shipping articles


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Noun1.shipping articles - a contract between crew and captain of a ship
contract - a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law
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The best way for common seamen to earn more than their salary on a voyage was by shipping articles of European clothing to the Indies, where they were much in demand.
Are you shipping articles that are subject to classification descriptions In the National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) that are followed by the abbreviation "NOI" ("not more specifically described herein")?