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Shipping Glossary
     
 
icon COMMON SHIPPING TERMS
     
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icon Warehousing
  Those activities of holding and handling goods in a warehouse (store).
   
icon Warsaw Convention
  The Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules Relating to International Carriage by Air, signed at Warsaw, 12 October 1929, or that Convention as amended by the Hague Protocol, 1955, stipulating obligations or parties and limitations and/or exonerations of carriers (air cargo).
   
icon Waybill
  Non-negotiable document evidencing the contract for the transport of cargo.
   
icon Weight Charge
  The charge for carriage of goods based on their weight (air cargo).
   
icon Wharf
  A place for berthing vessels to facilitate loading and discharging of cargo.
   
icon Wharfage
  The fee charged for the use of a wharf for mooring, loading or discharging a vessel or for storing goods.
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
  
 
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