1. ABS (American Bureau of Shipping)
United States-owned classification society that states if a ship has complied with standard physical construction and maintenance conditions. ABS develops its technical standards and specifications, collectively known as ABS Rules & Guides. These regulations then form the basis for assessing the design and construction of new vessels and the integrity of existing vessels and marine structures.
2. Anchorage Area
The anchor area is an area where the ship can safely lower anchor. Here, the ships will dock to wait for the licensing / service process at the port to be completed. The location of this anchor area is usually not far from the harbor.
Space behind the jetty specifically between the jetty and the front of the warehouse or container yard (at the container terminal). The apron functions as a place for loading and unloading, until for the movement of container transport at the pier.
The mode or cargo used to deliver goods to return to the original or initial route, either in full or half full cargo. Usually, the movement of the cargo for sea transportation will be in the opposite direction to the distribution of the main cargo.
Barge is a type of ship with a flat hull or a large floating box. Barge used to carry cargo from the port into shallow water. Barges are towed by tugboats and are often also used to accommodate tides such as floating piers.
6. Bill of Lading
Bill of Lading is a formal contract between shipper and carrier that outlines the requirements for moving the cargo at certain points. This Bill of Lading document contains detail information such as name of sender, name of ship, cargo data, port of loading, port of unloading, freight details, method of payment, to the name of the consignee.
7. Weight Tonnage
Dead Weight Tonnage (DWT) is the maximum weight of the ship including the ship itself, cargo, fuel, clean water, ballast water, equipment, and ballast. The DWT percentage for the payload is 90% of the total DWT.
Penalty charges are calculated when cargo is not removed from the dock when the allowance expires. Demurrage costs averaged $ 60 per box/day for a 20-foot container and $ 100 per box/day for a 40-foot container.
9.Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ)
The Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) is a free trade area and free port. In this region, foreign and domestic goods are stored until they are ready to be released to international trade. If the product is to be imported, duties and taxes are not paid until the goods are released to the market of the destination country.
These transported goods can enter the FTZ without paying any government duties or excise taxes. Within the zone, goods can be stored, sampled, repackaged or re-labeled, cleaned, combined with other products, repaired or assembled, and so on.
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