Due to the continued Industrial action in the Port of Montreal we expect that the terminal performance in the port will continue to be severely affected by the strike.
This event is well beyond Hapag Lloyd AG’s control. Pursuant to the terms and conditions of the relevant underlying contracts of carriage as evidenced by our standard Bill of Lading and/or Sea Waybill, as the case may be, including, without limitation, Clause 17 – “Methods and Routes of Carriage” and Clause 18 – “matters affecting Performance”, as well as the Hapag-Lloyd Tariffs applicable thereto, we take this opportunity to provide you with the following information for your consideration:
As the situation develops, it may prove necessary to divert further vessels and we will keep you informed accordingly.
Additional costs for cargo furtherance to/from the diversion ports are as follows. The chargecode used will be DIV. Minneapolis to / from Halifax is now available.
Temperature Controlled: additional USD 550 per container
** Rail service between these points is not available, please contact your Hapag
Lloyd customer service team to discuss alternatives.
*** The DIV charge is to follow the same application as the sea freight
****With the additional rail now to/from Montreal, extra inland charges may apply, including overweight, if applicable.
This notice is written without prejudice to the terms and conditions contained in the relevant underlying contracts of carriage as evidenced by Hapag-Lloyd AG’s standard Bill of Lading and/or Sea Waybill and the Hapag-Lloyd Tariff applicable thereto and/or any other applicable agreement governing the carriage of the subject cargo, as the case may be, all of which said terms and conditions continue to remain in full force and effect without any modification or waiver.