Shipping in Poland

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

Pick up

For Pick Up Rates click here: Pick up tariff



  • Commodity – There are no restrictions in place. Special certificates are needed for plants/seeds (phyto-sanitary certificate), and meat or fish (Veterinary and Origin certificates) depending on destination. Please ask our Customer Service team for more details.
  • Weight and measurement – For general information on weight and measurement restrictions please contact your local Sealand office.
  • Special cargoes – There are generally no restrictions, though for trucking to inland points special permits may be needed (dependent on the actual oversize, so please inquire). For dangerous cargo the dangerous cargo papers must be provided and approved at the time the booking is placed. Please ask our Customer Service team for exact details.

Freetime & Demurrage

Export from port of Gdansk and Szczecin 

Demurrage and Detention free time
Demurrage 9 calendar days 7 calendar days Day of gate-in and day of loading included.
Detention 5calendar days 5 calendar days Day of gate-out and day of gate-in included.

Note: IMO Cargo follows the free days of Reefer containers.

Demurrage and Detention charges after free time
Tariff rate (calendar days) starts with the first day after free time expires
20', 40' and dry container Day 1 - 7 EUR 13.00
> 8 Days EUR 23.00
20' reef and 40' reefer Day 1 - 7 EUR 53.00
> 8 Days EUR 83.00

Other Charges

Services, surcharges and fees 

In addition, the following local surcharges may apply to exports:

B/L Amendment Fee Up to 75 euro per Bill of Landing.
Certificate Fee 20 euro per certificate.
Container Weighting (Gdansk) EUR 75 per container
Booking Cancellation Fee USD 50 per container, applicable when booking is cancelled less than 7 days before vessel arrival 
Renomination Fee  EUR 30 per container, applicable when Customer request to change vessel/voyage after container's GATE-IN to DCT Gdansk
VGM discrepancy Fee  EUR 30 per container, applicable when cargo booked weight + container's tara declared during GATE-IN DCT Gdansk differs from final VGM by more than 1000 kgs 
Manual Documentation Fee  USD 25 per B/L. 
All shipping instruction must be submitted through the website or any other online platform (EDI, INTTRA etc.).
In case Customer still wish to submit the shipping instructions manually, a Manual Documentation Fee (MDF) is applied.

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