Optional Cargo

Optional cargo is the cargo that is destined for one of the ship’s discharge ports, the exact one not being known when the goods are loaded.

What is Optional Cargo?

Optional cargo is cargo which is destined for discharge at either one, two or even more ports. Consequently, it should be stowed in such a position as to be readily available for discharge, once the designated port is declared.

Learn More

Related Articles:

Related Terms: