(dd) Transhipment agreement: an agreement between a common carrier serving a port or place of origin and another carrier serving a port or place of destination, the cargo being carried from one carrier to another carrier in an intermediate port served by a direct departure of both carriers during the performance of the carriage by road, and the published carrier carries out the carriage: of a transit stage by its own ship or on a ship over which it has rights under a submitted and effective agreement. Such an agreement shall not provide for the concerted discussion, publication or other setting of tariffs on behalf of freight interests, operating conditions or other tariff matters which are not the tariff description of the transhipment service offered, the port of transhipment and the participation of the non-public air carrier. An agreement that transships the carriage of goods in domestic offshore trade as part of a continuous transport of goods, including U.S. foreign trade, is considered to be part of U.S. foreign trade and is therefore subject to the law and that part. (j) An effective agreement means an effective agreement under the law. 2. Used, for all or part of such carriage, a ship operating on the high seas or on the Great Lakes between a port in the United States and a port in a foreign country, except that it is not a common carrier carrying packages of chemicals by ferry, seagoing train or ship or by ship; (c) `Annex` means a document containing additional matters of limited scope which is annexed to an agreement and which differs markedly from the main part of the basic agreement. 1. `common service agreement` means an agreement between common sea carriers operating as a joint venture which defines a separate service, in which the following services are defined: (ii) continuous transport between exit and destination by means of transport, for which a transit tariff is assessed and which is offered or performed by one or more air carriers which: at least one common shipping company, between a U.S. point or port and a foreign point or port. (m) `information form` means the economic information form which must be supplemented by the submission of certain agreements and amendments.
(r) a maritime employment contract, a collective agreement between an employer subject to the law or a group of employers and a labour organisation representing workers in the maritime or congestion industry, or an agreement preparing such a collective agreement between members of a group of collective agreements with several employers, or an agreement which specifically implements the provisions of such a collective agreement or provides for the creation; funding or managing a bargaining group with multiple employers; However, the term does not include an evaluation agreement. (q) marine terminal operator means a person who, in the United States, provides wharf, wharf, warehouse or other terminal facilities in connection with a common carrier or in connection with a carrier and a common vessel under sub-chapter II of Chapter 135 of Title 49 U.S.C. This term does not cover shippers or consignees who exclusively provide maritime terminal facilities or services related to tendering or the receipt of proprietary cargoes by a common carrier or water carrier. (a) the agreement means a written or oral agreement, agreement or grouping (including amendments, cancellations or annexes) concluded by or between joint sea carriers and/or maritime terminal operators, but does not include a maritime employment contract. (l) Independent neutral body means a disinterested third party authorized by a conference and its members to examine, investigate and investigate violations or alleged violations of the conference agreement and/or the conference tariffs, rules or regulations duly proclaimed by a conference member. . . .