Marine Hull Insurance
Glossary
AL-BAHRIAH INSURANCE & REINSURANCE S.A.L.
Glossary
AL-BAHRIAH INSURANCE & REINSURANCE S.A.L.
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Glossary
Abandonment
Affreightment
Aft
Towards, at, or near the stern.
The hiring of a ship by contract.
At or towards the middle of a ship.
Giving up the proprietary rights to the Insurer against payment of a  
constructive total loss
Anchorage
Annual Survey
Amidships
dry-dock.
Place where ships drop anchor away from shipping traffic whilst waiting
availability of berthing.
Angle at which a cargo settles in the hold of a ship.
Arbitration clause
Angle of repose
Arrest
As expiry
The detention of a vessel.
Expression proposing renewal of an insurance on its previous
terms.
A clause in a policy providing that disputes which may arise between
the parties shall be determined by arbitrators chosen in a specific way.
Astern
Assignment
Attachment date
Average adjuster
The process of vessel navigation in the reverse direction.
A document constituting the transfer of a right. The right transferred may
be an interest in the subject-matter-insured, an interest in the contract of
insurance or in moneys due to the insured under the policy.
Party in the contact on insurance intended to be indemnified against loss.
Also referred to as “Insured”.
The date on which insurance cover comes into force.
An individual who provides an objective assessment of a marine
loss  subject to information provided.
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Assured
Assignment
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