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Affreightment - shipping

The hiring or chartering of all or part of a vessel for the transport of goods


Affreightment - shipping / law

A contract between a carrier and a shipper to carry goods by sea or by air. Bills of Lading and Airway Bills are contracts of affreightment.


Contract of Affreightment - shipping / law

A contract between a carrier and a shipper to carry goods by sea or by air. Bills of Lading and Airway Bills are contracts of affreightment.


Afghani

The currency of Afghanistan - 1 Af = 100 puls.


Afloat - shipping

Refers to a shipment of cargo which is cur¬rently onboard a vessel between ports (as opposed to on land)


AFRA

Average Freight Rate Assessment


Aframax – shipping

An ocean-going crude oil tanker vessel of stan¬dard size between 80,000 and 119,000 dwt that is the larg¬est crude oil tanker size in the AFRA (Average Freight Rate Assessment) tanker rate system.


African Caribbean and Pacific Countries = AGP Countries

Developing countries which are designated beneficiaries under the Lome Convention


AGP Countries = African Caribbean and Pacific Countries

Developing countries which are designated beneficiaries under the Lome Convention


African Development Bank = AfDB

The AfDB, established in 1963, provides financing through direct loans to African member states to cover the foreign exchange costs incurred in Bank-approved devel¬opment projects in those countries. Fifty-one African countries are members and ordinarily receive loans. The Republic of South Africa is currently the only African country not a member. Contact: African Development Bank, Rue Joseph Anoma, 01 BP 1387, Abidjan 01, Cote d’Ivoire

Tel : [225] 20-20-44-44

Fax : [225] 20-20-49-59

E-mail : afdb@afdb.org

Web : www.afdb.org


African Development Foundation

An independent, nonprofit U.S. government corporation established to provide financial assistance to grassroots or¬ganizations in Africa. ADF became operational in 1984. Contact: African Development Foundation; 1400 I Street NW, Suite 1000; Washington, DC 20005-2248 USA

Tel : [1] (202) 673-3916

Fax : [1] (202) 673-3810

E-mail : infb@adf.gov

Web: www.adf.gov


African Union = AU

(Formerly, the Organization of African Unity - OAU) The OAU was founded in May 1963 with 32 African countries as original members; it had 51 members in 1990. The Organiza¬tion’s aim was to further African unity and solidarity, to coor¬dinate political, economic, cultural, scientific, and defense policies; and to eliminate colonialism in Africa. The OAU, after a series of initiatives in the late 1990's, launched the Af¬rican Union through the Durban Summit of 2002. Contact: The African Union; PO Box 3243; W21K19 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Tel : [251] 11 551 77 00

Fax : [251] 11 551 78 44

Web : www.afiica-union.org


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