C

CBM - Cubic Meter

CBFT (or CFT) - Cubic Feet

CFR (or C&F) - Cost and Freight

CHOPT - Charterers Option

CHTRS - Charterers

CIF - Cost, Insurance & Freight. Seller pays all these costs to a nominated port or place of discharge.

COA - Contract of Affreightment - Owners agree to accept a cost per revenue ton for cargo carried on a specific number of voyages.

COACP - Contract of Affreightment Charter Party

COB - Close of Business

COD - Cash On Delivery

COGSA - Carriage of Goods by Sea Act

CONS - Consumption

COP - Custom Of Port

CP (or C/P) - Charter Party

CPD - Charterers Pay Dues

CPT - Carriage Paid To

CQD - Customary Quick Despatch

CROB - Cargo Remaining on Board

CRN - Crane

CST - Centistoke

CTR - Container Fitted

CVE - Communication / Victuals / Entertainment