Shipping in Ireland

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Demurrage / Detention / Free time

Area : United Kingdom & Ireland Area
Country : Ireland
Direction : Import
Effective Date 10/02/2020
Expiry Date : Until further notice
Free time : Calendar day
Currency : EUR
Invoiced : Per container, per calendar day, per container type

Import Storage (Dublin)

Storage commences on and includes the day that the full container is discharged at the port and ends on the day that the container is gated-out from the last terminal/port for delivery.

Days 20’ DRY 40’ / 40’hc 45’ DRY 20’ Flat & Open top 40’ Flat & Open top 20’ REEF 40’ REEF
1 to 3 free free free free free free free
4 to 10 free free free free free 50 50
11 to 21 12 24 24 12 24 60 60
22 to 28 18 36 36 18 36 70 70
29 onwards 24 48 48 24 48 80 80

NOR will be charged as DRY equipment
Reefer storage includes plug-in/electricity charges
SOC are subject to storage at the rate applicable to the equipment size/type
New Year, Easter and Christmas holidays count unless they fall within the allowed free time period

Import Storage (Cork)

Storage commences on and includes the day that the full container is discharged at the port and ends on the day that the container is gated-out from the last terminal/port for delivery.

Days 20’ DRY 40’ / 40’hc 45’ DRY 20’ Flat & Open top 40’ Flat & Open top 20’ REEF 40’ REEF
1 to 3 free free free free free free free
4 to 7 free free free free free 40 40
8 to 14 12 24 24 12 24 45 55
15 to 28 20 40 40 20 40 55 75
29 onwards 25 50 50 25 50 65 95

NOR will be charged as DRY equipment
Reefer storage includes plug-in/electricity charges
SOC are subject to storage at the rate applicable to the equipment size/type
New Year, Easter and Christmas holidays count unless they fall within the allowed free time period 

Import Storage (Belview Port - Waterford)

Storage commences on and includes the day that the full container is discharged at the port and ends on the day that the container is gated-out from the last terminal/port for delivery.

Days 20’ DRY 40’ / 40’hc 45’ DRY 20’ Flat & Open top 40’ Flat & Open top 20’ REEF 40’ REEF
1 to 3 free free free free free free free
4 to 21 free free free free free 30 30
22 to 42 5 5 5 5 5 35 35
43 onwards 10 10 10 10 10 40 40

NOR will be charged as DRY equipment
Reefer storage includes plug-in/electricity charges
SOC are subject to storage at the rate applicable to the equipment size/type
New Year, Easter and Christmas holidays count unless they fall within the allowed free time period

Import Demurrage & Detention (all IE ports/terminals)

Combined equipment demurrage and detention commences on and includes the day that the full container is discharged at the port and ends on the day that the empty container is gated-in at the terminal/port.

Days 20’ DRY 40’ / 40’hc 45’ DRY 20’ Flat & Open top 40’ Flat & Open top 20’ REEF 40’ REEF
1 to 7 free free free free free free free
8 to 10 free free free free free 80 128
11 to 14 35 56 56 45 72 80 128
15 to 21 60 96 96 70 112 105 168
22 onwards 80 128 128 90 144 125 200

NOR will be charged as DRY equipment
SOC will not be subject to demurrage/detention
Combined demurrage & detention will be invoiced as detention
New Year, Easter and Christmas holidays count unless they fall within the allowed free time period

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