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SOLAS Amendments July 2016    
Shipper's Letter of Instructions    
RULE REVISION HISTORY
Rule 5 – EXTRA LENGTH, HEIGHT OR WIDTH CARGO SERVICE & CHARGES

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Displaying: Original Published Date: 01/20/2016
RULE: 5 - EXTRA LENGTH, HEIGHT OR WIDTH CARGO SERVICE & CHARGES	
Effective 1/20/16
	
The application of Extra Length, Height or Width Cargo 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 Extra 
Length, Height or Width Charges, PROVIDED all cargo loaded in/on such equipment is In-Gauge.  
However, Carrier reserves the right to refuse to accept any shipment loaded in/on a COL, SOL or 
underlying VOCC container that contains pieces, packages or units which are not, or cannot be, wholly 
loaded within the inside of a single closed container and/or which is Out-of-Gauge (i.e. overhangs 
any side of a Drop Frame, Flatbed, FlatRack or Platform Container; OR which exceeds 8ft 6in in height 
when loaded in/on a COL, SOL or underlying VOCC Equipment.  Further, unless prior booking and special 
arrangements have been made with and accepted by the Carrier, Carrier will NOT provide COL or 
underlying VOCC Flat Rack, Open Top or similar equipment to handle out-of-gauge cargo, or accept such 
cargo loaded in/on SOL equipment.  Any fines or penalties   imposed as a result of the misapplication 
or misstatement of actual cargo dimensions on the B/L and/or other Shipping Documents will be for the 
account of the cargo.
    
b. Shipments containing individual pieces, packages or units which cannot be loaded wholly within the 
inside of a single closed container and/or which are classified as   out-of-gauge (see paragraph c. 
below), will be accepted by the Carrier for transportation ONLY after special arrangement and prior 
booking, and will be SBJ to the applicable Extra Length, Height or Width Charges named below, which 
charge shall be in addition to all other applicable charges.  Shipper MUST provide a complete 
description, including all dimensions and gross weight, of any article classified as out-of-gauge 
(see paragraph
c.), at the time cargo is booked with Carrier.
     
c. OUT-OF-GAUGE CARGO TENDERED TO CARRIER ON FLAT RACK, FLAT BED, PLATFORM EQUIPMENT:
Except as otherwise provided in individual TLIs (rate Items), Out-of-Gauge cargo, SBJ to the rates, 
charges and provisions named in this Tariff, when tendered to Carrier on Flat Rack, Flat Bed or 
Platform equipment which is accepted for transportation will be SBJ to the applicable Extra Length, 
Extra Width or Extra Height Charges named below, which charge shall be in addition to all other 
applicable charges.
   
 1. EXTRA LENGTH: Cargo not exceeding the virtual length of the transporting equipment (19'6" long 
for 20 ft. equipment and 39'6"for 40 ft. equipment) will NOT be SBJ to any Extra Length Charges.  
Cargo exceeding the virtual length of the transporting equipment will be SBJ to the following charges:
    
EFFECTIVE 20 January 2016
   i. Cargo loaded on 20 ft. equipment exceeding 19'6" but Not Exceeding 23' will be SBJ to an Extra 
Length Charge of US$270.00 per Flat Bed, Flat Rack or Platform equipment utilized.  Carrier requires 
that cargo exceeding 23' to be loaded on 40' equipment.
    
EFFECTIVE 20 January 2016
  ii. Cargo loaded on 40 ft. equipment exceeding 39'6" but Not Exceeding 43' will be SBJ to an Extra 
Length Charge of US$270.00 per Flat Bed, Flat Rack or Platform equipment utilized.  Cargo exceeding 
43' will be accepted and transported only by special request and after prior booking with Carrier.
    
 2. EXTRA HEIGHT: Cargo not exceeding the virtual height of the transporting equipment (8'6" high) 
will NOT be SBJ to any Extra Height Charges.  Cargo exceeding the virtual height of the transporting 
equipment will be SBJ to the following charge:
    
EFFECTIVE 20 January 2016
   i. Cargo loaded on 20 ft. or 40 ft. equipment exceeding 8'6" high will be SBJ to an Extra Height 
Charge of US$450.00 per Flat Bed, Flat Rack or Platform equipment utilized.
    
 3. EXTRA WIDTH: Cargo not exceeding the virtual width of the transporting equipment (8' wide) will 
NOT be SBJ to any Extra Width Charges.  Cargo exceeding the virtual Width of the transporting 
equipment will be SBJ to the following charges:
    
EFFECTIVE 20 January 2016
   i. Cargo exceeding 8' Wide but Not Exceeding 9' will be SBJ to an Extra Width Charge of US$270.00 
per Flat Bed, Flat Rack or Platform equipment utilized.
     
EFFECTIVE 20 January 2016
  ii. Cargo exceeding 9' Wide but Not Exceeding 10' will be SBJ to an Extra Width Charge of US$450.00 
per Flat Bed, Flat Rack or Platform equipment utilized.
     
EFFECTIVE 20 January 2016
 iii. Cargo exceeding 10' Wide but Not Exceeding 12' will be SBJ to an Extra Width Charge of 
US$900.00 per Flat Bed, Flat Rack or Platform equipment utilized.
     
  iv. Cargo exceeding 12' wide will be accepted and transported only by special request and after 
prior booking with Carrier.
    
 4. When Cargo is classified as out-of-gauge in 2 or more dimensions, Carrier will assess each of the 
out-of-gauge charges named herein separately (i.e. Cargo over height and over width will be SBJ to 
BOTH the Extra Height Charge named in paragraph c.2. AND the
    Extra Width Charge named in paragraph c.3).