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EXPORTATION OF AUTOMOBILES FROM USA

GENERAL INFORMATION REGARDING THE EXPORTATION OF AUTOMOBILES FROM THE U.S.A.

1. YOU CAN NOT ACCESS ANY U.S. PORT WITHOUT A TWIC CARD.VISIT
www.tsa.gov/twic. FOR MORE INFORMATION. AN ESCORT CAN BE ARRANGED IF NEEDED.

2. PER REQUIREMENTS OF CARRIER YOU CAN NOT PLACE ANYTHING INSIDE THE VEHICLE EXCEPT A
SPARE TIRE AND JACK. VEHICLE MUST NOT HAVE MORE THAN 1/4 TANK OF GASOLINE.

3. TO CLEAR U.S. CUSTOMS, YOU OR YOUR AGENT WILL NEED ONE OF THE FOLLOWING.A
ORIGINAL TITLE, ALONG WITH FIVE COPIES. OR B./ IF YOU HAVE A LIEN ON YOUR VEHICLE
YOU WILL NEED AN ORIGINAL LETTER FROM THE LIEN HOLDER AUTHORIZING EXPORT
OVERSEAS, IN ADDITION, IF THE LIEN HOLDER HOLDS THE TITLE, THIS LETTER MUST STATE THAT THEY,AS
 THE LEIN HOLDER HOLDS THE TITLE. THIS LETTER MUST FURNISH YOU WITH A COPY OF THE TITLE.

4. THE PIERS CLOSE THEIR GATES AT 3PM AND ARE OPEN MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. NO WEEKEND
DELIVERIES. PLEASE GET TO OUR OFFICE BY 2PM. THE LATEST THE PIERS ARE CLOSED FROM 11:30AM
THROUGH 1PM FOR LUNCH.

5. POWER OF ATTORNY'S MUST BE SIGNED BY THE OWNER AND WITNESSED. THEY DO NOT
HAVE TO BE NOTARIZED.

6. SAILING DATES AND ARRIVAL DATES ARE ESTIMATED AND ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT
NOTICE. DATES ARE FURNISHED BASED ON INFORMATION FURNISHED TO US BY THE CARRIER,WE TAKE
KNOW RESPONSIBILITY FOR DELAYED CARGO.

7. CHARGES ARE BASED ON MANUFACTURES'S SPECIFICATION OR DETAILS ON MEASUREMENT
PROVIDED BY THE SHIPPER. ANY CHANGE IN THESE in these dimensions will RESULT IN A CHANGE
IN COST. PLEASE BE SURE TO INFORM US OF ANY ROOF RACKS,OVER SIZE TIRES, OR ANY OTHER
ALTERATION TO YOUR VEHICLE.

8. YOU WILL BE ASSESSED PORT FEES AT DESTINATION THESE CHARGES WILL BE
PAYABLE AT DESTINATION. ALSO DEPENDING UPON YOUR STATUS. YOU MAY BE
SUBJECT TO DUTIES AND TAXES IN THE COUNTRY OF DESTINATION. PLEASE CHECK
WITH THE EMBASSY CLOSEST TO YOU PRIOR TO EXPORT TO ASCERTAIN APPLICABLE DUTY RATES. ETC.

9. IF YOUR VEHICLE IS DAMAGED IN TRANSIT, IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT WHEN PICKING UP
YOUR VEHICLE YOU NOTATE ANY DAMAGE PRIOR TO SIGNING OFF. OTHERWISE, WE CANNOT ASSIST
YOU IN FILING A CLAIM. YOU DO HAVE THE OPTION TO PURCHASE MARINE INSURANCE
AT A COST OF $1.50 PER $100.00 OF VALUE. DETAILS ARE AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. MINIMUM
$100.00 PREMIUM IS REQUIRED.

10. TELEPHONE NUMBERS AT THE PORT OF DISCHARGE ARE AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST IT IS
RECOMMENDED THAT YOU CONTACT THE AGENT THREE TO FIVE WORKING DAYS PRIOR TO
ESTIMATED TIME OF ARRIVAL TO AVOID ANY UNNECCESSARY EXPENSES.

11. AFTER YOUR VEHICLE HAS BEEN DELIVERED TO THE LOADING PORT. PLEASE REMOVE
YOUR LICENSE TAGS FROM YOUR VEHICLE AND TAKE THEM WITH YOU.

12. YOUR TITLE WILL BE RETURNED TO YOU VIA REGULAR AMIL SHOULD IT BE RETURNED
TO US BY THE PORT AUTHORITIES, IF YOU REQUIRE US TO COURIER THE TITLE TO YOU WE
WILL ASSESS A COURIER CHARGE OF APPROXIMATELY $50.00 DEPENDING UPON DESTINATION.

13. WE OR OUR AGENTS WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY MECHANICAL FAILURES OR
BREAKDOWNS IF YOUR VEHICLES HAS A PROBLEM THAT YOU ARE AWARE OF WE SUGGEST YOU
HAVE IT REPAIRED PRIOR TO DELIVERY. VEHICLES WITH MECHANICAL PROBLEMS WILL BE REFUSED
BY THE PORT.

14. IF YOUR COUNTRY OF DESTINATION REQUIRES ANY PRE-INSPECTION, IMPORT PERMITS,
OR ANY PRE-CLEARANCE. WE DO NOT GET INVOLVED IN THIS SERVICE. IT IS YOUR
RESPONSIBLITY TO ARRANGE THIS YOURSELF. WE WILL ADVISE YOU OF ANY REQUIREMENTS
IF WE ARE AWARE OF THEM.

15. THERE SHOULD BE NO MORE THAN A 1/4 TANK OF GASOLINE IN THE UNIT FOR RO-RO 
SHIPMENTS AND 1/8 TANK FOR CONTAINERIZED SHIPMENT. FOR MOTOR HOMES, PROPANE TANKS
MUST BE EMPTY AND YOU MUST PROVIDE A PURGE CERTIFICATE

16. FOR ANY CANCELLATIONS, THERE WILL BE A $125.00 DOCUMENTATION FEE ASSESSED.

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