Meaning of the main terms used in our jargon.

Operation of mooring a ship to another that is docked or anchored in the water operations area of the Terminal.
Mooring and Unmooring
Service provided to vessels at berth to receive and secure berths
Place the load on top of each other in the storage areas in an orderly fashion.
Area delimited by a perimeter
Owner and/or operator of the ship.
Gross tonnage
It is the expression of the total volume of a ship
Temporary placement of the goods in areas close to the ship.
Operation of driving the vessel from the official anchorage of the port and mooring it at the designated dock or mooring.
C. & F. (Cost and Freight)
A term by which the seller assumes all costs of carriage of the goods to the named place of destination, but the risk of loss of or damage to the goods, or of any increase in the costs, is transferred from the seller to the buyer as soon as the goods pass the ship's rail in the port of shipment.
C.I.F. (Cost, Insurance, Freight) Cost, Insurance and Freight:
Similar term to C & F but the seller must also provide marine insurance against the risk of loss or damage to the goods during transport.
It's the submerged depth of a ship in the water.
Change of Site
Operation of undocking the ship from one berth and docking it at another
Ship Entrance and Exit Channel
Natural or artificial maritime space used as transit for ships
Periodic pecuniary benefit that taxes the use or exploitation of a public concession.
Cargo or set of effects or goods that for transport from one port to another are loaded and stowed on a vessel.
Consolidated Cargo
Grouping of goods belonging to one or more consignees
Fractional Load
Solid or liquid cargo moved in packaged form
Bulk Liquid Cargo
Liquids loaded or unloaded through pipes and/or hoses.
Rolling Load
Vehicles for transporting people or cargo
Solid Bulk Cargo
Solid product mobilized without container or packaging.
Cabotage Load
Cargo transported
Export Cargo
National or nationalized cargo
Import Cargo
Cargo from other countries
Ranch Cargo (Pacotilla)
Goods destined for the consumption of passengers and crew members as well as those necessary for the operation and maintenance of the ship.
Re-shipping Cargo
Import cargo manifested for the ship's port of arrival
Transshipment Cargo
Cargo manifested as such
Transit Cargo
Cargo manifested as such
Containerized Cargo
Cargo manifested as such
It is the process of boarding a ship to transport goods and effects from one port to another.
Merchandise Type
It refers to the description of the goods.
Natural or legal person that contracts the services of the Port Terminal through its representative
According to the mentioned in 3.1 and 3.2 the following combinations can be made depending if the filling or emptying condition was properly agreed with the shipment or consignee.
House / Pier, House / House, Pier / House, Pier / Pier.
Sanction consisting of the definitive deprivation of the property of the goods.
Full Container Load (FCL) condition
Loads are shipped
Condition Less Container Load (LCL)
Loads are shipped
Bill of Lading
Document that proves the possession and/or ownership of the cargo.
Natural or legal person in whose name the merchandise is manifested or who acquires it by endorsement.
Cargo Consolidation
Filling a container with goods from one, two or more shippers.
A situation of risk, resulting from human activities or natural phenomena, which may occur and endanger the integrity of people, the port area and one or more ecosystems.
Contracting FILO (Free In Liner Out)
It's the transfer of goods from one port to another
Hiring FIO / FIOST (Free In and Out / Free In and Out Stowage Trimmed)
In this mode the shipper only takes over the transport of the cargo from one port to another port and is released from the costs and responsibility of the shipment
Contracting LIFO (Liner In Free Out)
That is to say that the carrier in its rates only contemplates the boarding
Contract of Charter
Agreement by which the Shipowner delivers all or part of the vessel to the Charterer to carry goods from one port to another
Contract of Carriage
Agreement by which a "Carrier" or "Transporter" is called a Shipowner
A group of stevedores in a port who work on the stowage of goods on board ships
It is the international maritime code for dangerous goods.
Publicly Authorized Customs Warehouse
Premises for the storage of goods from different depositors.
Authorized Customs Warehouses
Premises intended for the storage of goods requested for the Customs Warehousing procedure.
Reverse operation when abating.
Reverse operation at docking.
Direct Download
Transfer of cargo directly from a ship to vehicles for immediate removal from the port area.
Indirect Download
Transfer of cargo from ship to dock for storage in the terminal
It's the reverse process of loading.
Cargo Deconsolidation
Emptying a container with goods intended for one
Completion of customs formalities required to import and export the goods or place them under other arrangements
Deduction of the vehicle weight to determine the net weight of the load.
Door / Door
The Door service is carried out at origin and at destination.
Door / Inland CY
The Door service is carried out at origin by ICY at destination.
Door / Port
The Door service is carried out at origin and the Port service at destination.
Cargo Owner
Owner or recipient of the cargo.
Direct Shipment
Transfer of cargo directly from private vehicles to a warehouse
Indirect Shipment
Transfer of cargo from storage areas in the terminal to a ship.
Shipping Company
See definition of "Shipowner".
Stowage and Disposal Company
It includes the stevedoring companies, it dismisses.
Transport Company or Carrier
Natural or legal person empowered to transport the goods, within, to or from the Port Terminals.
Refers to the overall length of the vessel as stated on the Certificate of Registration.
Overhanging massif or dyke that advances into the sea or a river for the protection of a port.
Mono Operator Scheme
A port operation system in which the mobilization of cargo at the berthing front is carried out by a service provider.
Multi-operator Scheme
A port operation system where the various service providers can provide their services on the same berthing front.
It is the process of accommodating the load in a warehouse space, dock or means of transport.
Port Structure
Infrastructure and superstructure works built in ports to serve ships.
F. O. B. (Free On Board) Free On Board
Term by which the seller places the goods on board the ship at the port of shipment agreed in the contract of sale. The risk or loss of damage to the goods is transferred from the seller to the buyer when the goods pass the ship's rail.
Use, by the users, of the goods of the Terminal.
Port Facilities
Port facilities made available to users.
False Shipment
Entry and removal of goods from the terminal facilities, without the shipment operation being carried out.
Freight All In
Freight that includes all the operations of embarkation / disembarkation, stowage / unstowage, traction to the storage terminal or warehouse.
Basic Freight
This is the cost of shipping from one port to another. This rate considers the terms of shipment that condition the final cost of the basic freight.
Official Anchorage
Water area designated by the Port Captain's Office for vessels to anchor or wait for the pilot.
Operation of driving the ship to the official port anchorage.
House (HOUSE)
This condition states that the shipping line authorizes the user to dispose of the container for a certain time, and then return it empty to the depot defined by the shipping line.
Port Infrastructure
It includes civil works and mechanical installations, fixed and floating, built or located to facilitate modal shift.
Inland CY / Door
The ICY service is carried out at origin, and the Door service at destination.
Inland CY / Inland CY
The ICY service is carried out both at origin and destination.
Inland CY / Port
The ICY service is carried out at origin and the Port service at destination.
Inland Container Yard Service (ICY)
The Inland Container Yard is a place where the carrier receives and delivers the cargo, this can be a railway ramp, or a truck depot depending on the place and the mode of transport used.
Port Facilities
Infrastructure and superstructure works, built in a port or outside it, for the care of ships, provision of port services or construction and repair of ships.
Highest Tide Line
Intersection of the sea level with the adjacent beach at the time of the high tide of ordinary Sicilies.
Cargo Manifest
Document in which the relationship of the goods that constitute the load of a means or a transport unit is detailed, and expresses the commercial data of the goods.
Periodic and alternative movement of up and down of the waters of the sea, produced by the attractive actions of the sun and the moon.
All cargo that is transported, has been and/or will be transported on board a ship.
Foreign Merchandise
It is the one that comes from abroad, under suspensive, temporary or improvement regimes.
National Merchandise
Product manufactured in the country with national or nationalized raw materials.
Dangerous Goods
These are goods classified as dangerous for which there are regulations regarding their acceptance procedure, packaging, stowage, documentation and transport either for local or international transfer. There are nine (9) classifications of dangerous goods for international maritime transport and the regulations, documentation, acceptance procedures, packaging and stowage are established by the International Maritime Organization (IMO).
Goods that may be subject to customs regimes, operations and destinations.
A control process that serves to verify or monitor compliance with a regulation or standard.
Port infrastructure on the bank of a river, lake or sea specially arranged for loading and unloading ships and for the circulation of vehicles.
Private Dock
It is one that is provided for the exclusive use of a user for the purpose of facilitating the loading and unloading of ships.
Any shipbuilding intended for navigation, of whatever kind, including its integral parts and accessory parts, such as rigging, spare parts, equipment, machinery, instruments and accessories which, without forming part of the ship's structure, are used in its service both at sea and in port.
Commercial Port Operations
Operations of stowage, unstowage, loading, unloading, transshipment and storage of goods, provisioning and repair of ships. Also, embarkation or disembarkation of passengers or crew.