Terms & Glossaries of Shipping and Trading

Bay Plan

Bay Plan is a stowage plan which shows the locations of all the containers on the vessel.

What is Bay Plan?

The Bay Plan is a numbering system that gives a cross-sectional view of the arrangement of containers on a vessel above and below the deck. It consists of 6 digits. The first two digits indicate the bay, the middle two indicates the row and the last two represents the tier.