Shipping in Georgia

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

Restrictions

Commodities – Cigarettes / processed tobacco carrier haulage is subject to excise permission. Excise add on is applicable on top of the trucking rate.

Metal scrap acceptance is subject to PSIC (preshipment inspection certificate) issued by the approved surveyors. Metal scrap is not accepted for carrier haulage. For some destinations consignee must be approved by Seago Line in destination countries. For additional questions please contact Seao Line Georgia, Tbilisi office.

LCL cargo – No acceptance

Weight and measurement – For general information on weight and measurement restrictions please contact your local Seago Line office.

Weight Limitations for SD export/import :
20’dry – 25 tons
40’dry – 27 tons
45’hc – 27 tons
20'reefer – 23.8 mt
40'hreefer – 25.8 mt

Rail: No weight limitation

In case of overweight please contact Maersk Georgia, Poti office.

Special cargoes – There are generally no restrictions, though for trucking to inland points special Hazardous goods, IMO cargo, excise and special cargo are subject to additional charges and prior approval by Seago Georgia, Poti office.
No acceptance of reefer cargo on rail.

Demurrage and Detention

Export Demurrage

 

Demurrage starts from gate-in day (included) on the terminal, ends with loading day (included) to vessel.
Freetime :

Type DRY Flat & Open top REEF IMO
Days 10 10 10 10

 

Tariff after freetime:

Days after free time expiration 20’ DRY 40’ / 40’hc 45’ DRY Flat & Open top 20’ REEF 40’ REEF IMO Shipper’s owned
Tier Level 1 USD 4 USD 5 USD 5 Same as DRY USD 30 USD 30 Same as Dry Same as Dry

 

Export Detention

 

Detention starts the same day of the empty pick up day (included), ends with gate-in day (included) in terminal
Freetime :

Type DRY Flat & Open top REEF IMO
Days 10 10 10 10

 

Tariff after freetime:

Days after free time expiration 20’ DRY 40’ / 40’hc 45’ DRY Flat & Open top 20’ REEF 40’ REEF IMO Shipper’s owned
Tier Level 1 USD 15 USD 30 USD 30 Same as DRY USD 50 USD 50 Same as DRY Same as DRY

 

 

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