RULE: 2.6 - INSURANCE AND CONSULAR/CUSTOMS DUTIES/FEES Eff: 23MAY2022
Rates and charges named in individual NRAs governed by this Tariff do NOT include marine or any other insurance maintained for the benefit of the cargo, NOR do they include any Consular or Customs Duties, Fees or Clearance Charges. a. Shippers desiring Carrier to arrange insurance coverage for cargo value in excess of Carrier's stated liability (See Rules 8 and 12) MUST notify Carrier, in writing, of the amount and type of insurance coverage desired and requested, PRIOR to commencement of transportation service. Insurance coverage will then be arranged and effected under the Carrier's Open Marine Policy, subject to all its restrictions, limitations and exclusions upon Shipper's payment of the applicable insurance premium. Current premiums for insurance coverage will be furnished upon request. b. The Shipper and Consignee shall be and will remain severally and jointly liable for all Customs duties or fees and/or Customs clearance charges assessed upon arrival of cargo at destination. Cargo which cannot be cleared through Customs for any reason whatsoever will be stored and/or warehoused by Carrier at the risk and expense of the cargo, returned to origin upon Shipper's instructions, OR, turned over to Customs authorities without any further responsibility or liability on the part of the Carrier. c. Any damage, deterioration or loss of cargo, and any fine imposed by Customs or other legal authorities at destination, as a result of Shipper's, Consignee's or their authorized agent's failure to comply with Customs or Consular regulations, or for any errors or omissions in Shipper supplied documentation or shipping information/instructions, shall be for the account of the cargo.
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