War Risk Surcharge (WRS)
Charge in case of risks of war in a zone where the ship crosses or calls. Please click here for more information.
A place for the reception, delivery, consolidation, distribution, and storage of goods/cargo.
A type of Bill of Lading used for port-to-port or combined transport carriage. A "Waybill" is identical to a negotiable Bill of Lading except that it is not a document of title. In the US, a"waybill" is deemed the equivalent of a straight consigned B/L.
A structure built away from land and extending some distance over water, used for landing, loading and unloading ships. Also known as a pier or a quay
A port charge to a ship for use of a quay.
World Shipping Council
The World Shipping Council's goal is to provide a coordinated voice for the liner shipping industry in its work with policy makers and other industry groups with an interest in international transportation.
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