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Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Shipping Terms - Letter U

Maritime, Shipping and Commercial Terms,
Expressions, Abbreviations, Measuring Units, etc.
Dictionary of Shipping Terms

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UCP 500
Goto : Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credits.
Goto : Ultra Large Crude Carrier.
Ultra Large Crude Carrier (ULCC)
A vessel designed for the carriage of liquid bulk cargo with a loading capacity ranging from 250.000 to 500.000 DWT.
Goto : United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.
A Carrier in a conference or consortium who carries less cargo than the allotment distributed to him.
Underdeck Stowage
Cargo/container which is stowed below the main deck.
Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credits
Unit Train
Train comprised of containers from one container company.
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
A United Nations agency whose work in shipping includes the liner code involving the sharing of cargoes between the shipping lines of the importing and exporting countries and third countries in the ratio 40:40:20.
Unmatched List
List of payments entered to freight accounts receivable but unmatched due to no B/L in EDP.
Loading and devanning of containers.
Upgraded 20’/40’
Reinforced container for weight cargo.
United States Department of Agriculture.
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