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Container Pick-up


Valid from 01. July 2019 until 30. September 2019

Location–Depot 20' Dry 40' Dry 40' High 45' High
Athus - T.C.A. 50 EUR 100 EUR 100 EUR n/a
Avelgem–AVCT 0 EUR 0 EUR 0 EUR n/a
Genk – Haven Genk 70 EUR 90 EUR 90 EUR n/a
Meerhout–BCTN 25 EUR 100EUR 100EUR n/a
Rekkem - Delcatrans 0 EUR 0 EUR 0 EUR n/a
Gent – Stukwerkers Havenbedrijf 125 EUR 150 EUR 150 EUR n/a
Wielsbeke – River Terminal 150 EUR 175 EUR 175 EUR n/a
Willebroek–TCT 25 EUR 50EUR 50EUR n/a

 

 Valid from 01. April 2019 until 30. June 2019

Location–Depot 20' Dry 40' Dry 40' High 45' High
Athus - T.C.A. 50 EUR 50 EUR 50 EUR n/a
Avelgem - AVCT 0 EUR 0 EUR 0 EUR n/a
Genk – Haven Genk 70 EUR 90 EUR 90 EUR n/a
Meerhout - BCTN 25 EUR 50EUR 50EUR n/a
Rekkem - Delcatrans 0 EUR 0 EUR 0 EUR n/a
Willebroek - TCT 25 EUR 50EUR 50EUR n/a

Freetime and Demurrage

Demurrage and detention effective as of 1st of April 2018

Demurrage Export

Demurrage export starts as from gate-in full day (included) at port and ends with load date (included) to vessel.

Free time and charges per container per calendar day (i.e. including week-ends and holidays) after free time expires. Start date and end date are included in the calculation.

Notes:

  • Demurrage is including terminal storage costs and plug-in fees.
  • Demurrage is invoiced based on combination of equipment size and cargo type.
  • Special equipment, such as Flat Racks and Open Top equipment will always follow reefer free time and tariff
  • Shipper’s Own Container is considered as equivalent to corresponding container type.
  • High cube and 9’6’’ equipment is considered equal to 8’6’’ equipment.
  • For special deals: Please bear in mind that the calculation method of charges for special deals (free time granted > tariff free time) is ‘progressive’ and the leadoff rate slap(s) will be reduced by the number of days in excess of tariff free time.

Dry containers

20'DRY 40'DRY
Day 1-7 Free Free
Day 8-14 35 EUR 55 EUR
Day 15-21 45 EUR 65 EUR
Day 22-28 55 EUR 75 EUR
Day 29 onwards 65 EUR 85 EUR

Refrigerated containers and special equipment

20'REEF and SPECIAL 40'REEF and SPECIAL
Day 1-4 Free Free
Day 5-7 110 EUR 125 EUR
Day 8 onwards 165 EUR 180 EUR

IMO containers

20'IMO 40'IMO
Day 1-5 Free Free
Day 6-8 85 EUR 95 EUR
Day 9 onwards 120 EUR 130 EUR

Detention Export

Detention export starts with empty gate-out day (included) and ends with gate-in full day (included) at terminal.

Free time and charges per container per calendar day (i.e. including week-ends and holidays) after free time expires. Start date and end date are included in the calculation.

Notes:

  • Detention is invoiced based on combination of equipment size and cargo type.
  • Special equipment, such as Flat Racks and Open Top equipment will always follow reefer free time and tariff.
  • High cube and 9’6’’ equipment is considered equal to 8’6’’ equipment.
  • For special deals: Please bear in mind that the calculation method of charges for special deals (free time granted > tariff free time) is ‘progressive’ and the leadoff rate slap(s) will be reduced by the number of days in excess of tariff free time.

Dry and IMO containers

20'DRY and IMO 40'DRY and IMO
Day 1-5 Free Free
Day 6-12 35 EUR 45 EUR
Day 13-19 45 EUR 55 EUR
Day 20-26 55 EUR 65 EUR
Day 27 onwards 65 EUR 75 EUR

Refrigerated containers and special equipment

20'REEF and SPECIAL 40'REEF and SPECIAL
Day 1-5 Free Free
Day 6-12 75 EUR 95 EUR
Day 13-19 85 EUR 105 EUR
Day 20-26 95 EUR 115 EUR
Day 27 onwards 105 EUR 125 EUR
 

 

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