Conditions RHB Stevedoring & Warehousing - Rotterdam
These apply to all orders to and all operations of the stevedore, irrespective of their nature and whether they are stevedoring operations in the strict sense or the stevedore is under an obligation to carry out the operations involved or they are carried out for payment. They shall come into effect on the day of their deposit at the registry of the District Court at Rotterdam. Settings deposited earlier shall cease being effective at the time, except for agreements to which they are. applicable and in which the present General Conditions cannot be incorporated.
These shall apply to any form of service which the forwarder shall perform. Within the framework of these the term forwarder must not be understood exclusively to mean the forwarder as contemplated in Book 8 of the Dutch Civil Code. The party ordering the forwarder to carry out operations and activities shall be considered the forwarder’s principal, regardless of the agreed mode of payment.
These govern all offers, agreements, legal acts and actual acts relating to Services to be performed by the Freight Forwarder, insofar as these are not subject to imperative law. These apply to the legal relationship between the parties, including once the Agreement has ended.
The operators of floating sheerlegs make their plant and their personnel available on the settings mentioned in this document. The person placing the order for the sheerlegs confirms by his order that he is conversant with these settings and agrees to their application.
The shipbroker’s duties involve representing the carrier on the sport, while also being authorized by the carrier to undertake all sorts of local shipping and transport matters on his behalf. The shipbroker can for example engage pilots, tugs and boatmen for his principal., arrange for ship’s stores and supplies and bunkers to be delivered, handle inward and outward clearance, arrange moorings, pay harbour dues and other fees, arrange for the vessel to be loaded or unloaded, have the cargo stowed and lashed, handle personnel matters, such as the crew change, accept cargo for shipment and much else besides, subject of course to the proviso that limits may be set on the shipbroker’s duties if this is laid down in or arises from the contract entered into with the principal.