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6. Special provisions concerning containerized transport
6.1 Where containers are not stuffed or sealed by the Company, the Company shall not be liable for the loss of and damage to the content in the containers resulting from one or more of the following circumstances:
1. Mode of stuffing or sealing;
2. Unfitness of the goods for containerized transport, unless the Company expressly requires the goods to be carried in containers;
3. Un-cargo-worthiness of the containers unless the containers are supplied by the Company or on its behalf. Even if the containers are supplied by the Company, if the un-cargo-worthiness of the containers is the result of the failure of the Customer to make presentation of the special nature of the goods, the Company shall not be liable.
6.2 The Customer shall hold the Company harmless from any circumstance under 6.1 and shall indemnify the Company for any loss caused.
6.3 Where the Customer asks the Company to supply containers, the Company is not obliged to supply containers of special type or quality that fit the Goods, except express requirement to the contrary has been given to the Company.

7. Warranties
7.1 The Customer shall save harmless and indemnify the Company from and against all claims, losses, damages, costs and expenses (including without limitation all duties, taxes, imposts, levies, deposit, fines and outlays of whatsoever nature levied by any authority) arising out of the Company acting in accordance with the Customer’s instructions, or arising from a breach of warranty or obligation by the Customer, or arising from the Customer’s inaccurate or incomplete or ambiguous information or instructions, or arising from the negligence of the Customer or Owner.
7.2 Advice and information, in whatsoever form as may be given by the Company, are provided by the Company for the Customer only and the Customer shall save harmless and indemnify the Company from and against all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, costs and expenses arising out of any other person relying on such advice or information.
7.3 The Customer undertakes that any officer, servant, agent or sub-contractor of the Company shall have the benefit of all exceptions and liability limitations herein benefiting the Company.
7.4 The Customer shall defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Company from and against all claims, costs and demands whatsoever and by whomsoever made or preferred in excess of the liability of the Company under the terms of these Conditions.
7.5 The Customer shall defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Company in respect of any general average or any claims of a general average nature that may be made on the Company and the Customer shall provide such security as may be required by the Company in this connection.
7.6 After the Company agrees to accept dangerous goods for carriage, if the goods in the opinion of the Company constitute a risk to other goods, property, life or health, or by the restriction of some laws, the carriage or discharge of such goods may cause the arrest of the goods, other property or persons, the Company may destroy of otherwise deal with the goods without notice, at the risk and expenses of the Customer or the Owner and without any liability to the Company.
7.7 The Customer shall be liable for any loss, pollution, contamination, delay, demurrage, or loss of and damage to the property (including but not limited to containers of the Company or others and the ship directly or indirectly caused by the Customer, Owner and their servants, agents and representative before, in the course or after the carriage.

8. Charges
8.1 The Company is entitled to charge on gross weight or volume weight. Further details relating to the computation of freight charges will be provided to the Customer upon request.
8.2 The Customer shall pay to the Company all sums immediately when due without deduction or deferment on account of any claim, counterclaim or set-off,
8.3 When the Company is instructed to collect freight, duties, fees, charges or other expenses from any person other than the Customer and encounters difficulty in collecting, the Customer shall unconditionally forthwith pay the same.
8.4 On all amounts overdue to the Company, the Company shall be entitled to interest calculated on a daily basis from the date such accounts are overdue until payment thereof at 0.4% per day during the period that such amounts are overdue.
8.5 Quotations are given on the basis of immediate acceptance by the Customer. Notwithstanding acceptance of the quotations or charges in the event of changes of state polices and market in currency exchange, rate of freight, insurance premiums or any charge applicable to the goods.
8.6 The Company or its agents are entitled to have a lien on all the goods and documents received for monies due from the Customer to the Company, if any such monies due to the Company are not paid within 28 days after notice has been given to the Customer that such goods or documents are being detained, or if such monies are not paid within a reasonable time when the goods detained are perishable goods, the Company is entitled to dispose of the goods and/or satisfy such indebtedness and disposal expenses.

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