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 GENERAL DEFINITIONS, RULES AND REGULATIONS

 

EXPLANATION OF ABBREVIATIONS AND SYMBOLS

 

 

Symbol

Meaning

 

Abbreviation

 

A.M.

Ante Meridian

 

Bbls.

Barrels

 

B.M.

Board Measure

 

Cu. Ft.

Cubic Feet

 

e.g.

For example

 

Etc.

Et cetera

 

Ex.

From

 

Ft.

Feet

 

Gals.

Gallons

 

i.e.

That is

 

In.

Inches

 

K.D.

Knocked down

 

K.D.F.

Knocked down flat

 

Lbs.

Pounds

 

M.F.B.M.

1,000 Feet Board Measure

 

No.

Number

 

N.O.S.

Not Otherwise Specified

 

Pkg.

Package

 

P.M.

Post Meridian

 

S.U.

Set Up

 

Viz.

Namely

 

W/M

Weight or Measurement

 

&

And

 

%

Percentum

 

¢

Cent or cents

 

(*)

Addition

 

(A)

Change

 

(B)

Change, Neither Increase Nor Reduction

 

(C)

Deletion or Cancellation

 

(D)

Increase

 

(E)

Reduction

 

(F)

No change in rate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CLASSIFICATION OF TRADES

Issued: 10/1/83

Effective: 11/1/83

Item: 5

For the purpose of applying certain rates and provisions of this tariff, vessels and cargo which they handle are classified according to trades in which the vessels are engaged and the cargo transported. (See Note 1). Such classifications are as follows:

CLASSIFICATION

SERVICE BETWEEN PORT OF STOCKTON AND:

Alaskan

Ports in Alaska

Coastwise

Ports located on the Pacific Coast in California (other than San Francisco Bay), Oregon, Washington and British Columbia.

Hawaiian

Ports in Hawaiian Islands.

Inland Waterway

Ports on San Francisco Bay and waterways tributary thereto, but not via the Pacific Ocean.

Intercoastal

Ports in the Continental United States on the Gulf of Mexico or the Atlantic Coast including ports in Puerto Rico.

Transpacific

Points west of 170th Meridian of West Longitude and east of 40th Meridian of East Longitude

Foreign

Points other than described above.

Offshore

Other than Coastwise or Inland Waterway.

NOTE 1

Except as otherwise provided when transshipment is substituted by the vessel operator in lieu of direct call of vessel at Stockton, the movement shall be classified according to the trade applying to such vessel. The charge or charges on cargo so handled shall be the same as that applicable to cargo handled on direct call vessels. (See Item 165)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DEFINITION OF TECHNICAL TERMS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BULK CARGO

Issued: 5/31/96

Effective: 7/1/96

Item: 10

Commodities, which by nature of their unsegregated mass, or are usually handled by shovels, scoops, buckets, forks, In Bulk magnets or mechanical conveyors, and which are loaded or unloaded and carried without wrappers or containers and received and delivered by carriers without transportation mark or count. (Will not apply when subject to piece count.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CARGO

Issued: 5/31/96

Effective: 7/1/96

Item: 15

Except as otherwise specifically provided in individual items in this tariff, cargo, as defined in this tariff, includes merchandise, freight, material, mail, live animals, fuel, vessel's stores and supplies and any and all property not specifically described.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIRECT

Issued: 5/31/96

Effective: 7/1/96

Item: 20

A continuous operation between barge, car or truck and vessel when performed by vessel's stevedores.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 HOLIDAYS

Issued: 5/31/96

Effective: 7/1/96

Item: 25

The following days shall be observed:

New Year's Day *, Martin Luther King's Birthday, Lincoln's Birthday, Washington's Birthday, Cesar Chavez' Birthday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Bloody Thursday (July 5th)*, Harry Bridges Birthday (July 28th), Labor Day*, Admission Day, Columbus Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Day *, Christmas Eve Day, Christmas Day *, New Year's Eve Day

 

In addition to the above, any days proclaimed by the Governor of the State of California, or the President of the United States, shall be observed as holidays.

 

* No labor available.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

INBOUND CARGO

Issued: 5/31/96

Effective: 7/1/96

Item: 30

That which has been discharged from a vessel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OCEAN TERMINAL

Issued: 5/31/96

Effective: 7/1/96

Item: 35

The term "Ocean Terminal" as used herein refers to the wharves designed to accommodate ocean-going vessels and other facilities subject to this tariff adjacent thereto operated by the Port of Stockton

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OUTBOUND CARGO

Issued: 5/31/96

Effective: 7/1/96

Item: 40

That which is being or has been assembled and is awaiting loading to a vessel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PALLETIZED STOWED UNITS

Issued: 10/1/83

Effective: 11/1/83

Item: 45

Cargo loaded on pallets, platforms or skids forming a single unit, that has been prepared by the shipper at other than on terminal premises, and which can be handled with mechanical equipment; received from shipper, loaded to and stowed in vessel and discharged from vessel's stowage and delivered to consignee in unbroken units. (Does not apply to cargo palletized on vessels while berthed at terminal facilities.) When received from shipper at the terminal, cargo must be designated on all shipping papers as "Palletized Stowed Units", and when delivered to consignee at the terminal, cargo must be designated on inward vessel manifest and ocean bill of lading as "Palletized Stowed Units". The weight of the pallets, platforms or skids will be excluded when computing the weight on which charges are assessed.

 

EXCEPTION:

 

Will also apply on export cargo palletized ex rail car or ex truck by the Port of Stockton when the cargo is stowed in the vessel on these pallets.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TON

Issued: 10/1/83

Effective: 11/1/83

Item: 50

(A)

The term "ton" means 2,000 pounds, gross weight, unless otherwise provided.

(B)

The term "measurement ton" means forty (40) cubic feet. Measurement tons may be based on ship's manifest or computed by using the full outside dimensions on all sides of the package.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

UNITIZED CARGO

Issued: 10/1/83

Effective: 11/1/83

Item: 55

Cargo secured to pallets, platforms or skids, when the individual component shipping containers are banded or otherwise securely held together to form a single unit that has been prepared by the shipper, in order to facilitate handling, and which can be handled with mechanical equipment. The weight of the pallets, platforms or skids will be excluded when computing the weight on which cargoes are assessed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VANS (CARGO VANS)

Issued: 10/1/83

Effective: 11/1/83

Item: 60

Cargo vans as used in this tariff are fully enclosed containers or vans which are to be used for the purpose of containing packaged, loose or bulk articles for transportation by water and may be collapsible, rigid or mobile and have not less than 70 cu. ft. of space set up.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WHALEBACKS

Issued: 10/1/83

Effective: 11/1/83

Item: 65

Whalebacks are carrier's specially constructed steel pallets suitable for mechanical forklift handling.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WHARF OR WHARVES

Issued: 10/1/83

Effective: 11/1/83

Item: 70

The term "Wharf" or "Wharves" as used herein refers to any of the wharves, whether open or shedded, located along the Stockton Channel or Turning Basin, designed to accommodate ocean-going vessels, belonging to or operated by the Port of Stockton.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CORRELATION OF FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION DEFINITIONS (FOR INFORMATION ONLY)

Issued: 10/1/83

Effective: 11/1/83

Item: 71

Section 533.6(d) of Part 533, Subchapter B, Chapter IV of Title 46 CFR (General Order 15) contains definitions of certain terminal services. Pursuant to the provisions of Section 533.6(a) of said Part, the definitions in said Section 533.6(d) and the correlated definitions contained in this tariff are as follows:

Federal Maritime Commission

Port of Stockton

Section 533.6(d)(1)(Dockage)

Item 280

Section 533.6(d)(2)(Wharfage)

Item 330

Section 533.6(d)(3)(Free Time)

Item 375©

Section 533.6(d)(4)(Wharf Demurrage)

Item 375(a)

Section 533.6(d)(5)(Terminal Storage)

Item 375(b)

Section 533.6(d)(6)(Handling)

Item 600

Section533.6(d)(7) (Loading &Unloading)

Item 450

Section 533.6(d)(8)(Usage)

Item 115

Section 533.6(d)(9)(Checking)

Item 200

Section 533.6(d)(10)(Heavy Lift)

Items 460-465

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

METRIC CONVERSION TABLE AND METRIC EQUIVALENTS

Issued: 10/1/83

Effective: 11/1/83

Item: 72

Definition

When freight charges are computed by the vessel using the metric system and are shown on the manifest on the basis of either weight (metric tons of 2,204.623 pounds) or measurement (cubic meters of 35.315 cubic feet), the metric tons shall be converted to short tons of 2,000 pounds and the cubic meters shall be converted to measurement tons of 40 cubic feet using the conversion factors shown below:

METRIC CONVERSION TABLE

To Find

Given

Multiply By

Metric Tons

Short Tons

Short Tons by 0.9072

Short Tons

Metric Tons

Metric Tons by 1.1023

Metric Tons

Long Tons

Long Tons by 1.0160

Long Tons

Metric Tons

Metric Tons by 0.9842

Kilos

Pounds

Pounds by 0.4536

Pounds

Kilos

Kilos by 2.2046

Cubic Meters

Measurement Tons (40 cu. ft.)

Measurement Tons by 1.1330

Measurement Tons (40 cu. ft.)

Cubic Meters

Cubic Meters by 0.8830

Cubic Meters

MFBMs (Ft. B.M. in thousands)

MFBMs by 2.3597

MFBMs (Ft. B.M. in thousands)

Cubic Meters

Cubic Meters by 0.4238

METRIC EQUIVALENTS

1,000 Kilos

2,204.623 Pounds

1 Kilo

2.2046 Pounds

1 Pound

0.4536 Kilos

1 CWT (US - 100 Pounds)

45.359 Kilos or 0.04536 Metric Tons

1 CWT (British - 112 Pounds)

50.802 Kilos or 0.0508 Metric Tons

1 Bushel Grain (US) = 60 Pounds

27.216 Kilos

33.333 Bushels Grain

1 Short Ton

37.333 Bushels Grain

1 Long Ton

36.743 Bushels Grain

1 Metric Ton

1 Cubic Meter

35.315 Cubic Feet

1 Cubic Foot

0.0283 Cubic Meters

1,000 Ft. B.M.

83.333 Cubic Feet

1 Cubic Meter

423.792 Ft. B.M.

1 Barrel (US - 42 Gallons)

158.987 Liters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GENERAL RULES AND REGULATIONS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

APPLICATION OF RATES: RULES AND REGULATIONS

Issued: 10/1/83

Effective: 11/1/83

Item: 75

(A)

Application of Tariff. The rates, rules and regulations contained in this tariff apply in connection with vessels docking at the wharves of the Port of Stockton and (2) cargo handled over wharves and open areas of the Port of Stockton, outside of areas leased to other persons for their own operations.

 

Section IV of this tariff will not apply on bulk commodities handled mechanically through specialized facilities.

(B)

Rates are Specific. In the absence of a specific commodity rate, the commodity not specified herein shall be rated as "Cargo, N.O.S." and not by analogy.

(C)

Except as otherwise provided, the applicable rates, charges, rules and regulations under this tariff shall be those in effect at the time the change accrues.

(D)

The applicable rates, charges, rules and regulations for wharfage and service and facilities charges shall be as follows:

 

On Inbound Cargo: The rates, charges, rules and regulations in effect on the date that vessel commences discharging cargo.

 

On Outbound Cargo: The rates, charges, rules and regulations in effect on the date that vessel commences loading cargo.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MAXIMUM LIABILITY

Issued: 10/1/83

Effective: 11/1/83

Item: 80

In the event of any loss or damage not included in the exemption provisions of Item 85 the terminal's liability for loss or damage to cargo shall not exceed the actual value which shall be deemed to be not more than $500.00 per package, or in the case of cargo not shipped in packages, per customary freight unit, or pro rata in the case of partial loss or damage.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RESPONSIBILITY FOR LOSS OR DAMAGE

Issued: 12/20/93

Effective: 12/31/93

Item: 85

-1

The Port of Stockton shall not be responsible for any injury to freight being loaded or unloaded at the facilities covered by this tariff, for loss of any such freight, or for delay to same.

-2

The Port of Stockton shall not be responsible for any injury to freight on or in its facilities, by fire, leakage, evaporation, natural shrinkage, wastage, decay, animals, rats, mice, other rodents, moths, weevils, other insects, weather conditions, sweat moisture, the elements, or discharge of water from sprinkler fire protection system; for delay or damage resulting from breakdown of plant, machinery, other equipment, collapse of building or structure, insurrection, war, or shortage of labor, for delay, loss or damage arising from riots, strikes, labor or other disturbances of any persons or of any character beyond the control of the Port of Stockton.

-3

All cargo, merchandise, or goods delivered to the Port of Stockton will be received subject to delay and/or substitution of carrier and subject to the terms and conditions of the water carrier's bill of lading, and/or tariffs in effect on the date of receipt for such water carrier.

-4

Cargo, merchandise, or goods will be received on pallet boards only at the option of the Port of Stockton and when so received, the Port of Stockton will make no representation as to condition of the cargo or goods and will not assume any responsibility for shortage or damage concealed therein.

-5

The provisions of this item will apply, the form and terms of any receiving and/or delivery documents notwithstanding.

-6

The non-liability provisions in this tariff do not apply in the event that injury, loss, damages, or delays result from negligence by the Port. The Port does not impose on others the obligation to indemnify or hold harmless the Port from liability for its own negligence.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RESPONSIBILITY FOR CHARGES

Issued: 11/20/84

Effective: 12/1/84

Item: 90

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF PAYMENT:

 

Use of Port facilities or service is conditioned upon satisfactory assurance of the Port that applicable charges will be paid when due. All charges are due and payable as they accrue or on completion of service or use.

 

The Port may require payment of charges in advance, as follows:

 

1. By the vessel, its owners or agents before vessel is assigned a berth and commences its loading or unloading operations.

 

2. By the cargo owner, shipper or consignee before cargo leaves the custody of the terminal.

 

3. For all charges on perishable cargo or cargo of doubtful value and household goods.

 

Payment terms are cash unless the Port customer, prior to the use of Port facilities or services, has established credit worthiness or has posted adequate security acceptable to the Port and has thereby been relieved of cash payment requirements by the Port, as set forth in the Port of Stockton's Berth Application.

 

The provisions of this item shall govern the terms of payment and liability of agents for users of Port facilities, notwithstanding any other provision to the contrary in this tariff.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FINANCE CHARGES ON DELINQUENT ACCOUNTS

Issued: 10/1/83

Effective: 11/1/83

Item: 91

1

Invoices issued by the Port are due and payable upon presentation.

2

A Finance Charge of 1-1/2% per month will be charged on all unpaid balances outstanding over thirty (30) days from invoice date.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HAZARDOUS

Issued: 10/1/83

Effective: 11/1/83

Item: 95

No gunpowder or other explosives shall be discharged on or loaded upon any of the facilities covered by this tariff or structures or vessels, except by permission of the Port Superintendent, and must be handled in accordance with his direction, and must be immediately removed.

 

Acids, coal oils and empty gasoline or distillate drums must be removed from the facilities at once. The keeping or use of gasoline, distillate, or other liquid petroleum products on the facilities under the control of the Port of Stockton, except at such localities as may be specifically designated therefore, is strictly prohibited.

 

At such localities as may be designated for the keeping or use of gasoline, distillate, or other liquid petroleum products, these commodities shall be handled only between sunrise and sunset. Vessels shall be allowed to take these commodities on board only between 8 A.M. and 5 P.M., and when vessel is otherwise ready to depart.

 

Delivery shall be made direct from motor trucks or rail cars to the vessel and the motor trucks or rail cars shall not be allowed to wait on the facilities.

 

The Port of Stockton shall not be required to accept for transportation or hold on its facilities any commodity that may effect the rate of insurance or contaminate other goods, or otherwise endanger the property.

 

Exception: Each stevedore company shall be allowed to have one drum of gasoline of not more than fifty (50) gallons mounted on wheels in their gear shed as emergency supply of gasoline.

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

ESTIMATED WEIGHTS - PETROLEUM PRODUCTS

Issued: 10/1/83

Effective: 11/1/83

Item: 100

When not shipped in case or barrel, etc., and when actual weight or measurement is not shown on the package or on shipping documents, petroleum and petroleum products shall be shipped to estimated weight of 6.6 pounds per gallon, except that crude, fuel or gas oil shall be subject to estimated weight of 7.4 pounds per gallon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BOARD FOOT MEASURE ON LUMBER PRODUCTS

Issued: 10/1/83

Effective: 11/1/83

Item: 105

When vessel's manifests do not show the board foot measurement on lumber products listed below the following schedule will be used to determine board foot measurement.

Lath (Standard Bundles)

50 bdls. per 1,000 ft. B.M.

Shingles (Standard Bundles)

50 bdls. per 1,000 ft. B.M.

Shakes (Standard Bundles)

100 bdls. per 1,000 ft. B.M.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONVERSION FACTOR FOR LOGS

Issued: 10/1/83

Effective: 11/1/83

Item: 106

Wherever in this tariff rates on Logs are published on Brereton Scale the conversion factor to be used for rates on Scribner Scale will be 2.3 Scribner to 1.0 Brereton.

 

Example: Brereton Scale $1.00

 

Scribner Scale $2.30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RECEIVING SPECIAL COMMODITIES

Issued: 10/1/83

Effective: 11/1/83

Item: 110

Commodities in Bulk, Grain, Logs, Fish Meal, Hides, Meat Scraps, Blood Meal, or Flammable Commodities, shall not be placed on facilities of the Port of Stockton without prior arrangements and approval of the Port Director or his authorized representative.

 

Commodities in bulk shall only be accepted by prior arrangement with the Port of Stockton and any Storage and Handling charges thereon shall be negotiated.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PERFORMING ACCESSORIAL SERVICES

Issued: 10/1/83

Effective: 11/1/83

Item: 115

No person other than the Port of Stockton shall be permitted to perform any of the following services on any of the facilities to which this tariff applies:

 

Rail Car Loading Strapping Fumigating

 

Rail Car Unloading Stenciling Weighing

 

and any other service which is accessorial to the wharfinger business. All such services which are performed in any such facility shall be performed by the Port of Stockton at the rates hereinafter specified.

 

Exception 1: Stevedore companies shall be allowed to unload railroad cars when contents of such cars are being stevedored direct from railroad car to ship in the inland waterway or coastwise trade as defined in Item 5.

 

Exception 2: Stevedore companies shall be allowed to load or unload railroad cars direct from or to ships when such railroad cars are open top equipment, namely flat cars and gondolas.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SAMPLING

Issued: 7/12/99

Effective: 8/12/99

Item: 120

When requested to do so, the Port of Stockton will perform the service of sampling merchandise placed on any of the facilities subject to this tariff at agreed charge.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

REMOVAL OF RUBBISH

Issued: 7/12/99

Effective: 8/12/99

Item: 125

If rubbish is not removed from the facilities by the person placing it there, charges as provided in Item 600 shall be assessed against such person for its removal.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

U.S. GOVERNMENT CARGO

Issued: 7/12/99

Effective: 8/12/99

Item: 130

Cargoes for the account of the United States of America or its individual agencies will be subject to contract rules and regulations quoted by the Port of Stockton.

 

U. S. Government cargo is defined as cargo where title has passed to the U. S. Government, and the U. S. Government bears direct responsibility for the payment of marine terminal rates and charges.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

U.S. GOVERNMENT SPONSORED CARGO

Issued: 7/12/99

Effective: 8/12/99

Item: 131

U.S. Government Sponsored Cargo is defined as cargo moving under U.S. Government contracts, where the shipper bears direct responsibility for the payment of all charges until title passes to the U.S. Government. Cargo moving under this definition is considered commercial cargo, and subject to published tariff rates and charges for commercial cargo.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DEMURRAGE ON CARS

Issued: 7/12/99

Effective: 8/12/99

Item: 135

Unless the Port of Stockton is directly responsible for delay in loading or unloading cars, it will not assume any responsibility for demurrage charges which may accrue against such cars.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MINIMUM CHARGE

Issued: 6/1/10

Effective: 7/01/10

Item: 140

Unless otherwise specified in individual items, the minimum charge that shall be billed is $110.00.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BERTHING ARRANGEMENTS

Issued: 7/5/84

Effective: 7/20/84

Item: 145

-1

The owner, agent, master or other person in control of a vessel desiring to use a wharf of the Port of Stockton shall at least 24 hours prior to arrival make application therefore and inform the Port of Stockton of the estimated time of arrival, nature of the cargo, and name of pilot

-2

All vessels berthing at the facilities at the Port of Stockton shall be subject to the provisions of this tariff and all regulations of the Port of Stockton as may be issued by the Director of the Port of his designated representative.

-3

The Port of Stockton may require vessels to shift from one berth to another berth or may require vessels to shift within a berth or may require the vessel to vacate any berth with all expenses attendant thereto to be for the account of the vessel, owner, agent or charters.

-4

UNAUTHORIZED DOCKING -- Any vessel that docks at the facilities under the jurisdiction of the Port of Stockton without having made application, or any vessel that docks at a berth that was not assigned to such vessel, shall pay dockage at a rate three (3) times the dockage charges that would otherwise apply under Item 315 of this tariff.

 

Any vessel that remains docked at a berth after having been directed to shift or vacate such berth by Port Director or his duly authorized representative or any vessel that refuses to shift within a berth shall pay dockage at a rate ten (10) times the dockage charges that would otherwise apply under Item 315 of this tariff, and the Port of Stockton reserves the right to remove such vessel in accordance with Paragraph (3) of this item.

-5

UNAUTHORIZED PILOTS -- Any vessel that arrives at the Port of Stockton without a pilot properly commissioned by the Port and docks at the facilities under the jurisdiction of the Port of Stockton will be charged ten (10) times the Dockage charges that would otherwise apply under Item 315 of this tariff.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

STRAIGHT TIME

Issued: 7/5/84

Effective: 7/20/84

Item: 150

Unless otherwise provided in individual items, all rates named in this tariff apply during straight time hours.

 

Motor Vehicles and Vessels. The straight time hours governing the receiving and delivery of cargo to or from trucks or vessels shall be as follows:

 

Daily except Saturdays, Sundays and holidays:

 

8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OVERTIME

Issued: 7/5/84

Effective: 7/20/84

Item: 155

VESSELS

Check Clerks

When check clerks are provided during overtime hours, the difference in rates of pay for straight time and overtime based on hourly rates plus 30 percent shall be assessed. This charge is in addition to rates named for services on a straight time basis. (Subject to minimum hours below).

 

When check clerks are ordered to perform checking to or from vessel, and do not work the minimum hours required under labor contracts, the difference between the minimum and actual time worked will be billed against the vessel at hourly rates of pay, plus 90 percent.

Labor Other Than Check Clerks

Workmen other than check clerks shall be provided during overtime hours at the difference in rates of pay for straight time and overtime based on hourly rates plus 30 percent. This charge is in addition to rates named on straight time. (Will not apply to service being performed at rates in item 600).

TRUCKS

When clerks are required to check cargo from or to trucks during overtime or penalty hours, the charge for such services shall be subject to prior arrangements. Rates to be negotiated.

OTHER THAN VESSELS OR TRUCKS

Check Clerks

When check clerks are provided during overtime hours, the difference in rates of pay for straight time and overtime, based on hourly rates plus 30 percent shall be assessed. When check clerks do not work the minimum hours required under labor contracts, the difference between the minimum and actual time worked will be billed at hourly rates of pay plus 90 percent. (Will not apply to services being performed at rates in Item 600).

Labor Other Than Check Clerks

Workmen other than check clerks shall be provided during overtime hours at the difference in rates of pay for straight time and overtime based on hourly rates plus 30 percent. This charge is in addition to rates named on a straight time basis. (Will not apply to services being performed at rates in Item 600).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

STAND-BY TIME AND MINIMUM HOURS-CLERKS

Issued: 10/1/83

Effective: 11/1/83

Item: 160

Stand-By Time

When check clerks are ordered for vessel and required to stand-by, full established hourly rates of pay, plus 90 percent, will be billed against the vessel.

Minimum Hours

When check clerks are ordered to perform checking to or from vessel, and do not work the minimum hours required under labor contracts, the difference between the minimum and actual time worked will be billed against the vessel at hourly rates of pay, plus 90 percent.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TRANSSHIPMENT CARGO

Issued: 10/1/83

Effective: 11/1/83

Item: 165

When an ocean carrier, in the performance of its contract obligation under an ocean bill of lading, elects to transship cargo at its expense, to or from the Port of Stockton in lieu of a direct call of the vessel at Stockton, such ocean carrier shall be liable for Service and Facilities Charges and Wharfage Charges on the cargo in accordance with rates published in Sections I and III respectively. (See Item 5). Cargo will be received at Port of Stockton wharves (See Item 70), except when for terminal operating convenience, cargo may be received at other facilities operated by the Port of Stockton.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SHIPPER'S REQUESTS AND COMPLAINTS

Issued: 5/30/03

Effective: 7/1/03

Item: 175

(A)

Requests and complaints from shippers on matters relating to the rates, rules and regulations contained in this tariff must be made to the Port of Stockton.

(B)

The Port of Stockton is a member of the California Association of Port Authorities, 1510 14th Street, Sacramento, California 95814. A shipper may refer to the Association any request or complaint, not satisfied by the Port of Stockton, by submitting all available data in writing to the Association.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACCESS TO SHIPPING DOCUMENTS

Issued: 10/1/83

Effective: 11/1/83

Item: 180

Steamship agents, owners and masters shall be required to permit access to shipping documents for the purpose of ascertaining the necessary data to permit correct estimate of charges.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SPECIAL WATCHMAN SERVICE

Issued: 10/1/83

Effective: 11/1/83

Item: 185

(A)

When, due to rules and regulations of Federal, State of local authorities, the terminal is requested or required to provide Special Watchman Service in connection with cargo moving through its facilities, the terminal shall assess the cost of such watchman service to the carrier handling such cargo.

(B)

When Special Watchman Service is requested, by the carrier, shipper, or consignee, in connection with cargo being handled at the terminal, the terminal shall assess the cost of such Watchman Service to the party requesting the service.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DISCHARGE OF OILY WASTE

Issued: 5/31/96

Effective: 7/1/96

Item: 190

In compliance with MARPOL 73-78, and upon request, the Port of Stockton will make available mobile reception facilities for the storage of bilge water contaminated with oil, grease, or other lubricant drippings from a ship's engine.

 

The vessel so discharging shall be deemed the generator of said waste, and shall assume full liability for its ultimate disposal.

 

Vessels shall arrange directly with the Port for discharge and shall have a complete chemical analysis conducted and obtain a generator number issued by the Environmental Protection Agency prior to discharge and shall arrange for proper disposal of the oily waste after discharge.

 

The Port shall not be liable for any act, omission or negligence by the vessel/generator of the waste or the waste handler

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SHIP EMERGENCY RESPONSE

Issued: 5/31/96

Effective: 7/1/96

Item: 195

In the event of a ship emergency, including but not limited to fire, oil spillage, loss of power, grounding, or any other cause requiring assistance from the Port, all attendant costs thereto shall be billed to and collected from the vessel or vessel agent, as appropriate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Port of Stockton 

Port Director     Richard Aschieris

Accounts Manager

P.O. Box 2089

Jill McAuliffe

Stockton, CA 95201

 

Phone: (209) 946-0246

 

Fax: (209) 466-5986

Deputy Port Director                            Mark Tollini