Empty of contents. Implies abandonment and nonoccupancy for any purpose. In insurance, when the terms ‘vacant’ and “unoccupied” are used together, “vacant” means empty while “unoccupied” means lack of usual presence of human beings.
when the Standard bill of Lading does not accurately reflect the value of the property being transported, the owner can negotiate a new bill of lading with the carrier. The owner will pay an additional transportation rate or fee when the carrier’s liability is increased in this way.