Tote: Refrigerated Equipment Energy Charge in Puerto Rico

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***Tote Maritime has notified us of a Refrigerated Equipment Energy Charge affecting all shipments to/from Puerto Rico effective May 20th.  Please see further details below.***

Effective May 20, 2018, all refrigerated shipments to/from Puerto Rico are subject to a Refrigerated Equipment Energy Charge. This charge is being implemented to recover additional costs associated with the on terminal storage in Puerto Rico of refrigerated containers. The Refrigerated Equipment Energy Charge is as follows:

Refrigerated Equipment Energy Charge In Puerto Rico

When CARRIER is required to maintain operating reefers at their terminal in Puerto Rico, a Refrigerated Equipment Energy Charge will be assessed as follows:

Southbound to Puerto Rico

Refrigerated Shipments to Puerto Rico will be billed a Refrigerated Equipment Energy Charge beginning at 8:00AM on the second business day after complete vessel discharge and will accrue until the refrigerated container is removed from CARRIER’s terminal. The day after discharge and the following business day are free days. Upon expiration of the Free Time period, CARRIER will assess a Refrigerated Equipment Energy Charge of $100.00 per refrigerated container per calendar day or fraction thereof.

Northbound from Puerto Rico

Refrigerated Shipments from Puerto Rico will be billed a Refrigerated Equipment Energy Charge beginning at 8:00AM on the fourth business day after the container is delivered to CARRIER’s terminal. The day after delivery and the following three (3) business day are free days. Upon expiration of the Free Time period, CARRIER will assess a Refrigerated Equipment Energy Charge of $100.00 per refrigerated container per calendar day or fraction thereof.

Special Notes – Containers remain subject to Free Time and Demurrage charges as specified in the tariff or contract whichever is applicable.

If you have any questions with regard to the application of the Refrigerated Equipment Energy Charge, please contact your local transportation consultant.

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