area code

(shipping) A one-digit code that specifies the location of an ocean cargo container. The ten codes are:
0 – Unreported
Unreported
1 – Great Lakes/U.S. East Coast
Great Lakes/USEC
2 – U.S. Gulf/North Coast South America
US Gulf/NCSA
3 – North Pacific/West Coast South America
North Pacific/WCSA
4 – East Coast South America/West Africa
ECSA/WAfrica
5 – UK/Continent/Scandinavia
UK/Cont/Scandinavia
6 – Mediterranean/Black Sea
Med/Black Sea
7 – Arabian Gulf/South Africa/India (Including Middle East Gulf)
AG/South Africa/India
8 – Indonesia/Australasia
Indonesia/Australasia
9 – Far East
Far East.

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