Shipowner ship owner, carrier
agency An organization that acts on behalf of the shipowner in any port and acts as its representative.
NVOCC “Non Vessel Operating Common Carrier”
Co-Loader Consolidating the freight of forwarders with its own freight
Forwarder Organizer company that has an active agency network that carries out the operations of road, air, sea, rail transport, customs clearance and insurance services.
Bill Of Lading (B/L) seaway bill of lading
Master B/L There is a consensus
House B/L Ara konşimento
Charter Transport It is the transportation made by renting the ship wholly or partially (part cargo).
Charter Party It is the name given to the contract made between the carrier and the ship owner.
Bulk Loading Bulk loading in conventional freight transport
Broker Broker who acts as an intermediary between the ship owner and the loader
RO-RO Freight Transportation by vehicles, trailers or container ships
Loading and Unloading Terms
Free In (FI) Loading cost at the port
Free Out (FO) The cost of unloading at the port
Liner In (LI) The shipping cost belongs to the ship owner
Liner Out (LO) The unloading cost belongs to the ship owner
Stuffing Stacking, placing the load in the container
Unstuffing Emptying the container
Stevedoring Ship loading and unloading service
Port Terms
Storage Storage / warehouse in the port
Delays Exceeding the loading and unloading period granted to the vessel or not clearing and unloading the cargo waiting in the container before the allotted time
Free Time Free time. The time the load can wait before it goes into demurrage. Demurrage is applied when the time expires.
THC (Terminal Handling Fee): Handling fee at the port
Temporary admission Containers are in the status of goods subject to customs in accordance with the customs legislation in Turkey. For this reason, it is the customs clearance cost incurred when a container is removed from the bonded area at the port or brought back to the port.
Freight Terms
CAF (Currency Adjustment Factor) Including US dollar fluctuations in freight
BAF (Bunker Adjustment Factor) Including a certain percentage of fluctuations in fuel oil prices in overseas transportation.
Primary The additional fee imposed by the shipowner, which is generally used for export freight from Turkey, to reduce the risk.
War Risk Surcharge (WRS) Additional fee charged in addition to freight for voyages to ports at risk of war
High Cube Surcharge Additional charge for High Cube container
IMCO Charge Additional fee requested by the shipowner for the transportation of dangerous goods