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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.

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DFW's growing International Air Cargo Centre now includes two warehouses with 400,000 square feet of space, and parking for eight widebody freighters.
Congress is expected this week to take up The Maritime Transportation Anti-Terrorism Act of 2002, a House bill that would take primary cargo inspection duties away from the Treasury Department's Customs Service by June 30, 2003, and put the Department of Transportation's new Transportation Security Administration in charge of port security.
The option is now available for the following carriers : Air Berlin, Air Canada Cargo, Air France, Airbridge Cargo, American Airlines Cargo, Asiana Airlines Cargo and Qatar Airlines Cargo, Atlas Air, Cargolux, Cathay Pacific Cargo, China Southern Cargo, Delta Cargo, Emirates Cargo, Ethiopian Cargo, Finnair Cargo, Iberia Cargo, Japan Airlines, KLM Cargo, Korean Airlines, Leisure Cargo, Lufthansa Cargo, Nippon Cargo, Polar Air, Polish Airlines, Royal Air Morocco, Saudia Cargo, Singapore Airlines, South African Cargo, Swiss Cargo, Turkish Airlines, Vietnam Airlines
Scott is also well-known as Chairman of the International Cargo Security Council (ICSC), an influential 1,200-member association of cargo transportation and security professionals dedicated to the safe and secure movement of global commerce.
The International Cargo Security Council, based in Annapolis, MD, is a professional association of nearly 1,200 cargo transportation and security professionals representing the entire spectrum of cargo security: air, truck/rail, maritime, and inter-modal.
The culmination of a year-long initiative to expand a certification program for cargo-security professionals from the entire transportation spectrum was unveiled today by the chairman of the National Cargo Security Council, David Jones, CPP, Corporate VP-Security & Loss Prevention for Tommy Hilfiger, USA Inc.
National Cargo Security Council has organized its first-ever Cargo Security Technology Seminar in which two-dozen security experts will share the latest technology to outwit cargo thieves and terrorists.
Other headliners at the conference, which focuses on the theme, "Development of an Action Plan for Cargo Security and Anti-Terrorism," includes executives and national logistics security authorities from Federal Express, Target Corporation, Panasonic, Pinkerton's, Hasbro, Lockheed-Martin, Woolworths-UK, Chubb, KLM, Southwest Airlines, the FBI and the Strategic Council on Security Technology.
Helen Bentley is a major force in America in the fight against cargo crime, an $18-billion a year business," said NCSC Executive Director Joe Baker.
logistics industry for her long-time commitment to cargo security, and especially her recent influence in shaping key sections of the recently enacted Seaport Security Bill.
Ralph Sheridan commented today, "Global cargo crime represents a $400 billion economic problem consisting of drug and weapons smuggling, cargo theft, trade fraud, cigarette and alcohol smuggling and illegal immigration.