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APL, Custom Clearance at Port charge

Effective 01 Nov 2018/ 01 Dec 2018, Custom Clearance at Port (CCP) rate will be updated and charged within the following scope:

Effective 01 – 30 Nov 2018:
Applicable to all cargo to/from U.S./Canada (Except Origin China)

Effective 01 Dec 2018:
Applicable to all cargo to/from U.S./Canada

Currency

Fee

USD 50 per Container

When cargo must undergo inspection by U.S. Customs Service, Meat Inspection Department, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Coast Guard or any other U.S. or foreign government agency or private entity action on behalf of such government agency, such inspections will be at the risk and expense of the cargo. An additional administrative charge for customs inspection at USD 50 per container will apply for all containers.

A. CUSTOMS QUARANTINE OR GOVENMENT REQUIRED CARGO
The Carriers shall not be responsible for delays in transporting or delivering cargo when such delays occur on cargo detained by Customs, quarantine officials or other government required cargo inspection organizations. Any demurrage charges that accrue from such delays either at origin or destination are for the account of the cargo.

B. CUSTOMER OR OTHER GOVERNMENT REQUIRED CARGO INSPECTION
Where Customs, other agencies of a national government, or cargo inspection organizations retained by a national government require that cargo be inspected prior, during or after transportation, but prior to delivery to the consignee, all costs of such inspections will be borne by the cargo. Such costs include, but are not limited to, carrier documentation fees, rehandling in the CY, stripping and restuffing, drayage to and from inspection sites designated by the inspecting party, etc.

C. DOCUMENTS
Shipper shall furnish to the Carrier any documents required by Customs or other cargo inspection organizations.

D. BONDED TRANSPORTATION Any bonded transportation service charge is for the cargo owners account and is to be paid directly to the trucker.

E. RETURN CARGO
When Carrier is required by U.S. Customs or any other legal entity to return cargo to the port of loading, for whatever reason, all charges including return carriage and additional onward carriage, plus the original freight charges are for the account of the Shipper.

F. COSTS OF CARGO INSPECTION
When Cargo in containers is required to undergo inspection by the U.S. Customs Service, Meat Inspection Department, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Environmental Protection Agency or any other U.S. or foreign government agency or private entity acting on behalf of such government agency, Carrier’s responsibility will be limited exclusively to making the laden container available to the relevant authorities at Carrier’s premises. Any and all costs associated with or arising out of any such inspection including, but not limited to, spotting of the container at the inspection point, storage of the container while awaiting inspection or thereafter, opening and closing the container, manipulation of the contents of the container, opening and replacing packages, and taking samples shall be for the expense and risk of the Cargo.

For more information, please contact your local APL representative.

Source: APL
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