Updated: Aug 20, 2021

A shipping document used by coasting vessels listing the goods carried and signed by the master of the ship. There are two copies: one is given up to the Customs authorities as a clearance certificate on leaving port; the other is used as a certificate of entry at the next port.

Reference: The Penguin Business Dictionary, 3rd edt.

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