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clean on board

English translation: no problems detected with shipment

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English term or phrase:clean on board
English translation:no problems detected with shipment
Entered by: Kim Metzger
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00:06 Oct 18, 2002
English to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Transport / Transportation / Shipping / shipping
English term or phrase: clean on board
entry in the Bill of Lading
Maria
Definition
Explanation:
Clean On Board

A clause inserted in the bill of lading indicating that no irregularities in packing nor the general condition of any part of the shipment have been noted.


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Note added at 2002-10-18 00:34:47 (GMT)
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So, in other words, clean on board means that no problems were detected with the shipment.

Clean Bill of Lading

The clean bill of lading bears an indication that the goods were received without damages, irregularities or short shipment, usually the words \"apparent good order and condition\", \"clean on board\" or the like are indicated on the B/L.
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Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 12:09
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Definition


Explanation:
Clean On Board

A clause inserted in the bill of lading indicating that no irregularities in packing nor the general condition of any part of the shipment have been noted.


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Note added at 2002-10-18 00:34:47 (GMT)
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So, in other words, clean on board means that no problems were detected with the shipment.

Clean Bill of Lading

The clean bill of lading bears an indication that the goods were received without damages, irregularities or short shipment, usually the words \"apparent good order and condition\", \"clean on board\" or the like are indicated on the B/L.



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Kim Metzger
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Local time: 12:09
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