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LANE METER - A method of measuring the space capacity of Ro/Ro ships whereby each unit of space (Linear Meter) is represented by an area of deck 1.0 meter in length x 2.0 meters in width.

LASH (1) - To hold goods in position by use of Ropes, Wires, Chains or Straps etc./2008

LASH (2) - Lighter Aboard Ship - a vessel that loads small barges direct from the water

LAT - Latitude

LOA - Length Overall of the vessel

LOW - Last Open Water

LS (or LUMPS) - Lumpsum

LSD - Lashed Secured Dunnaged

LT - Liner Terms

LW - Low Water

LYCN - Laycan (Layday Cancelling Date)

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