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SAFETY OCEANS A

ONBOARD SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

A FIRST CLASS
A.& C.P. ANCHORES AND CHAINS PROVED.
a.a. ALWAYS AFLOAT,AFTER ARRIVAL
a.a.r. AGAINST ALL RISKS
A.C. ACCOUNT CURRENT,AIR CHANGES.
A.F. AFRICA (N) , ADVANCED FREIGHTS
a.h. AFTER HATCH , AFT HATCH
A.H. ANNO HEGIRAE.(EPOCH OF MOHAMMEDAN CALENDAR)
a.m. AMERICAN , ANTE-MERIDIEM
A.M.C. ARMED MERCHANT CRUISER
a.o.loc. ANY ONE LOCATION
A.R. ALL RISKS
A.T. AMERICAN TERMS (GRAIN)
A.V. AD VALOREM
a/c ACCOUNT / ACCOUNT CURRENT,ALTERED COURSE
A/d AFTER DATE
A/F AIR FREIGHT
A/H ANTWERP - HAMBURG RANGE PORTS
A/O AND/OR,ACCOUNT OF,AFTER OFFICE HOUR
ara AMSTERDAM,ROTHERDAM,ANWERS
A/or AND OR
A/P ADDITIONAL PREMIUM
A/PG ARABIAN PERSIAN GULF
A/R AGAINST ALL RISKS
A/S AFTER SIGHT,ACCOUNT SALES,ALONGSIDE (CHARTERING)
A/T AMERICAN TERMS , ALL TOLD
A/V AD VALOREM , AVERAGE
A/v AVERAGE,AD VALOREM (ACCORDING TO VALUE)
A1 FIRST CLASS CHARTERERS OR OWNERS
AA SA ALWAYS AFLOAT AND SAFE AGROUND (WHEN VESSELS OF SIMILAR SIZE ARE
ACCUSTOMED TO LIE IN SAFETY)
AAAA ALWAYS AFLOAT AND ACCESSIBLE
AAD ANNUAL AGREGATE DEDUCTIBLE
AAIC ACCOUNTING AUTHORITY IDENTIFICATION CODE
AB ABLE BODIED SEAMAN
ABAFT IN THE STERN HALF OF A SHIP
ABC AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANY
Abdnt ABANDONMENT
ABG ABRIDGE (D) (MENT)
ABI ASSOCIATION OF BRITISH INSURERS
ABOC AMERICAN BULK OIL CLAUSES
ABRAV ABBREVIATTE / ABBREVIATION
ABS ABSENT SUBSCRIBER / AMERICAN BUREAU OF SHIPPING / ABLE BODIED SEAMAN
Abt. ABOUT
ABV ABOVE
ACAJ ACAJUTIA (SW MEXICO)
ACAS ADVISORY,CONCILIATION AND ARBITRATION SERVICE
Acc ACCEPTED , ACCEPTANCE.
ACCD ACCOMMODATION
ACCT ACCOUNT.
Acct ACCOUNT
ACCU NOTATION OF ABS AUTHORIZING UNMANED OPERATION IN ENGINE ROOM
ACII ASSOCIATE OF CHARTERED INSURANCE INSTITUTE
ACK ACKNOWLEDGE (-GING)
ACP AMERICAN CARGO POLICY
ACPT ACCEPT.

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ACPTA ACCEPTABLE.
ACV AIR CUSHION VEHICLE (HOVERCRAFT)
AD ANNO DOMINI (YEARS AFTER CHRIST'S BIRTH)
ADE ABOVE DECK EQUIPMENT
Ad.val. "AD VALOREM" (ACCORDING TO VALUE)
Add. ADDRESSED,JOIN.
Admin ADMINISTRATION
ADD/COM ADDRESS COMMISSION.
ADDL ADITIONAL
ADJ ADJUST
ADNOK ADVISE IF NOT OK
ADV ADVISE , ADVICE.
afaa AS FAR AS APPLICABLE
AFIA AMERICAN FOREIGN INSURANCE ASSOCIATION
AFL AMERICAN FEDERATION OF LABOUR
AFPC ADVANCED FINANCIAL PLANING CERTIFICATE (CII)
AFT AT OR TOWARD THE STERN OR TAIL
AG ARABIAN GULF
AGB A GOOD BRAND
AGC ANNUAL GROSS CAPACITY , AUTOMATIC GAIN CONTROL
AGCY AGENCY
AGN AGAIN
AGR AGREE
AGS ANNUAL GENERAL SURVEY
Agt. AGENT,AGAINST,AGREEMENT.
AGW ALL GOING WELL
AGWI ATLANTIC,GOLF,WESR INDIES LIMITS
AHF AMERICAN HULL FORM (INSURANCE POLICY)
AICC AMERICAN INSTITUTE CARGO CLAUSES
AIHC AMERICAN INSTITUTE HULL CLAUSE
AIMU AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF MARINE UNDERWRITERS
AIRMIC ASSOCIATION OF INSURANCE AND RISK MANAGERS IN INDUSTRY AND COMMERCE
ALA ALABAMA (USA)
ALLW ALLOW , ALLOWANCE
ALRS ADMIRALITY LIST OF RADIO SIGNALS
ALT ALTERNATIVELY
ALW ALWAYS
AMERC ASSOCIATION OF MARINE ELECTRONIC AND RADIO COLLEGE
AM GENCON AMENDED GENCON CHARTER PARTY
AMD AMEND
AMDMT AMENDMENT
AML ABSOLUTE MAXIMUM LOSS
AMR AMERICA
AMSA AUSTRALIAN MARITIME SAFETY AUTHORITY
AMT AMOUNT
amt AMOUNT
AMVER AUTOMATED MUTUAL-ASSISTANCE VESSEL RESCUE SYSTEM
AMWELSH/AWS AMERICANIZED WELSH COAL CHARTER PARTY
ANF ARRIVAL NOTIFICATION FORM
ANS ANSWER
ANSI AMERICAN NATIONAL STANDARDS INSTITUTE
ANT ANTWERP
AOB ACCOUNT ON BOARD , AS ON BOARD , ANY OTHER BUSINESS
AOE ANY ONE EVENT
AOH AFTER OFFICE HOURS
AOL ANY ONE LOSS
AOO ANY ONE OCCURRENCE
AOR ANY ONE RISK
AOR - E / W ATLANTIC OCEAN REGION EAST/WEST
AOV ANY ONE VESSEL

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AOVoy ANY ONE VOYAGE
AP ASSOCIATED PRESS , APRIL , ADDITIONAL PREMIUM , ALL PURPOSES
AP ADDITIONAL PREMIUM
APD ACTUAL PAYMENT DATE
APL AS PER LIST
APPAR APPARENTLY
Appd APPROVED
APPL APPLY , APPLICATION
APROX APPROXIMATE , APPROXIMATELY
APS ARRIVING PILOT STATION
APT APPARTMENT , AFTER PEAK TANK
AR ALL RISKS
AR ANTWERP - ROTTERDAM RANGE
ARA AMSTERDAM,ROTTERDAM,ANTWERP RANGE
ARCS ADMIRALITY RASTER CHARTS SERVICE
ARND AROUND
ARQ AUTOMATIC REPETITION REQUEST
ARR ARRIVED
Arr TL ARRANGED TOTAL LOSS
ARRANG ARRANGE (MENT)
ARRV ARRIVE
ARRVD ARRIVED
AS ALONGSIDE
ASAP AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
ASCP ANCHORS AND CHAIN PROVED
ASEAN ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH EAST ASIAN NATIONS
ASF ADDITIONAL SECONDARY FACTOR
ASGD ALARM SIGNAL GENERATING DEVICE
ASH LIKE POWDER
ASM AT SEA MAINTENANCE
ASSN ASSOCIATION
AST ATLANTIC STANDARD TIME
At wt ATOMIC WEIGHT
ATA AUTOMATIC TRACKING AID
ATL (ATLC) ATLANTIC
ATL ACTUAL TOTAL LOSS
Atl ATLANTIC
ATND ATTEND , ATTENDANCE
ATNSHINC ANY TIME DAY NIGHT SUNDAYS HOLIDAYS INCLUDED
ATO AUTHORITY TO OPERATE
ATSBE ALL TIME SAVED BOTH ENDS (DESPATCH)
ATT ATTENTION , ATTACHED
AUG AUGUST
AUST AUSTRALIA
AUSREP AUSTRALIAN REPORTING SYSTEM FOR SHIPPING
AUST ROUND AUSTRALIAN ROUNDVOYAGE
AUSTWHT AUSTRALIAN WHEAT (CH/P)
AUTH AUTHORITY , AUTHORIZE
Aux AUXILIARY VESSEL
AV AVERAGE,AVAILABLE,AD VALOREM
Av AVERAGE
Av.disbts. AVERAGE DISBURSEMENTS
AVIL AVAILABLE
AW YR NEWS AWAITING YOUR NEWS
AWTNG AWAITING

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B
b BLUE SKY
B or B/- BALE,BAG,BAY,BRIDGE,BULK CARRIER
B to B BOTH TO BLAME COLLISION CLAUSE
B&B BED AND BREAKFAST
B&D.I. BIRTH AND DEATH FORM I.
B&T cl BLOCKING & TRAPPING CLAUSE
B.A BUENOS AIRES
B.D.S.T. BRITISH DOUBLE SUMMER TIME
B.O. BUYER'S OPTION,BRANCH OFFICE
B.P.B. BANK POST BILL
B.S. BRITISH SURVEY,BALANCE SHEET
b.t. BERTH TERMS
B.T.U. BOARD OF TRADE UNIT
B.Th.U. BRITISH THERMAL UNIT
B/B BAG/BALE,BARE BOAT
B/CH BRISTOL CHANNEL
B/D BANK DRAFT,BAR DRAFT (GRAIN TRADE)
B/E BILL OF EXCHANGE,BILL OF ENTRY
B/G BANK GUARANTEE,BONDED GOODS

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B/G BONDAGE GOODS
B/H BILL OF HEALTH,BORDEAUX TO HAMBURG INCLUSIVE
B/L BILL OF LADING,BALE
B/O BROUGHT OVER
B/O/B BUNKERS ON BOARD
B/P BILLS PAYABLE
B/R BILLS RECEIVABLE,BORDEAUX OR ROUEN (GRAIN TRADE)
B/S BILLS OF SALE,BILLS OF STORE,BAGS,BALES,BUNKER SURCHARGE
B/s BAGS,BALES
B/ST BILL OF SIGHT
BA BEFORE /BREATHING APPARATUS
BA COMPL BB BUENOS AIRES WITH COMPLETITION BAHIA BLANCA
BACKHAULCARGO OPPOSITE OF MAINLEGCARGO I.E. CARGO TAKEN INSTEAD OF BALLASTING
BAL BALANCE
BALECL BALE CLAIMS FOR PULP
BALLASTERS SHIPS IN BALLAST
BANDW BURMEISTER AND WAIN
Bar BAROMETR,BAROMETRIC,BARREL
BAR DRAFT VESSEL'S MAXIMUM DRAFT TO CROSS BAR
BARRANTRY FRAUDULENT ACT BY MASTER/CREW AGAINST SHIP/CARGO
BAS BASIS
BAS BUSINESS APPLICATION SUPPORT
BB BELLOW BRIDGE,BREAK BULK,BAHIA BLANCA,BILL BOOK
BBC BRITISH BROADCASTING CORPORATION
BBcl BOTH TO BLAME COLLISION CLAUSE
BBL(S) BARREL (S)
BBS BULLETIN BOARD SERVICE
BC BRITISH CORPORATION,BULK-CAR CARRIER,BRITISH COLUMBIA,CANADA BRISTOL
CHANNEL,BULK CARGO,BULK CARRIER,BEFORE CHRIST,BALTIMORE FORM C
CHARTER PARTY
BD BOARD,BOUND,BAR DRAFT,BANK DRAFT
Bd BOUND,BOND
BDE BELOW DECK EQUIPMENT
BDI BOTH DATES INCLUSIVE,BOTH DAYS INCLUDED
BDLS BUNDELS
Bdls BUNDLES
BDS BOARDS (TIMBER)
BDS BROKER'S DAILY STATEMENT
Bds BOARDS
BDTF BOARD FOOT/FEET
BE BOTH ENDS,BILL OF EXCHANGE
BENDS BOTH ENDS (ON LOADING AND DISCHARGING)
BFC BALTIMORE FORM C (CH/P)
BFO BEAT FREQUENCY OSCILLATOR
Bg BAG
BGD BAGGED
BH BORDEAUX-HAMBURG RANGE
BHF BAUXITE KIND HF
BHP BRAKE HORSE-POWER
BI BYE BYE
BIC BUREAU INTERNATIONAL DES CONTAINERS
BIH BUREAU INTERNATIONAL DE L'HEURE
BIIBA BRITISH INSURANCE&INVESTMENT BROKERS' ASSOCIATION
BIMCO THE BALTIC INTERNATIONAL MARITIME CONFERENCE
BIZ BUSINESS
BK I CUT OFF (TXL LANGUAGE),BANK
Bk BACK,BACKWARDATION,BOOK
BKD BOOKED
Bkge BREAKAGE,BROKERAGE
BKRS BUNKERS

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BL BILL OF LADING,BALE
BLADINGS BILLS OF LADING
BLK BULK,BLACK
Bls BALES,BARRELS
BLT BUILT
BLVE BELIEVE
BLY BARLEY
BM BEAM,BOARD MEASURE
bm BOARD MEASURE (TIMBER)
BMF BOARD MEASURE FEET
BN BOOKING NOTE
BNA BRITISH NORTH AMERICA
BNK BANK
BO BULK-OIL CARRIER,BULK-ORE CARRIER,BAD ORDER,BUYER'S OPTION
BO BUYER'S OPTION,BRANCH OFFICE
BO-RO BULK OIL/ROLL ON-ROLL OF
BOB BUNKERS ON BOARD
BOD BUNKERS ON DELIVERY
BODAOB/BORAOB BUNKER ON DELIVERY AS ON BOARD / BUNKER ON REDELIVERY AS ON BOARD
BOFRS BEST OFFERS
BOOMING OF VSL VESSEL USING PONTOONS BETWEEN HERSELF AND BERTH DUE TO HER DRAFT
BOR BUNKERS ON REDELIVERY
BOSUN BOATSWAIN
BOT BOARD OF TRADE
BP B/P BILL(S) OF PAYABLE
BPB BANK POST BILL
BQ BARQUE , REPLY TO A RQ
BR BANK RELEASE,BILLS RECEIVABLE
BR BUILDERS' RISK INSURANCE
BRAZ BRAZIL
BRC BROKER REGULATORY COMMITTEE (LLOYD'S),BROKERS REGISTRATION COUNCIL
Brl BARREL
BRMA BROKERS' & REINSURERS' MARKET ASSOCIATION (USA)
BROB BUNKERS REMAINING ON BOARD
BS BILLS OF SALE,BALANCE SHEET,BUNKER SURCHARGE,BOILER SURVEY,BLACK SEA
BRITISH STANDARD
BS/L BILLS OF LADING
Bs/L BILLS OF LADING
BSA BUSINESS SERVICES ADMINISTRATION
BSC BRITISH STEEL CORPORATION
BSI BRITISH STANDARD INSTITUTE
BSM BUREAU SIGNING MESSAGE
BSN BOSTON
BSR BASIC SERVICE RATE
BST BRITISH SUMMER TIME
BT BERTH TERMS
bt BERTH TERMS
BTEC BUSINESS AND TECHNICIAN EDUCATION COUNCIL
BTMS BOTTOMS
BTRY BATTERY
BTU BOW THRUST UNIT(S)
BU BUSHEL(S),BUREAU VERITAS
BULK BULK CARRIER
BUS BUSINESS
BV BUREAU VERITAS
BW BRACKISH WATER
BWAD BRACKISH WATER ARRIVAL DRAFT
BWT BLEEDING WING TANK
BX BOX

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C
"CHIPPY" SHIP'S CARPENTER
C CHEMICAL TANKER,CELSIUS,CENTRIGADE,CONTAINER,CASE,CARTON,CUBIC
c DETACHED CLOUDS
C COLLECTED,CURRENCY,COUPON,COAST
C &/or J CHINA AND/OR JAPAN
C AND F COST AND FREIGHT
C ORE 7 ORE CHARTED PARTY FOR USE IN MEDITERRANEAN
C ORE 8 ORE CHARTER PARTY FOR USE IN THE BAY OF BISCAY
C&/OR DPP CRUDE AND/OR DIRTY PETROLEUM PRODUCTS
C&D COLLECTED AND DELIVERED,CANCELLED AND DELIVERED
C&D COLLECTED AND DELIVERED
C&D COLLECTED AND DELIVERED
C&F COST AND FREIGHT,CLEARING AND FORWARDING
c&f COST AND FREIGHT
c&f COST AND FREIGHT
C&G CITY AND GUILDS
C&I COST AND INSURANCE
C+I COST AND INSURANCE
c.&i. COST AND INSURANCE
c.a. CURRENT ACCOUNT
C.B&H CONTINENT,BORDEAUX TO HAMBURG
C.C. CIVIL COMMOTIONS,CONTINUATION,CLAUSE
c.f. CARRIED FORWARD,CUBIC FEET
C.F. COOPER FASTENED
c.f.i. COST,FREIGHT AND INSURANCE
C.f.o. COAST FOR ORDERS,CHANNEL FOR ORDERS
C.G.A CARGO'S PROPORTION OF GENERAL AVERAGE
C.H&H CONTINENT BETWEEN HAVRE AND HAMBURG
C.I. CONSULAR INVOICE
C.I.E. CAPTAIN'S IMPERFECT ENTRY
c.i.f &e COST,INSURANCE AND FREIGHT AND EXCHANGE
c.i.f. COST,INSURANCE AND FREIGHT
c.i.f.c.i. COST,INSURANCE AND FREIGHT COMMISION AND INTEREST
c.i.f.L.t. COST,INSURANCE AND FREIGHT,LONDON TERMS
C.O.D. CASH ON DELIVERY
C.P.D. CHARTERERS PAY DUES
C.R. CURRENT RATE,CARRIERS' RISK
C.S. COTTON SEED,COLLIERY SCREENED (COAL)
C.T. CALOFORNIAN TERMS (GRAIN TRADE)
C.T.C. CORN TRADE CLAUSES
c.t.l.o. CONSTRUCTIVE TOTAL LOSS ONLY
C.W. COMMERCIAL WEIGHT
C/- CASE
C/- CASE
C/D COMMERCIAL DOCK,CONSULAR DECLARATION
C/D COMMERCIAL DOCK,CONSULAR DECLARATION
C/I CERTIFICATE OF INSURANCE
C/L CRAFT LOSS
c/l. CRAFT LOSS
C/N CONSIGNEMENT NOTE,COVER NOTE,CREDIT NOTE
C/N CREDIT NOTE,CONSIGNEMENT NOTE,COVER NOTE
C/N. COVER NOTE,CREDIT NOTE,CONSIGMENT NOTE
C/O CASE OIL,CERTIFICATE OF ORIGIN,CASH ORDER
C/O CERTIFICATE OF ORIGIN
C/P CHARTER PARTY,COMPARE,COSTUME OF PORT
C/P CHARTER PARTY,CUSTOM OF PORT (GRAIN TRADE)

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C/S CASES
C/S CLEANING INSPECTION SATISFACTION
c/s CASES
C/T CONFERENCE TERMS
CA CENTRAL AMERICA,CIRCA/ABOUT
CA CONTROLLED ATMOSPHERE (REFRIGERATED GOODS)
CABE CHARTERERS' AGENTS BOTH ENDS
CACTLVO COMPROMISED &/OR ARRANGED &/OR CONSTRUCTIVE TOTAL LOSS OF VESSEL
CAD CASH AGAINST DOCUMENTS
CAF COST AND FREIGHT
CAL/CALIF CALIFORNIA
CAN CANADA,CANADIAN
Canc CANCELLED
CANC/CCLG CANCEL (LED)
CANCIG CANCELLING DATE
CANCL/CLG CANCELLING
CAP CAPTAIN,CAPITAL,CAPACITY
CAPT CAPTAIN,CAPITAL
CARICOM CARRIBEAN COMMUNITY
CAS CASABLANCA
CASS CLAIMS AGREEMENT SUPPORT
CB CAR BULK-CARRIER
CB&H CONTINENT BETWEEN BORDEAUX AND HAMBURG
CBFT/CU FT CUBIC FOOT/FEET
CBH CONTINENT/BORDEAUX/HAMBURG/RANGE
CBI CONFEDERATION OF BRITISH INDUSTRY
CBIN CUBIC INCH
CBL CABLE
CBT COMPUTER BASED TRAINING
CC CHARTERERS,CUBIC CENTIMETER,CURRENT COST,CIVIL COMMODATION,CARBON
COPY,CHARGE COLLECT,CONTINUATION CLAUSE
CC CIVIL COMMOTIONS,CANCELLATION CLAUSE
CCISG CONVENTION CONTRACTS OF INTENATIONAL SALE OF GOODS
CCIR INTERNATIONAL RADIO CONSULTATIVE COMMITTEE
CCR COMMON CORE RECORD
CCSA COLLECTIVE CONPANY SIGNING AGREEMENT
ccy CONVERTIBLE CURRENCY
CD COUNTRY DAMAGE
CDB CELLULAR DOUBLE BOTTOM
CDN CANADIAN
CDV CURRENT DOMESTIC VALUE OF THE GOODS IN THEIR COUNTRY OF ORIGI N
CDV CURRENT DOMESTIC VALUE
CE CEMENT CARRIER,CONSUMPTION ENTRY
CEE COMPOUND-EXPANTION ENGINE
CEPT CONFERENCE of EUROPEANPOSTAL AND TELECOMUNICATIONS ADMINISTRATIONS
CERTF CERTIFY,CERTIFICATE
CES COAST EARTH STATION
CF CONFRONTE,CUBIC FOOT/FEET
cf CARRIED FORWARD,CUBIC FEET
CFDL CONFIDENTIAL
cfi COST,INSURANCE AND FREIGHT
CFM CONFIRM
CFMD CONFIRMED
CFO COAST FOR ORDERS
Cfo CHANNEL FOR ORDERS,CALLING FOR ORDERS
CFR CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATION (USA),COST AND FREIGHT
CFS CONTAINER FREIGHT STATION
CFT CUBIC FOOT/FEET
CFY CLARIFY
CG COAST GUARD

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CGA CARGO'S PROPORTION OF GENERAL AVERAGE
CGA CARGO'S PROPORTION OF GENERAL AVERAGE
CGLI CITY AND GUILDS OF LONDON INSTITUTE
CGO CARGO
CGSA CARRIAGE OF GOODS BY SEA ACT
CH CHAPTER , CHANEL , CHIEF
CH&H CONTINENT BETWEEN HAVRE AND HAMBURG
CHABE CHARTERERS AGENTS BOTH ENDS
CHAG CHAGUARANAS (TRINIDAD)
CHAP CHAPTER
CHENG CHIEF ENGINEER
CHG CHARGE
CHGD CHARGED
CHGS CHARGES
CHK CHECK
CHNG CHANGE
CHOFF CHIEF OFFICER
CHOOPT CHARTERERS OPTION
CHOP CHARTERERS OPTION
CHQ CHEQUE
chq CHEQUE
CHRTRS/CHRS CHARTERERS
CI CONSULAR INVOICE
CI CONSULAR INVOICE
CIA CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY
CIE CAPTAIN'S IMPERFECT ENTRY (CUSTOMS)
CIF COST,INSURANCE AND FREIGHT
cif COST,INSURANCE AND FREIGHT
CIF &E COST,INSURANCE AND FREIGHT AND EXCHANGE
CIF ANE COST,INSURANCE AND FREIGHT AND SLIGHT DIFFERENCE OF EXCHANGE
CIFCE COST,INSURANCE AND FREIGHT,COMMISION AND AXCHANGE
CIFCI COST,INSURANCE AND FREIGHT,COMMISION AND INTEREST
cifci COST,INSURANCE,FREIGHT,COMMISION AND INTEREST
CIFLT COST,INSURANCE AND FREIGHT LONDON TERMS
CII CHARTERERS INSURANCE INSTITUTE
CII CHARTERED INSURANCE INSTITUTE
CILA CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF LOSS ADJUSTER
CIO CONGRESS OF INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATION
CIP CARIAGE AND INSURANCE PAID TO
CIR CIRCUMFERENCE
CIS COMMONWEALTH OF INDEPENDENT STATES
CIT CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF TRANSPORT
CIV CIVIL,CIVILIAN
CK CHECK,CASK
ck. CASK
CKD COMPLETED KNOCKED DOWN
CKD/CKN COMPLETED KNOCKED DOWN (CARS)
CL CONTAINER LOAD,CLAUSE
CLAMS CLAIMS MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (ILU)
CLASF CLASSIFICATION
CLC CIVIL LIABILITY CONVENTION
CLD CLEARED
Cld CLEARED
Cld. CLEARED
CLM CLAIM
CLNT CLIENT
CLRD CLEARED
CLT CONTRACTED AND LOADED TIP ( TYPE OF PROPELLER)
CM CENTIMETER
CMDG COMMANDING

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CML COMMERCIAL
CMS CONTINUOUS MACHIERY SURVEY
Cmpl COMPLETED
CNAA COUNCIL FOR NATIONAL ACADEMIC AWARDS
CNSEE CONSIGNEE
CNVS CONSECUTIVE VOYAGES
CO COMPANY,COUNTRY (ADMINISTRATION DISTRICT),CARRIED OVER,CARE OF
COLLATION,COLLATE,POR FAVOR COMPARE,
COA CONTRACT OF AFFREIGHTMENT
COB CARGO ON BOARD
COD COLLECT ON DELIVERY,CASH ON DELIVERY,CHANGE OF DESTINATION
COD CASH ON DELIVERY
COFC CONTAINER ON FLAT CAR
COFG ACT CARRIAGE OF GOODS BY SEA ACT 1924
COGSA UNITED STATES CARRIAGE OF GOODS BY SEA ACT
COL COLOMBIA,COLORADO,COLLECTED,COLLECTION,COLONY,COLOR(ED),
COLL COLLECT,COLLECTION,COLLEGE
COM COMMANDER,COMMISION (ER)
Com COMMISION
COMDG COMMANDING
COMDR COMMANDER
COMDT COMMANDANT
COMM COMMISSION,COMMANDER,COMMITTEE,COMMENCING (EMENT)
COMP COMPARE,COMPARATIVE,COMPOUND
Comp TL COMPROMISED TOTAL LOSS
COMPL COMPLETE
CON CONCLUSION,CONSOLIDATE,CONCERT (ACORDO)
CONCS CONCENTRATES
Conds CONDITIONS
CONF CONFERENCE
CONG CONGRESS (IONAL)
CONN CONNECTICUT
CONS CONSOLIDATED,CONSOL,CONSIGNEMENT
CONSECS CONSECUTIVE VOYAGES
CONSEXS CONSECUTIVE VOYAGES
Consgt CONSIGNMENT
CONSOL CONSOLIDATION
CONSTR CONSTRUCTION
CONT CONTENTS,CONTINENT OF EUROPE
CONT B/H CONTINENT RANGE OF PORTS BETWEEN BORDEAUX AND HAMBURG
CONT H/H CONTINENT HAVRE/HAMBURG RANGE
Cont. CONTINENT OF EUROPE
Cont.(A.H.) CONTINENT OF EUROPE,ANTWERP HAMBURG RANGE
Cont.(B.H.) CONTINENT OF EUROPE,BORDEAUX-HAMBURG RANGE
Cont.(G.H.) CONTINENT OF EUROPE,GIBRALTAR-HAMBURG RANGE
Cont.(H.H.) CONTINENT OF EUROPE,HAVRE-HAMBURG RANGE
CONTN CONTINUED
CONTR CONTRACT,CONTRARY
Conv CONVEYANCE
COO CERTIFICATE OF ORIGIN
COOP COOPERATIVE
COP COSTUME OF PORT
COP CERTIFICATE OF PROFICIENCY
CORR CORRECTION,CORRECT (ED),CORESPONDINGLY
CORR CORRECTED,CORRESPONDENCE
COS COMPANIES,COUNTIES (DISTRICTS),CASH OF SHIPMENT
COSS CLAIMS OFFICE SUPPORT SYSTEM
COW CRUDE OIL WASHING
CP CHARTER PARTY,COMPARE
CP-3 CORE PROB 3"

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CP-4 CORE PROB 4"
CPA CLAIMS PAYABLE ABROAD
Cpa CLOSEST POINT OF APPROACH
CPD CHARTERERS PAYS DUES
CPD CHARTERERS PAY DUES
CPD CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
CPDD CHARTER PARTY DATED
CPE CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION
CPL CLAIMS PAYABLE LONDON
CPP CLEAN PETROLEUM PRODUCTS,CONTROLLABLE PITCH PROPELLER
CPP CONTROLLABLE PITCH PROPELLERS
CPR CARDIAC PULMONARY RESUSCITAION
CPRACK CORE PROB RACK
CPT CAPE TOWN
CPT CARRIAGE PAID TO
CPU CENTRAL PROCESSING UNIT
CQ "CASU QUO"
CQD CUSTOMARY QUICK DISPATCH
CQD CUSTOMARY QUICK DESPATCH
CR CREDIT (OR),CARRIER'S RISK,CURRENT RATE
CR CURRENT RATE,COMPANY'S RISK,CARRIER'S RISK
CR CARRIAGE RETURN
Cr CREDIT,CREDITOR
CRD CRANED
CRISTAL CONTRACT REGARDING AN INTERIM SUPPLEMENT TO TANKER LIABILITY FOR
OIL POLLUTION
CRO CANCELLING RETURNS ONLY
CRV DO YOU RECEIVE WELL? ,I RECEIVE WELL (TELEX LANGUAGE)
CRYST CRYSTALLIZED,CRYSTALLINE
CS CASE (S),CAPITAL STOCK,CONTINUOUS SURVEY
CSB CLAIMS SUPERVISORY BOARD
CSD CLOSED SHELTER DECK
CSD/CLSD CLOSED SHELTER DECK
CSDR COLUMN STABILISED DRILL RIG
CSG CLAIMS SERVICES GROUP
CSI CERTIFICATE STANDARDISED INVOICE
CSO CONTINUOUS SERVICE OUTPUT
CSS COORDINATOR SURFACE SEARCH
CST CENTRAL STANDARD TIME,CENTISTOKES (VISCOSITY MEASUREMENT OF OIL)
CST CENTRAL STANDARD TIME
CSU CENTRAL SERVICES UNIT (LLOYD'S)
CT COUNT,CONNECTICUT,CENT,CONFERENCE TERMS,CONTAINER TERMINAL
CTC CORN TRADE CLAUSES , CONTRACT
CTL CONSTRUCTIVE TOTAL LOSS
CTL CONSTRUCTIVE TOTAL LOSS
CTLO CONSTRUCTIVE TOTAL LOSS ONLY
CTN CARTON
CTNR CONTAINER
CTR CENTER
CTRS CHARTERERS
Cts CRATES
CU CUBIC
CU/CM CUBIC CENTIMETERS
CUB CUBIC
CUD COULD
CUE CLAIMS & UNDERWRITITING EXCHANGE
CUFT CUBIC FEET
cum WITH,CUMULATIVE
CUR CURRENCY,CURRENT
cv CHIEF VALUE

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CW COMMERCIAL WEIGHT , CONTINUOUS WAVE
CWT HUNDREDWEIGHT
CX CANCEL
CXD CANCELLED
CYC CYCLOPEDIC,CYCLOPEDIA
CYL CYLINDER,CYLINDRICAL
CZ CANAL ZONE

D
D DELIVERY,DELIVERED
D DELETE,DIESEL

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d. DRIZZLING RAIN
D.B. DOUBLE BOTTOM/S/ED,DEALS AND BATTENS,DONKEY BOILER
D.B.B. DEALS,BATTENS AND BOARDS
D.B.S. DISTRESS BRITISH SEAMAN
D.B.S.T. DOUBLE BRITISH SUMMER TIME
D.D. DAMAGE DONE
d.f. DEAD FREIGHT
DGPS DIFFERENTIAL GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM
d.l.o. DISPATCH LOADING ONLY
D.O.T. DEPARTMENT OF OVERSEAS TRADE
D.T. DEEP TANK
D.W.,d.w. DEADWEIGHT,DOCK WARRANT
D/A DEPOSIT ACCOUNT,DAYS AFTER ACCEPTANCE,DOCUMENTS AGAINST
ACCEPTANCE,DISCHARGE AFLOAT,DEDUCTIBLE AVERAGE
D/A DAYS AFTER ACCEPTANCE,DOCUMENTS AGAINST ACCEPTANCE,DEPOSIT
ACCOUNT,When prefixed to word "CLAUSE"vessel must DISCHARGE AFLOAT
D/B DOUBLE BOTTOM
D/C DEVIATION CLAUSE
D/D DAYS AFTER DATE,DEMAND DRAFT,DELIVERED AT DOCKS
D/D DEMAND DRAFT,DELIVERED AT DOCKS,DAMAGE DONE
D/d DAYS AFTER DATE,DAYS' DATE,
D/D DEMAND DRAFT,DELIVERY,DELIVERED AT DOCKS,DATE DRAFT,DAYS AFTER
DATE
D/DETS DESPATCH DETAILS
D/N DEBIT NOTE
D.O.E. DATE OF EXPIRY
D/O DELIVERY ORDER,DIESEL OIL
D.O.I. DATE OF ISSUE
D/OIL DIESEL OIL
D/P DOCUMENTS AGAINST PAYMENT
D/R DEPOSIT RECEIPT
D/S DAYS AFTER SIGHT
D/s DAYS AFTER SIGHT
D/V DUAL VALUATION
D/W DOCK WARRANT
D1/2D DESPATCH HALF DEMMURAGE
DA DOCUMENTS FOR ACCEPTABLE
DAA DOCUMENTS AGAINST ACCEPTANCE
DAF DELIVERED AT FRONTIER
DAK DAKOTA (USA)
DAL DECALITER
DAM DAMAGE
DAN DANISH
DAP DAYS ALL PURPOSSES,"DI AMONIA PHOSPHATE"
DAT DATIVE,DEADWEIGHT TOLD
DB DAY BOOK,DEALS AND BATTENS (TIMBER TRADE)
DB DECIBEL,DEALS AND BATTENS
DB&B DEALS,BOARDS AND BATTENS (TIMBER)
DBB DEALS,BOARDS AND BATTENS (TIMBER)
DBK DRAWBACK
Dbk. DRAWBACK
DBLB DOUBLE ROOM WITH BATH
DBR DOUBLE ROOM WITHOUT BATH
DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA,DEVIATION CAUSE,DRY CARGO
DCC DEADWEIGHT CARGO CAPACITY
DD DAMAGE DONE
DD DEMAND DRAFT,DELIVERY,DRYDOCKING,DELIVERED,DATED DOUBLE DECK
dd. DELIVERED
dd/s DELIVERED SOUND (GRAIN TRADE)
DDC DAMAGE DONE IN COLLISION

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DDE DIRECT DATA ENTRY
DDO DISPATCH DISCHARGING ONLY,DISPATCH DELIVERY ONLY
DDP DELIVERED DUTY PAID
DDS DELIVERED SOUND
DDU DELIVERED DUTY UNPAID
DEB DEBENTURE
DEC DECEMBER,DECIMETER,DECLENSION
DECL DECLARE,DECLARATION
Ded DEDUCTIBLE
DEF DEFERRED,DEFENSE,DEFINITION,DEFINITIVE
Def a/c DEFERRED ACCOUNT
DEL DELAWARE,DELETE,DELEGATE,DELAY
DELY/DEL DELIVERY
DEM DEMMURAGE,DEMOCRATIC
DEMDES DEMMURAGE DESPATCH
DEN DENMARK
DEP DEPOSIT,DEPARTMENT,DEPARTS,DEPARTURE,DEPARTING
DEPT DEPARTMENT,DEPARTURE
DEQ DELIVERED EX-QUAY
DER DERIVATION,DERIVED,DERAVATIVE,Out of order (TELEX)
DERR DERICKS
DERV DERIVATIVE,DERIVATION,DERIVED
DES DELIVERED EX-SHIP
DES DESPATCH
DESC DESCENDANT
DESP DESPATCH
DEST DESTINATION
Det DETAINED
DF DIRECTION FINDER
df DEAD FREIGHT
DF DEADFREIGHT,You are in communication with called subscriber (TELEX)
Dft DRAFT
DG DECIGRAMS
DHDBE DESPATCH HALF DEMMURAGE BOTH ENDS
DHDWTS DEMMURAGE HALF DESPATCH WORKING TIME SAVED
DHSD DUPLEX HIGH SPEED DATA
DI DIAMETER
DIA DIAMETER
DIAM DIAMETER
DICT DICTATOR,DICTIONARY
DIF DIFFERENT,DIFFERENCE,DIFFER
DIFF DIFFERENCE,DIFFERENT
DIFT DEFFERENCE,DIFFERENT,DIFFER
DIM DIMINUTIVE,DIMENSIOIN
DIMIN DIMINUTIVE
DIR DIRECTOR,DIRECTION,DIRECT
DIS TWICE,DOUBLE,DISCHARGE
DISB DISBURSE
DISBS DISBURSEMENTS
Disbts DISBURSEMENTS
DISC DISCOUNT,DISCOVERY
DISCH DISCHARGE
DISEMB DISEMBARK
DISH DATA INTERCHANGE IN SHIPPING
DISP DISPLACEMENT,DISPOSAL
Displ DISPLACEMENT
DIST DISTANCE,DISTINGUISH,DISTRICT
DIV DIVID (ED) ,DIVISION
Dk DECK
DK DOCK,DECK,DARK

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DKG DECAGRAMS
DKL DECALITER
DKM DEKAMETER
DL DECILITER,DELIVERY
dlo DISPATCH LOADING ONLY
DLO DISPATCH LOADING ONLY
DLRS DOLLARS
DLVR DELIVERED
DLVR DELIVER
DLVRY DELIVERY
DLY DELIVERY,DAILY
DM DECIMETER,DEUTTCH MARK,DECAMETER
DMA DEFENSE MAPPING AGENCY (USA)
DMG DISTRESS MESSAGE GENERATOR
DNIC DATA NETWORK IDENTIFICATION CODE
DOA DRAFT ON ARRIVAL
DOC DOCUMENT , DOCUMENT OF COMPLIANCE (under the ISM Code)
DOCS (DOX) DOCUMENTS
DOLSB DROPPING OUTWARD LAST SEA PILOT
DOM DOMESTIC,DOMINION
DOP DROPPING OUTWARD PILOT,DELIVERY OUT PILOT
DOZ DOZEN
dp DIRECT PORT
DP DIRECT PORT,DOCUMENTS AGAINST PAYMENT
DPH DEPTH
dpr DAILY PRO RATA
DPT DEPARTMENT,DEPONENT
Dr DEBIT,DEBTOR,DRAWER
DR DEBTOR,DEBIT,DOCTOR ,DEAD RECKONING
DRC DAMAGE RECEIVED IN COLLISION
DS DAYLIGHT SAVING,DAYS
DSB DOUBLE SIDE BAND
DSC DIGITAL SELECTIVE CALL , DUBAI SHIPPING COMPANY
DSP DESPATCH
DST DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME
DSUP DULUTH SUPERIOR
DSV DIVING SUPPORT VEHICLE
DT DOUBLE TIME,DEEP TANK
D.Tp. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPOT
DT/DEEPS DEEP TANKS
DTBA DAYS TO BE AGREED,DATE TO BE ADVISED
DTI DEPARTMENT OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY (UK)
DUP DUPLICATE
DUR DURATION
DUTI DIFFERENCE UNIVERSAL ASTRONOMICAL TIME
DW DEADWEIGHT,DEEP WATER ROUTE
DWAT DEADWEIGHT ALL TOLD
DWC DEADWEIGHT CAPACITY
dwc. DEADWEIGHT CAPACITY
DWCC DEADWEIGHT CARGO CAPACITY
DWCT DEADWEIGHT CARGO TONS
dwt DEADWEIGHT TONNAGE
DWT DEADWEIGHT
DX DISTANCE
Dy DELIVERY
DYS BAD-ILL-DIFFICULT
DZ DOZEN

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E
E EAST (ERN),EARL,ENGLAND
E + OE ERRORS PLUS OMISSIONS EXCEPTED
E AND OE ERRORS AND OMISSIONS EXCEPTED
e&ea EACH AND EVERY ACCIDENT
e&el EACH AND EVERY LOSS
e&eo EACH AND EVERY OCCURRENCE
E.&O.E. ERRORS AND OMISSIONS EXCEPTED
E.C.C.P. EAST COAST (GREAT BRITAIN) COAL PORT
E.C.G.B. EAST COAST OF GREAT BRITAIN
E.C.I. EAST COAST OF IRELAND
E.C.U.K. EAST COAST OF UNITED KINGDOM
E.D. EXISTENCE DOUBTFUL (CHART)
E.E. ERRORS EXCEPTED
e.g. EJUSDEM GENERIS (OF THE SAME KIND)
e.o.h.p. EXCEPT OTHERWISE HEREIN PROVIDED
E.P. ESTIMATED POSITION
E.T. ESTIMATED TIME
EA EACH
EAON EXCEPTED AS OTHERWISE NOTED
EAST EASTERN
EB EAST BOUND
EBL ELECTRONIC BEARING LINE
EC EAST COAST
ECA ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR AFRICA
ECA ELECTRONIC CLOSING AND ACCOUNTING
ECA ECONOMIC CORPORATION ADMINISTRATION
ECAS ELECTRONIC CLOSING AND ACCOUNTING SYSTEM

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ECCA EAST COAST OF CENTRAL AMERICA,EAST COAST CANADA
ECCP EAST COAST (UK) COAL PORT
ECDIS ELECTRONIC CHART DISPLAY AND INFORMATION SYSTEM
ECE ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR EUROPE
ECGB EAST COAST OF GREAT BRITAIN
ECGD EXPORT CREDIT GUARANTEE DEPARTMENT
ECI EAST COAST OF IRELAND
ECLA ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR LATIN AMERICA
ECME ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR MIDDLE EAST
ECON ECONOMIC,ECONOMY
ECS ELECTRONIC CHART SYSTEM
ECUK EAST COAST UNITED KINGDOM
ECV EACH CARGO VOYAGE
ED EDITION,EDITED,EDITOR
EDELL ENCLOSED DOUBLE ENTRY LIFEBOAT LAUNCH
EDI ELECTRONIC DATA INTERCHANGE
EDIFACT ELECTRONIC DATA INTERCHANGE FOR ADMINISTRATION,COMMERCE AND
TRANSPORT
EDIT EDITION,EDITED,EDITOR
EDP ELECTRONIC DATA PROCESSING
EDR EQUIPMENT DAMAGE REPORT
EE ERRORS EXCEPTED
EEC EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY
EEE ERROR
EEZ EXCKUSIVE ECONOMIC ZONE
EFF EFFECTIVE
EFT AFTERWARDS,AGAIN
EFTA EUROPEAN FREE TRADE ASSOCIATION
EGC ENHANCED GROUP CALL
EIR EQUIPMENT INTERCHARGE RECEIPT
EIU EVEN IN USE
EL EMPLOYER'S LIABILITY
EL ELECTRICALLY
ELASS ELECTRONIC LOSS ADVICE AND SETTLEMENT SYSTEM
ELECT ELECTRONIC LETTER/S OF CREDIT
ELEM ELEMENT (ARY)
ELT EMERGENCY LOCATOR TRANSMITTERS (USED WITH COSPAS SARSAT SYSTEM)
ELVENT ELECTRIC VENTILATED
ELY EARLY
EM ELECTRONIC MAIL
EM ENLISTED MAN
EMBGO EMBARGO
EMEA EAST MEDITERRANIAN
EMERG EMERGENCY
EMF ELECTROMOTIVE FORCE
EML ESTIMATED MAXIMUM LOSS
EMP EMPRESS
EMPL ESTIMATED MAXIMUM PROBABLE LOSS
EMPL EMPLOYMENT
EMS EUROPEAN MONETARY SYSTEM
ENC ENCLOSURE , ELECTRONIS NAVIGATIONAL CHART
ENCL ENCLOSE,ENCLOSURE
ENE EAST-NORTHEAST
ENG ENGLAND,ENGINE,ENGLISH
ENGIN ENGINEER (ING)
ENGR ENGINEER,ENGRAVED
ENQ ENQUIRY
ENS ENSIGN
ENV ENVELOPE
EO ENGINE ZERO (Notation of N.V. authorizing 24 hours unmaned operarion of engine room

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EOD EVERY OTHER DAY
eohp EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE HEREIN PROVIDED
EP ESTIMATED POSITION
EPA ELECTRONIC PLOTTING AID
EPI EARNED PREMIUM INCOME
EPIRB EMERGENCY POSITION INDICATOR RADIO BEACON
EPS ELECTRONIC PLACING SUPPORT
EPSRC ECONOMIC AND PHYSICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL
EQ EQUAL,EQUIVALENT,EQUATION
Eq.T. EQUATION OF TIME
EQUIV EQUIVALENT
ERR TO BE WRONG OR MISTAKEN
ERRON ERRONEOUS
ERV EACH ROUND VOYAGE
ESD ECHO SOUNDING DEVICE (Indication of Lloyd's Register that vessel has this equipment)
ESE EAST-SOUTHEAST
ESP ESPECIALLY
ESP END OF SEA PASSAGE
ESPC ESPECIALLY
ESQ ESQUIRE
ESS ESSENCIAL
EST ESTIMATE (D),EASTERN STANDARD TIME
EST WT ESTIMATED WEIGHT
est. ESTIMATED
ESTAB ESTABLISH (ED)
ET AL AND OTHERS
ETA ESTIMATED TIME OF ARRIVAL
ETB ESTIMATED TIME BERTHING
ETCD ESTIMATED TIME CARGO DISCHARGE
ETD ESTIMATED TIME OF DEPARTURE
ETR ESTIMATED TIME OF READINESS
ETS ESTIMATED TIME OF SAILING
ETSI EUROPEAN TECHNICAL STANDARDS INSTITUTE
EUR EUROPE (AN)
EURATOM EUROPEAN ATOMIC ENERGY COMMUNITY
EVTH EVENTUALY
EX WITHOUT OR EXCLUSIVE(ECONOMY AND FINANCE),EXCHANGE,EXAMPLE,
EXEPT(ION),EXCLUDING,EXECUTED,EXPORT,OUT OF,EXCLUDED
EX QUAY PURCHASER IS RESPONSABILE FOR CHARGES AFTER DELIVER ON QUAY
EX SHIP SELLER PAYS FREIGHT TO PORT DESTINATION
Ex. EXCLUDING,OUT OF,WITHOUT,EXAMINED,EXCHANGE,EXECUTED
EXAM EXAMINATION
EXCH EXCHANGE
EXCL EXCLUSIVE,EXCLUDING
Exd. EXAMINED
EXEC EXECUTIVE,EXECUTOR
EXMBT EXCLUDING MOTORBLOCKS AND TURNINGS (SCRAP)
EXO WITHOUT OR EXCLUSIVE
EXP EXPORT,EXPENSES,EXPRESS,EXPECTED
EXPD EXPEDITE
EXPL EXPLAIN
EXPLIFT EXPECT TO LIFT
EXPLOAD EXPECT TO LOAD
EXT EXTRA,EXTRACT,EXTENTION
EXW EX-WORKS

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F FATHOM,FAHRENHEIT,FEBRUARY,FRENCH,FRIDAY,FERRY,FORECASTLE
F & AP FIRE AND ALLIED PERILS
F&D FREIGHT AND DEMURRAGE
F BAY FRENCH BAY
F DES FREE DESPATCH
F'CLE FORECASTLE
f. FOG
f.a. FREE ALONGSIDE
f.a.a. FREE OF ALL AVERAGE
f.a.q. FAIR AVERAGE QUANTITY
f.a.s. FREE ALONGSIDE SHIP,FIRSTS AND SECONDS (AMERICAN LUMBER TRADEA)
F.B.I. FEDERATION OF BRITISH INDUSTRIES
f.c. & s. FREE OF CAPTURE AND SEIZURE
f.c.s.r.c.c. FREE OF CAPTURE,SEIZURE,RIOTS AND CIVIL COMMOTIONS
F.D. FORCED DRAUGHT
f.d. FREE DISCHARGE,FREE DELIVERY,FREE DISPATCH,FREE DOCKS
f.f.a. FREE FROM ALONGSIDE,FREE FOREIGN AGENCY
f.h. FORE HATCH
f.i.a. FULL INTEREST ADMITTED
f.i.b. FREE INTO BARGE,FREE INTO BUNKERS
f.i.o. FREE IN AND OUT
f.i.t. FREE OF INCOME TAX
f.i.w. FREE INTO WAGON
f.o. FOR ORDERS,FULL OUT TERMS (GRAIN),FIRM OFFER
f.o.b. FREE ON BOARD
f.o.c. FREE ON CHARGE,FREE ON CAR
f.o.d. FREE OF DAMAGE
f.o.q. FREE ON QUAY
f.o.r. FREE ON RAIL
f.o.r.t. FULL OUT RYE TERMS
f.o.s. FREE ON STEAMER
f.o.t. FREE ON TRUCK
f.o.w. FIRST OPEN WATER,FREE ON WAGON
F.P. FLOATING POLICY
F.P.A. FREE OF PARTICULAR AVERAGE
F.P.T. FORE PEAK TANK
f.r. & c.c. FREE OF RIOTS AND CIVIL COMMOTIONS
f.r.o. FIRE RISK ON FREIGHT
f.t. FULL TERMS
F.T.W. FREE TRADE WHARF
f.w.d. FRESH WATER DAMAGE
F.X. FORECASTLE
F/A FREE ASTRAY
F/O FUEL OIL
F/R FREIGHT RELEASE
fa FREE ALONGSIDE
FA FREE OF ALL AVERAGE
FAA FREE OF ALL AVERAGE
fac FAST AS YOU CAN
Fac FACULTATIVE
FAC FAST AS CAN,FORWARDING AGENT COMMISSION
Fac/oblig FACULTATIVE/OBLIGATORY
FACCOP FAST AS CAN CUSTOM OF PORT
FAO FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANISATION (U.N.)
faq FAIR AVERAGE QUALITY
FAQ FAIR AVERAGE QUALITY
fas FREE ALONGSIDE SHIP,FIRSTS AND SECONDS (AMERICAN LUMBER)
FAS FREE ALONGSIDE SHIP
FASC FAST AS SHIP CAN
FAX FACSIMILE TRANSMISSION

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FBD FREE BOARD
FBI FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
FC FULL CARGO
FC & S FREE OF CAPTURE AND SEIZURE
FCA FREE CARRIER
FCAP FOOLSCAP
FCAR FREE OF CLAIM FOR ACCIDENT REPORT
FCC FIRST CLASS CHARTERERS /FLUID CATALITIC CRACKS
FCII FELLOW OF THE CHARTERED INSURANCE INSTITUTE
FCJC FIRST CLASS JAPANESE CHARTERERS
FCL FULL CONTAINER LOAD
FCOWS FIRST CLASS OWNERS
FCR FORWARDERS CERTIFICATE OF RECEIPT
FCS FRANCS
FCSRCC FREE OF CAPTURE,SEIZURE,RIOTS AND CIVIL COMMOTIONS
FCV FULL CONTRACT VALUE,FULL COMPLETED VALUE
fd FREE DISCHARGE,FREE DELIVERY,FREE DISPATCH,FREE DOCKS
FD FREE DISCHARGE,FREE DELIVERY,FREE DISPATCH
FD&D FREIGHT , DEMURAGE AND DEFENCE
FDF FORT DE FRANCE
FDO FOR DECLARATION PURPOSES ONLY
FDWT FORMULA DEADWEIGHT TONNAGE
FEAST FAR EAST
FEB FEBRUARY
FEC FORWARD ERROR CORRECTION
FED FEDERAL,FEDERATION
FERTS FERTILIZERS
FF FOLIOS,FOLLOWING
ffa FREE FROM ALONGSIDE,FREE FOREIGN AGENCY
FFA FREE ON AVERAGE,FREE FROM ALONGSIDE,FREE FOREIGN AGENCY
FFO FIXING AND FLOATING OBJECTS
FGA FPREIGN GENERAL AVERAGE
FGA FREE OF GENERAL AVERAGE
fh FORE HATCH
FH FIRST HALF
FHEX FRIDAYS AND HOLIDAYS EXCEPTED (MOSLEM COUNTRIES)
FI FREE IN
fia FULL INTEREST ADMITTED
FIA FULL INTEREST ADMITED,FREE INTEREST ADMITED
fib FREE INTO BUNKERS,FREE INTO BARGE
FIB FREE INTO BUNKERS,FREE INTO BARGE
FICS FELLOW OF THE INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED SHIPBROKERS
FIGS FIGURES
FIL FOREIGN INSURANCE LEGISLATION
FILO FREE IN LINNER OUT
FIMBRA FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES,MANAGERS AND BROKERS REGULATORY
ASSOCIATION
FIN FINANCE,FINANCIAL,FINNISH
FINDICS FIRM INDICATIONS (TAX WHICH CAN NOT BE REPLACED NEITHER DENEID
FINN FINNISH
fio FREE IN AND OUT
FIO FREE IN AND OUT
fios FREE IN AND OUT STOWED
FIOS FREE IN AND OUT AND STOWED
FIOSL FREE IN AND OUT STOWED AND LASHED
FIOSLS FREE IN AND OUT STOWED,LASHED AND SECURED
fiost FREE IN AND OUT STOWED AND/OR TRIMMED
FIOST FREE IN AND OUT STOWED AND TRIMMED
fiot FREE IN AND OUT TRIMMED
FIOT FREE IN AND OUT WITH TRIMMING

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FIS FREE IN AND STEVEDORES
FIST AV FIRST AVAILABLE VESSEL
fit FREE OF INCOME TAX
fiw FREE IN WAGON
FIW FREE INTO WAGON
FIXD FIXED
FL FLANDERS,FRONIN,FLUID,FLORIN,FLAG
FLA FLORIDA (USA)
FLE FIRE,LIGHTNING AND EXPLOSION
FLEM FLEMISH
FLLWS FOLLOWINGS
FLN FOLLOW LANDING NUMBERS
FLT FLIGHT
FLTWNS FLUSHTWEENDECKERS
FLWG FOLLOWING
FM FINE MEASUREMENT
FM FROM
FMC FEDERAL MARITIME CERTIFICATE
FMS FATHOMS
FMT FORMATING ERRORS
FNI FELLOW OF THE NAUTICAL INSTITUTE
fo FOR ORDERS,FIRM OFFER,FULL OUT TERMS (GRAIN TRADE)
FO FOR ORDERS,FIRM OFFER,FREE OUT,FULL OUT TERMS,F.OIL
fob FREE ON BOARD
FOB FREE ON BOARD (LOADING AND DISCHARGING ON SHIPPERS ACCOUNT)
foc FREE ON CAR,FREE OF CHARGE
FOC FLAG OF CONVENIENCE,FREE OF COMMISSION,FREE OF CHARGE,FREE OF CLAIMS
FOD FREE OF DAMAGE
FOLL FOLLOWING
FOM FLAG,OWNERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
FONASBA FEDERATION OF NATIONAL ASSOCIATIONS OF SHIPBROKERS AND AGENTS
foq FREE ON QUAY
FOQ FREE ON QUAY
for FREE ON RAIL
FOR FOR OUR GUIDANCE
FORM A AMERICAN CHARTER PARTY FOR THE COTTON TRADE
FORM O COTTON CHARTER PARTY (FREIGHT PAID ON STEAMER'S NET REGISTER TONNAGE
FOSFA FEDERATION OF OILS,SEEDS & FATS ASSOCIATION
fot FREE ON TRUCK
FOT FREE ON TRUCK
fow FREE ON WAGON,FIRST OPEN WATER
FOW FIRST OPEN WATER
FP FULLY PAID
FP FOOT/POUND,FLOATING POLICY,FLASH POINT
FPA FREE OF PARTICULAR AVERAGE,FREE PARTIAL AVERAGE
FPIL FULL PREMIUM IF LOST
FPSO FLOATING PRODUCTION STORAGE and OFFLANDING
FPT FOREPEAK TANK
FQ FIRST QUARTER
FR FRANC,FRANCH
FRC FREE ON REPORTED CASUALTY
FREQ FREQUENT,FREQUENTATIVE
FRISCO SAN FRANCISCO (USA)
FRM FROM
FRO FIRE RISK ONLY
FROF FIRE RISK ON FREIGHT
FRS FRANCS
Frt FREIGHT
FRT FREIGHT
FSA FINANCIAAL SERVICES ACT

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fsl FULL SIGNED LINE (INSURANCE)
FSR & CC FREE OF STRIKES,RIOTS AND CIVIL COMMOTIONS
ft FULL TERMS
FT FREE RETURN,FULL TERMS,FREIGHT TON,FOOT,FEET
FTA FREIGHT TRANSPORT ASSOCIATION AND AGENTS
FTC FEDERAL TRADE COMISSION , FAST TIME CONSTANT
Fth FATHOM
FTH FATHOM
FTHM(S) FATHOM (S)
ftrr & i FOR THEIR RESPECTIVE RIGHTS AND INTERESTS
FUT FUTURE
FV FISHING VESSEL
FW FRESH WATER
FWAD FRESH WATER ARRIVAL DRAFT
FWC FULLY LOADED WEIGHT AND CAPACITY
fwd FORWARD
fwd FRESH WATER DAMAGE
FWD FORWARD,FRESH WATER DAMAGE
fwl FULL WRITTEN LINE (INSURANCE)
FWPCA FEDERAL WATER POLLUTION CONTROL ACT (USA)
FWR FOREWARD
FWT & GD FAIR WEAR,TEAR AND GRADUAL DETERIORATION
FXD FIXED
FYG FYGURE,FOR YOUR GUIDANCE
FYI FOR YOUR INFORMATION

G
G GRAMME,GERMANY,GOLD,GASS CARRIER,GRAIN
G.A.ACT A term to describe any extraordinary sacrifice or expediture which has been intentionally and
reasonably made or incurred for the common safety.
G.C.T. GREENWICH CIVIL TIME
G.F. GOVERNMENT FORM (CHARTER)
g.f.a. GOOD FAIR AVERAGE
G.I.,g.i. GALVANISED IRON
G.M.A.T. GREENWICH MEAN ASTRONOMICAL TIME
g.m.b. GOOD MERCHANTABLE BRAND
g.m.q. GOOD MERCHANTABLE QUALITY
g.o.b. GOOD ORDINARY BRAND
g.s.m. GOOD SOUND AND MERCHANTABLE
G.V. GRAND VITESSE (EXPRESS TRAIN)
G/A GENERAL AVERAGE
G/A con. GENERAL AVERAGE CONTRIBUTION
G/A dep. GENERAL AVERAGE DEPOSIT
G/B GRAIN BALE
GA GO AHEAD,GEORGIA(USA),GENERAL AVERAGE,GENERAL ARRANGEMENT
GA PLAN GENERAL ARRANGEMENT PLAN
GAAAA GOOD ALWAYS AFLOAT AND ACCESSIBLE
GAC GROSS ANNUAL CAPACITY
GADV GROSS ARRIVED DAMAGE VALUE
GAFTA GRAIN & FEED TRADE ASSOCIATION
GAL GALLONS
GALV GALVESTON
GARO GO ANYWHERE ROLL-ON/ROLL-OFF
GASAAAABBE GOOD AND SAFE ALWAYS AFLOAT AND ACCESSIBLE BERTH BOTH ENDS
GASAAAAPBE GOOD AND SAFE ALWAYS AFLOAT AND ACCESSIBLE PORT BOTH ENDS
GASV GROSS ARRIVED SOUND VALUE
GATT GENERAL AGREEMENT ON TARIFFS AND TRADE
GATU GOOD AFTERNOON TO YOU
GAV GENERAL AVERAGE
GB GREAT BRITAIN
GC VESSEL FITTED WITH GYRO COMPASS

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GCE GENERAL CERTIFICATE OF EDUCATION
GCSE GENERAL CERTIFICATE OF SECONDARY EDUCATION
GD GOOD,GEARED VESSEL,GOOD DAY
GDNCE GUIDANCE
GDTU GOOD DAY TO YOU
GE GAEA,GENERAL EXAMINATION
GEAR CAPA GEAR CAPACITY
GEN GENERAL
GENT GENTLEMAN
GER GERMANY
GGG GO AHEAD
GHQ GENERAL HEADQUARTERS
GIB GIBRALTAR
GIB-HAM-RGE GIBRALTAR-HAMBURG RANGE,GHENT-HAMBURG RANGE
GL GERMANISCHER LLOYD
GL GILL(S),COOLING VESSEL
GLESS GEARLESS
GLONASS/GNSS GLOBAL NAVIGATION SATELITTE SYSTEM
GLS GEARLESS
GM GRAMME
GMC GERMANIC
GMDSS GLOBAL MARITIME DISTRESS AND SAFETY SYSTEM
GMT GREENWICH MEAN TIME
GMTU GOOD MORNING TO YOU
GNEPI GROSS NET EARNED PREMIUM INCOME
GNS GERMAN NORTH SEA
GOA MURMAGAO (INDIA)
GOC GENERAL OPERETOR'S CERTIFICATE
GOP GROSS ORIGINAL PREMIUM
GOV GOVERNOR,GOVERNMENT
GOVT GOVERNMENT
GPS GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM
GR GREECE,GREACIAN,GREEK,GRAIN,GROSS(TONNAGE),GRAMME
GR WT GROSS WEIGHT
gr. GRAIN,GROSS
Gr.t. GROSS TON
GRAD GRADUATE
GRAM GRAMMAR,GRAMMATICAL
GRAV GRAVITY
GRCU GRAIN CUBIC
GRD GEARED
GRD BC GEARED BULK CARRIER
GRDS GRADES
GRI GROUP REPETITION INTERVAL
GROSS DISCH GROSS DISCHARGE (DISCHARGING BY SHIP FACILITIES)
GROSS TERMS Cost of loading and unloading is borned by shipowner
GRT GROSS REGISTERED TONNAGE
GRTED GRANTED
GS GOOD SAFETY
GSK GENERAL SHIP KNPWLEDGE
GT GREAT,GROSS TON
GTBR GREAT BRITAIN
GTC GOOD TILL CANCELLED (OR COUNTER MANDED)
GTEE GUARANTED
GUAR GUARANTED
guar. GUARANTEED
GUI GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE
Gy.C. GYRO COMPASS

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H
H HARBOUR,HEIGHT,HOURS,HOPPER DREDGER
H&M HULL AND MACHINERY
h&o HOOK AND OIL DAMAGE
H.A.or D. HAVRE,ANTWERP OR DUNKIRK
H.C. HELD COVERED
H.H. HAVRE TO HAMBURG RANGE
H.L.,h.l. HAWSER-LAID
H.M.S. HER MAJESTY'S SHIP
H.P. HORSE POWER,HIGH PRESSURE,HORIZONTAL PARALLAX
H.P.N. HORSE POWER NOMINAL
H.T. HOME TRADE,HALF-TIME SURVEY

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H.W. HIGH WATER
H.W.F. & C. HIGH WATER AT FULL AND CHANGE OF MOON
H.W.M. HIGH WATER MARK
H.W.O.S.T. HIGH WATER ORDINARY SPRING TIDES
h/c HELD COVERED (INSURANCE)
H/H HAVRE TO HAMBURG RANGE
H/H HOLDS/HATCHES
H/L HEAVY LIST,HEAVY LIFT
H/P HOUSE TO PIER (DOOR TO QUAY)
HA HATCHES,HECTARES, (LE) HAVRE - ANTWERP RANGE
HAWB HOUSE AIRWAY BILL
HBG HAMBURG
Hbr HARBOUR
HD HEAD,HATCH PER DAY
HD DAY SERVICE ONLY
HDATS HALF DISPATCH ALL TIME SAVED
HDLG HANDLING
HDLTSBE HALF DISPATCH LAYTIME SAVED BOTH ENDS
HDQRS HEADQUARTERS
HDWTSBE HALF DEMMURAGE(DISPATCH) WORKING TIME SAVED BOTH ENDS
HEADCL HEADCLAMPS
HF HALF,HIGH FREQUENCY
HFAP HOURS FOR ALL PURPOSES
HFO HEAVY FUEL OIL
HG HEAVY GRAIN
HGT HEIGHT
HHD HOGSHEAD (A MEASURE OF CAPACITY CONTAINING 54 GAL)
hhd. HOGSHEAD
HHDW HEAVY HANDY DEADWEIGHT (SCRAP)
HHG HOUSE HOLD GOODS
HIND HINDU,HINDUSTAN(IC)
hk HOOK DAMAGE
HK HONG KONG
HM HER MAJESTY
HN NIGHT SERVICE ONLY
HNC HIGHER NATIONAL CERTIFICATE
HND HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA
HNS HAZARDOUS AND NOXIOUS SUBSTANCES
HO HOLD,HEAD OFFICE
HOGGED WHEN THE TWO ENDS OF THE SHIP DROOP LOWER THAN PART AMIDSHIP
HOLL HOLLAND
HOSP HOSPITAL
HOURS PURP. THE TIME ALLOWED BY CHARTER FOR THE DUAL OPERATION OF LOADING AND
DISCHARGING THE CARGO
HP HORSE POWER
HR HAMPTON ROADS,HARBOUR
HRMR HARBOUR MASTER
HSD HIGH SPEED DATA
HSE HEALTH AND SAFETY EXECUTIVE
HSS HEAVY SOYA SORGHUM (HEAVY GRAIN)
HSSC HEATING,SWEATING AND SPONTANEOUS COMBUSTION
HSWR HIGH SULPHUR WAXY RESIDUES
HT HEIGHT
HTL HOTEL
HUNG HUNGARY,HUNGARIAN
HUR D HURRICANE DECK
HV HIGH VOLTAGE,HAVE,HEAVY
HVF HIGH VISCOSITY FUEL
HVY HEAVY
HWD HEAVY WEATHER DAMAGE

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HX NO SPECIFIC HOURS OR FIXED INTERMITENT HOURS

I
I ISLAND (S),ISLE (S)
i.and/or o. IN AND/OR OVERDECK
I.B. IN BOND.INVOICE BOOK
I.C. & C. INVOICE,COST AND CHARGES
I.H.P. INDICATED HORSE POWER
I.R. INLAND REVENUE
i.v. INVOICE VALUE.INCREASED VALUE
I/C INCLUDING
I/D ISSUED DATE
i/o IN AND/OR OVERDECK
I/P IMPORTANT PERMIT
I/V INCREASED VALUE INSURANCE
IA IOWA (USA)
IACS INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CLASSIFICATION SOCIETIES
IAEA INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY
IALA INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF LIGHTHOUSE AUTHORITIES
IAMSAR INTERNATIONAL AERONAUTICAL AND MARITIME SEARCH AND RESCUE MANUAL
IAPH INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF PORTS AND HARBOURS
IATA INTERNATIONAL AIR TRANSPORT ASSOCIATION
IB INVOICE BOOK,IN BOND
IB IN BOUND (IN A CUSTOMS BOUNDED WAREHOUSE)
IBC INSTITUTE BUILDERS' CLAUSES
IBNR INCURRED BUT NOT REPORTED
IBRC INSURANCE BROKERS' REGISTRATION COUNCIL
IBRD INTERNATIONAL BANK FOR RECONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT
IC INTEGRATED CIRCUIT
IC & C INVOICE COST & CHARGES
ICAO INTERNATIONAL CIVIL AVIATION ORGANISATION
ICC INTERNATIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE,INSITTUTE CARGO CLAUSES
ICC INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
ICD INLAND CLEARANCE DEPOT
ICE ICELAND (IC)
ICES INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL FOR THE EXPLORATION OF THE SEA
ICFU INTERNATIONAL CONFEDERATION OF FREE TRADE UNION
ICHCA INTERNATIONAL CARGO HANDLING COORDINATE ASSOCIATION
ICS INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED SHIPBROKERS,INTERNATIONAL CHAMBER OF SHIPPING
ICSU INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL OF SCIENTIFIC UNIONS
ID IDAHO (USA) , IDENTITY
IDA INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION
IDD INTERNATIONAL DIRECT DIALING
IDENT IDENTIFICATION SIGNAL
IE INFORMATION EXCHANGE SERVICE
IE INDO-EUROPEAN,"ID EST" (THAT IS)
if IN FULL
IF INTERMEDIATE FREQUENCY
IFC INSTITUTE FREIGHT CLAUSES,INTERNATIONAL FINANCE CORPORATION
IFF INSTITUTE OF FREIGHT FORWARDERS
IFO INTERMEDIATE FUEL OIL
IFVC INSTITUTE FISHING VESSEL CLAUSES
IGS INERT GAS SYSTEM
IHI IHIKAWAJIMA HARIMA HEAVY INDUSTRIES CO.LTD.
IHO INTERNATIONAL HYDROGRAPHIC ORGANIZATION
IHP INDICATED HORSE POWER
IIL INSURANCE INSTITUTE OF LONDON
ILA INTERNATIONAL LONGSHOREMEN'S ASSOCIATION
ILL ILLINOIS (USA),ILLUSTRATED,ILLUSTRATION

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ILO INTERNATIONAL LABOUR ORGANISATION
ILU INSTITUTE OF LONDON UNDERWRITERS
IM-BALM TO EMBALM
IM-BARK TO EMBARK
IMarE INSTITUTE OF MARINE ENGINEERS
IMB INTERNATIONAL MARITIME BUREAU
IMDG INTERNATIONAL MARITIME DANGEROUS GOODS(CODE)
IMF INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
IMIF INTERNATIONAL MARITIME INDUSTRY FORUM
IMIT IMITATION,IMITATIVE
IMMED IMMEDIATE (LY)
IMMY IMMEDIATE (LY)
IMN INMARSAT MOBILE NUMBER
IMO INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ORGANISATION
IMP IMPERATIVE,IMPERFECT,IMPORT
IMRO INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT REGULATORY ORGANISATION
IMTA INTERNATIONAL MEAT TRADE ASSOCIATION
IMU INTERNATIONAL MONETARY UNIT
IN INCHE (S)
INC INCLUDING,INCLUDE,INCLUSIVE,INCREASE
Ince. INSURANCE
INCL INCLUDING,INCLUDE,INCLUSIVE
INCLOT INCLUDING OVERTIME
INCOT INCLUDING OVERTIME
INCR INCREASED,INCREASING
IND INDIANA (USA),INDIA (N),INDEX,INDEPENDENT,INDUSTRIAL,INDICATION
INDIC INDICATE
INDIV INDIVIDUAL
INF SUBSCRIVER TEMPORARLY UNOBTAINABLE-CALL INFORMATION SERVICE (TELEX LANG,)
INFIN INFINITIVE
INFO INFORMATION
INHERENT VICE DAMAGE TO CARGO THROUGH ITS OWN DEFECT
INMARSAT INTERNATIONAL MARITIME SATELLITE ORGANIZATION
INOP INOPERATIVE
INRE IN THE MASTER,CONCERNING
INS INCHES,INSULATED,INSURANCE
Insr Wties INSURANCE WARRANTIES
INST INSTANT
INSTR INSTRUCTIONS
INSTT INSTITUTE OF TRANSPORT
Int INTEREST
INT INTERNATIONAL,INTERESTED,INTENDED
INT REV INTERNAL REVENUE
INTD INTEND
INTENS INTENSIFIED,INTENSIFIER,INTENSIVE
Inter Arr INTERNAL ARRANGEMENTS
INV INVOICE
INVEST INVESTIGATE,INVESTIGATION
INVTY INVENTORY
I.O.G. ISLE OF GRAIN (UK)
IOR INDIAN OCEAN REGION
IOU I OWE YOU (A SIGNED NOTE BEARING THESE LETTERS,ACKNOWLEDGING A DEBT)
IPER INSTITUTE PORTUAIRE d'ENSEIGNEMENT et de RECHERCHE
IPF INTAKEN PILED FATHOM
IPL INCLUDING PILOTAGE LIGHTERS
IPRC INSTITUTE PORT RISKS CLAUSES
IPT INSURANCE PREMIUM TAX
IQ INTELLIGENCE QUOTIENT
IQA INSTITUTE OF QUALITY ASSURANCE
IR INLAND REVENUE

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IR IRELAND,IRISH
IRCA INTERNATIONAL REGISTER OF CERTIFIED AUDITORS
IRE IRELAND
iro IN RESPECT OF
IRREG IRREGULAR (LY)
IRS INTERNATIONAL REGISTER OF SHIPPING ; INDIAN REGISTER OF SHIPPING ; INFORMATION RECEIVIN
IS ISLAND,ISLE,IRISH SEA
ISDN INTEGRATED DIGITAL SWITCHED NETWORK
ISF INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING FEDERATION
ISGOTT INTERNATIONAL SAFETY GUIDE FOR OIL TANKERS AND TERMINALS
ISL ISLAND,ISLE
ISM INTERNATIONAL SAFETY MANAGEMENT
ISO INTERNATIONAL STANDARDIZATION ORGANISATION
ISS INFORMATION SENDING STATION
IT INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
IT ITALY,ITALIEN,ITALIC
ITA INSTITUTE OF TRAFFIC ADMINISTRATION
ITAL ITALY,ITALIEN,ITALIC
ITC INSTITUTE TIME CLAUSES (HULLS)
ITF INTERNATIONAL TRANSPORTWORKERS FEDERATION
ITF INTERNATIONAL TRAFFIC FORM
ITL INTENTION TO TRANSMIT LATER
ITN INTENTION
ITNRY ITINERARY
ITOPF INTERNATIONAL TANKER OWNERS' POLLUTION FEDERATION
ITU INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS UNION
iv INVOICE VALUE,INCREASED VALUE
IV INICIAL VELOCITY,INTRA VENOW
IVC INSTITUTE VOYAGE CLAUSES (HULLS)
IWL INSTITUTE WARRANTIES LIMITS (TRADING AREA)
IYC INSTITUTE YACHT CLAUSES

J
J JUDGE,JUSTICE
j.&w.o. JETTISON AND WASHING OVERBOARD
J/A JOINT ACCOUNT
JA JANUARY
JAN JANUARY
JAP JAPAN,JAPONESSE
JAV JAVANESE
JCC JOINT CARGO COMMITTEE
JCRA JOINT COMMON RISKS AGREEMENT
JCT JUNCTION
JCT P JUNCTON POINT
JE JUNE
JELC JOINT EXCESS LOSS COMMITTEE
JET JETTISON,JETSAN
Jett JETTISON
JETTISON VOLUNTARY THROWING OVERBOARD CARGO IF IN PERIL
JFE OFFICE CLOSED BECOUSE HOLIDAY (TELEX LANGUAGE)
JHC JOINT HULL COMMITTEE
JHF JOINT HULL FORMULA
JHIU JAPANESE HULL INSURERS' UNION
JHU JOINT HULL UNDERSTANDINGS
JIB THE PROJECTING ARM OF A CRANE,BOOM OF A DERRICK
JL JULY
JMI JOINT MARKET INITIATIVE

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JU JUNE
JUDG JUDGES
JUL JULY
JUN JUNE,JUNIOR
JY JULY

K
K KILOGRAM,KNOT
K.D. KNOCKED DOWN
K.I.D. KEY INDUSTRY DUTY
KAN KANS,KANSAS (USA)
KC KILOCYCLE
KDC KNOCKED DOWN CONDITION
KG KILOGRAM,KEG (S)
kHz KILOHERTZ
KILDERKIN A LIQUID MEASURE OF 18 GALLONS
KK CONFIRMED
KL KILOLITERS
KM KILOMETER,KINGDOM
KO KNOCK OUT
KT CARAT,KNIGHT
KTS KNOTS
KWH KILOWATT / HOUR
KY KENTUKY (USA)

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L
L LIGHTNING
L LINE,LATITUDE,LAKE,LOW,LEFT,LENGHT,LITER,LATIN
L&D LOSS AND DAMAGE
L&R LAKE AND RAIL
L def LATENT DEFECT
L.A.T. LINSEED ASSOCIATION TERMS
L.C. LONDON CLAUSE,LABEL CLAUSE
L.C.T.A. LONDON CORN TRADE ASSOCIATION
L.GER LOW GERMAN
L.H.A.R. LONDON,HULL,ROTTERDAM OR ANTWERP

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L.L.T. LONDON LANDED TERMS
L.M.C. LLOYD'S MACHINERY CERTIFICATE
l.m.c. LOW MIDDING CLAUSE (COTTON)
L.Q.T. LIVERPOOL QUAY TERMS
L.R.M.C. LLOYD'S REFRIGERATING MACHINERY CERTIFICATE
L.S. LUMP SUM,LOCUS SIGILLI (PLACE OF THE SEAL)
L.U.T. LOCAL USER TERMINAL
L.V. LIGHT VESSEL
L.W. LOW WATER
L.W.O.S.T. LOW WATER ORDINAY SPRING TIDES
L/A LLOYD'S AGENT,LANDING ACCOUNT,LETTER OF AUTHORITY
L/C LETTER OF CREDIT,LAYDAYS CANCELLED
L/D LAYDAYS
L/L LONG LENGHT
L/T LONG TONS
L/U LEADING UNDERWRITER
l/u LAID UP,LETTER OF UNDERTAKING
LA LOUISIANA (USA),LOS ANGELES (USA),LETTER OF AUTHORITY
LAB LABRADOR,LABORITE
LANBY LARGE AUTOMATIC NAVIGATION BUOY
LANG LANGUAGE
LASH LIGHTER ABOARD SHIP
LASTPEN INCAR CARGO PENNIES
LAT LINSEED ASSOCIATION TERMS
LAT LATITUDE,LATIN
Lat.,lat. LATITUDE
LATF LLOYD'S AMERICAN TRUST FUND
LAUA LLOYD'S AVIATION UNDERWRITERS' ASSOCIATON
LAUTRO LIFE ASSURANCE AND UNIT TRUST REGULATORY ORGANISATION
LAYCAN LAYDAYS CANCELLING
LB POUND,LONG BEACH
LBA LLOYD'S BUSINESS APPLICATIONS
LBP LENGHT BETWEEN PERPENDICULARS
LBS POUNDS
LC LONDON CLAUSE (CHARTERING),LABEL CLAUSE
LCAC LLOYD'S CENTRAL ACCOUNTING CALENDAR
LCCF LONDON CLAIM COLLECTION FORM
LCIM LONDON COMPANY INSURANCE MARKET
LCL LESS THAN FULL CONTAINER LOAD
LCL LESS THAN CONTAINER LOAD,LESS CARGO LOAD,LESS THAN A CAR LOAD,LOCAL
LCM LEAST COMMON MULTIPLE
LCO LLOYD'S CLAIMS OFFICE
LCP LLOYD'S COMMUNITY PROGRAMME
LCP LLOYD'S (NON-MARINE) COMBINED POLICY
LCTA LONDON CORN TRADE ASSOCIATION
LD LOW DUTCH,LIGHT DISPLACEMENT,LOADING PORT,LOAD
LDCDG LOAD DISCHARGE CENTROM GRAIN CHARTER
LDCGC LOUIS DREYFUS GRAIN CHARTER PARTY
Ldd LOSS DURING DISCHARGE
LDD LEADED
ldg LOADING
LDG LOADING
LDG LEADING
Ldg & Dely LANDING AND DELIVERY
ldg. LOADING
Ldl LOSS DURING LOADING
lds. LOADS
LDYS LAYDAYS
LEG LEGAL,LEGISLATIVE,LEGISLATURE,LIQUIFIED ETHYLENE GAS CARRIER
Legal Chgs LEGAL CHARGES

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LES LAND EARTH STATION
LF LINE FEED
LG LIQUIFIED GAS CARRIER,LOW GERMAN
LGT LENGHT
LH LEFT HAND,LAST HALF
LHR LONDON HEATHROW
LI LONG ISLAND
Liab LIABILITY
LIB LIBRARIAN,LIBRARY,LIBERIAN
LIBC LLOYD'S INSURANCE BROKERS' COMMITTEE
LIC LLOYD'S INFORMATION CENTRE
LIEN PENALTY FOR RETAIN
LIM LONDON INSURANCE MARKET
LIMCLM LLOYD'S INSURANCE MARKET STANDARD CLAIMS SERVICES
LIMCS LONDON INSURANCE MARKET CLAIMS SERVICES
LIMDSM LONDON INSURANCE MARKET DATA STANDARDS MANUAL
LIMTCG LONDON INSURANCE MARKET TECHNICAL CO-ORDINATING GROUP
LIP LIFE INSURANCE POLICY
LIPS LONDON IRREVOCABLE PAYMENT SCHEME
LIRMA LONDON INSURANCE AND REINSURANCE MARKET ASSOCIATION
LISB LISBOA
LITH LITHUANIA (N),LITHOGRAPH (Y)
Lkg. & bkg. LEAKAGE AND BREAKAGE
LKS LAKES
LKSFTD/LKSF LAKESFITTED (VSL ABLE TO ENTER THE LAKES)
LL LATIN LANGUAGE
LL INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION ON LOAD LINES , 1966
Ll. & Cos. LLOYD'S AND COMPANIES
LLT LONDON LANDED TERMS
LM LORENCO MARQUES (MAPUTO)
LMB LLOYD'S MARKET BOARD
LMCC LLOYD'S MACHINERY CERTIFICATE CONTINUOUS SURVEY
LMMC LLOYD'S MARKET MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
LMO LLOYD'S MEMBERS' OMBUDSMAN
LMOR LONDON MARKET OUTWARD REINSURANCE
LMSCM LONDON MARKET STANDARD CLAIMS MESSAGE
LN LONDON
LNDG LANDING
LNG LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS
lnyd LIABILITY NOT YET DETERMINED
LO/LO LIFT ON / LIFT OFF
LOA LENGHT OVER ALL
LOCO COST OF GOODS AT PLACE OF PURCHASE
LOG LOGARITHM
LONG LONGITUDE
LOOP LOUISIANA OFFSHORE OIL PORT
LOP LINE OF POSITION , LETTER OF PROTEST
LORS LLOYD'S OUTWARD REINSURANCE SCHEME
LOSA LOS ANGELES
LP LENGHT PACKED (TIMBER EASY STOWAGE)
LPAN LONDON PREMIUM ADVICE NOTE
LPC LONDON PROCESSING CENTRE LTD.
LPG LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS
LPSO LLOYD'S POLICY SIGNING OFFICE
LR LLOYD'S REGISTER OF SHIPPING
LRB LLOYD'S REGULATORY BOARD
LRC LONG RANGE CERTIFICATE
LRoS LLOYD'S REGISTER OF SHIPPING
ls LUMP SUM
LS LETTER SHIFT

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LSA LIFE SAVING APPLIANCE(S)
LS Cls LIVESTOCK CLAUSES
LSB LOWER SIDE BAND
LSD "LIBRAE,SOLIDI,DENARI" - POUNDS,SHILLINGS,PENCE
LSHW Liab LONGSHOREMEN'S AND HARBOUR WORKERS' LIABILITY
LSM LLOYD'S SINGLE MARKET
LST LOCAL STANDARD TIME
LSUM LUMP SUM
LT LETTER TELEGRAM,LINER TERMS,LAYTIME
LT LOCAL TIME
Lt-v LIGHT VESSEL
LTA LONG TERM AGREEMENT
LTD LIMITED
LTDWATSFB LONGTON DEADWEIGHT ALL TOLD SUMMER FREE BOARD
LTGE LIGHTERAGE
LTHO LIGHT HOUSE
Ltr LIGHTER
LTSBE LAYTIME SAVED BOTH ENDS
LTV LIGHT VESSEL
LUA LLOYD'S UNDERWRITERS' ASSOCIATION
LUAA LLOYD'S UNDERWRITING AGENTS' ASSOCIATION
LUAMC LEADING UNDERWRITER AGREEMENT FOR MARINE CARGO
LUAMG LEADING UNDERWRITER AGREEMENT FOR MARINE GENERAL
LUAMH LEADING UNDERWRITER AGREEMENT FOR MARINE HULL
LUB LUBRICANT,LUBRIFICANT
LUBS LUBRIFICANTS
LUC LONDON UNDERWRITING CENTRE
LUCRO LLOYD'S UNDERWRITERS' CLAIMS AND RECOVERIES OFFICE
LUF LOAD UNITY FREIGHT
LUT LOCAL USER TERMINAL
LUTIRO LIFE AND UNIT TRUST INTERMEDIARIES REGULATORY ORGANISATION
LUTS LLOYD'S UNDERWRITERS' TECHNICAL SERVICES LTD.
LVL LEVEL
LW LOW WATER
LWL LOW WATER LINE
LWM LOW WATER MARK
LWT LIGHT WEIGHT TONS

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M
M MANITOBA (USA),MONDAY,MERIDIAN
M & DP MINIMUM AND DEPOSIT PREMIUM
M&W MARINE AND WAR RISKS
m pack MISSING PACKAGE
M.B. MOTOR BOAT
M.C. MACHINERY CERTIFICATE,METALLING CLAUSE
M.C.I. MALLEABLE CAST IRON
M.D. MEMORANDUM OF DEPOSIT ,MONTHS AFTER DATE
M.D.H.B. MERSEY DOCKS & HARBOUR BOARD
M.H.,m.h. MAIN HATCH
M.H.H.W. MEAN HIGHER HIGH WATER
M.H.W.I. MEAN HIGH WATER INTERVAL
M.H.W.N. MEAN HIGH WATER NEAPS
M.H.W.S. MEAN HIGH WATER SPRING
M.L. MEAN LEVEL,MOTOR LAUNCH
M.L.L.W. MEAN LOWER LOW WATER
M.L.W.I. MEAN LOW WATER INTERVAL
M.M. MERCANTILE MARINE
m.m. MADE MERCHANTABLE
M.M.A. MERCHANDISE MARKS ACTS
M.N. MERCHANT NAVY
M.N.R. MEAN NEAP RISE
M.O.T. MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT
M.R. MATE'S RECEIPT
M.S. MOTOR SHIP,MACHINERY SURVEY,MERCHANT SHIPPING,MONTHS AFTER SIGHT
M.S.A. MERCHANT SHIP ACT
M.S.L. MEAN SEA LEVEL
M.S.R. MEAN SPRING RISE (TIDE)
M.SCAND MIDDLE SCANDINAVIA
M.SCOT MIDDLE SCOTLAND
M.T. MEAN TIME,EMPTY
M.T.B. MOTOR TORPEDO BOAT
M.T.L. MEAN TIDE LEVEL
M.V. MOTOR VESSEL
M/C METALLING CLAUSE (MARINE INSURANCE),MACHINERY CERTIFICATE
M/d MONTHS AFTER DATE

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M/D MEMORANDUM OF DEPOSIT
M/d MALICIOUS DAMAGE
M/M MINIMUM / MAXIMUM
M/T METRIC TONS
M/W MEASUREMENT AND/OR WEIGHT
Machy MACHINERY
MAG MAGNITUDE,MAGNETIC
MAJ MAJOR
MAL MALACHI,MALAY(AN)
Mal d MALICIOUS DAMAGE
MAN MANITOBA (USA)
MAP MANUAL ASSISTANCE POINT (USED AT PORTISHEAD RADION FOR OPERATOR ASSISTANCE ON TELE
MAR MARCH
MAR form THE STANDARD FORM OF MARINE INSURANCE POLICY USED IN THE LONDON MARKET BY
BOTH LLOYD'S AND COMPANIES
MAREN policy LONDON MARKET RENEWAL POLICY FORM
MARPOL INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION FOR THE PREVENTION OF POLLUTION FROM SHIPS , 1973
MAT MARINE,AVIATION AND TRANSPORT
MAVIS MARINE AUDIO-VISUAL INSTRUCTION SYSTEM
MAWB MASTER AIRWAY BILL
MAX MAXIMUM
MBA MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
MBD MACHINERY BREAKDOWN
MBF 1000 (MILLE) BOARD FEET = 83,5 CUFT
MBS MACHINERY CLASSIFICATION (ACCORDING TO BRITISH CORPORATION RULES)
MC MACHINERY CERTIFICATE
MCA MARITIME AND COASTGUARD AGENCY
MCC MISSION CONTROL CENTRE
MCO MAXIMUM
MCR MAXIMUM CONTINUOUS REVOLUTIONS
MD MARYLAND (USA)
MDO METRIC TONS DIESEL OIL
Mdse MERCHANDISE
MDSE MERCHANDISE
ME MIDDLE ENGLISH,MAINE (USA),MAIN ENGINE
MEAS MEASUREMENTS
MECH MECHANICAL
MEDIT MEDITERRANEAN
MEM MEMBER,MEMORANDUM
MEMO MEMORANDUM
MES MOBILE EARTH STATION
METAL METALLURGY,METALLURGICAL
MEX MEXICO.MEXICAN
MF MIDDLE FRANCE,MEDIUM FREQUENCY
MFD MANUFACTURED,MANUFACTURING
MFG MANUFACTURING
MFR MIDDLE FRANCE,MANUFACTURE(D)
MG MILLIGRAM(S)
MGE MOTOR GENERATOR
MGO MARINE GAS OIL
MGR MANAGER
MH MAIN HATCH
MHG MIDDLE HIGH GERMAN
MHz MEGAHERTZ
MI MILE(S),MILL(S)
MI ACT MARINE INSURANCE ACT 1906
MI EX CORPORATE MEMBER OF THE INSTITUTE OF EXPORT
MIA MARINE INSURANCE ACT
MIAFTR MOTOR INSURERS' ANTI-FRAUD/THEFT BUREAU
MICH MICHIGAN (USA)

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MID MIDDLE , MARITIME IDENTIFICATION DIGITS
MIG METAL INERT GAS
MIN MINIMUM,MINUTE,MINIG
Min B/L MINIMUM BILL OF LADING
MIN/DEP MINIMUM AND DEPOSIT PREMIUM
MINN MINNESOTA (USA)
MIP MARINE INSURANCE POLICY
MIR MIDDLE IRISH
MISC MISCELLANEOUS
MIT MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
MKT MARKET
MLA MANILA
MLD MOULDED
MM MERCANTILE MARINE
mm MADE MERCHANTABLE
MM MILLIMETER,MEASUREMENT MIN/MAX
MMSI MARITIME MOBILE SERVICE IDENTITY
MN MANAGESE
MNS MINUTES
MNSC MANAGED NETWORK STEERING COMMITTEE
MNTB MERCHANT NAVY TRAINING BOARD
MO MISSOURY,MONDAY,MONTH
MOB MAN OVERBOARD
MOBLO MOBLOCKS,MOTORBLOCKS
MoD MINISTRY of DEFENCE
MOD MODERATE,MODERN
MODU MOBILE OFFSHORE DRILLING UNIT
MOGAS MOTOR GASOLINE
MOH MEDICAL OFFICER OF HEALTH
MOL MORE OR LESS
MOL CH OPT MORE OR LESS IN CHARTERERS' OPTION (CARGO QUANTITY)
MOLOO MORE OR LESS AT OWNERS' OPTION
MOM WAIT A MOMENT
MON MODERN
MON MONDAY
MONT MONTANA (USA)
MOR MORROCO
Mort MORTALITY
MOS MONTHS
MOT MONTHLY OVERTIME
MP MELTING POINT
MPH MILES PER HOUR
MPL MAXIMUN PROBABLE LOSS
MR MISTER,MATE'S RECEIPT
MRGC MARINE RADIOCOMMUNICATION GENERAL CERTIFICATE
MRSC MARITIME RESCUE SUB-CENTRE
MS MOTOR SHIP
MSG MESSAGE
MSI MARITIME SAFETY INFORMATION
mst MEASUREMENT
MST MONTAIN STANDARD TIME
MT MONTAIN,MEASUREMENT
MTAG MARKET TRAINING ADVISORY GROUP (LLOYD'S)
MTB MOTORBLOCKS AND TURNINGS
MTDWATSFB METRIC TON DEADWEIGHT ALL TOLD SUMMER FREE BOARD
MTHLY MONTHLY
MTHS MONTHS
MTIME MEAN TIME
MTL MEAN TIDE LEVEL
MTN MONTAINS

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MTR MONTREAL
MTS/MTO METRIC TONS
MUN MUNICIPAL
MUSTER ROLL CREW LIST FOR EMERGENCY
MUT MUTUAL,MUTILATED
MW MARKET WORDING
MWD MARKET WORDING DATABASE
MWS MARKET WORDING SCHEME

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N
N AND,NAVY,NOON,NORTH,NOVEMBER,NORTHERN
n.a.a. NOT ALWAYS AFLOAT
N.C.V. NO COMMERCIAL VALUE
n.e. NOT EXCLUDING
n.e.p./s. NOT ELSEWHERE PROVIDED/STATED
N.ENG NEW ENGLAND
N.H.P. NOMINAL HORSE POWER
N.MEX NEW MEXICO
n.o.p. NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED
N.P.L. NATIONAL PHYSICAL LABORATORY
n.r. NO RISK,NETT REGISTER (TONNAGE)
n.r.a.d. NO RISK AFTER DISCHARGE
n.s.p.f. NOT SPECIALLY PROVIDED FOR
N/a NO ADVICE,NO ACCOUNT,NOT APPLICABLE
N/C NEW CHARTER
N/C NEW CHARTER,NEW CROP
N/f NO FUNDS
N/M NO MARKS
N/N NOT NORTH OF
N/N NOT NORTH IF...
N/o NO ORDERS (BANKING)
n/s NOT SUFFICIENT
N/t NEW TERMS
N/T NEW TERMS
na NET ABSOLUTELY
NA NORTH AMERICA,NOT ADMITED
NAABSA NOT ALWAYS AFLOAT BUT SAFE AGROUND
NAC NATIONAL ADMINISTRATION CENTRE
NAM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MANUFACTURERS
NASA NATIONAL AERONAUTIC AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION
NASDIM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SECURITIES DEALERS AND INVESTMENT MANAGERS
NASF COMPL BA LOADING NOT ABOVE SANTA FE WITH COMPLETION BUENOS AIRES
NASL NOT ABOVE SAN LORENCO
NAT NATIONAL,NATIVE,NATURAL
NATO NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANISATION
NAUT NAUTICAL
NAVAREA NAVIGATIONAL AREA IN THE WORLD WIDE NAV.WARNING SERVICE
NAV NAVAL,NAVIGATION
NAVTEX NAVIGATIONAL TELEX
NB NEW BRUNSWICK (USA),"NOTA BENE",NEW BUILDING,NEW BOILER,NORTH BOUND,NO BALLAST
NBDP NARROW BAND DIRECT PRINTING (ALSO KNOWN AS RADIOTELEX)
NBR NUMBER
NC NO CIRCUITS,NORTH CAROLINA (USA),NEW CALEDONIA,NEW CHARTER,NEW CROP
NC NATIONAL CERTIFICATE
NCAR NO CLAIM FOR ACCIDENT REPORTED
NCB NATIONAL CHARTER BUREAU
NCH SUBSCRIBER'S NUMBER HAS BEEN CHANGED (TELEX LANGUAGE)
NCR NORMAL CONTINUOUS REVOLUTIONS
NCS NETWORK COORDINATION STATION (ALLOCATES CHANNEL IN INMARSAT SYST)
NCSA NORTH COAST SOUTH AMERICA
NCV NO COMMERCIAL VALUE
ND NO DATE,NORTH DAKOTA,NOT DELIVERY
NDB NEW DONKEY BOILER (AND DATE OF FITTING)
NDFCAPMOS NO DEADFREIGHT CHARTER ACCOUNT PERMITED QUANTITY SUPPLIED
NDT NON DESTRUCTIVE TEST
ndw NET DEADWEIGHT
ne NOT EXCEEDING
NE NORTHEAST(ERN),NEW ENGLAND,NORTH OF EUROPE
NECC NECESSARY

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NEDC NATIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL
NEG NEGOCIABLE,NEGATIVE (LY)
NEOBIG NOT EAST OR BUT INCLUDED GREECE
nep NOT ELSEWHERE PROVIDED
nes NOT ELSEWHERE SPECIFIED
NET TERMS FREE OF CHARTERERS' COMMISION
NETH NETHERLANDS
NEUT NEUTER
NEWCI NOT EAST OF WEST COAST ITALY
NEWF,NF,NFD NEWFOUNDLAND
NG NEW GUINEA,NATIONAL GUARD,NO GOOD
NH NEW HAMPSHIRE
NHC NOT HEATING CARGO
NHN NOT HEATING NECESSARY
NI NORTHERN IRELAND
NIL NOTHING
NJ NEW JERSEY
NJ NEW JASON CLAUSE
NKK NIPPON KAIJI KYOKAI
NKORL NOT KNOWN OR REPORTED LOSS
NLRB NATIONAL LABOUR RELATIONS BOARD
NLT NO LESS THAN
NM NEW MEXICO
NM NOTICES TO MARINERS
NMA (LLOYD'S) UNDERWRITERS' NON-MARINE ASSOCIATION
NMD NORWEGIAN MARITIME DIRECTORATE
NMT NO MORE THAN
NNE NORTH-NORTHEAST
NNSS NAVY NAVIGATION SATELITE SYSTEM
NNW NORTH-NORTHWEST
NO NORTHERN,NUMBER,NORTH
NOAA NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION ( United States producer
of electronic raster charts)
NOC NOTICE OF CANCELLATION
NOE NOT OTHERWISE ENUMERATED
nohp NOT OTHERWISE HEREIN PROVIDED
NOHP NOT OTHERWISE HEREIN PROVIDED
NOIBN NOT OTHERWISE INDICATED BY NUMBER,NOT OTHERWISE INDEXED BY NAME
NOLA NEW ORLEANS
NOM NOMINATIVE,NOMINATE
nom.std. NOMINAL STANDARD
non d NON DELIVERY
nop NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED
NOP NORMAL OUTPUT,NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED
NOR NOTICE OF READINESS
NOR NOTICE OF READINESS,NORTH,NORWAY,NORWEGIAN,
NORTH RANGE US ATLANTIC PORTS(NORFOLK,NEW PORT,BALTIMORE,PHILADELPHIA,NEW YORK,BOSTON)
NORW NORWAY,NORWEGIAN
NOS NOT OTHERWISE SPECIFIED,NUMBERS
NOV NOVEMBER
np NET PROCEEDS
NP NOTARY PUBLIC
nr NO RISK,NET REGISTER
NR NUMBER,INDICATIVE
nrad NO RISK AFTER DISCHARGE
NRAD NO RISK AFTER DISCHARGE
NRAL NO RISK AFTER LANDING
NRAS NO RISK AFTER SHIPMENT
NRDX NORTH OF DAX (FRANCE)
NRT NET REGISTERED TONNAGE

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NS NEW STYLE,NOVA SCOTIA
NSA NON-SEPARATION AGREEMENT (GENERAL AVERAGE)
nspf NOT SPECIFICALLY PROVIDED FOR
NSPF NOT SPECIFICALLY PROVIDED FOR
NSW NEW SOUTH WALES
NT WT NET WEIGHT
NTS NUCLEAR TRANSIT SLIP (CARGO & LIABILITY)
NUM NUMBER,NUMERAL (S)
NV NORSKE VERITAS
NVOCC NON VESSEL OPERATING COMMON CARRIER
NVQ NATIONAL VOCATIONAL QUALIFICATION
NW NORTHWEST,NET WEIGHT
NY NEW YORK CITY
NYPC/NY NEW YORK PRODUCE CHARTER PARTY
NYPE NEW YORK PRODUCE EXCHANGE
NZ NEW ZELAND
NZEAL NEW ZELAND

O
O OCEAN,OHIO,OLD,ORE CARRIER,OCTOBER
O&R OCEAN AND RAIL
o.a. OVER ALL
O.P. OPEN POLICY
O.R. OWNER'S RISK
o/a ON ACCOUNT OF
O/A OPEN ACCOUNT
o/b ON OR BEFORE
obo ON BEHALF OF
O/B ON BOARD
O/C OPEN CHARTER,OLD CHARTER,OPEN COVER,OLD CROP
O/c OVERCHARGE
O/d ON DEMAND
O/D OVERDECK
O/o ORDER OF
O/O ORE-OIL CARRIER
O/R OVERRIDING COMMISSION
O/S ON SAMPLE,OUT OF STOCK,ON SALE OR RETURN
O/t OLD TERMS,ON TRUCK
O/t ON TRUCK
O/T OVERTIME
OA OVERALL,OVERAGED (OLDER THAN 15 YEARS),OWNER'S ACCOUNT
OABE OWNER'S AGENT BOTH ENDS
OAL OVERALL LENGTH
OAR OLD ARABIC
OAS ORGANISATION OF AMERICAN STATES
OB "BE OBIL" (HE OR SHE DIED)
OBJ OBJECT(IVE)
OBO OIL/BULK/ORE CARRIER
OBQ ON BOARD QUANTITY
OBS OBSOLETE , PREFIX FOR METEOROLOGICAL TELEGRAMS

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OC OCEAN,OIL-CHEMICAL TANKER
OcB/L OCEAN BILL OF LADING
Occ OCCURRENCE
OCC SUBSCRIBER IS ENGAGED (TELEX LANGUAGE)
OCC OCCUPIED , OPERATIONS CONTROL CENTRE
OCCAS OCCASION (AL) (ALLY)
OCCAS OCCASIONAL
OCIMF OIL COMPANIES INTERNATIONAL MARINE FORUM
OCT OCTOBER
OD OFFICER OF THE DAY,OLD DUTCH,OLIVEDRAB,OUTSIDE DIAM
OECD ORGANISATON FOR ECONOMIC COOPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT
OFRS OFFERS
OG PROPELLER SHAFT IS SECTIONAL AND JUNCTIONS ARE FITTED WITH OIL GLANDS
OGPI ORIGIANL GROSS PREMIUM INCOME (REINSURANCE)
OK ALL RIGHT,CORRECT,AGREED
OKAY ALL RIGHT,CORRECT,AGREED
OM OIL MOLASSES CARRIER
OMBO ONE MAN BRIDGE OPERATIONS
OMCAS OUTSTANDING MARINE CLAIMS ADVISORY SETTLEMENTS
ON ORDER NOTIFY
ONITE OVERNIGHT
ONPI ORIGINAL NET PREMIUM INCOME (REINSURANCE)
ONR ORIGINAL NET RATE
ONT ONTARIO,ONTARIAN
ONW ONWARDS
OO OUT OF,OWNER'S OPTION
OP OPPOSITE,OPERA
OPA OIL POLLUTION ACT ,1990 (USA)
OP.CIT "OPERA CITATO" (IN THE WORK CITED)
OPEC ORGANISATION OF PETROLEUM EXPORTING CONTRIES
OPER COSYS VESSEL COSTS(MANNING,INSURANCE,REPAIRS,MAINTENANCE,STORES AND ADMINISTR)
OPITB OFFSHORE PETROLEUM INDUSTRIES TRAINING BOARD
OPITO OFFSHORE PETROLEUM INDUSTRIES TRAINING ORGANISATION
OPN OPEN
OPP OPPOSED,OPPOSITE
OPRA OCCUPATIONAL PENSIONS REGULATORY AUTHORITY
OPT OPTATIVE,OPTIONAL(NO MAKE A CHOICE),OPTION
OR OWNER'S RISK,ORIGINAL RATE
OR DET OWNER'S RISK OF DETERIORATION
ORB OWNER'S RISK OF BREAKAGE
ORC OWNER'S RISK OF CHAFTING
ORD OWNER'S RISK OF DAMAGE
ORF OWNER'S RISK OF FIRE/FREEZING
ORIG ORIGINAL (ALY)
ORL OWNER'S RISK OF LEAKAGE
ORS OWNER'S RISK OF SHIFFTING
ORW OWNER'S RISK OF BECOMING WET
OS OVERSIDE,ORDINARY SEAMAN
OSC ON SCENE COMMANDER
OS & D OVER,SHORT AND DAMAGE
OSD OPEN SHELTER DECK
OSD/OSH OPEN SHELTER DECK
OTF OPTIMUM TRANSMITTING FREQUENCY
OU OPEN UNIVERSITY
OWISE OTHERWISE
OWS OWNERS
OZ OUNZE

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P
P PACKAGE , PRECISION(CODE)
P STOP YOUR TRANSMISSION (TELEX LANGUAGE),NOTATION OF A DECK ERECTION ON A VESSEL
P&I PROTECTION AND INDEMNITY
P&L PROFIT AND LOSS
P&O PENNINSULAR AND ORIENTAL STEAM
P.A. PARTICULAR AVERAGE,POWER OF ATTORNEY
P/A POWER OF ATTORNEY,PRIVATE ACCOUNT,PERSONAL ACCIDENT

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P/C PETTY CASH,PRICE CURRENT,PER CENT,PARTICULAR CHARGES,PROFIT COMMISSION
P/E PERSONAL EFFECTS
P/L PARTIAL LOSS
P/N PERMISSORY NOTE
P/P PREPAID
P/S PUBLIC SALE
P/V VALVE PRESSURE/VACUUM VALVE
PA PENNSYLAVANIA (USA),PUBLIC ADDRES,PARTICULAR AVERAGE
PA POSITION APPROXIMATE
Pac PACIFIC COAST PORTS
PAC PACIFIC
PAD PACKET ASSEMBLY/DISASSEMBLY , PREDICTED AREA OF DANGER
PAGE NOTATION OF DECK ERECTION ON A VESSEL
PAID "PER DIEM" DAILY:BY THE DAY
PAN PREMIUM ADVICE NOTE
PANMAX MAXIMUM SIZE ABLE ENTER PANAMA CHANNEL
PAP POINT A PITRE
PAR PARAGRAPH,PARALELL,PARENTHESIS
PART PARTIAL,PARTICIPLE
PART CARGO SHIP NOT FULLY LOADED AND NOT PAID FOR THE SPACE NOT USED
PASS PASSENGER,PASSIVE,PASSING
PASSIM THROUGHOUT,IN VARIOUS PARTS
PAST US S/CONTRACTOR
PAT PATEN(ED),PATTERN,PATIENCE
PAWN NOTATION OF A DECK ERECTION ON A VESSEL
PAX PASSENGER
PAYMT PAYMENT
PAYT PAYMENT
PB PERMANENT BUNKERS
PC PRICES,PIECE,PER CENT,PART CARGO
PCB PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD
PCC PURE CAR CARRIER
PCLS PARCELS
PCT PER CENT
PD PORT DUES
Pd PASSED
PD "PER DIEM"(DAILY-BY THE DAY) PORT DUES,PERIOD
PDO PROPERTY DAMAGE ONLY
PEAGE DUES DUES IN SOME FRENCH AND NORTH AMERICAN PORTS
PEF PERSONAL EXPERIENCE FACTOR
PEN PENINSULA
PENN/PENNA PENNSYLVANIA (USA)
PER NOTATION OF A DECK ERECTION ON A VESSEL,PERIOD,PERSON,PERSIA(N)
PERF PERFECT,PERFORATED
PERS PERSONAL,PERSIA(N)
Pers Acc PERSONAL ACCIDENT
PF PERFECT,PREFERRED
PFC PRIVATE FIRST CLASS
PFD PERFECT,PREFERRED,PFENING
Pfo PORTFOLIO
PG PORTUGAL,PORTUGUESE,PERSIAN GULF
PHD PER HATCH PER DAY
PHIL PHILIPPINE,PHILIPPIANS
PHILA PHILADELPHIA (USA)
PHOTOG PHOTOGRAPH (Y)
PHS PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE
PI PERSONAL INJURY
PI PHILIPPINE ISLANDS
PI PARALELL INDICATORS TECHNIQUE
PIA PERIL INSURED AGAINST

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PIL PREMIUM INCOME LIMIT
Pilf PILFERAGE
PIN PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
PK PACK,PARK,PEAK,PECK
PKG PACKAGE
Pkg-e PACKAGE
PL PUBLIC LIABILITY
PL PLACE,PLATE,PLURAL
PLA PORT OF LONDON AUTHORITY
PLATE RIVER PLATE (LA PLATA)
PLB PERSONAL LOCATOR BEACON (USED WITH COSPAS SARSAT SYSTEM)
PLC PRINTED LOGIC CIRCUIT
PLS PLEASE
PLT PER LONG TON
PLYSHE PLYWOOD SHEETS
pm PREMIUM
PM POST MERIDIUM,POST MORTEM,PAYMASTER,POST MASTER
PMK POST MARK
PML PROBABLE MAXIMUM LOSS
PMO PASSING MUSCAT OUTBOUND (ON DELIVERY/REDELIVERY)
PMS PLANNED MAINTENANCE SYSTEM
PMT PER METRC TON
PN,P/N PROMISSORY NOTE
PO POST OFFICE,PETTY OFFICER
POB PILOT ON BOARD
poc PORT OF CALL
POC PORT OF CALL
POD PAID ON DELIVERY
POD PAY ON DELIVERY,PORT OF DISTRESS
POD PROOF OF DELIVERY,PAID ON DELIVERY
POL POLAND,POLISH
POLIZ/PE PORT ELISABETH
POOP NOTATION OF DECK ERECTION ON A VESSEL
POP POPULATION,POPULAR(Y)
POR PROT OF REFUGE , PACIFIC OCEAN REGION
PORT PORTUGAL,PORTUGUESE
POS POUNDS,POSITION
POSS POSSESSION,POSSESSIVE,POSSIBLY,POSSIBLE & POSSIBILITY
POW PRISIONER OF WAR
pp PICKED PORTS,PER PROCURATIONEM (ON BEHALF OF)
PP PAGES,PARCEL POST,POST PAID,PICKED PORTS,PICHING PILOT
PP PASSAGE PLAN
PP AHRGE PICKING PILOT IN ONE PORT OUT OF ANTWERP,HAMBURG RANGE
ppd PREPAID
PPD PREPAID
PPI,ppi POLICY PROOF OF INTEREST
PPL PROMPT LOADING
PPR PAPER
PPS POST POSTSCRIPTUM (TIME FOR LOADING/DISCHARGING OPERATIONS),PURPOSES
ppt PROMPT LOADING
PPT PROMPT LOADING
PR POLSKI REJESTR,PORT RISKS,PRO RATA
PR PRODUCTS CARRIER,PER,PUERTO RICO,PROVENCAL,PAIR,PRESENT,PRICE
PRAM PERAMBULATOR
PREC PRECEDING
PRED PREDICATE
PREF PREFACE,PREFERRED,PREFIX
PRELIM PRELIMINARY
Prem Red PREMIUM REDUCING
Prem Res PREMIUM RESERVE (REINSURANCE)

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PREP PREPARATORY,PREPOSITION
PRES PRESENT,PRESIDENCY
PRET PRETERIT
PREV PREVIOUS(LY)
PRIM PRIMARY,PRIMITIVE
PRIN PRINCIPAL,PRINCIPLE
PRO/TEM FOR TIME BEING
PROB PROBABLE,PROBABLY,PROBLEM
PROD PRODUCE (NEW YORK PRODUCED CHARTER PARTY)
PROF PROFESSOR
Prof Com PROFIT COMMISSION (REINSURANCE)
PROG PROGNOSYS
PROMD PROMENADE DECK
PRON PRONOMINAL,PRONOUN,PRONOUNCED,PRONUNCIATION
PROP PROPERTY(SENSE),PROPER,PROPOSITION,PROPOSED,PROPOSAL
PROST PROSPECT(S),PROSPECTIVE
PROV PROVENCAL,PROVERB(S),PROVINCE,PROVOST
PROX "PROXIMO"
PRP PROPER RETURN PORT
PRT PORT BUNKERS CONSUMPTIONS,CONSUMPTION PER HOUR IN PORT
PS "POST SCRIPTUM",PADDLE STEAMER,PICES,PRIVY SEAL
PSA PSALM(S)
PSC PORT STATE CONTROL
PSD PLANNED SETTLEMENT DATE
PSE PLEASE
PSG PASSING
PSM PLACING SUPPORT MESSAGE
PSN POSITION
PSPT PASSPORT
PSSG PASSING
PST PACIFIC STANDARD TIME
PSDN PUBLIC SWITCHED DATA NETWORK
PSTN PUBLIC SWITCHED TELEPHONE NETWORK
PT PREMIUM TRANSFER
pt PRIVATE TERMS
PT PRIVATE TERMS,PART,PINT,POINT
PT BOAT PATROL TORPEDO BOAT
PTA PREPAID TICKET ADVICE
Ptg Std PETROGRAD STANDARD (TIMBER)
PTO PLEASE TURN OVER,PORTO,PUERTO
PTS PROCEED TO SELECT
PUB PUBLIC,PUBLISHED,PUBLISHER
PURPS PURPOSES
PUS/PSTUS PAST US
PV PETITE VITESSE (SLOW TRAIN)
PV PILOT VESSEL
PVT PRIVATE
PWT PENNYWEIGHT
PYMT PAYMENT

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Q
Q QUESTION,QUEEN,QUART,QUARTER,QUINTAL
QC QUANTITY AT CAPTAIN'S OPTION
QEE QUADRUPLE EXPANSION ENGINE
QEQ WHICH WAS TO BE PROVED
QL QUINTAL
Qlty QUALITY
QM QUATERMASTER
QNTY QUANTITY
QS QUOTA SHARE
QT QUANTITY,ON THE Q.T. (KEEP SECRET)
QUINT QUINTUPLET
QUOT QUOTATION
QUOTE ASPAS
QV "QUOD VIDE" (WHICH SEE)

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R
R RIVER,RULE,RUN,RADIAL,REPUBLICA(N),RAICROAD,RAILWAY,"REGINA"(QUEEN)
R & CC RIIOTS AND CIVIL COMMOTIONS
R&L RAIL AND LAKE
R&O RAIL AND OCEAN
R/A REFER TO ACCEPTOR
R/D REFER TO DRAWER
R/N RAIL NOTE
R/O ROUTING ORDER
R/p RETURN OF POST FOR ORDERS
R/V ROUND VOYAGE
RA THE SUN GOR , RADIOCOMMUNICATIONS AGENCY
RAA REINSURANCE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA
RAD RADICAL,RADIUS
RAF ROYAL AIR FORCE
RAP I SHALL CALL YOU BACK (TELEX LANGUAGE)
RAT RAPESEED ASSOCIATION TERMS
RC NON-DIRECTION RADIO BEACON
RCDS RASTER CHART DISPLAY SYSTEM
RC & L RAIL,CANAL AND LAKE
RCC & S RIOTS,CIVIL COMMOTIONS AND STRIKES
RCPT RECEIPT
RCV(D) RECEIVE(D)
RD ROAD(S),ROUND,RURAL DELIVERY,RUNNING DAYS
RD DIRECTION RADIO BEACON
rd RUNNING DAYS
RDC RUNNING DOWN CLAUSE
RDS HAMPTON ROADS

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Rds ROADS
RDSEA RED SEA
RDY REDELIVERY
RE REGARDING
REB REBATE
REC SEC RECORDING SECRETARY
RECAP RECAPITULATION
RECD RECEIVED
RECVD RECEIVED
RED RATE,EXTRAS,DEMURAGE (WORLDSCALE)
REDELY REDELIVERY
REF REFEREE,REFERENCE,REFORMED,REFRIGERATED SPACE
Ref REFRIGERATING MACHINERY
REFG REFRIGERATING,REFRIGERATION
REFL REFLECT(ION),REFLEX,REFLEXIVE
REG REGIMENT,REGION,REGISTER(ED),REGULAR,REGULATION
Reinst REINSTATEMENT
RELET TERM FOR A SHIP ALREADY ON PERIOD COMMITMENT WHICH IS MADE AVAILABLE FOR
VOYAGES OR PERIODE TRADING IN THE MARKET TO A FURTHER CHARTERER
RENC REGIONAL ELECTRONIC NAVIGATIONAL CHART CO-ORDINATING CENTRE
REP REPRESENTATIVE,REPUBLICAN
REPAT REPATRIATED (CREW)
REPD/RPTD REPORTED
REPT REPETITION
REQ REQUEST,REQUIREMENT
REQD REQUIRED
RES RESERVE,RESIDENCE,RESIDES
res RESIDUE,RESERVE
RESP RESPECTIVE(LY)
RET/RETD RETIRED,RETURNED,RETAINED
REV REVOLUTIONS(OF ENGINE),REVELATION,REVISION,REVERTING
REV VER REVISED VERSION
RF RADIO FREQUENCY
RFD RURAL FREE DELIVERY
RFN RIGHT FUCKING NOW(SIMILAR WITH ASAP BUT RIGHT TO THE POINT)
RG RADIO DIRECTION FINDING STATION
RGDS REGARDS,RIO GRANDE DO SUL
RGE RANGE
RI RHODE ISLAND
RI RE-INSURANCE
RI REGISTRO ITALIANO
RINA ROYAL INSTITUTE OF NAVAL ARCHITECTS ; ITALIAN REGISTER OF SHIPPING
RINET REINSURANCE & INSURANCE NETWORK (BRUSSELS)
RIOT MESS
RIP "REQUIESCAT IN PACE" (MAY REST IN PEACE)
RIT REFINING IN TRANSIT
RMKS REMARKS
RMT REMIT
RMTCE REMITTANCE
RN REGISTERED NURSE
RNC RASTER NAVIGATIONAL CHART
RND ROUND TRIP
RNLI ROYAL NATIONAL LIFE-BOAT INSTITUTION
RO/RO ROLL ON/ROLL OFF
ROA REINSURNCE OFFICES ASSOCIATION
ROADS PORTS OF HAMPTON ROADS
ROB REMAINING ON BOARD
ROC RESTRICTED OPERATOR'S CERTIFICATE
ROD RUST,OXIDATION AND DISCOLOURATION
ROM ROMAN,ROAMANCE

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ROV REMOTELY OPERATED VEHICLE
Rotn no ROTATION NUMBER
RP REPAIR SHIP
RP RETURN PREMIUM
RPLY REPLY
RPM REVOLUTIONS PER MINUTE
RPM RADIO PRATIQUE MESSAGE
RPT REPEAT
RQ REQUEST OR INDICATION OF A REQUEST
RQMENTS REQUIREMENTS
RR RAILROAD
rr & i RESPECTIVE RIGHTS AND INTERESTS
RS RUPEES,REIS
RS REVISED STATUES USA
RSH ROYAL SOCIETY OF HEALTH
RSVP "RESPONDEZ S'IL VOUS PLAIS" (PLEASE REPLY)
RT RIGHT
RT RADIO TELEPHONY
RT RYE TERMS
RTA RUBBER TRADE ASSOCIATION
RTITB ROAD TRANSPORT INDUSTRY TRAINING BOARD
RTL RADIOTELEX LETTER
RTT RADIO TELE-TYPE
RUM RUMANIA(N)
RUSS RUSSIA(N)
RV(S)/RDS ROUND VOYAGE(S)
RWY RAILWAY
RY RAILWAY,REFERENCE YOUR....
RYC6 REFERENCE YOUR CABLE OF 6TH
RYT REFERENCE YOUR TELEX (TELEGRAM)
RYTX REFERENCE YOUR TELEX

S
s SNOW , SECOND

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Satcom SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS
S SOUTH,SATURDAY,SUNDAY,SEPTEMBER,STEAMER
S&A SIGNING AND ACCOUNTING (PROCEDURE)
S & FA SHIPPING AND FORWARDING AGENTS
S & H exct SUNDAYS AND HOLIDAYS EXCEPTED
S&L SUE AND LABOUR (CHARGES)
S to S STATION TO STATION
S,AMER SOUTH AMERICA
s/a SAFE ARRIVAL
S/A SUBJECT TO ACCEPTANCE (INSURANCE)
s/a SUBJECT TO APPROVAL,SAFE ARRIVAL
S/A SHIP'S AGENCY
S/C PRECISELY REPRODUCED
S/D SEA DAMAGE,SINGLE DECKER,SIGHT DRAFT
S/Fee SURVEY FEE
S/I SUM INSURED
S/L SUE AND LABOUR
S/L SHORT LANDED
S/LC SUE AND LABOUR CLAUSE
S/LCh SUE AND LABOUR CHARGES
S/N SHIPPING NOTE
S/N SERIAL NUMBER,SHIPPING NOTE
S/O SHIPPING ORDER
S/S SISTER
S/SHPD SHORT SHIPPED
SA SALVAGE ASSOCIATION
SA SAFE ANCHORAGE
SA SOUTH AFRICA,SOUTH AMERICA,SOUTH AUSTRALIA,SUBJECT TO APPROVAL
SAD SINGLE ADMINISTRATIVE DOCUMENT
SAFR SOUTH AFRICA
SALD SAILED
SAM SOUTH AMERICA
sanr SUBJECT TO APPROVAL NO RISK
SAPMS ANNUAL SURVEY OF PLANNED MAINTENANCE SYSTEM
SAR SEARCH AND RESCUE
SART SEARCH AND RESCUE SATELITTE AIDED TRACKING
SAT SATURDAY,SATURN
SATAFEX SATURDAY AFTERNOON EXCLUDED
SB SHORT BILL
SB SAFE BERTH,SOUTH BOUND
SBAA ONE SAFE BERTH ALWAYS AFLOAT
SBM SOYA BEANS MEAL
SBM SINGLE BUOY MOORING / SHORE BASED MANAGEMENT
sbs SURVEY BEFORE SHIPMENT
SBS SURVEYED BEFORE SHIPMENT
SBT SEGREGATED BALLAST TANKER
SC SALVAGED CHARGES
sc SALVAGE CHARGES
SC SCOTH,SCOTS,SCOTTISH,SCEENE,SCIENCE,SMALL CAPITAL,SALVAGE CHARGES
SCID Nbr SUEZ CANAL I.D. NUMBER
SC & S STRAPPED,CORDED AND SEALED
SCA SETTLEMENT OF CLAIMS ABROAD
SCALE LOADING SCALE
SCAN SCANDINAVIA(N)
SCAN/AG SCANDINAVIAN/ARABIAN GULF
SCAND SCANDINAVIA(N)
Sch SCHOONER
SCHED SCHEDULE(D)
SCI SCIENCE,SCIENTIFIC
SCM SYNDICATE CLAIMS MESSAGE

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SCOR SCIENTIFIC COMMISSION ON OCEANIC RESEARCH
SCOT SCOTCH,SCOTS,SCOTTISH
SCOTVEC SCOTTISH VOCATIONAL EDUCATIONAL COUNCIL
SCSA STROKE CYCLE SINGLE ACTING
SCU SPECIAL CLAIMS UNIT
SD SEA DAMAGED
Sd SHORT DELIVERY
Sd SAILED
SD SAILED,SEA DAMAGE,SHORT DELIVERY,SINGLE DECK
SD SUMMER DRAFT
SDD STORE DOOR DELIVERY
SDG SENDING,SIDING
SDHF STANDARD DUTCH HULL FORM
SDK SINGLEDECKER
SDR SPECIAL DRAWING RIGHTS (LIMITATION OF LIABILITY)
SDWT SUMMER DEADWEIGHT
SE SOUTHEAST(ERN)
SEC SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMISSION,SECANT,SECOND(ARY),SECRETARY
SECY SECRETARY
SEF SHIP EXPERIENCE FACTOR
SEL SELECTED,SELECTION(S)
SELFEC SELECTIVE FORWARD ERROR CORRECTION
SELFTR SELF TRIMMING
SELCALL SELECTIVE CALLING
SEM SEMINARY,SEMITIC
SEN SENIOR,SENATE(OR)
SEP SUBJECT TO ENDORSEMENT ON THE POLICY
SEP SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
Sep SEPARATION PROCEDURE (SIGNING AND ACCOUNTING)
SEP SEPARATE(LY)
SEPCS EYEGLASSES
SEPT SEPTEMBER,SEPTUAGING
SEQ THE FOLLOWING
SERC SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING RESEARCH COUNCIL
SES SHIP EARTH STATION
SEV IS SEVEN ISLANDS
SF STOWAGE FACTOR
SF SAN FRANCISCO
SF BAY SAN FRANCISCO BAY
SFB SUMMER FREE BOARD
SFU STORE AND FORWARD UNIT
SG SOLUTIS GRATIA = GIVEN FOR SAFETY (LLOYD'S POLICY)
SG SPECIFIC GRAVITY
SGD SIGNED
SGL SINGLE,SINGLE ROOM WITHOUT BATH
SH SHILLING(S)
SHD SHELTER DECKER
SHEX SUNDAYS,HOLIDAYS EXCLUDED (EXCEPTED)
SHEX e.i.u. SUNDAYS AND HOLIDAYS EXCLUDED EVEN IF USED
SHEX u.u. SUNDAYS AND HOLIDAYS EXCLUDED UNLESS USED
SHinc SUNDAYS AND HOLIDAYS INCLUDED
SHINC SUNDAYS AND HOLIDAYS INCLUDED
SHP SHAFT HORSE POWER
SHPT SHIPMENT
SHUD SHOULD
SI SHORT INTEREST,SUM INSURED,INTERNATIONAL SYSTEM OF UNITS
SI YES,STATEN ISLAND,SHIPPING INSTRUCTIONS
SI STATUTORY INSTRUMENT
SIG SIGNATURE
SIM SIMILLAR

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SING SINGULAR
SIT SITUATION,STOPPING IN TRANSIT
SITPRO SIMPLIFICATION OF INDUSTRIAL TRADE PROCEDURES BOARD
Sk SACK
SKD SEMI KNOCKED DOWN
SL SALVAGE LOSS
sl SALVAGE LOSS
SL SALVAGE LOSS,SAINT LAWRENCE
SL & C SHIPPER'S LOAD AND COUNT
SL & T SHIPPER'S LOAD AND TALLY
SLAV SLAVIC,SLAVONIAN,SLAVONIC
Sld SAILED
SLE SAFETY LIFE EQUIPMENT
SLR SAFETY LIFE RADIO
SLT SHIP LETTER TELEGRAM
SM SAMARIUM
SMCP SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM ; SAFE MANING CERTIFICATE
SMCP STANDARD MARITIME COMMUNICATION PHRASES
SMNV STANDARD MARITIME NAVIGATIONAL VOCABULARY
SMS SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
SN TIN (IN CHEMISTRY)
SO SELLER'S OPTION
SO SOUTHERN,SHIP'S OPTION,SHIPPING ORDER,SELLER'S OPTION
SOF STATEMENT OF FACTS
SOFA SOCIETY OF FINANCIAL ADVISERS
SOL SHIPOWNER'S LIABILITY
SOLAS SAFETY OF LIFE AT SEA (CONVENTION)
SOP STANDING (STANDARD) OPERATING PROCEDURE
SOPEP SHIPBOARD OIL POLLUTION EMERGENCY PLAN
SOS SERVICE OF SUIT
SOS SAVE OUR SOULS,SAFETY OCEANS SERVICES
SP SUPRA PROTEST
SP SPAIN,SPANIARD,SPANISH,SPECIAL,SPECIFIC,SPECIMEN,SPELLING,SAFE PORT
SP GR SPECIFIC GRAVITY
SPAN SPANISH
spd STEAMER PAYS DUES
SPD STEAMER (SHIP) PAYS DUES,SPAR DECK
SPEC SPECIAL(S),SPECIFICATION(S)
SPECIF SPECIFICALLY
SPM SINGLE POINT MOORING
SPMSHEX SATURDAY PM SUNDAY HOLIDAYS EXCLUDED
SPOC SEARCH AND RESCUE POINT OF CONTACT
SPORE SINGAPORE
SPOT READY TO LOAD,PLACE,AVAILABLE FOR CHARTER IN THE IMMEDIATE VICINITY
SPT SEA PORT
SQ SQUARE
SQFT SQUARE FOOT/FEET
SQIN SQUARE INCH
SR SENIOR
SR & CC STRIKES,RIOTS AND CIVIL COMMOTIONS
SRC SHORT RANGE CERTIFICATE
SRD STANDING ROOM ONLY
SRL SHIP REPAIRER'S LIABILITY
SRR SEARCH AND RESCUE REGION
SS STEAMSHIP,SECONDS,SHIPSIDE
SS & C SAME SEA AND COUNTRY (COAST)
SS ss STEAMSHIP
SSB SINGLE SIDE BAND
SSC SIMULTANEOUS SETTLEMENTS CLAUSE
SSE SOUTH-SOUTHEAST

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SSFC SEQUENTIAL SINGLE FREQUENCY CODE
SSN STANDARD SHIPPING NOTICE
SSP START SEA PASSAGE
SSW SOUTH-SOUTHWEST,SUMMER SALT WATER
ST STRAIT,STREET,SAINT,STRAUGHT TIME,SHORT TON
STA STATION
STCW STANDARD TRAINING AND WATCHKEEPING CERTIFICATES
Std STANDARD (TIMBER)
STDS STANDARDS
STE SAINTE (FEMALE)
STEM SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY OF CARGO
Stev Liab STEVEDORES' LIABILITY
stg STERLING
STGE STORAGE
STI SOCIETY OF TECHNICIANS IN INSURANCE
stk STOCK
STP STOP
Str STEAMER
STR STEAMER
Strd STANDARD
STS SHIP-TO-SHIP OPERATIONS
STW STANDARD TRAINING WORK
STWAG STOWAGE
SU SET UP
SUB SUBSTITUTE,SUBURB(AN),SUBJECT,SUBSTITUTE
SUB DETS SUBJECT DETAILS (OF CHARTER PARTY)
SUB OPEN SUBJECT OPEN
SUB P CARGO SUBSTITUTE PART CARGO
SUB STEM SUBJECT TO THE CARGO BEING AVAILABLE IN THE CORRECT QUANTITY ON THE RIGHT DATES
SUBJ SUBJECT
SUBSTEM SUBJECT STEM
SUCL SET UP CAR LOAD
SUDBE SHOULD BE
SUIT SUITABLE
SULCL SET UP IN LESS THAN CAR LOAD
SUN SUNDAY
SUND H EXCEP SUNDAYS AND HOLIDAYS EXCEPTED
SUPP SUPPLEMENTARY
SUPPL SUPPLEMENTARY
SUPT SUPERINTENDENT
SURCH SURCHARGE
SURG SURGEON,SURGERY,SURGICAL
SURV SURVEY
SURVR SURVEYOR
SV SAILING VESSEL
SV SAILING VESSEL,"SUB VERBO" (UNDER THE WORD)
SW SHIPPER'S WEIGHTS
SW SOUTHWEST(ERN),SWEDEN,SWEDISH,SALT WATER,SHIPPER'S WEIGHTS
SWAD SALT WATER ARRIVAL DRAFT,SALT WATER ALL DAY
SWB SINGLE WITH BATH
SWD SEAWATER DAMAGE
SWD SALT WATER DRAFT
SWED SWEDEN,SWEDISH
SWG STANDARD WIRE GAUGE
SWL SAFE WORKING LOAD
SWL SAFETY WORKING LOAD
SYM SIMPHONY
Syn SYNDICATE (LLOYD'S)
SYN SINONYM(OUS)
SYR SYRIA(N)

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T
T TON,TIME,TUESDAY,TENOR,TOWN,TERRITORY,TROY,TANKER,
T & CC TECHNICAL AND CLAUSES SOMMITTEE
T&G TONGUED AND GROOVED (TIMBER TRADE)
t&s TOUCH AND STAY
T/A TURN AROUND
T/c UNTIL COUNTERMANDED
T/C TIME CHARTER
T/CHQ TRAVELLER CHEQUE
T/D TWEEN DECK

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T/F "TRANSIT INTERNATIONAL FERROVIAIRE"
T/H TARIFF HEADING
T/I TARIF ITEM
T/L TOTAL LOSS
T/O TRANSFER ORDER
T/S TRANSHIPMENT,TONS
TAI INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC TIME
TAN TANGENT
TAR A SAILOR
TARP TARPAULIN
TARV TURN AROUND VOYAGE,TRANSATLANTIC ROUND VOYAGE
TAUTC TIME ALWAYS USED TO COUNT
TAX CHARGE
TB TRIAL BALANCE
TB TUBERCULOSIS
TBA TO BE ADVISED,TO BE AGREED
TBCKL TURNBUCKLE
TBN TO BE NOMINATED,TO BE NAMED,TO BE NARROWED
TBNARR TO BE NARROWED
TBR TO BE RENAMED
TBS TABLESPOON
TBT TECHNOLOGY-BASED TRAINING
TCI TIME CHARTERER'S INTEREST
TCPA TIME TO CLOSEST POINT OF APPROACH,
Tcpa TARGET CLOSEST POINT OF APPROACH
TCT TIME CHARTER TRIP
TDG TRADING
TDKS TWEEN DECKS
TDM TIME DIVISION MULTIPLEX
TDW TONNAGE DEADWEIGHT
TDY TODAY
TE TRADE EXPENSES
TE TURBO ELECTRIC
TECH TECHNICAL,TECHNOLOGY
TEE TRANS-EUROPE EXPRESS
TEE TRIPLE EXPANSION ENGINE,PAYMENT PER DWT PER MONTH EXCLUDED VOYAGE COST
TEL TELEGRAM,TELEGRAPH,TELEPHONE
TELCON TELEPHONE CONVERSATION
TEMP TEMPORARY,TEMPORALY,TEMPERATURE
TER TERRITORY,TERRAGE
TEST TESTAMENT
TEST MSG TEST MESAGE
TEU TWENTY EQUIVALENT UNITES (20' CONTAINERS)
TEUT TEUTONIC,TEUTON
TF TROPICAL FRESHWATER
TGB TONGUED,GROOVED AND BEADED
TH THURSDAY,TERRITORY OF HAWAII
THKS THANKS
THKSNREG THANKS AND REGARDS
THREAT THREATENING
THRU THROUGH (TELEX LANGUAGE)
THT THAT
TIB TRIMMED IN BUNKERS
TIG TUNGSTEN INERT GAS
TIP TAKING INWARD PILOT
TIR "TRANSIT INTERNATIONAL ROUTIER"
TIV TOTAL INSURED VALUE
TK TRUCK
TKO TECHNICAL KNOCKOUT
TKS THANKS

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TKT TICKET
TL TOTAL LOSS
TL TRADE LAST
TLO TOTAL LOSS ONLY
TLVO TOTAL LOSS OF VESSEL ONLY
TLX TELEX
TMC TRAMSMITTING MAGNETIC COMPASS
TMRW TOMORROW
TN TON
TNR TONNER
TNT TRINITROTOLUEN
TOFC TRAILER ON FLAT CAR
TOM TOMORROW
TOMO TOMORROW
TOP OFF COMPLETING
TOR TIME ON RISK
TOR TELEX OVER RADIO
TOT TERMS OF TRADE
TOVALOP TANKER OWNER'S VOLUNTARY AGREEMENT CONCERNING LIABILITY FOR OIL POLLUTION
TP TOWNSHIP,TRANSPACIFIC ROUND VOYAGE,TRUCK PACKED (TIMBER)
TP Liab THIRD PARTY LIABILITY
TPC TONS PER CENTIMETER (IMMERSION)
TPH TOTAL PER HOUR
TPI TRIM PER INCH,TONS PER INCH
TPL TONS PER INCH (IMMERSION)
TPND THEFT,PILFERAGE AND NON-DELIVERY
TPP TRUCK PACKAGES
TPR TELEPRINTER
TQ TALE QUALE = HAVING SUCH A QUANTITY
TQ "TALE QUALE" (AS FOUND)
TQM TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT
TR TONS REGISTERED
Tr TRUSTEE
TR TRANSLATION,TRANSLATOR,TRANSLATED,TRANSITIVE,TRANSPONSE,TREASURE
TRADE ROUTE
TRANSP TRANSPORT
TREAS TREASURER,TREASURY
TRF TRANSFER
TRI "TRANSIT ROUTIER INTERIEURE"
TRIG TRIGONOMETRIA
TRIGON TRIGONOMETRIA
TRIP CHARTER PAYMENT PER DWT PER MONTH,EXCLUDING VOYAGE COST (CHARTER ARRANGED
FOR A VOYAGE SPECIFYNG DELIVERY AND REDELIVERY PORTS AND AREA
Trlr TRAWLER
TRP TELEPRINTER
TSI TOTAL SUM INSURED
TSS TRAFFIC SEPARATION SCHEME
TST TOP SIDE TANKS
TT TELEGRAPHIC TRANSFER
TTA TRANSPORT TUTORIAL ASSOCIATION
TTF TIMBER TRADE FEDERATIION
TTL TOTAL
TTL/HR(S) TOTAL HERE/HOUR(S)
TTY TREATY (REINSURANCE)
TU TURBINE
TUB TUBARAO
TURK TURKEY,TURKISH
TV TELEVISION
TVE TANKER VESSEL EXAMINATION (US COAST GUARD)
TVL TRAVEL

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TWB TWIN WITH BATH
TWD TWINDECKER
TWEEN BETWEEN
TWMC TRANSPORT,WAGES,MAINTENANCE AND CARE
TX TRANSMITTER,TRANSMITION
TYC/12TH THANKS YOUR CABLE OF 12TH

U
u UGLY AND THREATENING WEATHER
U UPPER,UNION,UNIVERSITY,YOU
U/A UNDERWRITING ACCOUNT
U/C UNDER CONSTRUCTION
U/CHG UNDERCHARGE
U/D UNDER DECK
u/o USE AND OCCUPANCY
U/R UNDER REPAIR
u/w UNDERWRITER
UAN UREIA NATURAL
UC UPPER CASE
ucb UNLESS CAUSED BY
UCP UNIFORM CUSTOMS AND PRACTICE
UCS UNIFIED CLAIMS SYSTEM
UD UPPER DECK
UHF ULTRA HIGH FREQUENCY
UK UNITED KINGDOM
UK fo UNITED KINGDOM FOR ORDERS
UK/Cont UNITED KINGDOM OR CONTINENT
UK/Cont(BH) " " " BORDEAUX-HAMBURG RANGE
UK/Cont(GH) " " " GIBRALTAR-HAMBURG RANGE
UK/Cont(HH) " " " HAVRE-HAMBURG RANGE
UKCN UNITED KINGDOM CONTINENT/MEDITERRANEAN
UKFO UNITED KINGDOM FOR ORDERS
UKHAD UNTED KINGDOM,HAVRE,ANTWERP,OR DUNKIRK
UKOOA UNITED KINGDOM OFFSHORE OPERATORS ASSOCIATION
ULCC ULTRA LARGE CRUDE CARRIER
ULLAGE EMPTY SPACES LEFT IN VESSEL'S TANKS TO ALLOW FOR EXPANSION DURING VOYAGE
ULT "ULTIMO",ULTIMATE (ELY)
UMS UNMANNED MACHINERY SPACE
UMT UNIVERSAL MILITARY TRAINING
UMW UNITED MINE WORKS
UN UNITED NATIONS
UNABL UNABLE
UNBAGG UNACCOMPANIED BAGGAGE
UNCLOS U.N. CONFERENCE OF THE LAW OF THE SEA
UNCTAD U.N.CONFERENCE OF TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT
UND UNDARKED
UNDERST/USTND UNDERSTAND
UNDP U.N.DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME
UNECE U.N.ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR EUROPE
UNEP U.N.ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME
UNESCO U.N.EDUCATONAL,SCIENTIFIC AND CULTURAL ORGANISATION
UNI HAVING OR CONSISTING OF ONE,ONLY
UNIV UNIVERSAL,UNIVERSITY
UNL ULTIMATE NET LOSS

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UNLD UNLEADED
UNQUOTE END OF MESSAGE
up UNDER PROOF
UR YOUR
US UNITED STATES,USELESS
USA UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA
USAC/USATL UNITED STATES ATLANTIC COAST
USANH USA NORTH CAPE HATTERAS
USB UPPER SIDE BAND
USCG UNITED STATES COAST GUARD
USD US DOLLARS
USDA UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
USDLRS US DOLLARS
USG UNITED STATES GULF
USM UNDERWRITERS'SIGNING MESSAGE
USN UNITED STATES NAVY
USNG UNITED STATES NATIONAL GUARD
USNH UNITED STATES NORTH OF HATTERAS (CAPE)
USPAC UNITED PACIFIC COAST
USSA UNITED STATES SALVAGE ASSOCIATION
USWC UNITED STATES WEST COAST
UT UNLIMITED TRANSHIPMENT
UU UNLESS USED
UUR UNLESS UNDULLY REVERSED
V
V VELOCITY,VOLTS,VECTOR,VERSION,VOLTAGE,VOLUME
V/C VICTORIA
VA VIRGINIA (USA)
VACS VACUVATORS
VAL VALUE
VAR VARIANT,VARIETY,VARIOUS
VB VERBAL
VC VALUATION CLAUSE
VCVR VANCOUVER
Vd VALUED
VD VENEREAL DISEASE
VDU VISUAL DISPLAY UNIT
VEGOIL VEGETABLE OIL
VENT VENTILATED
VES VESSEL
VET VETERAN,VETERINARY
VHF VERY HIGH FREQUENCY
VI VIRGINIA ISLANDS
VIN WINE (FROM FRENCH)
VIP VERY IMPORTANT PERSON
VIZ "VIDELICET" (NAMELY)
VLCC VERY LARGE CRUDE CARRIER
VLCC VERY LARGE CRUDE CARRIER
VM VERY MUCH
VNS VESSEL NATURAL SEGREGATION
VOCAB VOCABULARY
VOL VOLUME
VOLK A FOLK (PEOPLE,NATION)
vop VALUATION AS IN ORIGINAL POLICY
VOP VALUE AS IN ORIGINAL POLICY
VOY CHARTER CHARTER ARRANGED TO CARRY CARGO ON A SINGLE VOYAGE BETWEEN TWO SPECIFIED
PORTS OR AREAS.PAYMENT USUALLY ON EITHER A CARGO TON BASIS OR ON A CUBIC
CAPACITY BASIS,INCLUDING VOYAGE'S COSTS
VOY COSTS VESSEL COSTS COMPRISES BUNKERS,PORT CHARGES AND CHANNEL CHARGES
VOY(S) VOYAGE(S)

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VP VICE-PRESIDENT
VQ VOCATIONAL QUALIFICATION
VS VERSUS,"VIDE SUPRA" (SEE ABOVE)
VSL VESSEL
VST VISIT
VT VERMONT
VTM VESSEL TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT
VTS VESSEL TRAFFIC SYSTEM (SERVICES)
VV VICE-VERSA
VW VOLKSWAGEN

W
W WEST(ERN),WALES,WEDNESDADY,WATT,WEIGHT,WORDS
W& WAY BILL
W & EI WAGES AND EFFECTS FORM I
W&F WATER AND FEED
W&I WEIGHTING AND INSPECTION
W&R WATER AND RAIL
W.A. WITH AVERAGE
W.GER WEST GERMANY
W.GMC WEST GERMANIC
W/B WAYBILL
w/d WARRANTED
W/d WARRANTED
W/M WEIGHT AND OR/MEASUREMENT
W/W WAREHOUSE WARRANT
W/W WORLD WIDE
WABLE WORKABLE
WASH WASHINTON (USA)
WB WATER BALLAST,WAREHOUSE BOOK,WAY BILL
WB WEST BOUND,WATER BALLAST
WB/EI WEST BRITAIN/EAST IRELAND
wbs WITHOUT BENEFIT OF SALVAGE
WBS WITHOUT BENEFIT OF SALVAGE
WC WEST COAST
WC ENGLAND WEST COAST ENGLAND
WCCA WEST COAST CENTRAL AFRICA

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WCCHON WHETHER CLEARED AT CUSTOM HOUSE OR NOT
WCL WORLD CONFEDERATION OF LABOUR
WCNA WEST COAST OF NORTH AMERICA
WCSA WEST COAST OF SOUTH AMERICA
WCSA WEST COAST OF SOUTH AFRICA
WD WELL DECK
WDF WIRELESS DIRECTION FINDER
Wdg WORDING
WDV WRITTEN DOWN VALUE
WEAR AND TEAR LOSS AND DAMAGE CAUSED BY USE
WEB WEBSLINGS
WECM WARRANTED EXISTING CLASS MAINTAINED
wef WITH EFFECT FROM
WEF WITH EFFECT FROM
WEND WORLD ELECTRONIC NAVIGATIONAL CHART DATABASE
WEST WESTERN
WEU WESTERN EUROPEAN UNION
Wf WHARF
WFA WITH FOLLOWING ALTERATION
WFTU WORLD FEDERATION OF TRADE UNION
wg WEIGHT GUARANTEED
WG WEIGHT GUARANTEED
WGS84 WORLD GEODETIC SYSTEM 1984 DATUM
WGT WEIGHT
WHO WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION
WHT WHEAT
WI WEST INDIES,WEST INDIAN
WIBON WHETHER IN BERTH OR NOT
WIFPON WHETHER IN FREE PRATIQUE OR NOT
WIPON WHETHER IN PORT OR NOT
WK WEEK,WORK
WKING WORKING
WL WAVE LENGHT
WMED WEST MEDITERRANEAN
WMO WORLD METEOROLOGICAL ORGANISATION
WMU WORLD MARITIME UNIVERSITY
WNA WINTER NORTH ATLANTIC
WNW WEST-NORTHWEST
WO WARRANT OFFICER
wob WASHED OVERBOARD
WOG WITHOUT GUARANTEE
wol WHARF OWNERS' LIABILITY
WOL WHARFOWNERS' LIABILITY
wp WITHOUT PREJUDICE,WEATHER PERMITTING

WP WEATHER PERMITING
WPA WITH PARTICULAR AVERAGE
WPAGW WEATHER PERMITING ALL GOING WELL
WR WAREHOUSE RECEIPTS
wro WAR RISK ONLY
WRO WAR RISK ONLY
WRS WORDING REGISTRATION SCHEME (LLOYD'S)
WRTD WITHOUT REFERENCE TO DATE
WRU WHO IS THERE (TELEX LANGUAGE)
WS WORLD SCALE
WSHTC WORLD SCALE HOURS,TERMS AND CONDITIONS
WSNP WEATHER SAFE NAVIGATION PERMITED
WSW WEST-SOUTHWEST
wt WEIGHT
WT WEIGHT,WEITH
WT RADIO TELEGRAPHY

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WTBA WORDING TO BE AGREED
Wtd WARRANTED
Wties WARRANTIES
WT WIRELESS TELEGRAPHY
WTS WORKING TIME SAVED
WTSBE WORKING TIME SAVED BOTH ENDS
WTSBENDS WORKING TIME SAVED BOTH ENDS (DISPATCH)
Wty WARRANTY
WUD WOULD
WVA WEST VIRGINIA
WVSN WITH VESSEL NATURAL SEGREGATION
WW WHERE,WHEN
WWD WEATHER WORKING DAYS
WWF WATERSIDE WORKERS FEDERATION (AUSTRALIA)
wwp WATERPROOF PAPER PACKING
WWNWS WORLD WIDE NAVIGATIONAL WARNING SERVICE
WWR WHERE WHEN READY
WWRNS WORLD WIDE RANGE RADIO NAVIGATION SYSTEM
WWSHEX WEATHER WORKING DAYS SUNDAYS HOLIDAYS EXCLUDED
WX WEATHER
WYM WHICHEVER YELDS MORE

X
X STOP
X RAY RADIOUS X
X/L EXCESS LOSS
xc EX COUPON
xd EX DIVIDEND

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XE XENON
xin EX INTEREST
XMAS CHRISTMAS
XS LOSS EXCESS LOSS REINSURANCE
XS pt EXCESS POINT
XTE CROSS TRACK ERROR
XXXX ERROR

Y
Y YEAR,YARD
Y.A.R. YORK-ANTWERP RULES 1924 (GENERAL AVERAGE)
Y/A YORK-ANTWERP RULES
YB YTTERBIUM
YD YARD (S)
YDS YARDS
YEP AFFIRMATIVE REPLY
YES AFFIRMATIVE REPLY
YR YEAR,YOUNGER,YOUR
YR CBL YOUR CABLE
YR LTR YOUR LETTER
YR TLX YOUR TELEX
YRS YEARS,YOURS
Yt YACHT
YT YTTRIUM,YUKON TERRITORY
YUK YUKON TERRITORY
YULE YULETIDE

Z
Z ZONE/AN UNKNOWN QUANTITY/ZENITH DISTANCE/UTC UTC
ZN ZINC
ZRG ZERO RATED GOODS
ZT ZONE TIME

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