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 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 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 paragraphc.), 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)
2. EXTRA HEIGHT: Cargo not exceeding the virtual height of the transporting equipment (8'6" high)
3. EXTRA WIDTH: Cargo not exceeding the virtual width of the transporting equipment (8' wide)
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.