Chartering / Marine
Transportation Terms

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DWCC Dead Weigth Cargo Carry Capacity-DWCC Dead Weight Cargo Carry Capacity
DWT Dead Weight Ton-DWT Dead Weight Ton: carrying capacity including cargo, fuel, water and fixed weights which will allow the ship to reach the average waterline
ETA Estimated Time of Arrival Estimated Time of Arrival
ETD Estimated Time of Departure Estimated Time of Departure
FD Free Dispatch Free Dispatch: inducement paid to the shipowner for fast loading and unloading
FIOS Free In and Out Stowed Free In and Out Stowed: when the loading, unloading or stowing of the goods on board the ship are not included in the freight rate