Freight, shipping and chartering glossary

Ocean Freight
The shipping of goods by sea via shipping containers.
Guía Marítima
A document that draws up the contract for the carriage of goods by sea.
Cláusula de no alquiler
Terms of a time charter agreement on the suspension of payment for the use of a vessel.
Discharge of cargo from a vessel.
Tarifas Abiertas
A rate negotiated by a shipper at a shipping line (conference) for additional loading of the agreed limited consignment to one of the vessels of the line.
Abrir Registro
A term used in place of "flag of convenience" or "flag of necessity" to denote registry in a country that offers favorable tax, regulatory, and other incentives to ship owners from other nations.
Contenedor de tapa abierta
A container with an open roof and designed to carry cargo that is too large to be loaded through standard container doors, such as machinery.
Exceso de tonelaje
Una situación en la que hay demasiados buques en general o en un oficio en particular para el nivel de carga disponible.