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Rule 30: ABBREVIATIONS

Filed on: 28 September 2019
Effective: 28 September 2019
Thru:
Expire:

1. EXPLANATION OF ABBREVIATIONS

Ad. Val. ------ Ad Valorem
A.Q. ---------- Any Quantity
B.F. ---------- Board Food or Board Feet
B/L ----------- Bill of Lading
BAF ----------- Bunker Adjustment Factor
BM ------------ Board Measurement
CAF ----------- Currency Adjustment Factor
Cbm, CM or M3 - Cubic Meter
cc ------------ Cubic Centimeter
Concl. -------- Concluded
Cont'd -------- Continued
CFS ----------- Container Freight Station
Cft. or cft. -- Cubic Foot or Cubic Feet
cm. ----------- Centimeter
Cntr(s) ------- Container(s)
CU ------------ Cubic
Cwt ----------- 100 Pounds
CY ------------ Container Yard
DDC ----------- Destination Delivery Charge
Etc. ---------- Et Cetera
exc. ---------- Exceeding
F.A.K. -------- Freight All Kinds
F.A.S. -------- Free Alongside Ship
FCL ----------- Full Container Load
FEU ----------- Forty Foot Equivalent Unit
F.I. ---------- Free In
F.I.O. -------- Free In and Out
F.I.O.S. ------ Free In, Out and Stowed
F.O. ---------- Free Out
F.O.B. -------- Free On Board
F.M.C. -------- Federal Maritime Commission
Ft. ----------- Feet or Foot
GOH ----------- Garment On Hanger
Hdlg. Chgs. --- Handling Charges
I.D. ---------- Inside Diameter
i.e. ---------- That is
I S ----------- Iron or Steel
Incl. ------------ Inclusive
K.D. or K/D ------ Knocked Down
K.D.F. ----------- Knocked Down Flat
Kilos ------------ Kilograms
K/T -------------- Kilo Ton
Lb. or Lbs. ------ Pound or Pounds
LCL or LTL-------- Less than Container Load
LS --------------- Lumpsum
L/T -------------- Long Ton (2240 lbs.)
LT/40 ------------ Long Ton (2240 lbs.) or 40 Cubic Feet
M ---------------- 1 Cubic Meter
Max. ------------- Maximum
MBF or MBM ------- 1,000 Feet Board Measure
Min. ------------- Minimum
mm --------------- Millimeter
n/exc. ----------- Not Exceeding
N.O.S. ----------- Not otherwise specified in this Tariff
No. or Nos. ------ Number or Numbers
Pkg. or Pkgs. ---- Package or Packages
PRC -------------- People's Republic of China
PRVI ------------- Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands
R/T -------------- Revenue Ton
SL C ------------- Shipper's Load and Count
Sq. Ft. ---------- Square Foot or Square Feet
S/T -------------- Short Ton (2000 lbs.)
SU or S/U -------- Set Up
TEU -------------- Twenty Foot Equivalent Unit
NRA --------------Negotiated Rate Arrangement
TRC -------------- Terminal Receiving Charge
U.S.A. ----------- United States of America
USD -------------- United States Dollars
Viz. ------------- Namely
Vol. ------------- Volume
W ---------------- 1,000 kilos
W/M -------------- 1,000 kilos or 1 cubic meter
WT --------------- Weight

2. EXPLANATION OF CODES

CONTAINER SIZES.

20 - 20 ft.
40S - 40 ft., 8'0"
40 - 40 ft., 8'6"
40A - 40 ft., 9'0" High Cube
40B - 40 ft., 9'6" High Cube
45X - 45 ft., Any Height
40X - 40 ft., Any Height
45S - 45 ft., 8'0"
45 - 45 ft., 8'6"
45A - 45 ft., 9'0"
45B - 45 ft., 9'6"

CONTAINER TEMPERATURE CODES

AC - Artificial Atmosphere Controlled
CLD - Chilled
FRZ - Frozen
HTD - Heated
N/A - Not Applicable/Not Operating
RE - Refrigerated
VEN - Ventilated

CONTAINER TYPE CODES

AC - Atmosphere Control
FB - Flat Bed
FR - Flat Rack
GC - Garment Hanger
IM - Insulated
OT - Open Top
PC - Dry
RE - Reefer

HAZARD CODES

HAZ - Hazardous
NHZ - Non-Hazardous
N/A - Not Applicable

RATE BASIS CODE

AV - Ad Valorem
EA - Each (as defined)
LS - Lumpsum
M - Measure
PC - Per Container
W - Weight
WM - Weight/Measure

SERVICE CODES

S - Container Freight Station
Y - Container Yard
O - Port
D - Door
R - Ramp

3. EXPLANATION OF SYMBOLS AND AMENDMENT CODES

(A) - Increase
(C) - Change resulting in neither nor decrease
(E) - Expiration
(I) - New or Initial Matter
(P) - Extension of Service
(R) - Reduction
(S) - Special Case Number
(T) - Terminal Rates, Charges, Tolls or Provisions over which carrier has no control.