Shipping in France

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

Demurrage / Detention

Demurrage

Warning:  Those freetime conditions described below are not applicable for booking done through Sealand Spot.
Warning: Demurrage applicable tariff after combined


Effective date: 01/01/2020
Expiry Date: until further notice


Freetime and charges per container per calendar day (i.e. including week-ends and holidays) after freetime expires. 
Demurrage starts from gate-in day on the terminal, ends with loading day to vessel

Currency: EUR

Notes

  • Shipper’s Own Container is considered as equivalent to corresponding container type
  • 40´ High and 45´ High containers are considered equal to 40´
  • Special equipment/cargo, such as Flat Racks and Open Top equipment, is considered Shipper’s owned tank with DRY cargo follows freetime & rate of Dry equipment
  • Shipper’s owned tank with IMO cargo follows freetime & rate of IMO
  • NOR (non-operating reefer) is considered as Dry Container Demurrage are INCLUDING terminal storage in Le Havre, Fos sur Mer, Dunkerque, Montoir de Bretagne, Brest and Rouen
  • Demurrage for reefer are INCLUDING plugging fees on terminal in all French ports


Free time

Type DRY FLAT & OPEN TOP REEF IMO
Days 7 7 6 5
Days after freetime expiration 20’DRY 40’DRY/40'HDRY/45'DRY Flat & Open Top
8th to 12th day
48
73
155
13th to 17th day
78
108
255
As from 18th day
118
168
255
Days after freetime expiration 20’REEF 40’HREEF 20'IMO 40'IMO/45'IMO Shipper's owned
7th to 8th day
 
 
100
110
 
As from 7th day
195
195
 
 
 
As from 9th day
 
 
125
135
 
8th to 12th day
 
 
 
 
20
13th to 17th day
 
 
 
 
60
As from 18th day
 
 
 
 
100

Detention

Warning:  Those freetime conditions described below are not applicable for booking done through Sealand Spot.
Warning: Demurrage applicable tariff after combined


Effective date: 01/10/2019
Expiry Date: until further notice


Freetime and charges per container per calendar day (i.e. including week-ends and holidays) after freetime expires. 

Detention starts the day of the empty pick up day, ends with gate-in day in terminal


Currency: EUR


Notes

  • 40´ High and 45´ High containers are considered equal to 40´
  • Special equipment/cargo, such as Flat Racks and Open Top equipment, is considered equal to reefer tariff
  • NOR (non-operating reefer) is considered as Dry Container


Free time

Type DRY Flat & Open top REEF IMO
Days
7
7
5
7
Days afterfreetime expiration 20’DRY 40’DRY/40'HDRY/45'DRY Flat & Open Top
As from 15th day 73 93 205
6th to 7th day
8th to 14th day 38 48 155
Days after freetime expiration 20’REEF 40’HREEF 20'IMO 40'IMO/45'IMO
6th to 7th day 80 80
8th to 14th day 155 155 40 50

How to Export ? - Comment procéder à l’export ?

You must have an account on our SealandMaersk.com platform for your various requests.

You will be able to:

  • Place Bookings,
  • Amend your bookings,
  • Submit your Shipping instructions
  • Amend the draft if it's necessary
  • Collect your invoices online through myFinance
  • Edit your original BL

 

Already in possession of an account with Maersk or Safmarine, use the same user name and password and the gateway to SealandMaersk.com is done automatically.

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.