Voyage Law and Legal Definition
Voyage means the passing of a vessel via sea from one port, place, or country to another. It is a term used in maritime law. Courts generally hold that the term includes the entire enterprise and not just the route. Voyages may be of different types such as: foreign voyage, trading voyage, and freighting voyage.
The following is an example of a federal regulation defining the term:
According to 5 CFR 630.702, ‘voyage’ means the sailing of an oceangoing vessel from one port and its return to that port or the final port of discharge.