||Deliver At Frontier
||Days all Purposes (Total days for loading &
||Damages for Detention. Penalty if cargo is not ready when
ship arrives for working (1st day of Laycan). This is not
detention which is charged for ships time on delay. If the
cargo is ready there is no DAMFORDET.
||Delivered Duty unpaid.
||Delivered Duty Paid.
||A permanent covering over a compartment, hull or any part
||Demurrage (Quay Rent). Money paid by the shipper for the
occupying port space beyond a specified "Free Time"
||Delivered Ex Quay
||Delivered Ex Ship
||Despatch. Time saved, reward for quick turnaround- in dry
||Detention (See DAMFORDET)
||Deviation. Vessel departure from specified voyage
||Deadfreight. Space booked by shipper or charterer on a
vessel but not used
||Despatch Half Demurrage on All Time Saved Both Ends
||Despatch Half Demurrage on Working Time Saved Both
||Dropping Last Outwards Sea Pilot (Norway)
||Dropping Off Last Sea Pilot (Norway)
||Dropping Outward Pilot
||Department of Transport
||Discountless and Non-Returnable Cargo and/or Ship Lost or
|DRAUGHT (or DRAFT)
||Depth to which a ship is immersed in water. The depth
varies according to the design of the ship and will be greater
or lesser depending not only on the weight of the ship and
everything on board, but also on the density of the water in
which the ship is lying.
||Materials of various types, often timber or matting, placed
among the cargo for separation, and hence protection from
damage, for ventilation and, in the case of certain cargoes, to
provide space in which the tynes of a fork lift truck may be
|DWAT (or DWT)
||Deadweight. Weight of cargo, stores and water, i.e. the
difference between lightship and loaded displacement.