Detention

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This fee is applicable when the consignee/shipper holds carrier equipment longer than the agreed free time outside of the port. Export: Detention days are counted from pick-up empty to gate-in full minus free days. Import: Detention days are counted from gate-out … Read More

Diversion

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Change made to en route cargo from the original destination port to a new location.

Dock Receipt

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Receipt given for a shipment received or delivered at a pier or dock. When delivery of a foreign shipment is completed, the dock receipt is exchanged for a bill of lading with the transportation line.

Donation Value

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The commodities do have a true worth prior to donation, say when the commodity was in prime condition. It is on the high side is thusly used in income and financial statements. Often the values derive from the donor, but … Read More

Door

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Door can be either the pickup or delivery point.  Door, however, is an ambiguous term–it can refer to the agent, consignee, warehouse, etc., so it is important to clarify specifically which door is being referred to.

EIN

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This is the tax ID number in the USA.  All shippers (including for personal effects) will need to have an EIN to export cargo.  The exception to this rule is that if you declare your cargo for less than $2,500, … Read More

ETA

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Estimated time of arrival.

ETD

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Estimated time of departure.

Export Declaration

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A government document submitted at the port, providing details about the goods shipped out of the country.

Export Value

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This is the value declared to US Customs–or whichever country you are exporting from.  It’s important to note that this is not necessarily the same as the import value on the destination side, or the GIK value, or the insurance … Read More

Feeder Vessel

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A short–sea vessel which transfers cargo between smaller ports and major ports.

Force Majeure

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Unforeseeable circumstances that prevent someone from fulfilling a contract. Circumstances that might require a force majeure are war, strike, riot, piracy, and Act of God.

Force Majeure

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Unforeseeable circumstances that prevent someone from fulfilling a contract. Circumstances that might require a force majeure are war, strike, riot, piracy, and Act of God.

Free Time

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The amount of time that a carrier’s equipment may be used without incurring additional charges. (See, Demurrage or Detention.)

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