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Strap
Band of metal, plastic or other flexible material used to hold cargo or cases together.  
Stretch
Leg between two points.  
Strikes Cover
Limited to damage caused to insured property by strikers, locked-out workers and persons involved in a labor dispute. Does not include loss or expense incurred as a result of strikes.  
Stripping
Unloading of cargo out of a container. Synonym: Devanning, Unstuffing, Unpacking  
Stuffing
Loading of cargo into a container. Synonym: Vanning, Packing  
Subrogation
Right of the underwriter to step into the shoes of the insured, following payment of a claim, to recover the payment from a third party responsible for the loss. Subrogation is limited to the amount paid on the policy.  
Substretch
Part of a stretch. This term is used if it is necessary to distinguish between a stretch and a part thereof.  
Sue and Labor Charges
Charges incurred by an insured in averting or diminishing a loss. They are recoverable in addition to the full sum insured.  
Supply Chain
Sequence of events in a goods flow which adds to the value of a specific good. These events may include: a) conversion; b) assembling and/or disassembling; c) movements and placements.  
Supply Vessel
Vessel which carries stock and stores to offshore drilling rigs/platforms.  
Surcharge
Additional charge added to the usual or customary freight.  
Survey
Inspection of a certain item or object by a recognized specialist.  
Surveyor
Marine specialist who examines damaged property and determines the cause, nature, and extent of damage and methods of repair and/or replacement. This person is not an adjuster, and all their actions are without prejudice to policy terms and conditions.  
SWL
Safe Working Load
Swop Body
Separate unit without wheels to carry cargo via road. Sometimes equipped with legs to perform an intermodal transport within Europe. It can be left behind to load or discharge whilst the driver and truck/chassis change to another unit. These units are not used for sea transport.  
Synergy
Simultaneous joint action of separate parties which, together, have greater total effect than the sum of their individual effects.  
System
Whole body of connected elements which influence each other and have a specific relationship with their environment.  
Tallyman
Person who records the number of cargo items together with the condition thereof at the time it is loaded into or discharged from a vessel or container.  
Tank Container
Tank, surrounded by a framework with the overall dimensions of a container for the transport of liquids or gasses in bulk.  
Tanker
Vessel designed for the carriage of liquid cargo in bulk.  
Tare Mass of Container
Tare Weight of Container
Tare Weight
Weight of a container or packing materials without the weight of the goods it contains.  
Tare Weight of Container
Weight of an empty container including all fittings and appliances associated with that particular type of container in its normal operating condition. Synonym: Tare Mass of Container  
Tariff
Schedule of rates, charges and related transport conditions.  
Tariff Quotas
Application of a higher tariff rate to imported goods after a specified quantity of the item has entered the country at a lower prevailing rate.  



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