A document, also called liner waybill, prepared by the carrier of a shipment of goods that contains details of the shipment, route, and charges by sea. It evidences a contract according to which the carrier delivers the goods to the consignee.
Transport document which is not a document of title/negotiable document. The sea waybill indicates the "on board" loading of the goods and can be used in cases where no ocean bill of lading, i.e. no document of title is required. For receipt of the goods, presentation of the sea waybill by the consignee named therein is not required, which can speed up processing at the port of destination.
a non-negotiable document