Short Shipped

Short Shipped refers to containers that reach the container terminal but are not loaded.

What is Short Shipped ?
Short Shipped, also known as shut out, refers to containers or cargo, part of a larger shipment, that reaches the container terminal but is not loaded onto the vessel for various reasons. These containers may be short shipped if the vessel is behind schedule and has to leave quickly to maintain schedule, there is no space on the vessel, the container is overweight, etc.