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    by week 9

    What do these mean?
    Delivery time
    ETD Pluritec premises by week 9.
    Shipment on the first available vessel. Last shipment date on L/C 10/03/2008
    Also, how to explain "by week 9"?

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    Re: by week 9

    'Week 9' has no idiomatic meaning, as far as I know. It would need to be interpreted in the terms of the document that used it. For example, in a spec describing a program of developments or production or deliveries that were going to take place over the course of a year, starting in the first week of January, 'week 9' would refer to the first full week of March.

    ETD = Estimated Time of Delivery

    the first available vessel = the first ship with the right facilities, travelling on an appropriate route. For example, if Pluritec's premises were in Alaska, a ship sailing to Dubrovnik would not be a suitable vessel.

    Last edited by BobK; 12-Feb-2008 at 12:15. Reason: Added last sentence

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