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Glossary

Special terms used in the shipping business often are cryptic and difficult to understand. This glossary gives explanations to the most common terms used in our business.

We are grateful to the author Kevin Stephens from the Project Professionals Group (PPG) for his permission to publish this glossary on our website.


Please note! These Terms & Definitions are for general explanations only and not legally binding.

A term or definition mentioned herein does not neccessarily reflect the meaning or interpretation applicable to a specific business concluded with Rickmers-Linie.
We therefore recommend to check the correct meaning of a term in our quotations and/or bookings with
your local Rickmers office.