Terms and conditions
1. User Agreement
1.1 By using the website and the booking engine, you are agreeing to the following terms and conditions of use without modification or revision:
1.2 You acknowledge that: -
1.2.1 We are acting solely as the Container Carrier(s) agent in respect of freight agreements and bookings made by you.
1.3 We may amend, revise or update the terms and conditions of this User Agreement at any time and without prior notice to you. The most up to date version of this User Agreement from time to time will appear on the Website. Therefore, you should carefully review the terms and conditions of this User Agreement each time you use our website or booking engine. If the terms and conditions of this Agreement are not acceptable to you, you should not use our website or booking Engine.
At all times the buyer accepts the website acts only as an agent to any party that may offer a service, freight agreement or any item which maybe bid, asked or agreed.
3. Prohibited Cargo
‘Dangerous goods’ May not be tendered as a bid or agreed as an asking price on our website includes any goods, substances, materials or articles:
3.1 Which are or may become dangerous, explosive, noxious, hazardous, inflammable, combustible, radioactive, toxic, infectious, poisonous, corrosive or oxidizing; or which are or may become liable to damage any property whatsoever or injure any person whomsoever; or which harbour or encourages or are likely to harbour or encourage vermin or other pests; or which are improperly or dangerously packed; or which for any reason whatsoever are liable or be seized, forfeited, detained or arrested by any lawful authority; which are classified as dangerous goods in any applicable national laws or international conventions or regulations.
3.2 Any goods which are prohibited for shipment from the exporting country or port by any government, international authority or bilateral trade agreements in same to the port of discharge and or importing country.
Should the buyer contradict points 3.1 and 3.2 they agree to not hold the website liable and agree to pay the carrier directly or indirectly full compensation for any consequence arising from such a prohibited booking.
4. No Show
4.1 The buyer of freight agrees that if they ‘NO SHOW’ as defined below, the penalty will apply when rates have been agreed but the freight fails to be delivered to the booked vessel.
4.2 When more than 55% of the booked cargo is delivered, you DO NOT have to pay any NO SHOW fee. e.g. if you book a 5’ x 40’ container and only a 3’ x 40’ container is delivered, you DO NOT have to pay any NO SHOW fee.
4.3 If the carrier’s vessel is cancelled or the sailing date is delayed by 36 hours more than originally advertised, you WILL NOT have to pay the NO SHOW fee.
The buyer agrees that should they be deemed to be a ‘NO SHOW’ as defined by us will pay the no show fee of 10% of the total freight/charges agreed within 7 days and the original registration fee of USD300.00.
To enable the buyer to re-commerce booking they must re-register, paying the registration membership fee and outstanding penalty.
5. Contract of Carriage
That the contract carriage is between the buyer of the freight and any party forming part of the merchant the buyer is fully responsible for the freight and any non-performance by any party that interacts with the carrier on the buyer’s behalf.
6. Limited Right to Use of Website Material
6.1 Subject to the terms and conditions set forth, we hereby grant a non-exclusive, limited, non-transferable and revocable licence to view, print and download content from our website and booking engine solely for your personal and non-commercial use, and solely for purposes of enabling bookings offered through our website or booking engine.
6.2 You agree not to republish, distribute, assign, modify, transmit, display, reproduce, licence, create derivative works from, transfer or sell any content or other materials obtained or obtainable on or through our website or booking engine.
7. Copyright and Trademark Notices
The content and other matters related to our website or booking engine are protected under applicable laws relating to intellectual property rights, including but not limited to copyright and trademark laws. The copying, redistribution, use or publication by You of any such matters or any part of our Website or Booking Engine, except as allowed under this User Agreement, is strictly prohibited.
8. Law and Jurisdiction
This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Hong Kong SAR. Disputes arising in connection with this legal notice shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of Hong Kong courts only.