Carriers Liability Coverage
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  Terms of Bill of Lading
     
  COMMON SHIPPING TERMS  
     
 
 
     
  Jetsam  
  Goods thrown or lost.  
     
  Jettison  
 

The act of intentionally throwing cargo overboard e.g. with the objective of lightening a vessel, which has run aground, such for the common good of all interests: vessel, crew and remaining cargo.

 
     
  Jetty  
  A mole or breakwater, running out into the sea to protect harbours or coasts. It is sometimes used as a landing-pier.  
     
  Jib  
 
  • Projecting arm of a crane
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  • Attachment connected to the top of a crane boom
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      Job  
      That work which is undertaken to meet a customer or production order and, for production control purposes, has a unique identification.  
         
      Joint Venture  
      A joint activity of two or more companies usually performed under a common name.  
         
      Journey  
      A voyage from one place, port or country to another one, in case of a round trip, to the same one.  
         
    Jurisprudence
     
      Juridical decisions used for explanation and meaning of law.  
         
      Just In Time  
      Abbreviation: JIT  
      The movement of material/goods at the necessary place at the necessary time.
    The implication is that each operation is closely synchronised with the subsequent ones to make that possible.
     
      A method of inventory control that brings stock into the production process, warehouse or to the customer just in time to be used, thus reducing stock piling.