Abbreviations N - Z:
NAABSA - Not Always Afloat But Safely Aground

NCB - National Cargo Bureau

NESTING - Implies that cargo is presented stacked in the contour of similarly shaped cargo, it may be
likened to a stack of plates.

NON-REVERSIBLE - (Detention). If loading completed sooner than expected, then saved days will not
be added to discharge time allowed.

NOR - Notice of Readiness

NRT - Net Registered Tonnage

NYPE - New York Produce Exchange

OO - Owners Option

OSH - Open Shelter Deck

OWS – Owners

PANDC - Private and Confidential

PASTUS - Past Us

PC - Period of Charter

PCGO - Part Cargo

PCT - Percent

PDPR - Per Day Pro Rata

PERDIEM - Per Diem - By the Day

PHPD - Per Hatch Per Day

PICO - Port in Charterers Option

PMPR - Per Month Pro Rata

PMO - Passing Muscat Outbound

PRATIQUE - License or permission to use a port

RCVR - Receivers

REVERSIBLE - (Detention) If loading completed sooner than expected at load port, then days saved
can be added to discharge operations.

ROB - Remaining On Board

RT - Revenue Tonne (i.e. 1.0 metric Tonne or 1.0 cubic meter, whichever greater). The overall RT ism
calculated on a line by line basis of the Packing List using the largest amount. The overall freight
liability iscalculated on the total RT amount, multiplied by the freight rate.

SA - SAFE Anchorage

SATPM - Saturday P.M.

SB - Safe Berth

SD (or SID) - Single Decker

SEAFREIGHT - Costs charged for transporting goods over the sea. This does not cover any haulage
or loading/discharging costs but the sea transport only.

SELFD - Self Discharging

SF - Stowage factor. Cubic space occupied by one ton (2,240 lbs/1,000 kgs) of cargo.

SHINC - Sundays/Holidays Included

SHEX - Sundays/Holidays Excluded

SKIDS - Are bearers (timber or steel) positioned under cargo to enable fork lift handling at port, and
for ease of rigging and lashing on board ship.

SL - Bale (capacity)

SOC - Shipper Owned Container

SOF - Statement Of Facts

SP - Safe Port

SRBL - Signing and Releasing Bill of Lading

SSHEX (or SATSHEX) - Saturdays, Sundays, Holidays Excluded

SSHINC (or SATSHINC) - Saturdays, Sundays, Holidays Included

STABILITY - It is paramount that a vessel is stable in all respects at all times. When cargo is
loaded/discharged, the stability is monitored by a computer, which takes into account the weight and
position of cargo within the vessel.

STARBOARD - Subject To Enough Merchandise (Availability of Cargo)

STERN - The aft part of a ship

SUB - Subject (to)

SUPERCARGO - Person employed by a ship owner, shipping company, charterer of a ship or shipper
of goods to supervise cargo handling operations. Often called a port captain.

SWAD - Salt Water Arrival Draft

SWDD - Salt Water Departure Draft

TBC - to be confirmed

TC - Time Charter - Owners agree to hire a particular ship for a set length of time

TEU - Twenty Foot Equivalency Unit - Standard 20‘ Container

TTL - Total

TW - Tween Decker

UCE - Unforeseen Circumstances

USC - Unless Sooner Commenced

UU - Unless Used

UUIUATUTC - Unless Used If Used Actual Time Used To Count

VPD - Vessel Pays Dues

WCCON - Whether Customs Cleared Or Not

WIBON - Whether In Berth Or Not

WIFPON - Whether In Free Pratique or not

WIPON - Whether In Port Or Not

WLTOHC (distance) - Water Line-To-Hatch Coaming

WOG - Without Guarantee

WP  - Weather Permitting

WPD - Weather Permitting Day

WWD - Weather Working Day

WRIC - Wire Rods In Coils

WWR - When, Where Ready

WWWW - Wibon, Wccon, Wifpon, Wipon

YAR - York Antwerp Rules