affreightment

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affreightment

a contract by a shipowner to carry goods for the freighter. The contract will be found in a BILL OF LADING or CHARTERPARTY.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006

AFFREIGHTMENT, Com. law. The contract by which a vessel or the use of it, is let out to hire. See Freight; General ship.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.