FCL (Full Container Load)

FCL (full container load) is ocean shipment in which the cargo occupies a full container (of any size). The cargo in the container is owned by one party.

Dangerous Cargo

Dangerous goods (also referred to as Hazardous Cargo) means the substances, materials and articles that are covered by the IMDG Code and is cargo that is hazardous because of its flammable, corrosive, poisonous nature, or other properties.

RORO Units

RoRo is short for ‘Roll-on, Roll-off’, which describes how products are loaded and discharged from a vessel. Products that are not self-propelled are placed on handling equipment with wheels in the terminal to be rolled on and off the vessel.

Out of Gauge Cargo

Out of Gauge (OOG) cargo is any cargo that cannot be loaded into six-sided shipping containers simply by being too large. The term is a very loose classification of all cargo with dimensions beyond the maximum 40HC container dimensions.