Effective 23MAY2022
Filed 23MAY2022
Filing Codes I

Except as otherwise provided in individual NRAs, Shipper MUST
furnish, or arrange for the preparation of, all documentation and
information required to export cargo from country of origin, to
import cargo into country of destination and to transport cargo
through other countries between origin and destination. In
addition to all documentation, Shipper MUST describe cargo in
sufficient detail to permit Carrier to rate cargo, and MUST at 
a minimum comply with the following:
a. Description of commodities shall be uniform on all copies of
   the B/L and MUST be in conformity with a validated U.S. Export
   Declaration, AES Transmission and/or Consular Documents covering
   the shipment. The Carrier shall verify the B/L description with
   the validated U.S. Export Declaration and/or AES Transmission
   to insure accuracy.  Amendments or corrections in the commodity
   description will be accepted ONLY if validated by U.S.Customs
   and in conformity will all other shipping documents.
b. Trade names are NOT acceptable commodity descriptions. Shippers
   are required to declare their commodities by their generally
   accepted generic or common name.
c. Unless otherwise specified, the value of cargo, which is to
   be rated in accordance with a specific value-scale provided
   in this Tariff, or in Tariffs subject to this Tariff, will
   be determined on the basis of the value and net weight as
   declared in a validated U.S. Export Declaration, AES Trans-
   mission, Customs Declaration, Customs Entry and/or Consular
   Documents. Where there is a discrepancy between such documents,
   the highest declaration shall be used to calculate freight and
   additional charges.
d. Carrier will assess the OCEAN BILL OF LADING FEE named below,
   for handling, processing and forwarding B/Ls and other shipment
   documentation covering shipments moving From Ports and Points in
   the United States to Ports and Points named in Rules 1.3 & 1.4 on
   the Rates named in this Tariff:
     i. On LCL Shipments - As Named in Individual NRAs;
    ii. On FCL Shipments - As Named in Individual NRAs.
e. Meat and Poultry Export Certificate
   U.S. Customs regulations requires the filing and/or
   submission of Meat Export Certificate for shipments of
   meat, meat by-products and poultry including edible tallow
   destined to foreign country/ies.  This certificate must be
   submitted to the carrier prior to receipt of cargo at any
   port/point of loading as named in the scope of this tariff
   (See Rule 1).  The shipper or his	authorized representative
   shall hold the carrier harmless on the goods by reason of
   non-compliance with Customs regulations.
f. Export Fruit Certificate
   1) Pursuant to the Export Apple and Pear Act and the
      Export Grape and Plum Act, every shipment of apples,
      pears and grapes must be accompanied by a U.S.
      Department of Agriculture Certificate certifying
      that the fruit being exported is in compliance with
      all regulations.
   2) Certificates must accompany the shipment and be
      presented to the Carrier prior to loading.
   3) Shippers or their agents shall be responsible for any
      act or omission on their part which causes a fine or
      other penalty to be assessed against the Carrier.
g. Motor Vehicles
   Carrier shall not load to the vessel any motor vehicle
   without receipt of a valid Shipper's EEI and copy of
   vehicle title in good order. Motor Vehicles include
   automobiles, mini-vans, pick-up trucks, and all other
   wheeled vehicles.

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