Rule 29 Symbols

 

Publication Date: 10/16/2000

Effective Date: 10/16/2000

Through Date:

Expiration Date:

Amendment Code: C

Special Use Number:

Request #: 

 

EXPLANATION OF ABBREVIATIONS:

Add'l. Additional

A.I All Inclusive

A.V. or Ad. Val. Ad Valorem

A.M. or a.m. Before noon, morning

A.Q. Any quantity

Ave. Avenue

B.B. Breakbulk

Bbl. Barrel(s)

Bdl(s) Bundles

B.F. Board Foot or Feet

B/L or BOL Bill of Lading

B.M. Board Measurement

B/O Belgian Origin

BTN Brussels Tariff Nomenclature

B.T.U. British Thermal Units

Bu. Busnel

CAF Currency Adjustment Factor

CBM Cubic Meter

CFS Container freight station

CKD Knocked down

Cont'd. Continued

Ct. Cents

Ctr/Ctnr Container

Cu. Ft. or CFT Cubic feet

CWT One-twentieth of a weight ton

CY Container yard

D Dangerous

Diam. Diameter

D/O Dutch origin

Ea. Each

EAN Except as otherwise noted

Eff. Effective

Etc. Etcetera

F. Fahrenheit

FAF Fuel adjustment factor

FAK Freight all kinds

F.A.S. Free alongside ship

F.F.A. Free From Alongside

FCL Full containerload

F.I. Free in

F.I.O. Free in and out

F.I.O.S. Free in, out, and stow

FL or Fla. State of Florida

FMC Federal Maritime Commission

F.O. Free out

F.O.B. Free on board

F/T Freight-Ton

Ft. Foot/Feet

Gal. Gallon(s)

G.O. General Order

GRI General Rate Increase

GT Gross Ton

H/L Heavy Lift

H/H House to House

H/P House to Pier

H.P. Horsepower

I.D. Inside diameter

i.e. That is

I.M.O.C. Int'l Maritime Consultive Organization

in. in/inches

incl. Including

Int'l. International

I. & S. Iron and steel

K.D. Knocked down

KDF Knocked down flat

KGS, Kgs, Kilo(s) Kilogram(s)

K.T. Per 1,000 Kilos

l. Length

Lash Lighter aboard ship

Lbs. Pounds

LCL, LTL Less than container (trailer) load

L.F. Lineal foot or feet

L.S., LS Lumpsum

L.T. Per 2,240 Pounds

Ltd. Limited

M/MS Measurement ton of one cubic meter

Max. Maximum

MBF, MBM One thousand board feet

ME State of Maine

MFT Per thousand feet

Min. Minimum

MPC Minimum per container

MPC 20 Minimum per 20 ft. container

MPC 40 Minimum per 40 ft. container

N.B. Note below

NES Note elsewhere specified

NJ State of New Jersey

No. Number

N.O.S., NOS Note otherwise specified

O.D. Outside diameter

orig. Original

PC. Per Container

PC 20 PT 20 Per 20 ft. container (trailer)

PC 40, PT 40 Per 40 ft. container (trailer)

P/H Pier to house

Pkd. Packed

Pkg(s) Packages

P.M. or p.m. Afternoon, or evening

P.P. Freight to be prepaid

P/P Pier to Pier

Rev. Revised

SITC Standard Int'l Trade Classification

S.O. or S/O Ship's option rate yielding greater revenue must be charged

S2S Surfaced Two Sides

S4S Surfaced four Sides

S.E.D. Shipper's Export Declaration

S.I.S. Sheet Iron or Steel

SQF Square foot/feet

SQM Square meter(s)

S.U. Set Up

T/Ton Ton of 1000 kgs or 1 CBM as freighted

TFL Trans Freight Lines

T.L. Trailer Load

T.T.S. Telegraphic Transfer Selling Rate

TLI Tariff Line Item

Thru Through

U.R. Under Refrigeration

U.S. or USA United States of America

U.S.C.G. United States Coast Guard

U.S.P. United States Pharmacopeia

VA State of Virginia

Viz. Namely

W/WT Weight ton of 1000 kgs.

WM Per 1000 kgs or 1 CBM, ship's option, whichever yields the

greater revenue must be charged

 

                                  CONTAINER TYPE CODES

 

AC

Atmosphere Control

TR

Trailer

FB

Flatbed

TC

Tank

FR

Flatrack

RE

Refrigerated

GC

Garment

PL

Platform

OT

Open top

PC

Dry

N/A

Non Containerized Cargo

LCL

Less than Container Load

 

CONTAINER TEMPERATURE CODES

CLD

Chilled

FRZ

Frozen

N/A

Not Applicable/Not operating

RE

Refrigerated

AC

Artificial Atmosphere Control

VEN

Ventilated

 

 

CONTAINER SIZE CODE

 

LTL

Less than Container

 

20

20 Foot

86

28X

28 Foot

 

40

40 Foot

86

40A

40 Foot

90 High Cube

40B

40 Foot

96 High Cube

40S

40 Foot

80

40X

40 Foot

Any Height

43

43 Foot

80

43A

43 Foot

90 High Cube

43B

43 Foot

96 High Cube

43S

43 Foot

80

43X

43 Foot

Any Height

45

45 Foot

86

45A

45 Foot

90 High Cube

45B

45 Foot

96 High Cube

45S

45 Foot

80

45X

45 Foot

Any Height

53

53 Foot

86

53A

53 Foot

90 High Cube

53B

53 Foot

96 High Cube

53S

53 Foot

80

53X

53 Foot

Any Height

 

HAZARD CODES

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A IMO Stow category A

B IMO Stow category B

C IMO Stow category C

D IMO Stow category D

E IMO Stow category E

HAZ Hazardous

 

 

SHIPMENT SERVICE TYPES

B

Barge

R

Rail Yard

D

Door

S

Container Station

H

House

T

Terminal

M

Motor

U

Rail Siding

O

Ocean Port

X

Team Track

P

Pier

Y

Container Yard

 

 

SHIPMENT STOWAGE LOCATION CODES

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BS......Bottom Stowage

OD......On Deck

 

PER CENTS

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X......Times (measurement to weight ratio factor)

%......Per Cent

o......Degree

'......Foot/Feet

"......Inches

&......And

$......Dollar(s)

Cent(s)

/......or/per

#......Pounds/or Number

 

EXPLANATION OF SYMBOLS

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A....... Increase

C....... Changes in wording which results neither an increase or a reduction

D....... Delete

E....... Exceptions to a general change

I....... New Initial matter

N....... Reissue Matter

R....... Reduction