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TRBR- 200 ITEM 502 Demurrage or Storage in the United States and Canada

TRBR- 200    ITEM 502  Demurrage or Storage in the United States and Canada

DEMURRAGE OR STORAGE IN THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA 502

  1. GENERAL PROVISIONS:

  1. Shipper, Consignee or otherwise designated inland carrier must have an executed

Equipment Interchange Agreement with Carrier and proof of existing insurance prior to

removing Trailers from Carrier’s Terminal.

  1. Trailers may not be removed from Carrier’s Terminal unless receipt therefore is signed by

the Shipper, Consignee or their designated inland carrier. Such receipt shall create a

contract of bailment which is separate from and in addition to the Bill of Lading. Person

signing the receipt warrants Carrier that he has authority to sign for himself or as agent.

  1. Carrier will release Trailer(s) to the designated inland carrier. Carrier will bill the Shipper

and/or Consignee for all Demurrage Charges, as per the Bill-To contract or Tariff, unless

specific instructions are received from the Shipper or Consignee to the contrary. This

exception does not release the Shipper or Consignee from responsibility under the contract

terms and conditions of the Bill of Lading and this Tariff.

  1. COMPUTATION OF TIME – Free Time will commence as follows:

  1. Inbound loads – First 8:00 am following complete discharge of vessel or arrival of Trailer(s) at destination Terminal.

  1. Outbound loads – First 8:00 am following removal of Trailer(s) from Carrier’s premises.

  1. FREE TIME ALLOWED in the United States

  1. Inbound or outbound Trailers will be allowed a Free Time period as follows: All Units will have seven (7) Calendar Days (Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays included).

  1. Goods not moving in Trailers (NIT), including Vehicles or Shipper Owned or Leased

Equipment (SOL) will be allowed seven (7) Calendar Days Free Time (Saturdays, Sundays

and Holidays included).

  1. Inbound or outbound Refrigerated/Temperature-Controlled units will be allowed a Free Time period as follows: Four (4) Calendar Days (Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays included).

  1. Whenever the same Trailer is unloaded and reloaded each transaction will be treated as

independent of each other.

  1. When shipments move under bond and/or require release through Customs/USDA, freetime will commence once Customs/USDA releases the cargo in the port of Jacksonville.
  2. Free time will not commence nor will demurrage be assessed on cargo delayed due to external factors outside the control of CARRIER and/or SHIPPER (such as, but not limited to, labor stoppages or weather conditions) which affect an entire terminal as long as the external factors continue.
  3. Demurrage will not be assessed on cargo delayed due to CARRIER placing the cargo on hold. Demurrage will resume once CARRIER releases the cargo hold.

  1. Demurrage/Storage Charges – Upon expiration of Free Time the following Demurrage/ Storage Charges, per twenty-four (24) hours or fraction thereof, including Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays, will be assessed until Trailer is returned to Carrier’s Terminal or Goods not in

trailer/vehicles are removed from Carrier’s Terminal.

  1. Whenever Goods remain undelivered, through no fault of the Carrier, after expiration of

Free Time, Carrier may place the Goods/Vehicles in a public storage warehouse at the

expense of the Shipper or Consignee.

  1. If delay caused by Carrier is the result of Carrier exercising its right to, a) inspect contents

of Trailers for proper commodity description, b) weigh trailer to verify compliance with

Federal, State or Municipal maximum gross weight on axle weight restriction, c) verify that

Goods are in a safe condition or are stowed properly in the Trailer; and everything is found

to be in compliance or in order, Free Time will be extended and/or waivers on refunds of

Demurrage/Storage Charges will be granted.

  1. When Shipper, Consignee or Bill-To party instructs, in writing, the Carrier not to load Goods on board the first available vessel to San Juan, Puerto Rico or US Virgin Islands, for a Southbound shipment, Goods will be charged a Storage Charge.

  1. When Shipper, Consignee or Bill-To party instructs, in writing, the Carrier not to deliver Goods to its final destination on a Northbound shipment from San Juan, Puerto Rico or US Virgin Islands on the delivery date originally scheduled by the Carrier, Goods will be charged a Storage Charge. When Shipper, Consignee or Bill-To party fails to pickup or remove Trailer or Reefer from Carrier’s Terminal facilities within the allotted free time set forth in section C. or when goods not moving in Trailers (NIT), including Vehicles or Shipper Owned or Leased Equipment (SOL) are not picked up from Carrier’s Terminal, within the allotted Free Time set forth in section C. Storage Charges will be assessed.

  1. Southbound Shipment to Puerto Rico & US Virgin Islands:

  1. The first day of Storage will commence at 8:00am on the day after the vessel sails without the Goods from United States Ports.

  1. The last day of Storage Charges will be the day before the vessel sails with the Goods

from United States Ports.

  1. Northbound Shipments from Puerto Rico & US Virgin Islands:

  1. When Shipper, Consignee or Bill-To party instructs the Carrier not to deliver the trailer or reefer to its final destination, within the allotted free time set forth in section C. from completion of vessel discharge or when goods not moving in Trailers (NIT), including Vehicles or Shipper Owned or Leased Equipment (SOL) are not picked up from Carrier’s Terminal, within the allotted free time set forth in section C., Storage Charges will be assessed.

  1. The last day of Storage Charges will be the day prior to actual delivery of the Goods to final destination.

  1. Demurrage or Storage Charges:

Goods in Trailer, Day 1-5 (per trailer) $35 per day

(Including Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays)

Goods in Trailer, Day 6-10 (per trailer) $60 per day

(Including Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays)

Goods in Trailer, Day 11 or more, (per trailer) $100 per day

(Including Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays)

Goods Not in Trailer NIT, SOL, Vehicle more than 900 CF, $35 per day

Day 1-5 (per unit) (Including Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays)

Goods Not in Trailer NIT, SOL, Vehicle more than 900 CF, $60 per day

Day 6-10 (per unit) (Including Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays)

Goods Not in Trailer NIT, SOL, Vehicle more than 900 CF, $100 per day

Day 11 or more (Including Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays)

Vehicles, self-propelled not exceeding 900 CF, Day 1-5 (per unit) $10 per day

(Including Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays)

Vehicles, self-propelled not exceeding 900 CF, 6 or more days, $15 per day

(per unit) (Including Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays)

Refrigerated and Controlled Temperature Equipment, Day 1-5 (per unit) $250.00 per day

(Including Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays)

Refrigerated and Controlled Temperature Equipment, Day 6 or more days (per unit) $500.00 per day (Including Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays)

  1. EQUIPMENT HELD AT INLAND RAIL RAMPS:

Upon expiration of Free Time at inland rail ramps (which varies per rail ramp), CARRIER reserves the right to bill SHIPPER / CONSIGNEE for all actual costs incurred for storage of equipment at CARRIER’s rail ramps.