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Full liner terms Qualification to a freight rate which signifies that it consists of the ocean carriage and the cost of cargo handling at the loading and discharging ports, according to the custom of those ports. This varies widely from country to country and, within countries, from port to port. In some ports, the freight excludes all cargo handling while in others, the cost of handling between the hold and the ship’s rail or quay is included in the freight. Also known as liner in liner out. Abbreviated to FLT.