Rule 4.0: Documentation Services

 

Publication Date: 05/10/2022

Effective Date:  07/03/2022

Through Date:

Expiration Date:

Amendment Code: I

Special Use Number:

Request #: TOMJONE431 Revision: 11

 

Bill of Lading Processing Fee  

Carrier will prepare and charge for a Bill of Lading for each shipment as follows:                           

Port of Discharge

Charge Basis

Charge Amount

Continental US; USVI

Per B/L:  LCL Cargo

$50.00

Per B/L:  FCL   Cargo

$75.00

To/From:               Puerto Rico/USVI

Per B/L:  LCL Cargo

$50.00

 

To/From:               Puerto Rico/USVI

Per B/L: FCL Cargo

$75.00

Charge for Preparation of a Corrected Bill of Lading  

When Shipper, or its agent, requests that Carrier issue a corrected Bill of Lading to amend any entries on the B/L, Carrier will apply the following charges for the correct Bill of Lading.  This charge shall not apply if the correction is due to the fault of the Carrier. 

Port of Discharge

Charge Basis

Charge Amount

All Ports

Each Additional Request

$25.00
$35.00 (A) Eff 6/1/2008

 

consolidation service Documentation charge (I, A ) Effective 02/27/2011

When the Carrier is requested to prepare Full Container Load (FCL) or Less than Container Load (LCL) Consolidation Shipments, the documentation charges below will apply in addition to the Bill of Lading Processing Fee.  Consolidation Service is not provided for the following: vehicles, boats, breakbulk/rolling stock, or machinery/heavy equipment.

Service Description

Port

Notes

Description

Charge

Standard Consolidation Service

All Ports unless otherwise specified

 

 

Storage:

LCL: 14 Calendar days

FCL: 30 Calendar days

thereafter storage charged per Rule 8.1

 

1st- - 3rd tally

included with B/L Processing Fee or Documentation Collating Charge

Each Additional Tally

$10.00 per tally  (no maximum per B/L)

Custom Consolidation Service

All Ports unless otherwise specified

 

 

 

Storage:

LCL: 14 Calendar days

FCL: 30 Calendar days

thereafter storage charged per Rule 8.1

1st- - 3rd tally

included with B/L Processing Fee or Documentation Collating Charge

Each Additional Tally

$10.00 per tally (no maximum per B/L)

Consolidation Fee

$50 to merge multiple shipments on one B/L. Charge is per B/L and is in addition to all other applicable charges.

 

One Time Consolidation Service

All Ports unless otherwise specified

 

 

 

Storage:

LCL: 14 Calendar days

FCL: 30 Calendar days

thereafter storage charged per Rule 8.1

 

1st- - 3rd tally

included with B/L Processing Fee or Documentation Collating Charge

Each Additional Tally

$10.00 per tally (no maximum per B/L)

Consolidation Fee

$50 to merge multiple shipments on one B/L. Charge is per B/L and is in addition to all other applicable charges.

 

 

Electronic Export Information (EEI) Preparation via AES

Applicable when Carrier is requested to prepare an  Electronic Export Information EEI , in accordance with U.S. Customs Regulations, the following charges will apply:  

Port of Discharge

Charge Basis

Charge Amount

All Ports

Each

$45.00 FCL/LCL

Shipper must provide Carrier with Exporter's Identification Number (EIN) or Social Security Number in order for the Carrier to accurately produce the EEI.

Charge for Preparation of Additional SEDs for a Shipment

If Carrier is requested to prepare more than one SED for a shipment, each additional SED shall be charged as follows:  

Port of Discharge

Charge Basis

Charge Amount

All Ports Not Otherwise Specified

Each

$25.00

(A) Eff 10/24/10

 

Charge for Preparation of Shipper’s Invoice

At the request of the Shipper, Carrier will prepare the shipment’s invoice subject to the following charges:

Port of Discharge

Charge Basis

Charge Amount

All Ports Not Otherwise Specified

Each

$27.50

 

Charge for Completion of Shipper’s Invoice

When Carrier is requested to enter additional information on an incomplete or incorrect Shipper’s Invoice, provided by the Shipper or its agent, the Carrier will charge as follows:  

Port of Discharge

Charge Basis

Charge Amount

All Ports Not Otherwise Specified

Each

$15.00

 

Charge for Preparation of a  Phyto Sanitary Applications /Certificates

When Carrier is required to prepare a Phyto Sanitary Application, the following charges will apply:  

Port of Discharge

Charge Basis

Charge Amount

All Ports Not Otherwise Specified

Each

$27.50

  In addition, one of the following charges will apply:  

Port of Discharge

Charge Basis

Charge Amount

Comments

All Ports Not Otherwise Specified

Each

$78.00

Commercial value greater than $1250 (Forms PPQ 577, 578, 579)

 

Each

$51.00

Commercial value less than $1250 (Forms PPQ 577 and non-commercial shipments)

 

 

Charge for Preparation of U.S. Customs Manipulation

Charge when Shipper/Consignee request backloading of shipper loaded container containing bonded cargo.  

Port of Discharge

Charge Basis

Charge Amount

All Ports Not Otherwise Specified

Each

$15.00

 

Charge for Preparation or Completion of Bank Draft

Carrier will prepare a draft upon request by the Shipper or Shipper's Agent provided that the following information is supplied to the Carrier, in writing, the day before cargo is scheduled to sail:  

1. Name of Shipper

2. Name of Consignee

3. Bank name & full address  (street, city, state, island, zip)

4. Terms of Draft

5. Bill of Lading Distribution

6. Instructions to the bank

7. Amount of the Draft  

Carrier is under NO obligation or responsibility for the preparation of the draft without the information listed above. 

Port of Discharge

Charge Basis

Charge Amount

All Ports Not Otherwise Specified

Each

$20.00

 

Charge for Processing of Documents for Letter of Credit

Completion of documents for Letter of Credit. includes:

1. Shipper's Export Declaration (SED)

2. Completion of Invoice

3. Completion of Insurance Certificate

4. Completion of Draft  

 

Port of Discharge

Charge Basis

Charge Amount

All Ports Not Otherwise Specified

Each

$85.00

 

Charge for Completion of Shipper’s Letter of Collection

When Shipper, or its agent, request Carrier to enter information on a letter of collection, the following charges will apply:  

Port of Discharge

Charge Basis

Charge Amount

All Ports Not Otherwise Specified

Each

$20.00

 

Charge for Preparation and/or Completion of Shipper’s Insurance Documents  

When Carrier is requested to prepare and/or complete a Shipper’s insurance document, the following charge will apply:  

Port of Discharge

Charge Basis

Charge Amount

All Ports Not Otherwise Specified

Each

$20.00

**Exception: Carrier will add “vessel, voyage, & date” at no charge.

 

Charge for Preparation and Validation of Bonds  

 

When Carrier is requested to create a bond, the following charge will apply:

 

All Ports Per Bond $50

 

When Carrier is requested to validate a bond, the following charge will apply:

 

All Ports Per Bond $0

 

Charge for Courier Services

At the request of the Shipper, Carrier will utilize the services of a courier subject to the following charges:  

Charge Name

Port of Discharge

Charge Basis

Charge Amount

Domestic Courier Service

All Ports Not Otherwise Specified

Each

$30.00

International Courier Service

$45.00

 

Charge for Providing Mail Service

Carrier will provide interoffice mail service with Carrier to tenants of the Port of Palm Beach at no additional charge.

 

processing AND REGISTRATION of SHIPPER OWNED EQUIPMENT

When Shipper Owned Equipment is accepted by Carrier and Carrier is requested to validate and register the equipment the following charge will be assessed:

All Ports

$50.00 per Equipment

 

A Documentation Handling Charge of $10 per document will be assessed for all full load container (FCL) documents and invoices that are sent or emailed to Tropical Shipping for Carrier to manually upload. There is no charge for documents that are uploaded by customer through our e-Services portal. (I, A) Effective 07/03/2022

  Origin/Destination

Charge

Notes

All Ports

$10.00 per document

This charge is in addition to all other applicable charges found within this Rule and within Carrier's tariff and may be billed on a miscellaneous invoice.