Terms of Business
All stevedoring, storage and related port work services rendered are subject to the General Terms of Business 2021 of Danish Shipbrokers and Port Operators, which are available at DSHAB 2021. The abovementioned terms limit our liability for loss of, deterioration of or damage to the goods to 2 SDR per kg. or 666.67 SDR per package or unit. Our liability for ordinary negligence and claims from authorities are expressly excluded and all provisions on limitation of liability are valid even in case of gross negligence. Our liability is always limited to and cannot exceed SDR 25,000 for any one event that leads to loss or damage. All claims are time barred after 10 months from the due date of the claim. We have a lien for current and previous claims, and interest accrues from the due date at the rate of 2% per month or a part thereof. Set-off against our receivables is excluded. We act as an intermediary when performing services as broker or agent and shall be indemnified against loss or damage that may be incurred in relation to or in connection with the performance of our services. Any dispute shall be resolved before the Maritime and Commercial High Court of Copenhagen in accordance with Danish law.
All carrier or freight forwarder services rendered are subject to the General Conditions of the Nordic Association of Freight Forwarders NSAB 2000. Under these conditions our liability for loss of, deterioration of or damage to goods is limited to SDR 8.33 per kg and our liability for delay is limited to the amount of the freight, but not exceeding SDR 50,000 per order. In connection with storage, the freight forwarder’s total liability for damage is limited to SDR 500,000 for any incident of damage occurred (clause 27). Special attention is directed to the stipulations that claims against the freight forwarder are statute-barred after one year (clause 30) and that the lien on goods (clause 14) applies to both current and previous claims. Claims for freight etc. must be honoured regardless of the terms of delivery under the contract of sale or freight agreement (clause 10).
DSHAB 2021 - General Terms of Business 2021 of Danish Shipbrokers and Port Operators
NSAB 2000 - General conditions of the Nordic association of freight forwarders