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Shipping Glossary
     
 
icon COMMON SHIPPING TERMS
     
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icon Oncarriage
  The carriage of goods (containers) by any mode of transport to the place of delivery after discharge from the ocean vessel (main means of transport) at the port (place) of discharge.
   
icon One Stop Shop
  An organisation, which provides all needed requirements in one location.
   
icon Open Top Container
  A freight container similar in all respects to a general purpose container except that it has no rigid roof but may have a flexible and movable or removable cover, for example one made of canvas or plastic or reinforced plastic material normally supported on movable or removable roof bows.
   
icon Out of Gauge Cargo
  Cargo which dimensions are exceeding the normal dimensions of a 20 or 40 feet container, e.g. overlength, overwidth, overheight, or combinations thereof.
   
icon Outturn Report
  Written statement by a stevedoring company in which the condition of cargo discharged from a vessel is noted along with any discrepancies in the quantity compared with the vessel's manifest.
   
icon Overheight Cargo
  Cargo, exceeding the standard height.
   
icon Overlength Cargo
  Cargo, exceeding the standard length.
   
icon Overwidth Cargo
  Cargo, exceeding the standard width.
   
icon Owner
  The legal owner of cargo, equipment or means of transport.
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
  
 
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