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  Terms of Bill of Lading
     
  COMMON SHIPPING TERMS  
     
 
 
     
  Ultimate Consignee  
 

Party who has been designated on the invoice or packing list as the final recipient of the stated merchandise.

 
     
  Unaccompanied Baggage  
  Luggage not accompanied by a passenger.  
     
  Unit Load  
 

A number of individual packages bonded, palletised or strapped together to form a single unit for more efficient handling by mechanical equipment.

 
     
  United Nations Conference on Trade and Development  
  Abbreviation: UNCTAD
A United Nations agency whose work in Shipping includes the liner code involving the sharing of cargoes between the Shipping lines of the importing and exporting countries and third countries in the ratio 40:40:20.
 
     
  United Nations Dangerous Goods Number  
  Abbreviation: UNDG Number
The four-digit number assigned by the United Nations Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods to classify a substance or a particular groups of substances.
Note: The prefix 'UN' must always be used in conjunction with these numbers.