Shipping Terms

Commonly Used Terms

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Container Yard (CY)

A Container Yard, also known as CY for short, is a designated storage area for containers in a terminal or dry port before they are loaded or offloaded from a ship. A CY is used for aligning containers for loading on a ship and for storing off-loaded containers till they are shifted to the rail yard, CFS, or delivered to the consignee.


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