TERMS AND DEFINITIONS

ABBREVIATION MEANING
2H Second Half
HA Hatch
HAGUE RULES Code of minimum conditions for the carriage of cargo under a Bill of Lading
HATCH An opening in a ship's deck fitted with a watertight cover
HBF Harmless Bulk Fertilizer
HDLTSBENDS Half Despatch Lay Time Saved Both Ends
HDWTS Half Despatch Working (or Weather) Time Saved
HHDW Handy Heavy d.w. (Scrap)
HIRE T/C Remuneration
HMS Heavy Metal Scraps
HO Hold
HOLD A compartment below deck in a large vessel, used solely for carrying cargo
HULL The main body of a ship
HW High Water