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Honduran Port Security Charge

2005-01-10

We wish to advise the trade that the Members of the Central America Discussion Agreement will be implementing a Honduran Port Security Charge that will be applicable on all imports and exports for Honduras effective February 10, 2005.

For additional information, kindly contact your Crowley Sales Executive.

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The Members of the Central American Discussion Agreement wish to advise the trade that the Honduran Port Authority has implemented a port security charge as published Diario Oficial La Gaceta No. 30584 on December 30, 2004 with an effective date of January 1, 2005. As a result of this decision, the Members will begin assessing a Honduran Port Security Charge applicable on all Honduran import and export cargo, effective February 10th, 2005 as follows:

LCL and Break Bulk cargoes – $ 1.00 W/M per cubic meter or 1000 kilos, minimum charge $5.00.
Ro-Ro Cargoes: Cars, Trucks, Buses, self propelled Units – $10 per unit
Container and Trailers – $20.00 per container or trailer

For additional information including effective date, kindly contact your carrier of choice.

PARTICIPATING CADA MEMBERS

APL

CROWLEY LINER SERVICES INC.

DOLE OCEAN CARGO EXPRESS

GREAT WHITE FLEET

LYKES LINE

MAERSK SEALAND

SEABOARD MARINE, LTD.

All rate actions undertaken by the members of the Central America Discussion Agreement are

done on a voluntary and non-binding basis.