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Shipment date

The date a shipment takes place, which is usually the date of the relevant transport document. For banking purposes, with shipments by vessel for which on-board marine transport document is issued, the shipment date is considered to be the date…

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Shipped on deck

Annotation in a bill of lading stating that the goods have been shipped on the deck of a ship. See bill of lading.

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Shipper

As the party who contracts for carriage, the party who enters in a contract of carriage with a carrier and pays the carrier is in a position to give the carrier handling instructions. For freight-prepaid shipments this would usually be…

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