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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 previewGlobal Supply Chain Management and International Logistics (2016)

by CTI 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 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.

Google previewSupply Chain and Transportation Dictionary (2012)

by Joseph L. Cavinato

AFFREIGHTMENT A vessel chartering contract that provides for the movement of the merchandise. AFFREIGHTMENT,CONTRACT OF An obligation for a shipper to tender a specific quantity of goods over specified period of time to a ship.

Google previewEncyclopaedia britannica (1910)

a dictionary of arts, sciences, literature and general information by Hugh Chisholm

AFFREIGHTMENT (from " freight," ,/:.). CanlracÈ of A/rtifklmenl is the expression usually employed to describe the contract between a shipowner and some other person called the freighter, by which the shipowner agrees to carry goods of the ...

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 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

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 ...

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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 ...

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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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