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FAQ / FAQ

Answers to the most frequently asked questions at NEAS

How to reserve space on board the ship?

Where to deliver the cargo?

Sealift Schedule?

Our Rates

How to evaluate the cost of transportation for cargo?

All about cargo insurance

When and how to pay bills?

How to reserve space on board the ship?

1) On this website, click on 'Shipping' and 'How to Ship'

2) Print the form 'Request for Space Reservation,' duly complete and sign the form, and fax it back to us.

3) It is very important to properly fill out the form especially the departure date, description, quantity, dimensions, delivery to site and also insurance, if required.

N.B: Please ensure that you can meet the delivery deadline for the designated vessel.

Once the above is completed, NEAS will issue a water transportation contract which will be sent to you by fax, to be signed and faxed back to our office.

Upon receipt of the signed contract, the required space will be reserved for you.

Where to deliver the cargo?

A: The delivery address is in the 'Contact' section on the website.

Sealift Schedule?

Click here for the most recent 2013 Schedule

Our Rates

Please follow the links to:

How to evaluate the cost of transportation for cargo?

A: We use the metric system to calculate the volume in cubic metres and the weight in metric tonnes. We divide the volume of the unit by 2.5 and use either the weight or measure figure, whichever produces the highest revenue per unit. This will give you the revenue tonnes.

Multiply the revenue tonnes by the applicable rate (i.e. region or destination) then you will have the estimated cost for the transportation.

NB: The premium for insurance is extra.

Examples to estimate the cost of transportation

You can estimate the cost by using the following formula:

Vehicles (snowmobile, automobile, pick up, etc ..) are billed based on their volumes.

The average pick-up measures about 5.80 m x 2 m x 2 m = 23.2 cubic metres (m3)

23.2 m3 ÷ 2.5 = 9.28 revenue tonnes

You then multiply the revenue tonnes by the rate for a given destination:

9.28 revenue tonnes x $380.39 (rate for Kuujjuaq) = $3,530.02

The volume of a snowmobile is approximately 4 cubic metres (m3)

4 m3 ÷ 2.5 = 1.6 revenue tonnes

1.6 revenue tonnes x $283.58 (rate for Iqaluit) = $453.73

NB: The billing is based on the rates published on this website and also based on weight or volume whichever yields the highest revenue per unit.

One revenue tonne = 1,000 kilos or 2.5 cubic metres

All about cargo insurance

A: The liability of NEAS as to any loss or damage to cargo carried is limited to $2500 per unit. However, you can buy "all risk cargo insurance" from NEAS at competitive rates. Full details:

When and how to pay bills?

A: The invoice is payable after the sailing of the vessel either by bank transfer, cheque or VISA (up to a maximum of $3,500.00)

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