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Definition of the noun Affreightment

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noun - plural: affreightments

  1. [nautical] The act of hiring, or the contract for use of, a vessel, or some part of it, to convey cargo.


Affreightment is a legal term used in shipping.

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Google previewe-Study Guide for: Global Supply Chain Management and International Logistics by Alan Branch, ISBN 9780415398459 (2014)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Affreightment: Affreightment is a legal term used in shipping. A contract of affreightment is a contract between a shipowner and another person (called the charterer), inwhichthe shipowner agreesto carry goods for the charterer in the ship, or to ...

Google previewPrinciples of the Law of Scotland (1833)

by George Joseph Bell

CoNTRAct of CARRIAGE, or AFFREIGHTMENT. 405. AFFREIGHTMENT is a contract of hiring or location (§ 157), ...

Google previewCases on Supply Chain and Distribution Management: Issues and Principles (2012)

Issues and Principles by Garg, Miti

So, the affreightment is a challenge. Ideally, ASEAN would want to have an open sky.

Google previewShipping Economics (1975)

Collected Papers by S.G. Sturmey

In many trades there is the conflict between the needs of the existing liner service for an adequate base cargo and the economies which might be obtained by bulking cargoes and using affreightment means other than liner services. There are ...

Google previewCivil Code of Québec (2015)

by Canada

Affreightment is a contract by which a person, the lessor, undertakes for a price, also called freight, to place all or part of a ship at the disposal of another person, the charterer, for navigation.

Google previewA new law dictionary (1850)

containing explanations of such technical terms and phrases as occur in the works of legal authors, in practics of the courts, etc. To which is added an outline of an action at law and of a suit in equity by Henry James Holthouse

Affreightment (affretamen- tum). The freight of a ship. See title Freight. Affreightment (Charter of). See title Charter-party. After Math. A second crop of grass. Age (Fr. age). Signifies in law those periods in the lives of persons of both sexes, which ...

Google previewA Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States of America and of the Several States of the American Union (1871)

With References to the Civil and Other Systems of Foreign Law by John Bouvier, Daniel Angell Gleason

Affreightment. The word/re( moans tons, according to Cowel. Affreightamentnmva .s sometimes used. Du Cange. AFFREIGHTMENT. The contract by which a vessel, or the use of it, is let out to hire. See FREIGHT ; GENERAL SHIP. AFORESAID ...

Google previewPhilippine Law Dictionary

AFFREIGHTMENT A charter party contract whereby the vessel is chartered to its full and complete capacity, with the charter's option to go north ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1910)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

Thse rules of law, whether common law or statute law, regulating the obligations of carriers of goods by sea, are of most importance in cases which are uncommon though not unknown at the present day, in which there is an affreightment ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of United States Supreme Court Reports (1910)

Being a Complete Encyclopedia of All the Case Law of the Federal Supreme Court Up to and Including Volume 206 U. S. Supreme Court Reports (book 51 Lawyers' Edition)

Charter Party or Demise of Vessel Distinguished from Mere Contract of Affreightment or for Special Service.—See post, “Liability as Owner Pro Hac Vice or as Contractor for Special Service,” IX, D, 5, b. 2. PERSONs WHO MAY MAKE— a.

Google previewA law dictionary and glossary (1859)

containing full definitions of the principal terms of the common and civil law : together with translations and explanations of the various technical phrases in different languages, occurring in the ancient and modern reports, and standard treatises : embracing, also, all the principal common and civil law maxims by Alexander Mansfield Burrill

An affreightment, or freight- ment Bast. Entr. 24. Pat. 11 Hen. IV. cited in Cornell. AFFRECTATUS. L. Lat. Freighted. Bast. Entr. 409. Towns. PI. 50. AFFREIGHTMENT. [Fr. afretement, nclissement ; L. Lat. affrectamentum, q. v.] In maritime law.

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Affreightment Meaning

Video shows what affreightment means. The act of hiring, or the contract for use of, a vessel, or some part of it, to convey cargo.. Affreightment Meaning. How to ...

Scrabble value of A1F4F4R1E1I1G2H4T1M3E1N1T1

The value of this 13-letter word is 25 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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