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Group of workmen acting together especially for loading and/or discharging operations of a vessel in combination with the necessary technical equipment.
Bridge laid from an opening in the railing or side of a vessel to the shore or to a platform with the purpose of giving access to and from the vessel.
Crane or hoisting machine mounted on a frame or structure spanning an intervening space, which often travels on rails. Used for container movements. Portal Crane
Motor generator set as power source for e.g. thermal containers.
Abbreviation: GATT. GATT is a binding contract among (in early 1992) 103 governments. GATT was established in 1947 as an interim measure pending the establishment of the International Trade Organization, under the Havana Charter. Operating in the absence of an explicit international organization, GATT has provided the legal framework for international trade with its primary mission being the reduction of trade barriers. Most Favored Nation Status
Abbreviation: G/A. Intentional act or sacrifice which is carried out to safeguard vessel and cargo. There is a general average act, when, and only when, any extraordinary sacrifice or expenditure is intentionally and reasonably made or incurred for the common safety for the purpose of preserving from peril the property involved in a common maritime adventure. Loss or damage sustained by the ship or cargo through delay, whether on the voyage or subsequently, such as demurrage, and any indirect loss whatsoever, such as loss of market, shall not be admitted as general average. Average AdjustersContributory ValueGeneral Average Act (York-Antwerp Rules)General Average SecurityGeneral Average StatementParticular AverageSacrificeValuation ClauseYork / Antwerp Rules
There is a general average act when, and only when any extraordinary sacrifice or expenditure is intentionally and reasonably made or incurred for the common safety for the purpose of preserving from peril the property involved in a common maritime adventure.