Terms of Business
All services are rendered subject to the General Terms of Business 2018 (DSAB) of the Danish Shipbrokers’ Association, which are available at
DSAB 2018. If we undertake to provide services that fall within the scope of General Conditions of Danske Havnevirksomheder (DHAB) 2016, Section 2(1), or within General Conditions of the Nordic Association of Freight Forwarders (NSAB 2000), such services are subject to DHAB 2016 respectively NSAB 2000, which are available at DHAB 2016 and NSAB 2000). For the avoidance of doubt, bagging and related services are subject to DHAB 2016, cf. the term “Task” in DHAB 2016, Section 1.
DHAB 2016 and DSAB 2018 limit our liability for loss of, deterioration of or damage to the goods to 2 SDR per kilo or 666.67 SDR per package or unit. All provisions on limitation of liability are valid in case of gross negligence, and our liability cannot exceed SDR 25,000 for any one event that leads to loss or damage. In addition, rules apply on limitation of liability for customs claims other claims from authorities, and other losses (e.g. environmental loss or personal injury). Be aware that claims against us become time barred within 10 months. We have a right of set-off and lien for both current and previous claims, and interest accrue at the rate of 2% for each month or a part thereof.
For DSAB 2018 we note that we solely act as an intermediary and that we are to be held indemnified against loss or damage, and our liability for simple negligence is disclaimed.
NSAB 2000 limits our liability for loss of, deterioration of or damage to the goods to 8.33 SDR per kilo and for delay up to the freight amount, maximum SDR 50,000 for each order. For storage our total liability for loss of damage by one and the same event is limited to SDR 500,000. Be aware that claims against us become time barred after 1 year, and the lien includes current and previous claims. Claims for freight payment etc. shall be paid regardless of the trade agreement’s terms and conditions.
DSAB 2018 - Danish Shipbrokers´ Association - General terms of Business 2018
NSAB 2000 - General conditions of the Nordic association of freight forwarders
DHAB 2016 - General Conditions of Danske Havnevirksomheder 2016