Rule 21. 013 – Responsibility of Carrier’s Equipment



Publication Date: 04/01/1999

Effective Date: 05/01/1999

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Amendment Code: I

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It is the responsibility of Consignee and his Agent to return container in a clean condition. A container will not be considered to be in a clean condition unless all dunnage, packaging, refuse material, etc., shall have been removed prior to return of empty equipment. A charge of $50.00 will be assessed by Carrier when empty equipment is returned in other than clean condition. Ocean Carrier reserves the right to approve the selection of inland motor carriers for hauling of containers and shall require the inland Carrier (Trucker) to carry personal liability and property damage consistent with the customary practices of the country involved. Ocean Carrier must be provided with a copy of the current insurance policy in effect for approval and reserves the right to cancel any interchange agreement at its discretion.


The Shipper/Consignee will acknowledge responsibility and liability for any and all damages, theft, including tires and tubes, and/or any other casualty during the time the equipment is in the possession of under the care, custody and control of the Shipper/Consignee.


Shipper/Consignee agree to hold the Carrier harmless from an loss or damage or injury to any and all persons or property, real or personal (including cargo), arising out of the use, operation, maintenance or possession of said equipment from any cause or reasons whatsoever occurring or arising between the time said equipment is delivered to Shipper/Consignee and until said equipment is returned to the Carrier and a receipt is issued therefore.