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Demurrage / Detention / Free time

Area : United Kingdom & Ireland Area
Country : Ireland
Direction : Import
Effective Date : 01/07/2019
Expiry Date : Until further notice 
Free time : Calendar day
Currency : EUR
Invoiced : Per container, per calendar day, per container type

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.

Free time:

Type DRY Flat & Open top REEF
Days 7 7 3

Tariff charges: 

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

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

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.

Free time:

Type DRY Flat & Open top REEF
Days 10 10 3

Tariff charges: 

Days after discharge 20’ DRY 40’ / 40’hc 45’ DRY 20’ Flat & Open top 40’ Flat & Open top 20’ REEF 40’ REEF
4 to 10 - - - - - 50 50
11 to 21 12 22 22 12 22 60 60
22 to 28 12 22 22 12 22 70 70
29 onwards 12 22 22 12 22 80 80

SOC are subject to storage at the rate applicable to the equipment size/type
NOR will be charged as DRY equipment
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.

Free time:

Type DRY Flat & Open top REEF
Days 10 10 7

Tariff charges:

Days after discharge 20’ DRY 40’ / 40’hc 45’ DRY 20’ Flat & Open top 40’ Flat & Open top 20’ REEF 40’ REEF
8 to 10 - - - - - 45 50
11 to 14 30 40 40 40 65 45 50
15 to 21 40 60 60 55 95 75 115
22 to 28 50 80 80 70 125 95 145
29 onwards 60 100 100 85 155 115 175

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

Cluster : Great Britain & Ireland Cluster
Country : Ireland
Direction : Import
Effective Date : 01/04/2019
Expiry Date : DD/MM/YYYY
Free time : Calendar day
Currency : EUR
Invoiced : Per container, per calendar day, per container type

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. 

Free time:

Type DRY Flat & Open top REEF
Days 7 7 3

Tariff charges: 

Days after discharge 20’ DRY 40’ / 40’hc 45’ DRY 20’ Flat & Open top 40’ Flat & Open top 20’ REEF 40’ REEF
4 to 7 - - - - - 40 40
8 to 14 12 24 24 12 24 40 40
15 to 28 20 40 40 20 40 50 50
29 onwards 25 50 50 25 50 75 75

SOC are subject to storage at the rate applicable to the equipment size/type
NOR will be charged as DRY equipment
Holidays count unless they fall within the allowed free time period 

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. 

Free time:

Type DRY Flat & Open top REEF
Days 10 10 3

Tariff charges: 

Days after discharge 20’ DRY 40’ / 40’hc 45’ DRY 20’ Flat & Open top 40’ Flat & Open top 20’ REEF 40’ REEF
4 to 10 - - - - - 50 50
11 to 21 12 12 12 12 12 60 60
22 to 28 12 12 12 12 12 70 70
29 onwards 12 12 12 12 12 80 80

SOC are subject to storage at the rate applicable to the equipment size/type
NOR will be charged as DRY equipment
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.

Free time:

Type DRY Flat & Open top REEF
Days 10 10 10

Tariff charges:

Days after discharge 20’ DRY 40’ / 40’hc 45’ DRY 20’ Flat & Open top 40’ Flat & Open top 20’ REEF 40’ REEF
11 to 14 30 40 40 40 65 45 50
15 to 21 40 60 60 55 95 75 115
22 to 28 50 80 80 70 125 95 145
29 onwards 60 100 100 85 155 115 175

SOC not subject to demurrage/detention
NOR will be charged as REEFER equipment
Holidays count unless they fall within the allowed free time period
Combined demurrage & detention will be invoiced as detention

 

Cluster : Great Britain & Ireland Cluster
Country : Ireland
Direction : Import
Effective Date : 01/04/2018
Expiry Date : DD/MM/YYYY
Free time : Calendar day
Currency : EUR
Invoiced : Per container, per calendar day, per container type

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.

Free time:

Type DRY Flat & Open top REEF
Days 7 7 3

Tariff charges:

Days after discharge 20’ DRY 40’ / 40’hc 45’ DRY 20’ Flat & Open top 40’ Flat & Open top 20’ REEF 40’ REEF
4 to 7 - - - - - 35 35
8 to 14 10 20 20 10 20 35 35
15 to 28 20 40 40 20 40 50 50
29 onwards 25 50 50 25 50 75 75

SOC are subject to storage at the rate applicable to the equipment size/type
NOR will be charged as DRY equipment
Holidays count unless they fall within the allowed free time period
Storage and demurrage charges will be combined and invoiced as demurrage
Reefer plug-in and monitoring/electricity charges are included in the storage charge

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.

Free time:

Type DRY Flat & Open top REEF
Days 10 10 3

Tariff charges:

Days after discharge 20’ DRY 40’ / 40’hc 45’ DRY 20’ Flat & Open top 40’ Flat & Open top 20’ REEF 40’ REEF
4 to 7 - - - - - 50 50
8 to 10 - - - - - 80 80
11 onwards 10 10 10 10 10 80 80

SOC are subject to storage at the rate applicable to the equipment size/type
NOR will be charged as DRY equipment
Holidays count unless they fall within the allowed free time period
Storage and demurrage charges will be combined and invoiced as demurrage
Reefer plug-in and monitoring/electricity charges are included in the storage charge

Import Demurrage

Equipment demurrage 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.

Free time:

Type DRY Flat & Open top REEF
Days 7 7 3

Tariff charges:

Days after discharge 20’ DRY 40’ / 40’hc 45’ DRY 20’ Flat & Open top 40’ Flat & Open top 20’ REEF 40’ REEF
4 to 7 - - - - - 45 90
8 to 14 30 40 40 40 65 45 90
15 to 21 40 60 60 55 95 75 115
22 onwards 50 80 80 70 135 115 175

SOC are not subject to demurrage
NOR will be charged as DRY equipment
Holidays count unless they fall within the allowed free time period
Storage and demurrage charges will be combined and invoiced as demurrage

Import Detention

Equipment detention commences on and includes the day that the full container is gated-out for delivery and ends on the day that the empty container is gated-in at the terminal/port.

Free time:

Type DRY Flat & Open top REEF
Days 4 4 4

Tariff charges:

Days after gate- out for delivery 20’ DRY 40’ / 40’hc 45’ DRY 20’ Flat & Open top 40’ Flat & Open top 20’ REEF 40’ REEF
5 to 10 40 60 60 55 95 75 115
11 to 14 50 80 80 70 135 115 175
15 to 21 60 100 100 90 175 140 200
22 onwards 70 120 120 110 215 165 225

SOC are not subject to detention
NOR will be charged as DRY equipment
Holidays count unless they fall within the allowed free time period

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