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Sea Waybill “SWB”

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Sea Way Bill is a type of digital bill of lading used in maritime transportation. It is arranged if the exporter or importer requests it from the shipping company before shipment. The main purpose of SWB is to prevent delays that may arise from transferring bills of lading by post and express courier, especially for shipments between ports at a close distance. The shipping company sends a digital SWB to its agency at the destination port so that the importer, the receiving company, can start the import process without wasting time.