Breakbulk refers to cargo that is properly packaged, but not containerized. This type of cargo must be loaded and unloaded individually piece by piece at each transfer point.
In the shipping business, chartering is the practise of a shipowner renting out the use of their vessel to a charterer. A charterparty is the name of the agreement between the parties.
Cross-trade shipments are when merchandise is sent from one nation to another without first passing through the nation where the shipper’s company is registered.