Definitions for "Liner Conference"
Keywords:  freight, carriage, fefc, cargo, route
A group of at least two vessel-operating carriers, each providing international liner services in connection with the carriage of cargo serving a particular area or route(s) within agreed upon geographical limits. The group has accepted an agreement or arrangement, requiring that they operate under common freight rates and uniform agreed conditions in accordance with the requirements of liner services.
In maritime transport, a group of shipping companies that jointly ..determine freight charges, sailing frequencies, and shipping capacity within a given geographic area.
Two or more ship owners providing liner services on the same trading route with an agreement to charge identical freight rates. Synonyms: freight conference; conference.