Shipping in Estonia

Get up-to-date local information about import procedures and restrictions, demurrage and detention, container pick-ups and more.

Drop Off Surcharges

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Local charges

Tallinn and Sillamae 
Local import tariffs

Charge Charge type Amount
Handling Charges Destination (DHC)  per DRY container / REEF / IMO /  EUR 156 / 256 / 231 
Change of destination fee (COD)  per container  USD 300 
Change of destination fee – Administrative Cost (CAD) – effective as of 15th January 2018. Applies if T/S port remains the same, amendment related to the final port of discharge. Must be requested 96hrs before the arrival to the T/S port  per b/l  USD 300 
Change of destination fee – Extra Restows (CED) – effective as of 15th January 2018. Acceptance of the extra costs associated is must.  per container  USD 300 + extra costs associated 
Import Service per  container EUR 75
Handling Charges Destination (DHC) per DRY container / REEF / IMO EUR 156 / 256 / 231
Destination dangerous cargo service for inland haulage (DDC)  per container  EUR 60 
Customs Clearance (CCD)  per container  EUR 25 
Carrier haulage overweight surcharge (cargo > 24.0 t for customer)  per container  10% on top of inland haulage rate 
Multistop Surcharge (MSI)- (within city limits)  per container  EUR 50 per stop 
Inland Haulage Waiting Time (WTI)  per container  4 hours free; 15.00 EUR/HR or 120.00 EUR/DAY, if waiting time morethan 8 hrs (incl. Free time) 
Genset Charge (GEN)  per REEFER container  EUR 200 
Sideloader/Triaxel chassis (DSC/TRS)  per container  EUR 50 
Charge applicable only for reefer:
Veterinary Surcharge per reefer container EUR 14

Procedures

  • Bill of lading clausing, documentation – No special clauses / restrictions apply.
  • Special Customs Requirements – No special clauses / restrictions apply.

Import restrictions

  • Commodity:

    In case of meat and poultry products from non-EU origins, please coordinate acceptance with your Local Sealand office prior to loading.

    Excise goods are acceptable subject to prior approval from your local Sealand office. Examples of excise goods are cars, alcohol, manufactured tobacco goods, etc.

  • Weight and measurement:

    For general information on weight / measurement restrictions please contact your local Sealand office.

  • Special cargoes :

    Out of Gauge is only accepted subject to prior approval from the Local Sealand Office.

  • Carrier Haulage Restrictions:
    • No acceptance for carrier haulage: cars, personal effects.
    • No carrier haulage acceptance to Russia destinations.
  • Reefer haulage:

    Sealand accepts only store door delivery within Estonia for reefer cargo due to expensive equipment. Reefer equipment is not allowed for MHH (customer own pick up from port).  In case customer requires own delivery then deposit applies as USD 30000 for 40 HREF and USD 19000 for 20REF.

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    Manual Documentation Fee

    From November 1st 2016, all shipping instruction submissions for your shipments must be submitted through www.sealandmaersk.com or any other online platform (EDI, INTTRA etc.).

    In case that you still wish to submit the shipping instructions manually, a Manual Documentation Fee (MDF) is applied.

    The Manual Documentation Fee will be: 25 USD / bill of lading

Import Freetime

Estonia Import Freetime and surcharges from 01/03/2019

Name of the period Start End
Import Storage period A day when laden container has been discharged from the vessel to the terminal A day when laden container has been picked up (gate out date)
Import Detention period A day when laden container has been discharged from the vessel to the terminal A day when empty container has been delivered (gate in date) 

Storage tariffs

Detention tariffs

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