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06 / Sep / 2017
Overweight Surcharge Update
6th September 2017                                         
 

Circular Reference Number: OCS/060917/L-030USA
 
 
Overweight Surcharge Update
 
 
Dear Valued Customer,
 
Please be advised of an update to the Overweight Surcharge tariff under NYKS-200 Definition of “Cargo Weight” has been inserted into the tariff language to provide clarity on the term.
 
 
NYKS-200 Rule 2-11B – Overweight Surcharge
 
The following overweight surcharge will apply to all cargo in 20' containers delivered by truck or truckrail mode under carrier haulage, whether on a CY or door basis, that exceed the cargo weight of 39,200lbs (17,780 kgs) or 37,500lbs (17,010kgs) for any California ports discharge for Intermodal or all motor delivery, regardless of the assessment of this charge or its inclusion in a rate, the shipper is fully responsible for any regulatory, civil or criminal consequences of loading a container beyond legal road limits in any jurisdiction, whether before or after final delivery is accomplished.
 
USD 400 per 20'
 
The following overweight surcharge will apply to all cargo shipped in 40' and 40'HC delivered by truck or truckrail mode under carrier haulage, whether on a CY or door basis, that exceeds the cargo weight of 43,700lbs (19,820 kgs) and 45' containers, delivered by truck or truckrail mode under carrier haulage, whether on a CY or door basis, that exceeds the cargo weight of 41,800lbs (18,960 kgs) regardless of the assessment of this charge or its inclusion in a rate, the shipper shall be responsible for compliance with any and all local, state, federal and
international regulations, rules, laws and guidelines governing container weight and height and is responsible for all civil or criminal penalties, charges and or other consequences of loading a container beyond legal road limits in any jurisdiction, whether before or after final delivery
is accomplished.
 
 USD 500 per 40' and 45’
 
“Cargo Weight” shall be calculated based on all items loaded into a container, including all materials utilized to support, secure, and protect cargo such as packaging, pallets, or dunnage.
 
Please refer to the following URL for the most updated tariff language regarding any NYK surcharge that you would like to retrieve.  (https://www.nykline.com/ecom/CUP_HOM_3105.do?sessLocale=en)
 
 
Please contact your local NYK sales representative if you require further information.

Thank you for your support.
 
 
 
Sincerely,
NYK Global Liner Management Division



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