Surcharge Definition

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  • Payer Amendment Fee - Destination PAD
    Charge applicable for change of collect payer after the ETA of the final vessel
  • Peak Season Surcharge PSS
    This is a seasonal fee applied during high volume shipping periods in certain trades. The fee is applicable to all shipments that move in these trades during the high volume periods.
  • Pier Pass PIP
    The service of Carrier paying the Pier Pass cost to the terminal on behalf of customer.
  • Port Additionals Port Dues - Export PAE
    A pass through service that covers miscellaneous port expenses paid by the carrier and then billed to the customer. The carrier is familiar with the port authorities requirements, which can save the customer both time and inconvenience, if they should arrange payment themselves. This service is applies to all shipments as part of standard procedures.
  • Port Additionals Port Dues - Import PAI
    A pass through service that covers miscellaneous port expenses paid by the carrier and then billed to the customer. The carrier is familiar with the port authorities requirements, which can save the customer both time and inconvenience if they should arrange payment themselves. This service applies to all shipments as part of standard procedures.
  • Port Security Service - Import PSI
    A service to maintain port security compliant to the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS Code) which is a comprehensive set of measures to enhance the security of ships and port facilities. The service is applied to destination/import shipment. The ISPS Code is a global initiative and part of SOLAS (the international convention for the Safety of Life at Sea) and constitutes a legal obligation for the contracting parties to follow.
  • Port Security Service Export PSE
    A service to maintain port security compliant to the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS Code) which is a comprehensive set of measures to enhance the security of ships and port facilities. The service is applicable on origin/export. The ISPS Code is a global initiative and part of SOLA (international Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea) and is a legal obligation for contracting parties to comply with the requirements. Effective from 01-June-2016
  • Pre Trip Inspection - Reefer Import PTI
    This service covers the cost of PTI (Pre Trip Inspection) which is an inspection conducted on an empty reefer container to ensure the correct functioning of the cooling unit, temperature control and recording devices which also includes checking the container for structural damage, and ensuring that the inside of the container is clean and ready in all respect.