Miscellaneous Services


October 1, 2023


July 31, 2023

The following services will be performed by the terminal operator at the rates shown:

(See Notes 1 and 2)


Containers   Lining floor of containers, per container  $16.00 $16.00
   Lining walls of containers, per container  $26.00  $26.00
Documents Preparing of documents (orders/ receipt)    
  To transfer ownership, per transfer  $50.00 $50.00
  To create delivery order, per order $145.00 $145.00
Drayage Drayage of breakbulk cargo on the terminal, per net ton $9.00 $9.00
Fuel Provide fuel (up to 5 gallons) for equipment or vehicle, per unit  $79.00  $79.00
Fumigation Cargo Fumigation Facilitation:    
     per self-propelled automobile, per move $33.00 N/A
     per self-propelled machinery or industrial vehicle, per move $48.00 N/A
     per towable unit, per move (Note 3) $42.00 N/A
     per pallet or skid, per move (moved with a forklift only) $31.00 N/A
     per loaded bolster, per move (moved with a forklift only) $53.00 N/A
Garbage Removing rubbish and garbage per load $508.00 $508.00
Jersey Barriers Jersey Barriers; placing and removing – per hour $214.00 $214.00
Jump Start Jumpstart equipment or vehicle, per unit  $104.00  $104.00
Labels Attaching labels/tags furnished and prepared by shipper or consignee, per label/tag $4.00  $4.00

Attaching labels/tags furnished and prepared by the terminal operator, per label/tag


 $5.00 $5.00
  Removing labels $5.00 $5.00
Marking Cargo Freehand marking of cargo, per application $6.00 $6.00
  Deleting marks, per mark $5.00 $5.00
Method Statements

Preparing a Method Statement (Note 5)

If cargo is lifted with Authority crane

$310.00 $310.00
     If cargo is lifted with leased crane (s) $1,155.00 $1,155.00
     If cargo is lifted with leased crane(s) and   engineered drawings required $2,3100.00 $2,310.00

Palletizing of cargo, per pallet (40”x48”)

(includes the cost of pallet)

 $27.00  $27.00

Cargo Photograph Request
Photo Request, per photo (Note 1)

Minimum charge







Rail  Removing and replacing covers on covered gondola railcars, per railcar $189.00 $189.00
  Securing Corestock, hardboard, plywood, veneer, or other similar cargo in boxcars, per boxcars $227.00 $227.00
  Securing Lumber on railcars,(Center-Beam Flatcar), per car $189.00 $189.00
  Unsecuring rolling stock cargo, and cleaning railcars, per railcar $189.00 $189.00

Rolled Cargo


Core-plugging or unplugging of rolled cargo, per roll $9.00 $9.00
  Core-slinging of rolled cargo, per sling $8.00 $8.00
  Redressing rolled cargo, per roll $51.00 $51.00
Sampling Cargo Sampling Cargo See Rule 34-025 See Rule 34-025
Shipside Cargo Shipside Cargo Facilitation $116.00 $116.00
Stencils Furnishing and cutting stencils, per stencil $26.00 $26.00
  Stenciling cargo, per application $5.00 $5.00
Supersacks Dumping of supersacks of non-hazardous cargo, per sack (includes handling to dump) $56.00 $56.00
  Patching ripped or torn super sacks, per sack $16.00 $16.00
Trailers Trailer assembly / disassembly facilitation, per trailer, (Note 4) $226.00 $226.00
Washing Cargo Washing Facilitation, (see Rule 34-268)  



  per self-propelled unit, round-trip $44.00 N/A
  per towable unit, round-trip (Note 3) $80.00 N/A
  per pallet or skid, per move (moved with a forklift only) $54.00 N/A
  per bolster, per move (moved with a forklift only) $101.00 N/A
Weighing Weighing of trucks, per truck    
  To obtain gross, tare, net, and axle weights $29.00 $29.00
Wires Cutting wires on unitized baled cargo, per 2,000 pounds $5.00 $5.00


Note 1: If it is necessary to handle cargo in order to perform any of the above services, an additional handling charge will be assessed to the portion of the cargo being handled. This additional handling is subject to the minimum charge in Rule 34-180. Also, the Authority reserves the right to refuse to provide the requested service or it may impose additional charges via a rate quote if the customer’s request contains special instructions which would result in the deviation from standard operating procedures.

Note 2: Only one minimum charge for miscellaneous services will be applied when a combination of the miscellaneous services in this rule are performed in connection with one another on the same shipment.

Note 3: If the towable unit is a roll trailer provided by the ocean carrier, the rate will apply. If the Authority provides the roll trailer, there will be an additional charge for the use of the roll trailer, with a minimum of $336.00 per day

Note 4: If the trailer assembly time exceeds one hour, GPA will assess an additional $56.50 for each quarter-hour or fraction thereof over the first hour, during a straight time operation.

Note 5: The charges indicated for method statements are the minimum charges.  The actual charge will either be the minimum charge or the amount invoiced by a third-party vendor including a thirty-five (35%)percent markup—whichever is higher.