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Valid from 01 January 2020

The Terms & Conditions EGS and Hutchison Ports inland terminals shall apply to all services.

The Terms & Conditions provide that for bookings with DeCeTe Terminalgesellschaft mbH for terminal handling at the DeCeTe terminal in Duisburg, Germany (which bookings may include ancillary transport services), the ADSp shall be applicable. For all other services the regimes defined in the Terms & Conditions shall apply, as well as the arbitration clause referring to UNUM Arbitration in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

To all services, the following standard operating procedure applies: EGS Standard Operating Procedure 2020.*

EGS can only take claims in consideration if the Claims Procedure is followed: Claims Procedure.*

*The latest version available will be applicable.

Valid until 31 December 2019

For transport services to/from Willebroek and terminal services at Willebroek, the contractor is TCT Belgium N.V.. The following terms and conditions are applicable to services of TCT Belgium N.V.:

For transport services to/from Duisburg and terminal services at Duisburg, the contractor is DeCeTe Duisburger Container-Terminalgesellschaft mbH. The following terms and conditions are applicable to services of DeCeTe Duisburger Container-Terminalgesellschaft mbH:

•             German Freight Forwarders’ Standard Terms and Conditions (“ADSp”), 2017 (EN, DE)*
Standard Operating Procedure (“SOP”), 2018*

Note: In clause 23 the ADSp deviates from the statutory liability limitation in section 431 German Commercial Code (HGB) by limiting the liability for multimodal transportation with the involvement of sea carriage and an unknown damage location to 2 SDR/kg and, for the rest, the customary liability limitation of 8,33 SDR/kg additionally to Euro 1,25 million per damage claim and EUR 2,5 million per damage event, but not less than 2 SDR/kg.

For terminal services at inland terminal Venlo, the contractor is TCT Venlo B.V.. The following terms and conditions are applicable to services of TCT Venlo B.V.:

•             Conditions Intermodal Barge Transport Inland Terminal-Operators

For all other services, the contractor is European Gateway Services B.V.. The following terms and conditions are applicable to services of European Gateway Services B.V. (including terminal services Venlo subcontracted to TCT Venlo B.V.):

•             Logistic Services Conditions (“LSC”), 2014*
•             Standard Operating Procedure (“SOP”), 2018*

* In case a later edition is available, the latest edition will apply.

All contractors are excluded from liability for any delay and/or demurrage and detention costs that may occur. However, in case you feel entitled for compensation of additional costs during the operational process you can file a claim. EGS can only take claims into consideration if the Claims Procedure is followed.








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