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Process of obtaining official authorization from customs to import or export goods.

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What does Clearance mean?

Clearance in shipping refers to the process of obtaining permission from the relevant authorities to move vessels, cargo, or personnel into or out of a port or country. The process involves obtaining various permits, approvals, and inspections to ensure that the vessel, cargo, or personnel meet the legal and regulatory requirements of the port or country. 


Clearance may include obtaining clearance from customs authorities, immigration authorities, port authorities, and other relevant agencies. The clearance process may involve documentation checks, cargo inspections, crew interviews, and other procedures to ensure compliance with all applicable regulations. 


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