Our Trading Conditions

PART I 
DEFINITIONS AND APPLICATION

Goods lying in our warehouse, Airline warehouse, Air cargo complex, Railway sheds and Shipping line sheds are entirely at the risk of the owner unless the company instructed to affect insurance.

Our responsibility ceases after the shipment is delivered to the Carrier or their representatives.
  1. (a) In these Conditions:
    1. "Authority" - means a duly constituted legal or administrative person acting within its legal powers  and exercising jurisdiction within any nation, state, municipality, port or airport; 

    2. "Company" - means the parent company ie. Penta Freight and each of its
      subsidiaries acting as agents for the parent company who provides any Services upon and subject to  the provisions of these Conditions; 

    3. "Container" - means freight container (including without limitation any container, flexitank, trailer, transportable tank, flat, pallet or any article used to consolidate goods) which may carry unique  identification numbers and markings, as well as any equipment (including devices which permit its ready handling) forming part thereof or connected thereto; 

    4. "Customer" - means any person at whose request or on whose behalf the Company provides any Services;

    5. "Dangerous Goods" includes:
      1. dangerous goods as defined in the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (Dangerous Goods, Petroleum and Explosives) Regulations 1997; 

      2. Goods specified in the Third Schedule to the Road Traffic (Expressway Traffic) Rules (1990 Ed.); 

      3. goods which are or may become of a dangerous, inflammable or radio-active character or damaging to itself or other property, or goods so dangerously packed, or goods likely to harbour or encourage vermin or other pests, or goods which owing to legal, administrative or other obstacles as to their carriage, discharge or otherwise may be detained or cause any other property or person to be detained; 

      4. empty receptacles which were previously used for the carriage of Dangerous Goods unless such receptacles have been rendered safe;

      5. Goods which are considered to be dangerous or hazardous by any authority 

    6. "Electronic Data Interchange" - means the electronic transfer from computer to computer of  commercial or administrative transactions using agreed standard to structure the transaction or message data;

    7. "Goods" - means the cargo in relation to which the Services are provided by the Company and includes any Container, packaging or pallet supplied by or on behalf of the Customer; 

    8. "Hague-Visby Rules" - means the provisions of the International Convention for the unification of  certain rules relating to bills of lading signed at Brussels on 25 August 1924, as amended by the  Protocol made at Brussels on 23 February 1968;

    9. "Multimodal Transport Operator" - shall have the same meaning as set out in the laws of the land  with regards the Multimodal Transport Operators in the respective countries. Example a) as set out  in the byelaws of the Singapore Registry of Accredited Multimodal Transport Operators; b) as set  out by the Directorate General of Shipping, Govt of India in the Multimodal Transport of Goods Act, 1993.

    10. "Owner" - means the owner of the Goods and includes any other person who is or may become  interested in the Goods; 

    11. "Services" - means any business undertaken or any advice, information or services provided by the  Company;

    12. "Warsaw Convention" - means the Convention for the unification of certain rules relating to  international carriage by air opened for signature at Warsaw on 12 October 1929, as amended by the Hague Protocol of 1955 and the Montreal Protocol of 1995. 

    13. “Conditions” means the provisions set out herein including the “Rules Governing Electronic Data Interchange” 

  2. (b) Where applicable, words importing the singular include the plural and vice versa; words importing a gender includes every gender and references to persons include bodies corporate and unincorporate. 

  3. (c) Clause headings are inserted for convenience of reference only and shall be ignored in theinterpretation of these Conditions. 

  4. (d) Any reference to any statute shall be deemed also to refer to any statutory modification or re-enactment thereof or any statutory instrument, order or regulation made thereunder or under such re-enactment.

  5. (a) Any Services or activities provided by the Company, whether gratuitously or otherwise, shall be subject to these conditions which are deemed to be incorporated into any agreement or arrangement between the Company and its Customer, and which are also deemed to prevail over any conditions of contract of the Customer. 

 

 

 




 

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