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Cargo the load carried by a ship. Cargo categories: Bulk cargo (solid or liquid), breakbulk cargo (also referred to as general cargo), conventional cargo or container cargo on the other, ro/ro cargo

Capacity of the container terminal number of containers per year that can be handled by a terminal. Units used are the TEU, tonne and number of containers. The capacity depends on length of the quay, the depth of the site and the length of time that containers remain within the terminal

CBP Customs and Border Protection (USA)

CCC Customs Code CODE (EU)

CCIP / DAC

Customs Code Implementation Provisions (EU)


CCS Cargo Community System eg CCS AP+ Le Havre, Marseille etc

CN Combined Nomenclature - A systematic list of goods descriptions based on the Harmonized System, serving for the purposes of the Common Customs Tariff, external trade statistics, and other Community policies

CO Certificate of Origin

Columbus Programme sustainable capacity building assistance programme for customs administrations for the implementation of SAFE framework of standards

C-PTAT Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism - Customs approval process (similar to the EU's AEO certification)

CRSP Customs-related service providers

Customs office of entry

customs office designated by the customs authorities in accordance with the customs rules to which goods brought into the customs territory of the Community must be conveyed without delay and at which they will be subject to appropriate risk-based entry controls


Customs office of exit customs office designated by the customs authorities in accordance with the customs rules to which goods must be presented before they leave the customs territory of the Community and at which they will be subject to customs controls relating to the completion of exit formalities, and appropriate risk-based controls.

Customs office of export

customs office designated by the customs authorities in accordance with the customs rules where the formalities for assigning goods leaving the customs territory of the Community to a customs-approved treatment or use, including appropriate risk-based controls, are to be completed


Customs office of import customs office designated by the customs authorities in accordance with the customs rules where the formalities for assigning goods brought into the customs territory of the Community to a customs-approved treatment or use, including appropriate risk-based controls, are to be carried out