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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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In-Land Transit Risks of Cargoes are covered under Road/Rail Cargo Clauses (A) or Road/Rail Cargo Clauses (B) or Road/Rail Strikes Clauses (Cargo), but in this write-up, I shall endeavour to opine about my comprehension of the Road/Rail Cargo Cargo Clauses (A).
In case of FCL Containers, Cargoes stuffed therein are, usually, forwarded to their destinations within the same Originally-sealed Containers and the Insurers' Marine Cargo Insurance Policy is also Endorsed with Road/Rail Cargo Clauses (A) which would pertain to the In-Land Transit Risks of the same Consignment.
But certain Cargoes are forwarded either stuffed in LCL Containers or Laden on Open-bedded and /or in High-wall Trucks which are covered vide the In-Land-Transit Insurance Policy, Endorsed with Road/Rail Cargo Clauses (A) or (B).
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