The process of securing a clean "on board" ocean bill of lading
can take from days to weeks depending on the complexity of the shipment and the logistics.
ocean bill of lading
, Ex-Dec, certificate of origin, bank draft, etc.
An export bill of lading may be either a straight or negotiable bill and is a merging of a traditional bill of lading and an ocean bill of lading
Under the ports' program, the cargo owner (the party named on the ocean bill of lading
or their legal representative) is responsible for paying the CTF.