affreightment (<<schwa>>-frayt-m<<schwa>>nt).  The  contracting  of  a  ship to  carry  cargo.

—   Also   termed   charter   of   affreightment;   (in   French   law)   affretement;   (in   Law   Latin)

affrectamentum.  See  CONTRACT  OF  AFFREIGHTMENT.  [Cases:  Shipping    104.  C.J.S.

Shipping §§ 247–250, 252–254.] [Blacks Law 8th]