U.S. Customs' standardized B/L numbering format to facilitate electronic communications and to make each B/L number unique.



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BILL OF LANDING NUMBERS

U.S. Customs' standardized Bill of Landing numbering format to facilitate electronic communications and to make each Bill of Landing number unique.

RECONCILED B/L

B/L set which has completed a prescribed number of edits between the shipper's instructions and the actual shipment received. This produces a very accurate B/L.

ELECTRONIC CHART DISPLAY AND INFORMATION SYSTEM

An electronic chart system which complies with IMO guidelines and is the legal equivalent of a paper chart.

MEMO B/L

Unfreighted B/L with no charges listed.

LONG FORM B/L

B/L form with all Terms & Conditions written on it.Most B/L's are short form which incorporate the long form clauses by reference.

EBL

Electronic Bearing Line: a radar feature

PROTON

A subatomic particle, located in the nucleus of atoms, having a positive electronic charge and a mass of 1.

WEND

World Electronic Navigational Chart Database

FIX

A position determined without reference to any former position; the common intersection of two or more lines of position obtained from simultaneous observations. Fixes obtained from electronic systems are ofte

CLEAN BILL OF LADING

A receipt for goods issued by a carrier with an indication that the goods were received in 'apparent good order and condition,' without damage or other irregularities.If no notation or exception is made, the B/L is assumed to be 'cleaned.'

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