Which shipping terms are offered on the marketplace, and what do they mean?

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1. What does CY/CY mean?

CY/CY stands for Container Yard to Container Yard. With this method, the carrier receives your goods in a container at the loading port's container yard. They will then handle the transportation of the entire container to the unloading port's container yard and deliver it to your specified consignee.

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2. What is CY/FO?

CY/FO stands for "Container Yard to Free Out." In this scenario, the carrier receives your goods in a container at the loading port's container yard. They are responsible for transporting the container to the unloading port, but unloading the goods from the container at the destination port is your responsibility. This Shipping term is usually only used by NVOCCs.



 3. What is CY/LO?

CY/LO stands for "Container Yard to Liner Out." When you choose this option, the carrier receives your goods in a container at the loading port's container yard. They are responsible for transporting the container to the unloading port and taking care of the unloading process there.

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4. What does CY/TACKLE mean?

CY/TACKLE refers to the "Container Yard to Tackle" service. The carrier receives your goods in a container at the loading port's container yard and is responsible for transporting the container to the unloading port. They will then unload the goods from the container to a receiving vehicle at the destination port, using tackle or lifting equipment.

 

5. What is CY/HOOK?

CY/HOOK stands for "Container Yard to Hook." With this service, the carrier receives your goods in a container at the loading port's container yard. They are responsible for transporting the container to the unloading port, and the service is considered complete once the goods are lifted from the container using a hook or boom.

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6. CY/LI (Container Yard to Line In): 

The CY/LI (Line In) carrier receives the whole container of goods at the container yard at the loading port and is responsible for loading it onto the vessel for transportation to the unloading port.

 

7. CY/GATE IN GATE OUT (Container Yard to Gate Out): 

The CY/GATE OUT carrier receives the whole container of goods at the container yard at the loading port, and the responsibility is transferred to the consignee after the container is gated in at the unloading port. Similarly, the carrier's responsibility ends when the container is gated out at the destination port.

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8. CY/RAIL RAMP (Container Yard to Rail Ramp): 

The CY/RAIL RAMP carrier receives the whole container of goods at the container yard at the loading port and is responsible for transporting it to an inland terminal (rail ramp) for further transportation via rail services to the unloading port.

 

9. FI/FO (Free In to Free Out): 

The FI/FO (Free In to Free Out) shipping term means that the shipping carrier is responsible for all costs related to loading the cargo onto the vessel (Free In) at the port of origin and also unloading the cargo from the vessel (Free Out) at the port of destination. In this scenario, the shipper is not responsible for loading or unloading costs, as it is entirely managed by the carrier.

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10. GI/GO (Gate In to Gate Out): 

The GI/GO (Gate In to Gate Out) shipping term refers to the responsibility of the carrier for the cargo from the point of gate-in at the port of origin until the point of gate-out at the port of destination. The carrier manages the cargo during its transit through the port facilities and ensures its safe movement from the time it enters the terminal gate to when it exits the terminal gate.

 

11. LI/LO (Liner In to Liner Out):

The LI/LO (Liner In to Liner Out) shipping term indicates that the shipping carrier is responsible for all costs related to loading the cargo onto the vessel (Liner In) at the port of origin and also unloading the cargo from the vessel (Liner Out) at the port of destination. In this case, the carrier takes care of both the loading and unloading processes, providing end-to-end service for the cargo's transportation between the two ports.

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