Georgia Ports Authority

Equipment & Labor


V. EQUIPMENT AND LABOR A. Rules

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RULE:  34-551
ISSUED:  November 01, 2008 EFFECTIVE:  November 15, 2008
SUBJECT:  LEASING OF CRANES, CONTAINER HANDLING EQUIPMENT, OR CARGO HANDLING EQUIPMENT TO OCEAN CARRIERS

The Authority will lease to ocean carriers, having the proper indemnification and insurance certificates on file with the Authority, cranes, container handling equipment (such as top lifts and/or rubber tire gantry cranes, etc.), cargo-handling equipment (as identified in rule 34-625).

In the case of the cranes, or the container handling equipment, such equipment will be leased only in support of vessel operations, unless the Authority makes exception for its own convenience. The lease rates cover the equipment being leased, a qualified operator, and in the case of the cranes, a mechanic, when and as needed.
 
The operator provided with any leased equipment shall follow the instructions and signals from the lessee. The operator shall provide information to the lessee when requested , but in no way shall such information be considered as instructions or orders.
 
The lessee agrees to operate the equipment within its rated capacity, which shall be provided by Terminal Management, prior to the use of said equipment. Also, lessee agrees to be bound by the terms and conditions set forth in Rule 34-600, entitled "Lessee Responsibility."

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V. EQUIPMENT AND LABOR B. Charges

SUBJECTRULE #
EQUIPMENT LEASING RATES 34-625
SHIP TO SHORE CONTAINER CRANE HANDLING SURCHARGE 34-626
LABOR RATES - Savannah / Brunswick 34-630
LABOR RATES - BAINBRIDGE 34-635