(a) Explanation of delivery term. Ex dock, pier, or warehouse, port of importation means free of expense to the Government
delivered on the designated dock or pier or in the warehouse at the specified port
(b) Contractor responsibilities. The contractor shall—
(1)(i) Pack and mark the shipment to comply with contract specifications; or
(ii) In the absence of specifications, prepare the shipment for ocean transportation in
conformance with carrier requirements to protect the goods;
(2)(i) Deliver shipment in good order and condition; and
(ii) Pay and bear all charges up to the point of delivery specified in the contract, including
transportation costs; export, import, or other fees or taxes; costs of wharfage
and landing, if any; customs duties; and costs of certificates of origin, consular
invoices, or other documents that may be required for exportation or importation;
(3) Be responsible for any loss of and/or damage to the goods occurring before delivery
of the shipment to the point of delivery specified in the contract.
(c) Contract clause. The contracting officer shall insert in solicitations and contracts the clause at
52.247–40, Ex Dock, Pier, or Warehouse, Port of Importation, when the delivery term
is ex dock, pier, or warehouse, port of importation.
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