Shipping in Jamaica

Get up-to-date local information about import procedures and restrictions, demurrage and detention, container pick-ups and more.

Procedure / Requirements

  • We do not currently offer inland haulage services in Jamaica.
  • Documentation required 48 hours before arrival of vessel.


  • Radioactive commodity restricted. 
  • OOG, controlled commodities and Hazardous Material restricted. Require special approval from relevant authorities before vessel departure. 
  • Weight limitations: Road weight limitation is 30 tons (customer responsibility). 
  • No operational split allowed. 
  • Customs duties become due upon cargo’s arrival at the first point/port of entry. 
  • Cargo remaining on dock in excess of 4 months may be deemed eligible for disposal by Customs.

Demurrage / Detention / Free time

To view the detailed information for Demurrage and Detention in Jamaica, 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.