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SOLAS Amendments July 2016    
Shipper's Letter of Instructions    
RULE REVISION HISTORY
Rule 4 – HEAVY LIFT

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

Displaying: Original Published Date: 01/20/2016
RULE: 4 - HEAVY LIFT	
Effective 1/20/16
	
The application of Heavy Lift cargo charges will be governed by the following provisions and 
conditions:
     
a. CARGO TENDERED TO CARRIER IN/ON OCEAN CONTAINERS:
Cargo, subject to the rates, charges and provisions named in this Tariff, when tendered to Carrier 
already loaded in/on ocean containers or transporting equipment will NOT be subject to any Heavy Lift 
Charges.  However, Carrier reserves the right to refuse to accept any shipment loaded in/on a COL, 
SOL or underlying VOCC container that is - 1) loaded beyond its marked weight capacity; 2) without 
manufacturer’s plate clearly showing the specification of the container, including its maximum weight 
capacity; or 3) when Shipper fails to declare the gross weight of the loaded container.  Any fines or 
penalties imposed as a result of the misapplication or misstatement of actual weight(s) on the B/L 
and/or other Shipping Documents will be for the account of the cargo.
    
b. CARGO TENDERED TO CARRIER IN A BREAKBULK, LOOSE OR UNCONTAINERIZED FORM:
Except as otherwise provided in individual TLIs (rate Items), cargo, subject to the rates, charges 
and provisions named in this Tariff, when tendered to Carrier in a breakbulk, lose or uncontainerized 
form will NOT be subject to any Heavy Lift Charges and will be accepted without special arrangement 
PROVIDED the weight of each individual piece, package or unit in the shipment does NOT exceed 2000 
lbs.  Shipments containing individual pieces, packages or units weighing in excess of 2000 lbs. will 
be accepted by the Carrier for transportation ONLY after special arrangement and prior booking, and 
will be SUBJECT to the Heavy Lift Charges named below, which charge shall be in addition to all other 
applicable charges.  Shipper MUST provide a complete description, including gross weight, of any 
article exceeding 8000 lbs. at the time cargo is booked with Carrier.
     
c. HEAVY LIFT CHARGES –

SHIPMENTS CONTAINING INDIVIDUAL PIECES, PACKAGES OR UNITS WEIGHING
	WILL BE SUBJECT TO A HEAVY LIFT CHARGE OF:	(Whichever produces the Greater Revenue)
Over 2000 lbs.              	$ 0.50   PER CWT  	$ 0.15 PER CFT