Rule 2.31: Hazardous Cargo

 

Publication Date: 10/29/2020

Effective Date: 11/29/2020

Through Date:

Expiration Date:

Amendment Code: I

Special Use Number:

Request #: TOMJONE333 Revision: 4

Rule 2.31:  Hazardous Cargo

A. Shipments of Dangerous Articles or Hazardous Materials will not be accepted for transportation on an origin or interline basis except where:

 

1) Certifications as required by law are properly annotation on the Bill of Lading, Shipping Order or Receipt where Carrier takes possession of the

    shipment under the provision of this tariff.

 

    AND

 

2) Annotation on the "Transfer Shipping Paper" (as defined in 49 CFR, Parts 100-199) where shipment is tendered to Carrier by interline or connecting

    carriers.

 

B. The following hazardous cargo listed below will not be accepted for transportation by Carrier or its connections:

    (As defined in CFR-49 parts 100-177, and the IMDG code).

 

    Class A and B Explosives (Classes 1.1, 1.2, all compatibility groups)
    Class A and B Explosives (Classes 1.3, compatibility groups A, B, C, D, E, F H, J, K, L, N, S)
    Class C Explosives (Classes 1.4, compatibility groups A, B, C, D, E, F H, J, K, L, N)
    Blasting Agents (Class 1.5, 1.6) 
    Infectious Substances (Class 6.2)
    Radioactive Materials (Class 7)
    Hazardous Waste Materials
    Gasoline except Avegas, Diesel, Kerosene 

    LCL shipments of Ammunitions - Exception: LCL shipments of ammunition under Class 1.3G, 1.4G, and 1.4S may be accepted by Carrier provided

    all other requirements stated herein are met (C)

 

C. Where shipment has been accepted by Carrier for Transportation and subsequently an error is found in the required certification, packaging, or

    other lawful requirements, all damages or penalties actual or consequential, shall be for the account of the party required to provide such certification,

    packaging or other lawful requirements.

 

D. Where the Transfer Shipping Paper makes specific reference to "Certification Annotation on Original Bill of Lading", such will be accepted in lieu

    of duplication of certificates on the Transfer Shipping Paper. Transfer Shipping Paper refers to such papers as Freight Waybill, Way Bill, Express Way

    Bill, Vessel Manifest, Vessel Cargo List, or Exchange Bill of Lading Shipping Order. Such Transfer Papers shall show thereon all the information required

    by this section and shall also container information sufficient to identify the preceding Shipping Paper.

 

E. When, as required by law, it is necessary to separate hazardous cargo from the original container to other containers to insure safe movement on

    Carrier's vessel, such cargo will be considered a separate shipment and will be rated accordingly, and appropriate handling charges will also be assessed.

 

F. The transportation of explosives, flammables, corrosive materials, compressed gases, combustible liquids and other hazardous articles will be

    governed by the following regulations, as applicable:

    1) United States code of Federal Regulations OR 49 CFR, Parts 100-199.

    2) Federal Register HM-181, as a supplement to 49 CFR, Parts 100-199.

    3) IMDG Code (International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code)

 

G. All shipments are subject to proper marking, labeling and placarding.

 

A Hazardous Cargo Surcharge will be charged for cargo moving in this Tariff. Hazardous

Materials or Dangerous Goods are required to be listed and described as such on shipping

papers prepared in accordance with 49 CFR Part 172, Sub part C (49 CFR, Section 172.200

and following) or on a Dangerous Goods Manifests prepared in Accordance with Section 9 of

the IMDG Code (International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code). This surcharge does not apply

on vehicles or Hazardous Materials classed and shipped ORM-D or Limited Quantities, when these

materials do not also require specific segregation within the container, placarding, stowage on

vessel, and a Dangerous Cargo Manifest.

 

FCL/LCL

Between:

Per

Rate

LCL Cargo

Between US & USVI, USVI and USVI, PR and USVI

Per Shipment

$40.00 to a Maximum of $250.00
When Carrier is requested by Customer or Customerís agent , or when Carrier determines it is necessary for compliance purposes to apply or remove a hazardous placard to/from a container exported from the Port of Palm Beach a charge of USD $35.00 per placard will be assessed. This charge is in addition to the Hazardous Cargo Surcharge.

 

(I, A) Effective 10/18/2020

FCL Cargo

Between US & USVI, USVI and USVI, PR and USVI

Per Shipment

$250.00

When Carrier is requested by Customer or Customerís agent , or when Carrier determines it is necessary for compliance purposes to apply or remove a hazardous placard to/from a container exported from the Port of Palm Beach a charge of USD $35.00 per placard will be assessed. This charge is in addition to the Hazardous Cargo Surcharge.

 

(I, A) Effective 10/18/2020

 

 

The following charges will be applicable to the following UN Classifications only (See Notes):

Cargo Type

Between

Per

Rate

Notes

LCL Cargo:

Between US & USVI, USVI and USVI, PR and USVI

CWT/CFT

$1.00 cwt/$0.50 cft   

Maximum of $250 per Bill of Lading

 

. Class 1 (all)

∑ Class 2.1 / UN 1057 Lighters.

∑ Class 4.2 / UN 1361, 1362 Carbon (animal or vegetal origin, activated).

∑ Class 5.1 / UN 1512, 1942, 2067 Ammonium Nitrate.

∑ Class 5.1 / UN 1748, 2208, 2880, 3485, 3486, 3487 Calcium Hypochlorite.

FCL Cargo:

Between US & USVI, USVI and USVI, PR and USVI

Per Container

$500.00   

 

Applicable to the following UN classifications only:

 

. Class 1 (all)

∑ Class 2.1 / UN 1057 Lighters.

∑ Class 4.2 / UN 1361, 1362 Carbon (animal or vegetal origin, activated).

∑ Class 5.1 / UN 1512, 1942, 2067 Ammonium Nitrate.

∑ Class 5.1 / UN 1748, 2208, 2880, 3485, 3486, 3487 Calcium Hypochlorite.