A B/L wherein the paying customer has contracted with the carrier that shipper or consignee information is not given.



Related Terms

CASH ON DELIVERY

(COD) - Terms of payment: if the carrier collects a payment from the consignee and remits the amount to the shipper (air cargo).

PADAG

Abbreviation for 'Please Authorize Delivery Against Guarantee.' A request from the consignee to the shipper to allow the carrier or agent to release cargo against a guarantee, either bank or personal. Made when the consignee is unable to produce original bills of lading.

DELIVERY ORDER

Written Authorization from a carrier to deliver goods to a named party. It is normally issued upon surrendering the Original bill of lading to the carrier at the port of destination. A carrier's delivery order (negotiable document) is sometimes used for splitting a B/L (after surrender) in different parcels and have the same function as a B/L. The authorisation of the entitled party for the shipment to a party other than the consignee showed on the Waybill.

CARGO MANIFEST

A detailed statement of a vessel’s cargo which includes all data regarding the shipper consignee and cargo quantity.

AGREED WEIGHT

The weight prescribed by agreement between carrier and shipper for goods shipped in certain packages or in a certain number.

DECLARED VALUE FOR CARRIAGE

The value of the goods declared to the carrier by the shipper for the purpose of determining charges or of establishing the limit of the carrier's liability for loss, damage or delay. It is also the basis for possible applicable valuation charges (air cargo).

UNIQUE B/L IDENTIFIER

U.S. Customs' standardization: fouralpha code unique to each carrier placed in front of nine digit B/L number; APL's unique B/L Identi er is 'APLU'. Sealand uses 'SEAU'. These pre xes are also used as the container Identification.

SHIPMENT

The tender of one lot of cargo at one time from one shipper to one consignee on one bill of lading.

LETTER OF INDEMNITY

A letter given by the shipper to the shipowner when goods put on board are not good condition holding the shipowner harmless in respect of any claims the consignee may claim.

FILO

Free In/Liner Out. Seafreight with which the shipper pays load costs and the carrier pays for discharge costs.

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