Seaboard Marine wishes to advise our valued customers of the following receiving and handling charges in Houston, Texas, effective February 1, 2023:
• Gulf Terminal Receiving
• Special Handling Charge for Coated Pipe Sb/Nb
• Carrier Loaded Charges
• Protective Covering
• Blocking and Bracing
• Limited Quantity Verification (LQV) Inspection

The increase, applicable to all tariff and service contracts, is as follows:

Gulf Terminal Receiving
A Gulf terminal receiving charge will apply on all cargoes moving via the Port of Houston as follows:
Charges apply on all shipments moving southbound (exports from the U.S.) and northbound (imports to the U.S.)
General Cargo Sb/Nb
1 – 39,999 Lbs. $13.01 Per 2000 Lbs. Per Piece
40,000 – 99,999 Lbs. $20.13 Per 2000Lbs Per Piece
Over 100,000 Lbs. $27.62 Per 2000Lbs Per Piece
Minimum General Cargo: $113.58 Per Dock Receipt

Pipe Sb/Nb
$11.10 Per 2000Lbs
Minimum Pipe: $113.58 Per Dock Receipt

Coated Pipe Sb/Nb
$20.91 Per 2000 Lbs.
Minimum Pipe: $113.58 Per Dock Receipt

Ro/Ro (Self-Propelled) Sb/Nb
$8.40 Per 2000 Lbs.
Minimum Ro/Ro: $67.11 Per Unit

$459.46 Rail Car Unloading
$583.36 Crane Charge Per Hour or Fraction Thereof.

Exception #1: Vehicles Not Exceeding 925 Cft from Houston to Belize $118.00 Per Vehicle.

Special Handling Charge for Coated Pipe Sb/Nb
A special handling charge for coated pipe will apply moving out of the Gulf Ports.
The increase, applicable to all tariff and service contracts, is as follows:

Carrier Loaded Charges
Houston Jacintoport Terminal:
1. Mechanical Loaded:
A. 20′ Equipment $371.70
B. 40X’/45’ Equipment – $562.71

2. Hand Loaded
A. 20′ Equipment – $604.01
B: 40′ Or 45′; Equipment – $650.48
All hand-loaded transfers are by scheduled appointment only. cancellation of the scheduled appointment must be made at least 24 hours prior to the appointment time; otherwise, charges will apply.

3. Exceptions:
A. Paper in rolls loaded at Houston Jacintoport terminal – a charge of $316.98 per container will apply; receiving of paper in rolls at Jacintoport Intl terminal: $6.97 per 2000 lbs. (min. $113.58 per dock receipt)

B. Open Top Houston – $826.00 (Per Container) Rate Includes Crane Charge.

Protective Covering
Exception for Houston Jacintoport Terminal, the charge shall be $190.00 per disposable tarp.
Installation performed by the Carrier or its Agent: $180.00

Blocking and Bracing

Exception a: blocking and bracing performed at Houston Jacintoport Terminal shall be $215.00 per equipment.
Shipper-loaded cargo: The Carrier will not provide services to secure shipper-loaded cargo. When the Carrier is requested to provide straps to the shipper to secure the cargo, the carrier will provide straps at a charge of $85.00 per strap
Houston: straps or chains & binders: $85.00 per set

Limited Quantity Verification (LQV) Inspection
Limited quantity verification (LQV) inspection – when the Carrier is required to place a container alongside the vessel for an LQV or made available for a VACIS inspection, the following fee shall apply:

B. Houston, Tx – Jacintoport Intl. Terminal
1. Door Inspection – per Container: $92.93
2. LQV or VACIS Inspection – per Container: $191.01
3. USDA – AQI Inspection -per Container: $758.89
3A. USDA – AQI Intensive Inspection – per Container: 1,115.10
4. Labor for Inspections- additional Labor if needed: $65.00 per Hour

As always, we thank you for your continued support.