Shipping in Egypt

Get up-to-date local information about export procedures and restrictions, demurrage and detention, container drop-offs and more.

Export

Export and Import 

Whether you’re looking to import or export goods, Seago Line wants to make it easier for you to do business. Below you will find all the information you need on our import and export procedures, restrictions and new surcharge structure.

Exports

 

Export Local Charges Effective 1st of August 2018

Export Local Charges 2018 Alexandria Port Said East Port Said West Damietta
Rates in USD Rates in USD Rates in USD Rates in USD
Charges 20' 40' 40'HC 45' 20' 40' 40'HC 45' 20' 40' 40'HC 45' 20' 40' 40'HC 45'
Free In (Dry) Per container 90 140 140 140 150 200 200 200 110 170 170 170 100 170 170 170
Free In (Reefer) Per container 200 250 250 215 250 250 180 240 240 180 240 240 0
Free In (Special Equipment) Per container 125 190 190 525 600 600 180 305 305 180 305 305 0
Free In (IMO) Per container 115 170 170 170 265 300 300 325 180 305 305 305 180 305 305 305
ODF Per B/L Per B/L 10 10 10 10
Equipment Storage Charge Per Day after free time onwards till 21st (10 Free days in Alexandria, Damietta) and (7 Free days in Port Said East,West) Per container 10 20 20 20 8 16 16 16 8 12 12 12 12 19 19 19
Equipment Storage Charge Per Day from 22nd onwards ( Alexandria,Port Said East,West, Damietta ) Per container 13 25 25 25 13 25 25 25 12 18 18 18 14 25 25 25
Equipment Storage Charge (for Special Equipment) Per container 25 50 50 50 13 25 25 12 18 18 14 25 25
Equipment Demurrage Charge Per container 20 35 35 35 20 35 35 35 20 35 35 35 20 35 35 35
Equipment Demurrage Charge (for Reefers) Per container 35 65 65 - 35 65 65 - 35 65 65 - 35 65 65 -
Equipment Demurrage Charge (for Special Equipment) Per container 35 65 65 - 35 65 65 - 35 65 65 - 35 65 65 -
Equipment Detention Charge Per Day (3 Free days) Per container 10 20 20 20 10 20 20 20 10 20 20 20 10 20 20 20
Equipment Detention Charge Per Day (from 11th day onwards) Per container 20 40 40 40 20 40 40 40 20 40 40 40 20 40 40 40
Equipment Detention Charge (for Special Equipment) Per container 35 65 65 - 35 65 65 - 35 65 65 - 35 65 65 -

 

Restrictions

Commodity

 

  • No restrictions, including reefer cargo (frozen and chilled loads).

  • IMO cargo subject to prior approval by our export customer services representatives.

  • IMO cargo – it is customer responsibility to fix IMO labels. If not done, then the terminal will do but with extra cost.

  • Cargo Inspection at Port Said East: when containers moved from inspection yard to loading yard they are subject to export inspection fees.

  • Restricted commodities: Charcoal, Frozen meat, fish, beef, sheep, Cigarettes, Mixed foodstuffs, Hides and leather.

  • As per minister of commerce, restrictions are applied for the export of TALC, QUARTZ, FELDSPAR, and MANGANESE.

Weight/Measurements

  • Break-bulk is not accepted.

  • Maximum container capacity = 26 tons / 40' including tare weight.

  • Unitized OOG subject to prior approval by export customer services representatives.

Equipment

  • All equipment is accepted except for 45' reefer.

  • Export shipments of 45' dry will be subject to equipment availability.

Currency

  • Both prepaid and collect freight are acceptable in USD / EUR /GBP.

 

Email your local office

If you want to speak to a sales person about a new shipment or have a question about your existing shipment, you can email us. If you have a more immediate question, you can search for help online or contact us by phone