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Finnlines Gate Service; Trailer & Lorry 2010

Finnlines Gate Service; Trailer & Lorry 2010

Finnlines Plc ("Finnlines") is offering to the customers Gate to Gate service named "Finnlines Gate Service; Trailer & Lorry 2010". 

Ports                  

Finnlines Gate Service is applied in following port pairs:

  • Helsinki Vuosaari – Travemünde Skandinavienkai / Lübeck Nordlandkai
  • Helsinki (Vuosaari) – Rostock Überseehafen
  • Turku Pansio, West harbour – Travemünde Skandinavienkai / Lübeck Nordlandkai

Finnlines Gate Service:

Finnlines Gate Service means that Finnlines, including its sub-contractors, provide care and custody, which is reasonably required by due diligence, for Article of Transport (Trailer or Lorry) and goods inside the Article of Transport during the time inbound Article of Transport passes the Gate until the time outbound Article of Transport passed the Gate in respective port, provided that the Article of Transport is not under charge of any other party, see below as specified.                               

Incorporated services   Physical receipt and delivery

Trailers

  • Standard Shipping Terms 2008/ICC – Trailer Term; loading and
  • Standard Shipping Terms 2008/ICC – Trailer Term; discharge

Lorries

  • Standard Shipping Terms 2008/ICC – Ship Term; loading and
  • Standard Shipping Terms 2008/ICC – Ship Term; discharge

Finnlines Gate Service include invoicing services and electronic data services (eServices; Extranet) which are incorporated and developed to simplify customers' transport processes.

Electronic access, delivery control and checking at the gate:

Each port is equipped with an electronic access and delivery controlling system ensuring as much as possible that the Article of Transport is in a safe keep and custody during it's stay in the port.  The external condition of the Article of Transport is checked at both gates, in the loading and discharging port respectively.  The Article of Transport is checked internally only in case there is reason to suspect that the Article of Transport is packed, loaded, stowed lashed and secured in a faulty manner (see clause 25 of the Standard conditions of Carriage). This system enables Finnlines to plan the loading, the discharge and the positioning of the Article of Transport in the ports in a precise and timely manner in order to support as much as possible the planning of the logistics of the customer.

Incorporation of Finnlines Gate Service; Trailer & Lorry 2010, Liability and Notice of the claim                            

Finnlines liability is defined by the provisions of the applicable law and by the terms and the conditions of the Finnlines Standard Conditions of Carriage incorporating Finnlines Gate Service.

The customer is obliged, when taking the delivery of the Article of Transport, to check the Article of Transport visually and, if necessary, to file a written notice of claim to Finnlines head office or representative in the respective port. Finnlines carries a counter -check of the reported damage based on the condition checks. A notice of claim is to be given immediately when the damage is visually apparent, otherwise within three days from the receipt. The notice of claim and possible subsequent claim is handled by Finnlines head office.

Classified, temperature controlled and frost / heat sensitive cargo inside the Article of Transport                              

Port services for classified, temperature controlled and frost / heat sensitive cargo in the respective ports are outside Gate Service. The customer is requested to contact the terminal operators.

Finnlines' services in respect to the temperature controlled and frost / heat sensitive cargo are provided in accordance with the terms and conditions of  "Booking and reporting form for reefer and heated units and subsequent terms and conditions”.

Service in force

Finnlines Gate Service is in force as from 1 January 2010. The customer is fully entitled to either contract with Finnlines on Finnlines Gate Service or  to contract on these services with a third party in the respective port or to contract with Finnlines on other terms applied by Finnlines in that respective port.