23th August 2017


Shipping Abreviations "B"

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

All the abreviations that starts with the "B" letter:

BAF - Bunker Adjustment Factor. A fuel surcharge expressed as a percentage added or substracted
BB - Ballast Bonus
BBB - Before Breaking Bulk
B/C - Bulk Cargo
BDS - BDAYS Banking Days
BDEAUX - Bordeaux
BDI - Both Dates Inclusive
BE, BENDS - Both Ends (Loads & Discharge Ports)
BGD - Bagged
BHP - Breake Horse Power
BI - Both Inclusive
BIFFEX - Baltic International Freight Futures Exchange
BIMCO - The Baltic and International Council
B/L - Bill of Loading
BLK - Bulk
BL - Bale
BLT - Built
BM - Beam
B/N - Booking Note
B.O. - Buyer' s Option
BOB - Bunker On Board
BOC - Bulk Oil Carrier
BOFFER - Best Offer
BR - Bulgarian Register
BRG - Bridge
BROB - Bunkers Remaining On Board
BRKRS - Brokers
BS - Bahamas
B/S - Bill of Sale
BSEA - Black Sea
BSHAPED - Boxshaped
BSS - Basis
BSS 1/1 - Basis 1 Port to I Port
BT - Berth Terms
BTMS - Bottoms (Parcels)
BUNDLING - This is the assembly of pieces of cargo, secured into one manageable unit. This is relevant to items such as Structural Steel, Handrails, Stairways etc. Whilst this is a very flexible description, a rule of thrumb is to present cargo at a size easily handled by a large (20 tone) fork lift truck.
BV - Bureau Veritas
BXS - Boxes
BWAD - Brackish Water Arrival Draft