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STC Said to contain

Notations on transport documents by which carriers give notice that they do not wish to accept responsibility for the accuracy of a shipper´s declarations as to the contents, weight or quantity of a particular shipment. Also called said to weigh…

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Steamship agent

A duly appointed and authorized representative in a specified territory acting on behalf of a steamship line or lines and attending to all matters relating to the vessels owned by his principals.

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Steamship line

A company usually having the following departments: vessel operations, container operations, tariff department, bookings, outbound rates, inward rates, and sales. The company can maintain its own in-country offices to handle regional sales, operations, or other matters, or appoint steamship agents to…

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Stevedore

A person having charge of the loaded and unloading of ships in port. Also called longshoreman.

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