Published Tariff


C. Steinweg Oman operates under the following general terms and conditions from 16 May 2021 onward (Tariff Version 2)
Published Tariff 2021 – Version 2 (here download the PDF) 


Effective from 16 May 2021 and subject to change. 

 Chapter Chapter title
 1Introduction and application
 2Definitions and interpretation
 3Use of terminal
 4User's obligation
 5Health and safety (HSSE)
 6Rates and payments
 7Working hours
 8Limitation of liability
 9Governing law
 10Rate Schedules
 11Contact and Working Hours

Customers with an enquiry on this Tariff or another commercial request are invited to approach

For Stevedoring Related activities:                                

For Shore Handling Related activities:                          

For Warehousing, CFS and Forwarding related activities:

General enquiries                                                             
Customer Registration                                                     

For business development related enquiries please contact the commercial manager or sales manager
(contacts can be found on

Note on Procedures, Contact Information and guidance to Users:
The Operator has on its Website made available a customer guidance document which provides details on procedures, contact information and the like. This information can be found on:Customer Guidance:

1    Introduction and application:

1.1    C. Steinweg Oman LLC is hereafter called The Operator.

1.2    This Tariff includes all terms and conditions mentioned herein.

1.3    The Operator has been granted a concession to operate the general Cargo berths at the Port by the Port Authority.  The Operator has been operating in

Sohar since 2004 and offers Stevedoring, Shore Handling , Warehousing, Container Freight Station and other Cargo related services for break-bulk, which includes

Ro-Ro, and dry bulk Cargo at the Terminal. The Operator  holds the concession to handle above mentioned Cargoes in the Port of Sohar, which has been granted

by Sohar Industrial Port Company SAOC.

1.4    This Tariff applies to all Users. Use of the Terminal or acceptance of the services shall constitute consent of Tariff/ these terms and conditions, and

furthermore shall act as evidence and consent to each User of the Terminal to pay all Rates specified, and to be governed by all rules and regulations appertaining to the

Terminal. Any deviation from these terms and conditions shall be agreed upon in writing between the Operator and a User, in the form of a written service agreement or

the like.

1.5    These regulations have been made in accordance with the SIPC Rules and Regulations. The SIPC Rules and Regulations can be found on the website of the Port


1.6   The Operator reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions from time to time, including the Rates, by submitting new terms and conditions to its website

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2    Definitions and interpretation:

 Clause Clause title
2.1.6Dangerous Goods and Hazardous Cargo
2.1.7Direct Delivery
2.1.8Dry Bulk Cargo
2.1.9Environmental Laws
2.1.10Free Storage Time
2.1.11General Landing Date or ‘GLD’
2.1.14Point of Rest
2.1.16Port Authority
2.1.18Receive at Terminal
2.1.19RO or OMR
2.1.21SIPC Rules and Regulations
2.1.22Shore Handling
2.1.24Storage Area
2.1.27Terminal Facilities
2.1.28Freight Ton / FRT
2.1.29Transshipment Cargo or Transshipment Container
2.1.32Additional Handling (inspection, surveys, etc.)
2.2Further definitions and interpretation

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2.1.1    Agent
Means the authorized representative of the Vessel, unless otherwise specified in the Tariff.

2.1.2    Cargo
Means Any solid, loose / bundled / packaged, containerized product and livestock (alive animals)transported to, from, in or through the Terminal and involving the use of the Terminal Facilities.

2.1.3    CFS
Means the container freight station located at the Operator’s Terminal.
2.1.4    Class
refers to the classification of cargoes as per the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (hereafter “IMDG”) of the International Maritime Organization (hereafter “IMO”).

2.1.5    Container
The term Container or Containerised when used in this Tariff refers to the standard ISO container, suitable for stacking and transportation of stowed Cargo, which confines its contents and must be capable of being handled as a unit and lifted by a crane with a Container spreader or similar lifting gear.

2.1.6    Dangerous Cargo and Hazardous Cargo
 Hazardous Cargo means
Any substance that is listed, defined or otherwise designated as (a) hazardous substance under IMDG code; (b) any chemical or volatile organic compound; (c) any hydrocarbons, petroleum products or waste; (d) any metabolite or chemical breakdown product or derivative or component part of substances identified above; and (e) any other chemical, substance or waste, that is regulated by, or may form the basis of liability under any Environmental Laws.

Dangerous Cargo means
Any of the following Cargoes, whether packaged, carried in bulk packaging or in bulk, within the scope of the following instruments;

2.1.7  Direct Delivery
Direct Delivery is the operation where

Direct Deliveries are in principle only applicable for Special Break-Bulk Cargoes, Dry Bulk Cargoes and
Dangerous Cargoes and Hazardous Cargoes, for reasons but not limited to;
(a) Handling capacity; (b) exposure to the Terminal, environment and other Cargoes or; (c) health and safety aspects.

The Operator, at its sole discretion, can demand from the user that the Cargo is or will be handled on Direct Delivery basis.

Special Break-Bulk Cargo means Cargo which due to its dimensions, weight, or sensitivity to handling damage requires a special handling method.

2.1.8    Dry Bulk Cargo
Means the dry Cargo suitable for being discharged/loaded loose from/to the carrying Vessel by means of grabs, conveying systems or vacuum equipment.

2.1.9  Environmental Laws
All governmental, SIPC, Operator and municipal laws, rules, regulations, statutes, ordinances, permits or orders, and any judicial or administrative interpretations thereof, relating to (a) the prevention, control, or management of pollution, (b) the protection of the environment, included but not limited to, air, water, groundwater, land, soil, sediments, humans, animals, and vegetation, (c) waste generation, handling, treatment, storage, disposal, release, emission or transportation, or (d) regulation or exposure to Hazardous and Dangerous products.

Users of the Terminal are obliged to

2.1.10    2.1.10 Free Storage Time
Means either
1. For Vessel Imports/Exports/Transshipments: The specified period during which Cargo or Containers handled over the quay may occupy space assigned to it in the Terminal, free of demurrage charges; or
2. For CFS: A period during which Containers and Cargo handled at the Terminal may occupy space assigned to it in the Terminal, free of demurrage charges. Free Storage Time for Cargo Imports via Vessels
 First Day of Free Storage Time GLD
 Demurrage start to count on the day following the last day of Free Storage Time
 Cargo considered delivered at the day/time Cargo loaded onto truck-trailer of consignee (or his agent)
 Demurrage for account Consignee (or his agent), subject to Clause 3.8