|Ship loader||Can be linear or quadrant.|
|Ship repairer||A company that provides ship repair services or facilities within a port.|
|ship to ship||
Ship to ship (STS) transfer. The transfer of dry or liquid cargo between two vessels either moored together at anchor, drifting at sea or across a jetty (liquid cargo only).
|shrinkage/shortage||Loss in volume, reduction (weight loss) of goods during transport or storage.|
The process of attaching slinging equipment (for example, ropes, chains or webbing slings) to a load in order for it to be lifted/transhipped safely using lifting gear, for example, a crane.
Specifies the position of the container on board the ship, for example using the bay row tier system.
|slot rate||Rate used to calculate the cost of renting a slot for transporting a single container on board a ship.|
|Smart Reefer||A type of refrigerated container (trade name).|
safety management system
International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea