RULE: 2.21 - RESPONSIBILITY/LIABILITY FOR CONTAINER EQUIPMENT
The Shipper and/or Consignee shall be responsible for the safety and security of any container in its
possession under any provision of this Rule or this Tariff, and for any damage or injury to or loss
of the container arising out of the use, operation, maintenance or possession of such container by
the Shipper, Consignee or their agent.
Additionally the Shipper and/or Consignee shall be responsible for the removal of all blocking,
bracing, strapping, paper or debris from the container, or for any solid or liquid contamination of
any part of the container furnished to Shipper, and further shall be liable for the cost of cleaning
and/or deodorization of the container to the satisfaction of the Carrier. Actual cleaning and/or
deodorization of the container MUST be performed prior to return of the container to the Carrier.
Any and all charges for such cleaning services shall be for the account of the Shipper and/or
SHIPPER/CONSIGNEE TO HOLD HARMLESS CARRIER FOR EQUIPMENT UNDER ITS CONTROL
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.