Said to Contain (STC)

Said to Contain is a term used in the bill of lading to describe the goods in a closed container loaded onto a vessel.

What is Said to Contain (STC) ?
Said to Contain is a term used by the shipper in the bill of lading to inform the carrier about the nature and quantity of goods present in a closed container loaded onto the vessel. STC also acts as a caveat for the carrier to help them prepare specific conditions necessary to transport these goods.