Shipping in Germany

Local surcharges


Code Name and description Charge
ASE Additional Export Service Fee - Courier express
Courier fee for document dispatch within Germany and to Austria. Charge is per dispatch and not per bill of lading.Courier service to other countries subject to discretion of Maersk Counter Germany.For e-commerce options pls contact Maersk counter Germany.
20 EUR per B/L - within Germany
30 EUR per B/L - to Austria
ASE Additional Export Service Fee - Fumigation Case by case
A service offered at the request of the customer and invoiced to the customer.Fee on request.
ASI Additional Import Service Fee - Fumigation
A service offered at the request of the customer and invoiced to the customer.Fee on request.
Case by case
CCE Container Cleaning Exports
Shipper or consignee is charged with cleaning/repair cost if container is damaged or returned dirty/with residue material.
Case by case
CCI Container Cleaning Imports
Shipper or consignee is charged with cleaning/repair cost if container is damaged or returned dirty/with residue material.
Case by case
CNS Container Nomination Service
This fee is charged if customer request a food graded container.
120 EUR per container
COD Change of Destination Service
At the request of the customer, subject to acceptance by Maersk. This is the minimum cost, knowing that the cost of shifting can be induced and will be passed in full to the goods.
300 USD per container + possible shifting costs
DDC Destination Dangerous Cargo Service Inland Haulage
Dangerous cargo additional for Inland haulag
30 EUR per container
DGS Genset Service Destination
Reefer add-on if active cooling is required during Inland haulage
275 EUR (GenSet for Rail/Road)
175 EUR (Plug-In for Barge/Road)
100 EUR (Cooling chassis for direct Truck)
EME Equipment Management Exports
This fee applies in case a container is delivered to the terminal without a proper high security seal.
90 EUR per container
EME Equipment Management Exports
A service offered on request of the customer to check the container seal.Valid for German ports.Foreign ports on request.
190 EUR per container
EMI Equipment Management Imports
A service offered on request of the customer to check the container seal.Valid for German ports.Foreign ports on request.
190 EUR per container
HDE Lift on Lift Off Service Exports
A service provided by the carrier in which the container is lifted on or off the trailer/chassis at the port or at the carriers controlled storage yard.
90 EUR per container
HDI Lift on Lift Off Service Imports
A service provided by the carrier in which the container is lifted on or off the trailer/chassis at the port or at the carriers controlled storage yard.
90 EUR per container
INE Inspection Fee - Scanning Export
A service offered if customs or other authorities request a container to be scanned. Fee is valid for German ports. Foreign ports on request.
Wilhelmshaven (inside terminal): 250 EUR per container
Bremerhaven (inside terminal): 250 EUR per container
Bremerhaven (outside terminal): 280 EUR per container
Hamburg: 280 EUR per container
INI Inspection Fee - Scanning Import and Transshipment
A service offered if customs or other authorities request a container to be scanned. Fee is valid for German ports. Foreign ports on request.
Wilhelmshaven (inside terminal): 250 EUR per container
Bremerhaven (inside terminal): 250 EUR per container
Bremerhaven (outside terminal): 280 EUR per container
Hamburg: 280 EUR per container
MDF Manual Documentation Processing Fee
Invoiced in addition to our standard export documentation fee, applicable to all non e-BL instructions with a template format
20 EUR per B/L
ODC Origin Dangerous Cargo Service Inland Haulage
Dangerous cargo additional for Inland haulage
30 EUR per container
OGS Genset Service Origin
Reefer add-on if active cooling is required during Inland haulage
275 EUR (GenSet for Rail/Road)
175 EUR (Plug-In for Barge/Road)
95 EUR (Cooling chassis for direct Truck)
PAO Payer Amendment Fee Origin
Applied case EXPORT invoicereissuanceis required due to change of payment terms or origin payer
40 EUR per bill of lading or request
PAD Payer Amendment Destination Fee
Last minute Payer Amendment Request on/or after the arrival date of the last vessel at destination
40 EUR per bill of lading or request
PQC Premium Quality Container
Upon customer's request, carrier's service of providing a container of a specific quality. E.g. food grade containers, containers of a specific age, containers for specific commodities (such as electronics).
120 EUR per container
SWC Switch Transport Document Service
Service offered at the request of the customer and invoiced to the customer.As from 01.01.2017 the fee might differ per B/L receipt country.
B/L receipt country Germany: 75 EUR per B/L
WTD Waiting Time Destination
Waiting time for Inland haulage after thefree waiting time of 2 hours
50 EUR percontainer, per half hour
WTO Waiting Time Origin
Waiting time for Inland haulage after thefree waiting time of 2 hours
50 EURpercontainer,per half hour

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