Before Breaking Bulk

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BBB (Before Breaking Bulk)

Before Breaking Bulk is to make freight payment before a shipment is discharged. It is a prudent way of ensuring that shipowners get paid for the shipments they are transporting.

What is BBB(Before Breaking Bulk)?

Before Breaking Bulk is to make freight payment before a shipment is discharged. In a normal circumstance, freight is paid after the delivery of goods. In the case of BBB, however, freight must be paid before the vessel is allowed to leave the port.

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