting the amount of energy liberated when an electrical failure occurs.

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