Freight, shipping and chartering glossary

An air freight cargo container designed to fit the interior contours of a specific airplane.
Dans Gate
Opération ou échange qui a lieu au moment où un conteneur est reçu par un terminal ferroviaire ou un port maritime d'un autre transporteur.
Set of international trade terms published by the International Chamber of Commerce. The dictionary contains terms on the basic conditions of supply related to the transportation process, clearance, etc.
Connaissement intérieur
A legal document required for the transportation over land. An inland bill of lading serves as both the carrier’s receipt to the shipper and the carriage contract.
Transporteur intérieur
A transportation company that hauls export or import cargo between ports and inland points.
Inland Haulage Charges (IHC)
The transportation costs incurred in transporting goods from a seaport of loading to an inland container freight station, and vice versa.
Certificat d'inspection
A document confirming that the goods were in good condition prior to shipment.
A system of measures aimed at full or partial compensation of losses from certain risks (consequences of natural disasters and accidents, loss of wealth and disability, etc.) by transferring their consequences from one party (insured) to another (insurer) for a certain fee.
Certificat d'assurance
A document is specially issued in addition to the insurance policy for customer information as a sign that the contractor has implemented all types of insurance provided for by the terms of the contract.
Transport intermodal
The use of more than one mode of transport for the transport of goods.
A document certifying the actual delivery of goods and/or the provision of services and their value.
ISF Filing
This cost covers lodging in compliance with CBP’s (US Customs and Border Protection) ’10+2′ advance cargo reporting requirements.
Le Code international pour les navires et les installations portuaires adopté par une conférence diplomatique de l'OMI en décembre 2002. La mesure vise à renforcer la sécurité maritime. (Code ISPS - Chapitre XI-2 de la convention SOLAS).
Transporteur émetteur
The carrier who issues the bill of lading and with whom the contract of carriage is concluded.