The place of receipt is where the carrier receives a container of goods from the shipper. The port of discharge is where that container is discharged from the vessel.

The port of destination is the final port where a container vessel arrives at before being unloaded and the container transported to its final destination.

Demurrage is a fee charged for containers not moved out of a port within the time allotted.

A port of entry is where imported goods are admitted into the receiving country. The terms port of entry and port of discharge are often used interchangeably.