Freight, shipping and chartering glossary

Ocean Freight
The shipping of goods by sea via shipping containers.
Lettera di Vie Oceano
A document that draws up the contract for the carriage of goods by sea.
Clausola Off-hire
Terms of a time charter agreement on the suspension of payment for the use of a vessel.
A vuoto
Discharge of cargo from a vessel.
Tariffe aperte
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.
Aprire il Registro di sistema
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.
Contenitore Open Top
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.
Una situazione in cui ci sono troppe navi in generale o in un particolare traffico per il livello dei carichi disponibili.