A point beyond the midpoint of a ships length, towards the rear or stern.

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Any direction between the beam and the stern, more behind a vessel than in front of it. Behind a perpendicular line extending out from the middle of the boat

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Said of the bearing of an object which bears between the beam and the stern (further back than the ship's middle).

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A proceeding wherein a shipper/consignee seeks authority to abandon all or parts of their cargo.

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Get away from the ship, as in an emergency.

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Where an option is neither sold nor exercised but allowed to lapse at.

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Generally in law, the voluntary relinquishing of all rights, title or possession of property.

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A discount allowed for damage or overcharge in the payment of a bill.

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ABC

Activity-Based Costing.

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Automated Bridge Control system for Unattended engine room.

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1. On a line at right angles to a ship/s length.2. At right angles to the keel of the boat, but not on the boat.

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The bearing of an object 90 degrees from ahead (in a line with the middle of the ship).

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ABI

U.S. Customs' "Automated Broker Interface," by which brokers file importers' entries electronically.

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The next grade above the beginning grade of ordinary seaman in the deck crew.

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A member of the deck crew who is able to perform all the duties of an experienced seamen; certificated by examination; must have three years sea service. Also called Able Seamen and A.B.

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Stand watch, during which they steer the vessel, stand lookout, assist the mate on watch and make rounds of the ship to insure that all is in order. They also tie up and untie the vessel to and from the dock and maintain the equipment on deck.

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ABN

Abandoned.

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On or within the ship

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In the vessel (on the ship).

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Referring to cargo being put, or laden, onto a means of conveyance.

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