Rule

34-100

Schedule

8641

Subject

Definitions

Effective

October 1, 2015

Issued

September 1, 2015

CHASSIS
A wheeled device specifically designed to be attached to the under-frame of a container by means of ISO corner fittings for the express purpose of road transport.

CONTAINER
A piece of equipment measuring from 20 to 53 feet in length, designed for the transport of goods.  It must be fitted with ISO corner fittings so as to be lifted from or mounted on a chassis or railcar.

EARLY RAIL ARRIVAL

A charge assessed against any loaded export container received via rail carrier, which arrives outside the nine (9) day arrival window (see Authority’s MTO Schedule 5-A, Rule 34-475).

FREE TIME
Specified period of time during which a chassis or container may occupy space at the ICTF without incurring storage charges.

INTERNATIONAL CONTAINER 
A container that has had or will have a prior or subsequent waterborne move via the Authority’s Garden City Terminal or Ocean Terminal.

INITIAL LIFT
The first lift of a container or trailer to, or from, the railcar.

LIFT
The placement of a container or trailer onto, or off of, a railcar, chassis, or storage stack.

LINE
Ocean carrier providing the water transportation service for an international or landbridge container movement.

NON-VESSEL CONTAINER

Any container which has not had or will not have an immediate or prior subsequent vessel move via the Authority’s terminals in the Port of Savannah, namely either Garden City Terminal or Ocean Terminal.

More specifically as follows:

Domestic – A container that has both an origin and destination with the United States, and which has transited Authority terminals in the Port of Savannah, but never with the intent of loading a vessel.

Landbridged – A container that has either been imported or will be exported via a terminal other than those of the Authority in the Port of Savannah.

Inclusive among these containers are those which are stuffed (loaded) by the Authority, but which are exported via some other terminal.


NOTIFY PARTY

Entity or person so identified on the railroad waybill to be informed of container availability.

STORAGE CHARGES
Charges that are associated with the period of time a chassis or container is on the ICTF beyond the allowable free time.

SUPPLEMENTAL LIFT
A charge assessed against any loaded export container received via rail carrier without proper pre-advice information (see the Authority’s MTO Schedule No. 5-A, Rule 34-489) or received outside the seven-day window (see the Authority’s MTO Schedule 5-A, Rule 34-475)