What is ON BOARD?

Common term used in shipping documents, such as bills of lading. Its use is not standardized, but the term usually means that the goods have been “received for carriage”. This may or may not also mean that the goods are on the vessel.

More On This Topic



Link to This Definition
Did you find this definition of ON BOARD helpful? You can share it by copying the code below and adding it to your blog or web page.
Written and fact checked by The Law Dictionary