Shipping in Germany

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Container Pick Up

Pick-up

For transports arranged in Merchant Haulage, empty containers will be provided at the Place of Receipt location as stated on the Bill of Lading.

In exceptional cases and after confirmation by the carrier, empty containers may be supplied at an alternate location against payment of a pick-up fee as per tariff below.

The trigger for the validity period is the first load date at origin (Price Calculation Date).

Valid from 01. April 2020 until 30. June 2020  (subject to equipment availability)

Location –Depot 20' Dry 40' Dry 40' High 45' High
Bremerhaven, several depots, carriers choice  25 EUR 25 EUR  25 EUR 25 EUR 
Hamburg, several depots, carriers choice  25 EUR 25 EUR  25 EUR 25 EUR 
Wilhelmshaven, Eurogate  25 EUR 25 EUR  25 EUR 25 EUR 
Augsburg - Kloiber 75 EUR 150 EUR 150 EUR n/a
Berlin - DBI Großbeeren 25 EUR 100 EUR 100 EUR n/a
Bielefeld - Bobe, Bad Salzuflen 25 EUR 75 EUR 75 EUR n/a
Bonn - Am Zehnhoff-Söns 100 EUR 125 EUR 125 EUR n/a
Braunschweig - Hafen 50 EUR 150 EUR 150 EUR n/a
Bremen - Roland Umschlag 25 EUR 75 EUR 75 EUR n/a
Dortmund - CTD 50 EUR 50 EUR 50 EUR n/a
Duesseldorf - DCH 75 EUR 75 EUR 75 EUR n/a
Duisburg - DeCeTe 50 EUR 25 EUR 25 EUR n/a
Frankfurt/Main - DBI Frankfurt 75 EUR 75 EUR 75 EUR n/a
Germersheim - DP World 100 EUR 50 EUR 50 EUR n/a
Ginsheim-Gustavsburg - Contargo 50 EUR 75 EUR 75 EUR n/a
Hof/Saale - Contargo/Combitrac 50 EUR 175 EUR 175 EUR n/a
Karlsruhe - Contargo 50 EUR 125 EUR 225 EUR n/a
Kehl - Euro Terminal 50 EUR 300 EUR 300 EUR n/a
Koeln/Cologne - CTS Koeln Niehl Hafen 50 EUR 100 EUR 100 EUR n/a
Kornwestheim - DBI 50 EUR 175 EUR 175 EUR n/a
Leipzig - DBI 100 EUR 200 EUR 200 EUR n/a
Ludwigshafen - Contargo 50 EUR 100 EUR 100 EUR n/a
Mainz - Frankenbach 50 EUR 75 EUR 75 EUR n/a
Mannheim - Contargo 75 EUR 75 EUR 75 EUR n/a
Muenchen - CDM 125 EUR 225 EUR 225 EUR n/a
Neuss - Contargo 75 EUR 50 EUR 50 EUR n/a
Nuernberg - CDN 25 EUR 75 EUR 75 EUR n/a
Regensburg - CTR 50 EUR 125 EUR 375 EUR n/a
Stuttgart - Deisser 50 EUR 175 EUR 175 EUR n/a
Ulm - DBI 25 EUR 75 EUR 75 EUR n/a
Woerth am Rhein - Contargo 50 EUR 100 EUR 225 EUR n/a

Valid from 01. January 2020 until 31. March 2020

Location –Depot 20' Dry 40' Dry 40' High 45' High
Augsburg - Kloiber 75 EUR 150 EUR 150 EUR n/a
Berlin - DBI Großbeeren 25 EUR 100 EUR 100 EUR n/a
Bielefeld - Bobe, Bad Salzuflen 25 EUR 75 EUR 75 EUR n/a
Bonn - Am Zehnhoff-Söns 100 EUR 125 EUR 125 EUR n/a
Braunschweig - Hafen 50 EUR 150 EUR 150 EUR n/a
Bremen - Roland Umschlag 25 EUR 75 EUR 75 EUR n/a
Dortmund - CTD 50 EUR 50 EUR 50 EUR n/a
Duesseldorf - DCH 75 EUR 75 EUR 75 EUR n/a
Duisburg - DeCeTe 50 EUR 25 EUR 25 EUR n/a
Frankfurt/Main - DBI Frankfurt 75 EUR 75 EUR 75 EUR n/a
Germersheim - DP World 100 EUR 50 EUR 50 EUR n/a
Ginsheim-Gustavsburg - Contargo 50 EUR 75 EUR 75 EUR n/a
Hof/Saale - Contargo/Combitrac 50 EUR 175 EUR 175 EUR n/a
Karlsruhe - Contargo 50 EUR 125 EUR 225 EUR n/a
Kehl - Euro Terminal 50 EUR 100 EUR 100 EUR n/a
Koeln/Cologne - CTS Koeln Niehl Hafen 50 EUR 100 EUR 100 EUR n/a
Kornwestheim - DBI 50 EUR 175 EUR 175 EUR n/a
Leipzig - DBI 100 EUR 200 EUR 200 EUR n/a
Ludwigshafen - Contargo 50 EUR 100 EUR 100 EUR n/a
Mainz - Frankenbach 50 EUR 75 EUR 75 EUR n/a
Mannheim - Contargo 75 EUR 75 EUR 75 EUR n/a
Muenchen - CDM 75 EUR 225 EUR 225 EUR n/a
Neuss - Contargo 75 EUR 50 EUR 50 EUR n/a
Nuernberg - CDN 25 EUR 75 EUR 75 EUR n/a
Regensburg - CTR 50 EUR 125 EUR 375 EUR n/a
Stuttgart - Deisser 50 EUR 175 EUR 175 EUR n/a
Ulm - DBI 25 EUR 75 EUR 75 EUR n/a
Woerth am Rhein - Contargo 50 EUR 100 EUR 225 EUR n/a

 

Valid from 01. October 2019 until 31. December 2019

Location –Depot 20' Dry 40' Dry 40' High 45' High
Augsburg - Augsburg,Kloiber 100 EUR 175 EUR 175 EUR n/a
Berlin -Großbeeren, DBI 25 EUR 125 EUR 125 EUR n/a
Bielefeld -Bobe, Bad Salzuflen 25 EUR 75 EUR 75 EUR n/a
Bonn -Am Zehnhoff-Söns GmbH 75 EUR 75 EUR 75 EUR n/a
Bremen -Roland 25EUR 75 EUR 75 EUR n/a
Dortmund -CTD - Cont. Terminal 50 EUR 50EUR 50EUR n/a
Düsseldorf - DCH 75 EUR 75 EUR 75 EUR n/a
Duisburg -DeCeTe 50EUR 25 EUR 25 EUR n/a
Frankfurt/Main -Frankfurt, DBI 50 EUR 75 EUR 75 EUR n/a
Germersheim -DP World 75EUR 75 EUR 75 EUR n/a
Ginsheim-Gustavsburg - Contargo 50 EUR 75 EUR 75 EUR n/a
Hof/Saale -Containerterminal Hof GmbH 25 EUR 175EUR 175EUR n/a
Karlsruhe - Contargo 25EUR 100EUR 225 EUR n/a
Köln -CTS Koeln Niehl Hafen 50 EUR 100EUR 100EUR n/a
Kornwestheim, DBI 75 EUR 175 EUR 175 EUR n/a
Leipzig -Leipzig, DBI 75 EUR 175 EUR 175EUR n/a
Ludwigshafen-Contargo GmbH 75 EUR 100EUR 100EUR n/a
Mannheim -Contargo GmbH 75 EUR 100EUR 100EUR n/a
Mainz -Frankenbach Container Service 50 EUR 75 EUR 75 EUR n/a
München -CDM - Cont. Depo 75 EUR 225 EUR 225EUR n/a
Nürnberg -CDN - Cont. Depot 25 EUR 75 EUR 75 EUR n/a
Neuss -NIT - Neuss Intermodal Terminal 75 EUR 50 EUR 50 EUR n/a
Regensburg -CDN GmbH 0 EUR 100EUR 375 EUR n/a
Stuttgart -Deisser 50 EUR 175 EUR 175 EUR n/a
Ulm -Dornstadt, DBI 25 EUR 75 EUR 75 EUR n/a
Wörth am Rhein -Contargo GmbH 25EUR 100EUR 225 EUR n/a


Export

Export

Whether you're looking to import or export goods, Sealand Maersk wants to make it easier for you to do business. Below you will find all the information you need on our import and export procedures and restrictions.

Freetime and Demurrage

Freetime and surcharges

At Sealand Maersk we want to make it easier for you to work out the financial cost of shipping your cargo. Below is an explanation of the demurrage, detention, freetime and surcharges that might be applied to containers set for both import and export.


Demurrage and detention pages effective as of 15th January 2020

Export 

Demurrage Export

Demurrage export starts as from gate-in full day (included) at port and ends with load date (included) to vessel. 

Free time and charges per container per calendar day (i.e. including week-ends and holidays) after freetime expires. Start date and end date are included in the calculation.

Notes: 

  • Demurrage is including terminal storage costs and plug-in fees.
  • Demurrage is invoiced based on combination of equipment size and cargo type.
  • Special equipment, such as Flat Racks and Open Top equipment will always follow reefer free time and tariff
  • Shipper’s Own Container is considered as equivalent to corresponding container type.
  • High cube and 9’6’’ equipment is considered equal to  8’6’’ equipment.
  • For special deals: Please bear in mind that the calculation method of charges for special deals (free time granted > tariff free time) is ‘progressive’ and the leadoff rate slap(s) will be reduced by the number of days in excess of tariff free time.

Dry containers (Seaport)

20’ 40’&45’
Day 1 to 7 Free - Day of gate-in full and load on board included
Day 8 to 12 60 EUR 80 EUR
Day 13 to 19 80 EUR 120 EUR
Day 20 onwards 120 EUR 180 EUR

 

Refrigerated containers (Seaport)

20’ 40’
Day 1 to 5 Free - Day of gate-in full and load on board included
Day 6 to 12 130 EUR 150 EUR
Day 13 to 19 160 EUR 190 EUR
Day 20 onwards 200 EUR 250 EUR

 

IMO containers (Seaport) 

20’ 40’&45’
Day 1 to 5 Free - Day of gate-in full and load on board included
Day 6 to 12 130 EUR 150 EUR
Day 13 to 19 160 EUR 190 EUR
Day 20 onwards 200 EUR 250 EUR

 

Special equipment (Seaport)  

20’ 40’
Day 1 to 7 Free - Day of gate-in full and load on board included
Day 8 to 12 130 EUR 150 EUR
Day 13 to 19 160 EUR 190 EUR
Day 20 onwards 200 EUR 250 EUR

 

 

Detention Export

Detention export starts with empty gate-out day (included) and ends with gate-in full day (included) at terminal. 

Free time and charges per container per calendar day (i.e. including week-ends and holidays) after freetime expires. Start date and end date are included in the calculation. 

Notes: 

  • Detention is invoiced based on combination of equipment size and cargo type.
  • Special equipment, such as Flat Racks and Open Top equipment will always follow reefer free time and tariff.
  • High cube and 9’6’’ equipment is considered equal to  8’6’’ equipment.
  • For special deals: Please bear in mind that the calculation method of charges for special deals (free time granted > tariff free time) is ‘progressive’ and the leadoff rate slap(s) will be reduced by the number of days in excess of tariff free time.

Dry and IMO containers 

20’ 40’& 45’
Day 1 to 5 Free - Day of gate-out empty and gate-in full included
Day 6 to 10 45 EUR 60 EUR
Day 11 to 17 70 EUR 90 EUR
Day 18 onwards 90 EUR 120 EUR

 

Refrigerated containers and special equipment 

20’ 40’
Day 1 to 5 Free - Day of gate-out empty and gate-in full included
Day 6 to 10 100 EUR 120 EUR
Day 11 to 17 120 EUR 140 EUR
Day 18 onwards 140 EUR 160 EUR

 

For previous demurrage and detention tariff, please click here.

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