• Hague Rules

    Rules published in 1924, concerning "Certain Rules relating to Bill of Lading", to establish liabilities and rights of carrier and owner of the goods.

  • Hague-Visby Rules

    Rules published in 1968 amending Hague Rules.

  • Hamburg Rules

    Rules published in 1978 and definishing rights and obligations of the carrier and the owner of the goods.

  • Handling

    Operations of loading and discharging of the containers and the goods onboard the Vessel.

  • Handling Costs

    The cost involved in moving, transferring, preparing, and otherwise handling inventory.

  • Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System

    An international classification system designated to promote a high degree of international uniformity in the presentation of customs tariffs and foreign trade statistics.

  • Hazardous Goods

    Articles or substances which can pose a significant risk to health, safety, or property, and that ordinarily require special attention when transported. Also called Dangerous Goods.

  • High Cube (HC)

    A container that exceeds 8 feet 6 inches in height. Please click here for more information.

  • Hold

    Compartment located under the deck, delimitated by two transverse bulkheads.

  • Humidity

    The ratio of the air total water vapour to its total capacity at a given temperature. Please click here for more information.

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