Rule 11.0: Time Volume Rate : St. Thomas

 

Publication Date: 02/27/2009

Effective Date: 03/08/2009

Through Date:

Expiration Date:

Amendment Code: I

Special Use Number:

Request #:  VINGONZ55 Revision: Original

 

TSUBJECT TO TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE CARRIER’S TARIFF OF APPLICABILITY AND NOTES 1 THROUGH 5 AS SET FORTH HEREIN:

A. Time Volume Rate (“TVR”) No. TVR STT2-2009 by Tropical Shipping and Construction Co., Ltd. ("Tropical Shipping").

CONTAINER FREIGHT STATION: San Juan CFS

PORT OF LOAD: Puerto Nuevo (San Juan), Puerto Rico

PORT OF DISCHARGE: Crown Bay Seaport, St. Thomas, USVI

COMMODITIES: TVR STT2-2009 commodities are Auto parts, Building Materials, Nursery Supplies, Department Store Merchandise, Appliances, Electronics, Groceries and Hotel & Restaurant Supplies, Hardware, Footwear, Fabrics, Pet Supplies, Dry Animal Feed, Office Supplies, Hospital & Medical Supplies, Pharmaceuticals, Chemicals (Non-Hazardous), Air Conditioning Supplies, Magazines, Electrical Supplies, empty packaging materials, Furniture, Marine Supplies, Paper Products or any combination of these dry commodities.
 
RATES:  The TVR STT2-2009 rate is:

1. Beginning with the date of enrollment, up to and including 45 days later: Ocean Freight: $1.00 per Cubic Foot which includes US Port Security and Bunker Surcharge.
2. Effective from the 46th day after signing to expiration of the Time Volume Rate: Ocean Freight: $1.25 per Cubic Foot which includes US Port Security and Bunker Surcharge.

DURATION:  TVR STT2-2009 rates apply for shipments received between March 8, 2009 and July 5, 2009. TheTVR STT2-2009 rate expires at midnight on July 5, 2009.

MINIMUM VOLUME REQUIREMENT:  100 cubic feet

Application of the rates:                                                                                                  
1.  Rates apply from CFS to CFS only.
2.   Cargo may be received on a pallet or loose but the rates do not apply to cargo that, by its very nature, will not fit within a closed container.
3. Rates apply to cargo that can be placed in a dry, enclosed container. Rates do not apply to flatrack cargo.
4. In the event shipper fails to meet the Carrier's minimum volume requirement, all shipments made pursuant to this time volume rate shall be rerated at the applicable tariff rates in effect at the time each such shipment was delivered to the Carrier.
5.  Notwithstanding any other provisions of this Agreement and to the extent that Carrier or Customer may fail to meet any obligations imposed by its terms owing to ‘Force Majeure’, performance of the Agreement shall, to that extent, be deemed to have been frustrated and no cause of action for breach or liability hereunder shall arise as a consequence thereof.  For the purposes hereof, the term ‘Force Majeure’ shall mean and include, without reservation, limitation or restriction, acts of God, including weather, fire, flood, explosion, war, actions or requests of governmental authority, accident, labor trouble or shortage, holiday schedule, inability to obtain material, power or equipment, or any other events of a similar nature or kind.