[ Confer French affrétement
.] The act of hiring, or the contract for the use of, a vessel, or some part of it, to convey cargo.
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• (n.) The act of hiring, or the contract for the use of, a vessel, or some part of it, to convey cargo.
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contract for carriage of goods by water, `freight` being the price paid for the service of carriage. Such contracts are of immense importance to the ...
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Affreightment (from freight) is a legal term used in shipping. Contract of Affreightment is the expression usually employed to describe the contract between a ship-owner and another person called the charterer, by which the ship-owner agrees to carry goods of the charterer in his ship, or to give to the charterer the use of the whole or part of th
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hiring of a vessel
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