Section 3 Rates & Charges

PORT OF BEAUMONT
TARIFF NO. 006


Section 3 - Rates and Charges
 

Rates included herein are expressed in U.S. dollars per short ton of 2,000 lbs., unless otherwise specified.

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ITEM

Note

COMMODITY LDG/UNLDG WHARFAGE

305

Port security surcharge
A security surcharge will be assessed against and collected from all vessels, barges and cargo interests utilizing services or facilities at the Port of Beaumont in accordance with the notice filed with the Federal Maritime Commission by the Gulf Seaports Marine Terminal Conference.

The security surcharge is assessed to recover costs incurred for security assessments, security plans, equipment purchase, installation and maintenance and staffing required to implement and maintain surveillance and access controls mandated by the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002 and U.S. Coast Guard regulation 33 CFR 105.

The security surcharge will be assessed against ships and barges as a percentage of total dockage charged, and as a tonnage fee against cargo, with the exception of containers, which will be assessed on a per unit basis. The security surcharge will be assessed in addition to all other fees which may be due under this tariff, as follows:

SHIPS and BARGES: 9.25% of total dockage assessed per port call

CARGO (to be billed to the party paying the wharfage):

Breakbulk

$0.195 per ton*

Dry Bulk

$0.045 per ton*

Liquid Bulk

$0.045 per ton*

Containers

$4.09 per box*

Vehicles

$1.00 per vehicle*

Passengers

$1.00 per passenger*


Users of Port of Beaumont services or facilities who withhold, refuse or otherwise fail to pay properly assessed security surcharges, shall be subject to all the collection terms and procedures contained in item 296 of this tariff. In addition, at the sole discretion of the Port of Beaumont, such Users may be denied service or required to deposit estimated port charges in advance of using port authority facilities or receiving services.


306

Finance charge
All invoices issued by the Port of Beaumont are due and payable upon presentation to vessels, their owners or agents, or any firms, persons or corporations using facilities under the operation of the Port of Beaumont.

Any invoice issued by the Port of Beaumont, which is unpaid thirty (30) days from the date the invoice is issued, shall be deemed to be delinquent.

Any invoices that are or become delinquent on or after thirty (30) days from the effective date of this amendment will be assessed an interest charge of twelve (12%) percent per annum of the amount of the invoice and shall be due and owing from the date of delinquency until paid. Such interest charges shall be calculated on a per annum basis of three hundred sixty five (365) days.

Additionally, should it become necessary for the Port of Beaumont to file suit to collect any delinquent invoices or to enforce any provision of this tariff, the party obligated herein to pay such invoices under this section or the party against whom enforcement of the tariff is sought consents to such suit being filed in the appropriate Judicial District Court, in Jefferson County, Texas, and further the party not prevailing shall be obligated to pay reasonable attorney fees incurred by the prevailing party.
 

310

Automobiles and trucks, etc.:

POVs driven-on/off


$34.00

$2.75

315

 

All bagged commodities for human consumption:

From railcars

$12.00

$1.85

Palletized, from flatbed trucks

$5.36

$1.85

Minimum charge to load/unload loose bags to/from boxcars/trucks:

$1,000.00


Note 1: Rates published in this item apply only from boxcars except as otherwise specified
Note 2:See Item 590 - Damage-free cars
Note 3: Rates published herein apply only to bags weighing 50 lbs. or more
Note 4: See Item 635, Maintenance charge
 

340

Commodities not otherwise shown, loose or in packages:

$22.62

$3.20

On Pallets or pre-unitized:

$9.90

$3.20

Non-hazardous, in super sacks:

$6.30

$3.20

weighing 2,000 - 3,000 lbs. each

Note 1: Not applicable on vans, automobiles, trailers, including military ordnance vehicles.

 
 

345

Construction, mining and roadbuilding machinery, parts and related components, backhoes, bulldozers, construction (off highway) dump trucks, crawler cranes, crawler tractors, front-end loaders, mining dump trucks, truck and crawler drilling units, wheeled scrapers, parts and components.

$8.68

$2.80

Vehicles exceeding 100,000 lbs.,

but less than 250,000 lbs.

$21.93

$2.80

Self-propelled cargo, received/delivered by driver

to/from point of rest:

$30.00 per unit

$2.80

Construction machinery lifted

$20.12

$2.80


346

Construction equipment,

pump stations, parts and related components

$11.00

$2.80

Self-propelled cargo received/delivered by driver to/from point of rest:

$30.00 per unit

$2.80

347

Containers per unit

(Throughput)

$79.00

$43.00

 

348

Drilling rigs, parts and related components

$8.68

$2.80

Drive-in, drop-off, winch-on, winch-off

$33.00 per unit

$2.80

(See Item 585)
 

370

Forest Products:

Lumber, in bundles, for forklift handling to of from flatbed trucks or rail flatcars

Loading or unloading, to/from flatbed equipment

$6.88

$1.75

Mats, weighing 500 to 2,000 lbs. per unit

$7.50

$1.75

Newsprint

$6.88

$1.75

Paneling, in bundles loading only

$8.22

$1.75

Paper and paper products:

Containerboard, pulpboard, linerboard, sack paper,
wrapping paper, in rolls or bales, to or from railcars or flatbed trucks


$6.60


$1.75

Printing Paper

$6.88

$1.75

Wastepaper in bales

$12.51

$1.75

Particleboard, gypsum wallboard and fiberboard,
in bundles


$6.88


$1.75

Pine veneer in bundles weighing 1,000 to 4,000 pounds
for forklift handling to or from flatbed trucks or rail
flatcars



$5.71



$1.75

Plywood in bundles weighing 1,000 to 4,000 lbs. skidded or with dunnage to permit forklift handling to/from one car or truck to one location (see note 1)



$5.07



$1.75

Hardboard, in bundles suitable for handling by one forklift to boxcars, trucks


$6.88


$1.75

Oversized bundles that do not allow handling by normal forklift means


$7.00


$1.75

Poles or pilings, 65' or less, in bundles, suitable for forklift

Handling

$6.59

$1.75

In bundles, per truckload (a)

$72.31 (a)

$1.75

Loose

$12.50

$1.75

Woodpulp:

In rolls

$6.50

$1.50

In bales, loose

$11.00

$1.50

In bales, unitized

$5.25

$1.50

If removal of unitizing wires is required

$5.25

$1.50

Tissue paper, in rolls suitable for forklift handling:

$7.50

$2.40

1. Surcharge for loading trucks and railcars requiring four or more separations


$2.00

2. Surcharge for loading lumber in bundles four feet long or less


$2.00

3. Surcharge for readjusting truck loads/weights to meet compliance with DOT regulations


$50.00 per truck
 
4. Surcharge for cleaning of railcars prior to loading, if necessary
$125.00 per car

375

Metal articles, viz

Billets, ingots, slabs

$7.50

$1.65

 
Coils:
to/from flatbed cars/trucks

$8.40

$1.65

to/from open top cars/trucks

$8.40

$1.65

Pipe, in bundles not exceeding 40' in length:

$8.56

$2.15

Loose, N.O.S.

$8.68

$2.15

20" O.D. & over

$6.77

$2.15

Rail or track material:
to/from flatbed cars/trucks

$5.95

$1.65

to/from open top cars/trucks

$9.15

$1.65

Rebar, not exceeding 40' in length

$7.29

$1.65

to/from flatbed cars/trucks

$8.56

$1.65

to/from open top cars/trucks
over 40' in length
to/from flatbed cars/trucks

$8.92

$1.65

to/from open top cars/trucks

$11.35

$1.65

Scrap, scrap alternative, i.e. HBI, pig iron, direct to/from
rail cars, trucks (see Item 515):

$1.65

Structural steel, N.O.S.

$18.14

$2.15

NOTE: Applies only when cargo is received with stripping/dunnage in proper condition
to allow handling with slings or forklifts. Not subject to Item 585.

380

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Military vehicles and ordnance only, viz:

Note, unless otherwise specified, these rates apply only to cargo handled for, and under the jurisdiction of, the 842nd Transportation Battalion, U.S. Army Surface Deployment and Distribution
Command. For rates on other military cargo, see item 385 below.
 

Tracked vehicles, weighing:

under 50,000 lbs.

$86.00 ea

$1.95

over 50,000 lbs.

$252.00 ea

$1.95
 
Armored vehicles, construction equipment and heavy trucks

 

Driven to/from rail or truck

$62.00 ea

$1.95

Lifted to/from rail or truck

$89.00 ea

$1.95

Towed to/from rail or truck
$79.00 ea
$1.95
 
Military Vehicles, N.O.S., Humvees, light trucks:

Driven to/from rail or truck

$30.00 ea

$1.95

Lifted to/from rail or truck

$77.00 ea

$1.95

Towed to/from rail or truck

$62.00 ea

$1.95

 
Note 1: See Item 381 for securing military cargo in containers.
 
Container, van, conex throughput

$66.00 ea

$1.95

Chassis receipt/delivery

$22.00 ea

$1.95

Container, van on chassis

$49.00 ea

$1.95

Segregate containers

$36.00ea

$1.95

Aircraft, driven or towed on/off receiving/delivering carrier,

flown in or out of terminal

$28.00 ea

$1.95

Lift on/off receiving/delivering carrier

$186.00 ea

$1.95

Boxed/crated parts


$7.50


$1.95


381

Securing military cargo in containers

Charges for stuffing cargo into containers contained in Item 382 do not include any expense
for securing materials. Materials for securing will be billed at cost plus 20%.

 

382

Stuffing/stripping military cargo

The Port of Beaumont will provide all stuffing/stripping of military cargo to/from containers.

 

383

Lashing/unlashing military cargo

The Port of Beaumont will provide all lashing/unlashing of military cargo to/from railcars for the below listed
per railcar rates. Rates are based on a railcar loading plan, including a cargo listing and railcar listing, to be
provided by the 842nd Transportation Battalion by 3:00 p.m. on the prior day the service is requested.
 
Lashing to railcar

$502.00 per railcar

 
Unlashing from railcar

$403.00 per railcar


385

Military cargo, other than cargo handled for, and under the jurisdiction of, the 842nd Transportation Battalion,
U.S. Army Surface Deployment Command
 
Loading/unloading

(See items 380-383)

 
Wharfage

$2.95

Note: Charges for loading/unloading cargo do not include the services of a truck or rail coordinator
coordinating the loading of specific pieces to specific trucks or railcars. It is strongly suggested that
the carrier have on site such a coordinator during the loading of their cargo.When, in the opinion of
the Director of Operations, such services are required and not provided for by the carrier, the port
will hire a clerk to provide such services and invoice that charge back to the carrier at cost plus 20% - as per
item 510 of this tariff.

451



Project cargo
Cargo handled via forklift

$8.50 W/M
 
$2.60 per W/M
Requiring crane

$12.50 W/M
 

$2.60 per W/M


Note: This only applies up to the capacity of the port cranes.
Detailed operating limits/capacities chart can be obtained upon request.

470

Wind Turbine Equipment, parts and related components
Loading/unloading (crane required)

$19.82 per short ton

Loading/unloading (suitable for forklift) $11.95 per short ton
Loading/unloading (blades or blade molds) $1.99 per cbm
Wharfage

$2.80 W/M

Note 1. All handling is on the basis of lift to/from truck/railcar only. Movement within the port to accommodate loading/unloading is not included and will be charged on the basis of a special quote.
Note 2. Tariff Demurrage and Free time rules for wind energy equipment do not apply. Contact port staff for quotation.
See Item 585.
Rates pursuant to Gulf Seaports Marine Terminal Conference.
 

475

Liquid and dry bulk

Transferred directly between barges and ships

 

.75 per ton
 Liquid bulk NOS
$1.25
Dry bulk NOS

$1.25





EFFECTIVE: January 1, 2017

   

 

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