A Plimsoll line or mark shows the safe ‘freeboard’ (distance from water to weather deck). There are 6 load lines as follows:
List of Load Lines
TF Tropical Fresh
WNA Winter North Atlantic
The following is a short list of terms used internationally in the shipping community.
|AGW||All going well|
|AAAA||Always Afloat, Always Accessible|
This article attempts to provide you with the basics of voyage estimation based on a full and complete cargo (as opposed to a part cargo) loading from one port and discharging at one port. All aspects of the voyage calculation and supplementary information have all been simplified.
You are an Owner. You have received an inquiry from a potential Charterer from Houston, TX, USA to Moji, Japan for the carriage of fertilizer. The inquiry reads as follows:
There are of course many things to consider when making a firm offer for time chartering business. Here is a list of what we consider to be the main ingredients of “main terms”:
|There are of course many things to consider when making a firm offer for voyage business. Here is a list of what we consider to be the main ingredients: