What is SHIPPER?

1. The owner of goods who intrusts them on board a vessel for delivery abroad, by charter-party or otherwise. 2. Also, a Dutch word, signifying the master of a ship. It is mentioned in some of the statutes; is now generally called “skipper.” Tomlins.

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