A term in admiralty law, referring to a lawyer.
A business that transports goods or services for a fee but is under no obligation to do business with the general public. Compare: common carrier
A rider on a train, bus, airline, taxi, ship, ferry, automobile, or other carrier in the business of transporting people for a fee (a common carrier). A passenger is owed a duty of care by such a carrier.
A debt that is secured by collateral that is worth less than the debt -- for example, a $12,000 car loan that is secured by a car that's now worth only $10,000.
1) Apparent, obvious, or evident. 2) A written list or invoice of cargo.
International marine waters not included in the territorial waters of any country.
An individual, a company, or a public utility (like municipal buses) that is in the regular business of transporting people or freight, and must do so as long as the approved charge or fare is paid.