A (22) | B (29) | C (39) | D (16) | E (14) | F (27) | G (10) | H (16) | I (18) | J (1) | K (6) | L (26) | M (18) | N (8) | O (5) | P (24) | R (10) | S (45) | T (14) | U (11) | V (9) | W (6)
Glossary term Description

ultra-large crude carrier: 320,000+ dwt 


United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea

UNCTAD Code Now known as UN/LOCODE. UNCTAD is the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.
unit loads

Unit loads are parts of a shipment that can be treated as a single unit during cargo handling and transportation. The most common unit loads are pallets and components with bases that resemble pallets. The most important properties of a unit load are that it can be loaded to ensure a tight fit, its modularity and its stability, the last of which ensures that it can be stowed safely and will not be damaged by load securing measures.

United Kingdom

England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and islands governed from the mainland (ie excluding the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man)

US Gulf Shipping abbreviation for the Gulf of Mexico.

US Army Corps of Engineers

USCG United States Coast Guard.

United States dollar


voyage data recorder