What does LT stand for? What does on-carriage mean? What's a time charter?
Shipping jargon and terminology can be confusing. In this section, we explain the meaning of the most commonly used international shipping terms.
If you still need a specific shipping term explained in detail, simply contact your nearest Safmarine office – we’re happy to help.
- Gantry Crane
- A port crane that moves on rail tracks; used to load and unload containers from vessels.