25th April 2017


Shipping Abreviations "S"

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 "S" letter:

SAOCLONL - Ship and Or Cargo Lost Or Not Lost
SATCOM - Satellite Comunication
SATNAV - Satellite Navigation
SATNOON - Saturday Noon
SATPM - Saturday P.M.
SATSHEX - Saturdays Sundays Holidays Excluded
SB - Safe Berth
SD - (or SID) Single Decker
SE - South East
SEAFREIGHT - Costs recharged for transporting goods over the sea. This does not cover any haulage or loading / discharging costs but the sea transport only
SELFD - Self Discharging
SEMI — TRAILERS Are actually 12.0 meter flatbed road trailers
SF - Stowage Factor. Cubic space (measurement tonne) occupied by one tonne (2.249 Ibs/1.000 kgs) of cargo
SHEX - Sundays/Holidays Excluded
SHING - Sundays and Holidays Included
SKIDS - Are bearers (timber or steel) positioned under cargo to enable fork lift handling at port, and for ease of rigging and lashing on board ship
S/N - Shipping Note
SOB - Shipped On Board
SOC - Shipper Owned Container
SOF - Statement Of Facts
SOLAS - Safety Of Life At Sea
S/P - Submersible Pontoon
SP - Safe Port
SPIDERING - Is the internal strengthening of circular tanks for transport, this prevents the tanks becoming warped. The tanks are strengthened with steel or  wood crossbeams giving a «spider» appearance
SPT - Spot
S/R - Signing/Releasing
SRBL - Signing and Releasing Bill of Lading
SRC - Slops Receiving Station
S/S - Steamship
S.S. - Special Survey
SSHEX (or SATSHEX) - Saturdays, Sundays, Holidays Excluded
SSHINC (or SAISHINC) - Saturdays, Sundays, Holidays Included
SSV - Support Supply Vessel
SSW - Salt Summer Water
ST - Side Tank
STABILITY - It is paramount that a vessel is stable in all respects at all times. When cargo is loaded/discharged, thestability is monitored by a computer, which takes into account the weight and position of cargo within the vessel
STARBOARD - Right side of a ship when facing the front or forward end
STBD - Starboard
STDS - Standards
STEM - Subject To Enough Merchandise (Availability of Cargo)
STERN - The aftmost part of a ship
STG - Salvage Tug
STL - Steel
SUB - Subject (to)
SUPERCARGO - Person employed by a ship owner, shipping company, charter of a ship or shipper of goods to supervise cargo handling operations. Often called a port captain
SWAD - Salt Water Arrival Draft, Salt Water Air Draft
SWDD - Salt Water Departure Draft
SWL - Safe Working Load
SYNA - Synacomex
S&P BRKR - Sale and Purchase Broker