Glossary

ULCC

“Ultra large crude carriers” (ULCC) of about 300,000 - 550,000 DWT. Typically used for carrying crude oil on long-haul routes from the Arabian Gulf to Europe, America and the Far East via the Cape of Good Hope, normally discharging at custom-built terminals.

UNCLOS

UN Convention for the Law of the Sea 

USCG

United States Coast Guard