Shipping in France

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Demurrage / Detention

Demurrage and Detention - 2019

Free time:         Calendar day basis (i.e. including week-ends and holidays)
Currency:          Euro
Invoiced:           Per container, per day, as per container type

Demurrage import

Demurrage starts as from discharge day (included), ends with gate-out day (included) from terminal.

Free time: 
Currency: EUR

Type DRY Flat & Open top REEF IMO
Days 5 5 4 4 days

 

Note 1: demurrage are EXCLUDING terminal storage in Le Havre and Fos sur Mer, which are charged directly by the Terminal operators to customers
Note 2: demurrage are INCLUDING terminal storage in Dunkerque, Montoir, Brest and Rouen
Note 3: demurrage for reefer are INCLUDING plugging fees on terminal in all French ports

 

Tariff after free time:

Days after free time expiration 20’ DRY 40’ DRY Flat & Open top 20’ REEF 40’ REEF Shipper’s own
5th day to 7th day 250 250
From 8th day 275 275
6th to 10th day 45 65 165 20
11th to 17th day 75 105 250 60
As from 18th day 115 165 250 100

 

Days after free time expiration 20’ IMO 40’, 45’ IMO
5th day to 11th day 90 110
12th to 18th day 110 130
As from 19th day 150 170

 

Detention import

Detention starts as from gate-out day (included) from terminal, ends with gate-in empty day (included) to terminal.

Free time: 
Currency: EUR

 

Type DRY Flat & Open top REEF IMO
Days 4 4 3 4

 

Tariff:


Days after free time expiration 20’ DRY 40’ DRY Flat & Open top 20’ REEF 40’ REEF IMO Shipper’s own
4th to 5th day 95 95 As per dry container
6th to 10th day 150 150
As from 11th day 200 200
5th to 9th day 40 50 150
As from 10th day 70 95 200

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