Shipping in Finland

Get up-to-date local information about import procedures and restrictions, demurrage and detention, container pick-ups and more.

Local Charges

Helsinki 

Local import tariffs

Charge

Charge type

Amount

Destination Documentation Fee (DDF)

per Bill of lading

EUR 65

Transport Document Amendment Fee (AMF)

per amendment

EUR 55

Out of service charge (OSC)

per DRY/REEF container

USD 150 /350

Change of destination fee (COD)

 

Please contact customer service

Port dues - payable directly to port operator by customer

Port field rent (=storage) - payable directly to port operator by customer **).

per TEU

Please check with port operator

Container Cleaning Fee (CCL)

per DRY/REEFER container

USD 150/300

Customs Clearance/T1 Documentation fee (T1D) - effective as of 1st February 2018

per BL

EUR 80

Customs Clearance/T1 Documentation fee (T1D) - effective as of 5th September 2018

Per BL

EUR 55

In carrier haulage -shipments inland haulage rate includes port dues and arex

**  port storage is not included in demurrage in Finland

Rauma 

Local import tariffs

Charge

Charge type

Amount

Destination Documentation Fee (DDF)

per Bill of lading

EUR 65

Transport Document Amendment Fee (AMF)

per amendment

EUR 55

Out of service charge (OSC)

per DRY/REEF container

USD 150 /350

Change of destination fee (COD)

 

Please contact customer service

Port dues - payable directly to port operator by customer

 

Port field rent (=storage) - payable directly to port operator by customer **).

per TEU

Please check with port operator

Container Cleaning Fee (CCL)

per DRY/REEFER container

USD 150/300

Customs Clearance/T1 Documentation fee (T1D) - effective as of 1st February 2018

per BL

EUR 80

Customs Clearance/T1 Documentation fee (T1D) - effective as of 5th September 2018

Per BL

EUR 55

In carrier haulage -shipments inland haulage rate includes port dues and arex

**  port storage is not included in demurrage in Finland<

Kotka 

Local import tariffs

Charge

Charge type

Amount

Destination Documentation Fee (DDF)

per Bill of lading

EUR 65

Transport Document Amendment Fee (AMF)

per amendment

EUR 55

Manifest Correction Fee

per Bill of lading

EUR 45

Out of service charge (OSC)

per DRY/REEF container

USD 150 /350

Change of destination fee (COD)

 

Please contact customer service

Port dues - payable directly to port operator by customer

 

 

Customs Clearance/T1 Documentation fee (T1D) - effective as of 1st February 2018

per BL

EUR 80

Customs Clearance/T1 Documentation fee (T1D) - effective as of 5th September 2018

Per BL

EUR 55

Field rent (port storage) is invoiced via Maersk in Kotka.
Please see Demurrage & Detention.

In carrier haulage -shipments inland haulage rate includes port dues and arex

Other ports in Finland

Local import tariffs

Charge

Charge type

Amount

Destination Documentation Fee (DDF)

per Bill of lading

EUR 65

Transport Document Amendment Fee (AMF)

per amendment

EUR 55

Out of service charge (OSC)

per DRY/REEF container

USD 150 /350

Change of destination fee (COD)

Please contact customer service

Port dues - payable directly to port operator by customer

Port field rent (=storage) - payable directly to port operator by customer **).

per TEU

Please check with port operator

Container Cleaning Fee (CCL)

per DRY/REEFER container

USD 150/300

Customs Clearance/T1 Documentation fee (T1D) - effective as of 1st February 2018

per BL

EUR 80

Customs Clearance/T1 Documentation fee (T1D) - effective as of 5th September 2018

Per BL

EUR 55

In carrier haulage -shipments inland haulage rate includes port dues and arex

**  port storage is not included in demurrage in Finland

Procedure

  • Bill of lading clausing, documentation – No special clauses / restrictions apply.
  • Special Customs Requirements Shipments to Finland are released only to Finnish entities. Merchant's haulage into Russia is permitted only to a number of Finnish forwarders. A container deposit is required for others.

Restrictions

Commodity:

Reefer cargo

Helsinki:

Reefers are accepted regardless of commodity.

Kotka:

Reefers with food products or other commodity that requires veterinary inspection are NOT accepted.

Other Finnish ports:

No reefer acceptance.

 

  • Weight and measurement: For general information on weight / measurement restrictions please contact your local Sealand office.
  • Special cargoes: Out of Gauge is only accepted subject to prior approval from the Local Sealand Office.

Import freetime

Demurrage - Penalty charged by holding carrier for storage of property beyond allowable free time for removal or unloading.

Detention - Penalty charged by owner of equipment for detaining beyond allowable free time.

Combined Demurrage and Detention Freetime effective Jan,1st 2017

In a continued effort to make it easier for our customers to do business with Sealand, we will standardize the import Demurrage and Detention (DnD) product effective from the 1st of January 2017 (discharge date) for shipments to all Finnish ports.

Moving forward Late Pick-Up/Return Fee (LPF/LRF) will be eliminated and will not be charged. The revised Combined Demurrage and Detention values are as follows and apply to import cargo discharged on or after 1st of January, 2017 in all ports:

 

20’/40’/45’ DRY

20’REEF/FR/OT

40’REEF/FR/OT

Days

EUR

Days

EUR

EUR

1-7

0

1-4

0

0

8-14

40

5-22

90

110

15-20

80

23+

180

220

21+

100

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

Kotka Storage Freetime and surcharges

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