cargo


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

cargo

noun baggage, boatload, bulk, capacity, cartload, charge, commodities, consignment, conveyance, freight, freightage, furnishings, goods, haul, impedimenta, lading, lading of a ship, load, luggage, merchandise, onus, pack, payload, produce, shipload, shipment, shipping, stock, tonnage, transfer, truckload, vanload, ware, wares
Associated concepts: carriers, delivery contract, hot cargo, risk of loss of cargo

cargo

goods and merchandise, other than the personal luggage of passengers, carried by a ship or aircraft.

CARGO, mar. law. The entire load of a ship or other vessel. Abb. on Sh. Index, h.t.; 1 Dall. 197; Merl. Rep. h.t.; 2 Gill & John. 136. This term is usually applied to goods only, and does not include human beings. 1 Phill. Ins. 185; 4 Pick. 429. But in a more extensive and less technical sense, it includes persons; thus we say a cargo of emigrants. See 7 Mann. Gr. 729, 744.

References in periodicals archive ?
Planners at SDDC also recognized the opportunity to ship marine cargo to Japan.
MK Airlines is a British specialist cargo carrier that has been granted an AOC (Air Operator's Certificate) by the UK CAA.
Bureau Veritas, the court dismissed a suit by the subrogated cargo insurer, finding there had been no reliance by the cargo owner on the classification certificates issued by the defendant to the vessel owner.
Several years later, the FMCSA changed its regulations to require aggregate WLL of these devices be not less than half the weight of the cargo, as did the model regulation.
Boisen, Continental's vice president, the investment will allow the company to better control access to its operations and improve security, although what Continental really wants it to do is move more cargo with no delays.
Dennis Murphy, assistant Customs commissioner for public affairs, defended the agency's efforts and expertise in screening cargo.
Continental's expertise in areas such as air cargo security will also help shape new CPS developments.
Shan Chuanbo, Senior Vice President Alliances of China Eastern Airlines, SkyTeam Cargo is a unique global Cargo Alliance with high growth and vibrancy and is highly recognized for its customer-focused freight products with uniform standards as well as its unique one roof program.
Emirates SkyCargo and Austrian Airlines Cargo reached a blocked-space agreement on Emirates' weekly A310 freighter service between Vienna and Dubai.
The cargo loaded on the Cape Kennedy consisted of equipment primarily from the 1st Brigade, 34th Infantry Division, representing the Montana National Guard and included wheeled, tracked and containerized cargo.
The cargo securement research studied the potential forces that could act on cargo carried on a flatbed-like vehicle.
Insurers need to properly evaluate the inland marine risk associated with any inland carrier, said Christopher Raleigh, an attorney with Cozen O'Connor, New York, who specializes in marine cargo claims.