The acceptance, handling, or storage of hazardous materials as defined by the Department of Transportation for purposes of transportation, and governed by rules and regulations of Federal, State, and local authorities, are subject to special arrangements with terminal operators. Hazardous cargo must be prepared for shipment in accordance with the applicable DOT Regulations contained in 49 CFR, Parts 100-177. Shippers, vessel operators and inland carriers are hereby warned that the party or parties responsible for infractions will be subject to such penalties as may result from violation of any applicable regulations. The Port reserves the right to refuse hazardous materials as designated under DOT for purposes of transportation. The Port will not accept any cargo that does not comply with all applicable regulations or is in an unsafe condition.