Rule– Relief Cargo  

 

Publication Date: 04/14/2021

Effective Date: 04/14/2021 unless otherwise indicated

Through Date:

Expiration Date:

Amendment Code: C

Special Use Number:

Request #: JACBROD549  

 

Relief Cargo:

Carrier will provide a 10% discount on Base Ocean Freight for Shipments of Accredited Relief or Charitable Organizations.

Any discounted bill of lading will be claused “For Relief Purposes, Not for Resale.” All applications for such discount must

be made in writing and are subject to approval by the Carrier prior to booking.

1. Relief Shipments will apply only on emergency goods (i.e. food, clothing, medical supplies, etc.), and will not include shipments such as

rebuilding / restocking supplies.
 

2. All request must be submitted in writing to the appropriate Trade Lane responsible for the destination port seeking the relief. The written

request must provide the name, address, telephone and fax numbers of the requesting bonafide relief agency; the agency’s or organization’s

tax exempt number, if applicable; the specific request (i.e. type and amount of cargo, which island name, address and telephone number of

consignee, etc.) and the name of the person making the request.

 

3. The shipment must be shipped by a non-profit agency or organization or consigned to an non-profit agency or organization in the destination port.
 

4. All cargo is subject to the terms and conditions of this tariff.
 

5. Not applicable to cargo moving under Service Contract.

 

6. Rates are not subject to the Peak Season Surcharge in effect.

 

Relief Rates:

The Carrier will transport cargo consigned to the following approved Bonafide Relief organizations:

A. Caribbean Emergency Disaster Management Agency (CDEMA)
The shipper must show as Caribbean Emergency Disaster Management Agency (CDEMA), with consignment to the member country Disaster Management agency for ports identified in the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) as listed below.
 
Rates will apply:

Between Anguilla, Antigua, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, The British Virgin Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Montserrat, St. Kitts, Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Turks & Caicos, and Trinidad

Rates below are limited to a total of 20 TEUs. (C) Effective 04/14/2021
Per 20' Dry container...$0.00 Total Freight
Per 40' Dry container...$0.00 Total Freight

Rates will be filed under the Commodity “Relief Rates-Bonafide Relief Organizations” and applies as specified: Building Materials, Department Store Merchandise, Plumbing Fixtures and Materials, Electrical Fixtures and Materials, Household Furniture/Finishing and Appliances, and Grocery items.

Rates are Port to Port and are valid for 30 days from the date a Declaration of Emergency has been officially announced by the local Government or other agent authorized by the Government to make said Declaration on their behalf.

Rates include Bill of Lading Processing Fee, Bunker Surcharge, Chassis Usage Surcharge, Crane Usage Surcharge, EEI Filings, Harbour Dues, Low Sulfur Fuel Surcharge, Origin and Destination Port Surcharge, Origin and Destination Security Surcharge, Origin and Destination Terminal Handling Charge, and Verified Gross Mass (VGM) Surcharge. Rate is inclusive of all lift on & lift off charges from Origin to Destination. Rates are not subject to General Rate Increases or Peak Season Surcharge. Any and all fees assessed by the local Government Port Authority or their agents are the responsibility of CDEMA and the receiving agency.

Free time: The relief supplies are to be off loaded from the containers and empty returned to the port. Carrier will charge Detention/Demurrage charges per tariff for each calendar day including weekends and holidays if equipment is not returned to Carrier within 1 Day after vessel discharge. For the purpose of this rule, “day” shall commence at 0800 the day after vessel discharge, therafter daily charges will accrue until the equipment is returned to Carrier or Carrier’s Agent.
 

 

Hurricane Relief:

As a result of damages caused by a hurricane, Carrier will provide rate relief as outlined in this rule for hurricane relief shipments sent from Carrier approved relief organizations or consigned to Carrier approved relief organizations.  The discount for relief shipments will apply only on emergency goods (i.e., food, clothing, medical supplies, generators, small appliances, including, portable stoves, lanterns, coolers, mattresses, bedding, toiletries, other donated goods not for resale. Rates not applicable to cargo moving under Service Contract. Rates are not subject to the Peak Season Surcharge in effect.

Additional terms for Hurricane Relief:
1. All request must be submitted in writing to Carriers' Hurricane Central operations center. The written request must provide the name, address, telephone and fax numbers of the requesting party; the specific request (i.e. type and amount of cargo), designate the destination name, address and telephone number of consignee, and the name of the person making the request. Carrier shall determine if the request qualifies for Hurricane Relief rates and Carriers' determination shall be final.
2. Shipper or Consignee must provide to carrier its' plan to receive and distribute goods at destination.
3. Upon Carriers approval, Hurricane Central will provide a Hurricane Relief Shipment Number (Job Number) which must be provided on the documentation.  Bills of lading must be claused “For relief purposes, not for resale."
4. Unless otherwise stated below only shipments of dry cargo moving in 20’ and 40 dry FCL containers will be eligible.  Shipments that are out of gauge cargo, or equipment other than 20’ or 40’ dry containers are not eligible for Hurricane Relief rates but may be considered upon request.
5.  Free time:
        a.  Unless otherwise stated below FCL dry containers are picked up and returned to the port within 7 days of arrival at the port. 
6.  Per diem charges shall apply after the expiration of free time as follows:
         a.  Dry Container:  $20.00 per day unless otherwise stated below
7.  Any other special requests outside these guidelines will be considered on a case by case basis.  A written request should be submitted to Hurricane Central.
 


Hurricane Relief Rates: 

 

The Carrier will transport cargo consigned to the following approved Bonafide Relief Organization:

A. Caribbean Emergency Disaster Management Agency (CDEMA) 


The shipper must show as Caribbean Emergency Disaster Management Agency (CDEMA), with consignment to the member country Disaster Management agency for ports identified in the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) as listed below.

Rates will apply:

Between Anguilla, Antigua, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, The British Virgin Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Montserrat, St. Kitts, Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Turks & Caicos, and Trinidad

Rates below are limited to a total of  20 TEUs: (C) Effective 04/14/2021

Per 20' Dry container...$0.00 Total Freight
Per 40' Dry container...$0.00 Total Freight

 
Note: Refrigerated Equipment for use of consumable food only. Flatrack Equipment will sail on space available basis

Rates will be filed under the Commodity “Hurricane Relief Rates-Bonafide Relief Organizations” and applies as specified: Building Materials, Department Store Merchandise, Plumbing Fixtures and Materials, Electrical Fixtures and Materials Household Furniture/Finishing and Appliances, and Grocery items.

Rates are Port to Port and are valid for 30 days from the date a Declaration of Emergency has been officially announced by the local Government or other agent authorized by the Government to make said Declaration on their behalf.

Rates include Bill of Lading Processing Fee, Bunker Surcharge, Chassis Usage Surcharge, Crane Usage Surcharge, EEI Filings, Harbour Dues, Low Sulfur Fuel Surcharge, Origin and Destination Port Surcharge, Origin and Destination Security Surcharge, Origin and Destination Terminal Handling Charge, Refrigerated Maintenance Surcharge, Special Equipment Surcharge, and Verified Gross Mass (VGM) Surcharge. Rate is inclusive of all lift on & lift off charges from Origin to Destination. Rates are not subject to General Rate Increases or Peak Season Surcharge. Any and all fees assessed by the local Government Port Authority or their agents are the responsibility of CDEMA and the receiving agency.

Free time: The relief supplies are to be off loaded from the container and empty returned to the port. Carrier will charge Detention/Demurrage charges per tariff for each calendar day including weekends and holidays if equipment is not returned to Carrier within 1 Day after vessel discharge for Dry and Flatrack equipment and within 7 days for Refrigerated Equipment. For the purpose of this rule, “day” shall commence at 0800 the day after vessel discharge, therafter, daily charges will accrue until the equipment is returned to Carrier or Carrier’s Agent.