Supercargo


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SUPERCARGO, mar. law. A person specially employed by the owner of a cargo to take charge of the merchandise which has been shipped, to sell it to the best advantage, and to purchase returning cargoes and to receive freight, as he may be authorized.
     2. Supercargoes have complete control over the cargo, and everything which immediately concerns it, unless their authority is either expressly or impliedly restrained. 12 East, R. 381. Under certain circumstances, they are responsible for the cargo; 4 Mass. 115; see 1 Gill & John. 1; but the supercargo has no power to interfere with the government of the ship. 3 Pardes. n. 646; 1 Boulay-Paty, Dr. Com. 421.

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Sources in Gwadar Port Authority told reporter that the Gwadar is the sole port of the country having anchorage facility for supercargo ships.
According to Neil Davidson, ports director at the maritime consultancy Drewry, the hardest task will be persuading the world's biggest shipping lines and operators of the supercargo ships that the dock will be designed to hold, to break their ties with the South-east ports.
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This discovery of an area of coast lying between 27[degrees] 30'S and 33[degrees]S was attributed to Jacob Dedel, the supercargo aboard the Amsterdam, by Hessel Gerritsz, the chief cartographer to the VOC (United East India Company) in his 'Caert van t' Landt van d'Eendracht uyt de Journalen ende afteyeningen der Stierluyden t'samengestelt, A[degrees]1627' (20).
That's because, in spite of it all, I remain the congenital optimist, firm in my belief that even the morons masquerading as the captains of higher education, while they might slow down the boat a bit with their supercargo, have got enough sense to steer clear of icebergs--and stay out of my engine room.
taken from the journal kept by Mr James Barbot, the supercargo, and part owner with other adventurers of London, in the Albion-Frigate [a slave ship], of 300 tons and 24 guns'.
But Supercargo said a 10-month push to cut the prices of condoms as part of a concerted bid to cut teenage pregnancies and sexuallytransmitted diseases had ended in victory.
The story must be pieced together in the main from Cavendish's last letter, the diary kept by John Jane, supercargo on the Desire, the dedication to the The Seamens Secrets in which John Davis, captain of the Desire, attempted to refute the charge Cavendish has brought against him of desertion, and Anthony's journal.
Supercargo on a ship with a crew of twelve, the stranger was the only survivor when his junk was swept out to sea and drifted for four months with a broken rudder.
A nice contrast to Rogers is the journal of Edwin Blood, a young man from Newburyport who visited Calcutta as secretary to a supercargo in the 1850s.
Certainly there are immediate causes for the Golden Day's chaos--the arrival of a white man, the toppling of Supercargo and the superego he implies--but the doctor suggests that Norton has agitated the Golden Day beyond its normal state of disorder through his foolhardy attempt to control fate and destiny, an attempt for which he mocks Norton several times (94, 95).