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Glossary term Description
OECD

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

OEM

original equipment manufacturer

OOW

officer of the watch

open-sided container

Container with sides that can be opened, usually closed with tarpaulin and bows

open-top container Container open at the top (enables the container to be loaded by crane).
P&I

protection & indemnity (insurance)

pail A container made from plastic or steel with a firmly closed lid, for transportation of liquids, in particular paints and oils.
Panamax

Largest size of vessel that could transit the Panama Canal (before the 2016 expansion) fully loaded. Bulk carrier <32.3 m beam 60,000–99,999 dwt; container ship <32.3 m beam and 3,000–9,999 teu; tanker 55,000–79,999 dwt. See New Panamax for 2016 specs

paper dunnage Covering the floor, sides and cargo surface with paper dunnage provides protection against dripping sweat.
passive behaviour Defines the sensitivity of cargo to other cargo and to its environment (e.g. sensitivity to foreign odors).