Shipping in Malaysia

Our team in Malaysia is responsible for export shipments from ports in West Malaysia only. Kindly  approach our Singapore team for assistance for services from East Malaysia ports: Kota Kinabalu, Kuching, Bintulu, Sandakan and Tawau. 

Ship Call Number - SCN

Here's the shipcall number (SCN) which can be used to check for vessel Container Yard (CY) closing and export custom declaration.

Penang Port – August 2019

Submission Deadline

It is important to know the deadline when preparing for export shipment. Here is the list of submission deadline. Container Yard (CY) updated information is available in the terminal systems of respective ports. Here is the link to use.

 

Port

VGM Submission

Shipping Instruction (SI) Submission Deadline (Not subjected to Advanced Import Manifest)

Port Klang

Latest by 6 hours after Container Yard (CY) cut off time

24 hours prior vessel arrival

Penang Port

Latest by 6 hours after gate in into terminal

Port of Tanjung Pelepas

Latest by 6 hours after gate in into terminal

Kuantan Port

Container Yard (CY) closing in general is 12 hours prior vessel arrival in Kuantan Port. To know more, please contact our agent in Kuantan (Gateway)

Latest by 6 hours after gate in into terminal

Pasir Gudang Port

Latest by 6 hours after gate in into terminal

 

SI Submission Deadline (subjected to Advanced Import Manifest)

Export to Japan Ports

 

48 hours prior vessel arrival

Export to China Ports

 

72 hours prior vessel arrival

Export to Myanmar Ports

 

72 hours prior vessel arrival

 

  • If shipping instruction cut off time falls on Friday and weekends, please complete your submission before 4pm on Friday

 

  • If shipping instruction cut off falls on a public holiday, please complete your submission before 3pm on the last working day prior to holiday

 

  • HS Code must be provided for shipment to Japan ports, Philippine ports and Merak, Indonesia

Detention and Demurrage

Our setup in Malaysia will be Combined Demurrage and Detention. This means you will have one combined free time period for utilisation of equipment.

 

  • Sealand A Maersk Company’s standard combined free time for export is inclusive of container empty collection day and estimate vessel departure day.
  • Combined detention and demurrage calculation days are inclusive of weekends and public holidays, progressive calculation will be used after the expiry of your free time.

 

 

Export Combined Detention and Demurrage Tariff

Applicable for export from Penang Port, Kuantan Port, Port Klang (Northport & Westport), Port of Tanjung Pelepas and Pasir Gudang Port

Equipment Type (Amount in MYR - per equipment type per day)

20’Dry

40’Dry

40’Highcube

45’Highcube

20’Reefer

20’Opentop

40’Highcube Reefer

40’Opentop

40’Flatrack

IMO

Day 1-7

FREE

FREE

FREE

FREE

FREE

Same as DRY

Day 8-10

40

80

120

150

300

Day 11 onwards

80

120

200

200

350


Procedures and Restrictions

Routing:

Acceptance of export at Port Klang (Northport & Westport), Penang Port, Port of Tanjung Pelepas, Kuantan Port and Pasir Gudang Port

Acceptance of domestic export cargoes from above ports into East Malaysia ports (Kota Kinabalu, Kuching, Bintulu, Sandakan and Tawau)

 

Dangerous Cargo:

All containers with Dangerous Goods (DG) should have the ‘placard’ (also known as DG stickers) affixed on each side of the containers. The total ‘placard’ per container would be 4 pieces

 

Special Cargoes:

Out of Gauge, Break Bulk and Dangerous Cargo (IMO) acceptance are subject to Sealand A Maersk Company’s standard approval procedures as well as space and equipment availability

 

Special Custom Requirement:

Measurement (CBM) and 6 digits HS Code are mandatory requirement for Export Custom Manifest

Bill of lading parties must show a local shipper

Local Charges

Surcharges are valid based on the Bill of Lading conditions and are subject to change. The applicable rates, rules and surcharges are applicable based on container discharge date.

 

Latest Malaysia's local export charges can be found here.

 

Kindly refer to Local News and Advisories for latest update and speak to your local Sealand A Maersk Company representative to receive daily broadcast through Whatsapp.

 

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