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Sharing: Liner's Discrepancy Fee - Weigh Deviation of More Than 1 Ton VGM vs BL Cargo Gross Weight


Dear Valued Customers, Kindly be informed that we received below notification from Liner Pacific Selatan Agency Sdn Bhd (PSA) who is also act as agent for Pacific International Lines (PIL), Malaysia Shipping Corp. (MSC) & Mariana Express Lines Pte Ltd (MEL):- // Quote // EFF. 15TH NOVEMBER 2022 (BASED ON PORT OF LOADING SAILING DATE), PIL WILL IMPLEMENT A DISCREPANCY FEE (DCF) ON ANY SHIPPER WITH SHIPMENTS FOUND TO HAVE WEIGHT DISCREPANCIES BETWEEN THE SHIPPING INSTRUCTION (SI) WEIGHT - COMPRISING CARGO WEIGHT AND CONTAINER TARE WEIGHT, AND THE VGM DECLARED:- DCF will be applied if weight deviation is more than +/- 1 tonne, based on the following criteria:

  • USD 200 per container for any weight deviations equal or more than +/- 10% but less than 5%.

  • USD 1000 per container for any weight deviations equal or more than +/- 15%.

// Unquote // We urge you to ensure accuracy of your cargo gross weight in your shipping document to prevent any weight discrepancy issue. Should you need further clarification, please do get in touch with our Customer Service Team. Thanks & regards, Priority Synergy Sdn Bhd | ROC 199401041921 (327609-P) No. 12 & 14, Jalan Sungai Aur / KS4, 42000 Port Klang, Selangor DE, Malaysia Tel: +603 3165 3100 | Fax: +603 3165 5100 Website: www.prioritysynergy.com.my Disclaimer: This email is confidential and may be legally privileged. If you are not a named addressee you must not use, disclose, retain or reproduce all or any part of the information contained in this email or any attachments. If you have received this email by mistake please notify the sender immediately by return mail and delete or destroy all copies of the email. All business transacted are subject to Federation of Malaysian Freight Forwarders' Standard Trading conditions.

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