Glossary
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Glossary
Galley
General Average
General arrangement plan
GENCON
The kitchen of a ship.
Plan which shows the general design of a ship.
A principle in maritime law stating that when a sacrifice
is made or an expense is voluntary incurred to preserve
the safety of a marine adventure, the loss or expenses
should be shared by all interests involved in proportion
to their corresponding proportional contributory values.
Standard form of voyage charter party – published by
BIMCO
.
GMDSS
The total premium before deduction of brokerage or
discounts.
Global Maritime Distress and Safety System.
Greenwich Mean Time.
G.M.T.  
Grain capacity
Gross premium
Grounding
Total ship cubic capacity for grain cargoes.
Gross tonnage
Contact of the ship’s hull with the sea bed as a result of
shallow level of water.
Volume in cubic meters representing the total of all
enclosed spaces within a ship. Also known as “gt”.
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