New York Codes, Rules and Regulations
Title 21 - Miscellaneous
Chapter I - Waterfront Commission Of New York Harbor
Part 10 - Public Loading
Section 10.1 - Persons permitted to load or unload waterborne freight for compensation

Current through Register Vol. 44, No. 38, September 21, 2022

(a) No person shall solicit, collect, receive or contract for any fee or other compensation for the loading or unloading of waterborne freight onto or from vehicles other than railroad cars at piers or at other waterfront terminals within the Port of New York District unless:

(1) such person, or his employee, shall actually perform the loading or unloading services; and

(2) such person is:
(i) a carrier of freight by water, but only at piers at which its vessels are berthed; or

(ii) any other carrier of freight (including, but not limited to, railroads and truckers), but only in connection with freight transported or to be transported by such carrier; or

(iii) an operator of a pier or other waterfront terminal (including railroads, truck terminal operators, warehouseman and other persons), but only at a pier or other waterfront terminal operated by it; or

(iv) a shipper or consignee of freight, but only in connection with freight shipped by such shipper or consigned to such consignee; or

(v) a stevedore licensed under article VI of the Act, whether or not such waterborne freight has been or is to be transported by a carrier of freight by water with which such stevedore shall have a contract of the type prescribed by subdivision (d) of section 3 of article VI of the Act.

(b) Nothing herein contained shall be deemed to permit any such loading or unloading of any waterborne freight at any place by any such person by means of any independent contractor, or any other agent other than an employee, unless such independent contractor is a person permitted by this Part to load or unload such freight at such place in his own right.

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