Shipping in Estonia

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



Service Point



Documentation/Shipping instructions/MRN/VGM cut-off

Cargo cut-off

Muuga Container Terminal AS

Tallinn Service L28

Gdansk vessel

WED 14:00

THU 14:00

Muuga Container Terminal AS

Tallinn Service L31

Bremerhaven vessel

MON 12:00

MON 17:00


Service Point



Doc deadline

Cargo cut-off

Silsteve Terminal

Sillamäe L34

Bremerhaven vessel

THU 16:00

FRI 12:00

Local Charges

Tallinn and Sillamae 
Local export tariffs

Charge Charge type Amount
Export Service Charge (EXP)  per container  EUR 48 
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 
Booking Cancellation Fee (CCL) per booking USD75**
Manual Documentation Processing Fee (MDF)* per Bill of Lading USD 25
Origin dangerous cargo service for inland haulage (ODC)  per container  EUR 60 
Customs Clearance (CCO)  per container  EUR 27 
Carrier haulage overweight surcharge (cargo > 24.0 t for customer)  per container  10% on top of inland haulage rate 
Multistop Surcharge (MSE)- (within city limits)  per container  EUR 50 per stop 
Inland Haulage Waiting Time (WTO)  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 (OSC/TRS)  per container  EUR 50 
Payer Amendment Origin Fee Per B/L EUR 40

* Applies when customer is not using e-solutions when making export bookings and submitting shipping instructions 



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

Export Restrictions:

  • Commodity:

    Limited acceptance of scrap metals. All scrap metal shipments are subject to the local Sealand office approval. Wet salted hides is subject to prior approval from the local Sealand Office and subject to use of liner bags. In case cargo should be shipped in hangertainer, please approach your local Sealand office with configuration needed (number of beams, strings and loops) for confirmation and costs.

  • Weight and measurement:

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

  • Special cargoes:

Out of Gauge, Break Bulk and Dangerous cargo subject to standard Sealand approval procedures.

Export Freetime



Name of the period



Export Detention period

Empty container pick up day (including this day)

One day prior container gate-in

Export Demurrage period

Full container gate-in date (including this day)

A day when the container is loaded on the vessel (including this day)

Information mentioned above is Subject to change without notice. Please contact Sealand customer service to confirm charges at your location.


Please contact Sealand to confirm free time and charges at your location.

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