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SOLAS Amendments July 2016    
Shipper's Letter of Instructions    
RULE REVISION HISTORY
Rule 2.21 – RESPONSIBILITY/LIABILITY FOR CONTAINER EQUIPMENT

Revision Number Published Date Effective Date Title
There are no revisions published for this Rule.

Displaying: Original Published Date: 01/20/2016
RULE: 2.21 - RESPONSIBILITY/LIABILITY FOR CONTAINER EQUIPMENT	
Effective 1/20/16	
	
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 
Consignee.

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.