RULE: 2.7 - PRIOR BOOKING REQUIREMENTS
Carrier requires the prior booking of:
a. All cargo weighing over 1 W-ton or which cannot be loaded within the inside of a standard closed container. Cargo booking must be made sufficiently in advance of scheduled sailing so that any specialized equipment required to handle or transport the cargo can be obtained and furnished to Shipper in sufficient time to accomplish loading and movement of cargo to shipside prior to scheduled sailing date; and
b. All Full container load "Shipper Load, Stow and Count" shipments (See Rule 2.23). Cargo booking must be made sufficiently in advance of scheduled sailing so that empty container(s) can be made available for Shippers to load and return to Carrier's Terminal, CY or Rail Yard/Ramp prior to departure date of train or vessel on which cargo has been booked. Shipper MUST specify the cargo to be transported and the number and type of container(s) desired to accommodate shipment at time of booking; and
c. All explosives, hazardous, flammable or dangerous cargo as defined in Rule 16. See Rule 16 for specific requirements when booking such cargo; and
d. All shipments moving on an "ORDER" B/L or any shipment for which Carrier has been requested to provide shipping documentation; and
e. All cargo requiring transportation in mechanically refrigerated, heated, insulated or ventilated containers/equipment. (Protective Services - See Rule 2.5).