Heavy grains, Soya beans and Sorghums (HSS). This expression is used in chartering and in grain trading to mean any type of grain coming Within a variety of descriptions, and having an average Stowage Factor (S.F.).
Hague Rules and Hague-Visby Rules. These "Rules" are sets of internationally-agreed, standard conditions which apply to contracts for carriage of goods by sea ("COGS") when the contracts are covered by a bill of lading or similar "document of title" including a bill of lading issued under a charterparty or complying with a charterparty.