Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC)

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An ocean carrier that provides all the carrier services without an ownership of any vessels.

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What is Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC)?

A Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC) is a company that provides international ocean freight services, but does not own the vessels that transport the cargo.  


NVOCCs are responsible for arranging the transportation of goods from one port to another and providing documentation services to customers. They act as intermediaries between shippers and ocean carriers. 

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