Shipping in Lithuania

Get up-to-date local information about export procedures and restrictions, demurrage and detention, container drop-offs and more.

Local Charges

Klaipeda

Local Export Tariff

Charge Charge type  Amount 
Export Service  per container  43 EUR 
Change of destination fee (COD)  per container  USD 300 
Change of destination fee – Administrative Cost (CAD) – effective as of 15th January 2018. Applies if T/S port remains the same, amendment related to the final port of discharge. Must be requested 96hrs before the arrival to the T/S port  per b/l  USD 300 
Change of destination fee – Extra Restows (CED) – effective as of 15th January 2018. Acceptance of the extra costs associated is must.  per container  USD 300 + extra costs associated 
Charge Charge Type Amount
Documentation Fee Origin (ODF) per container included into EXP
Export Service Charge (EXP) per B/L 30 EUR
Port Security Service (PSE) per container included into OHC
Booking cancellation fee per booking 75 USD
Customs Clearance per container 40 EUR
Genset per cntr CY/CY, SD/CY 200 EUR
Manual Documentation processing fee (MDF) per B/L 25 USD
Manual booking fee per booking 25 USD
Transport Document amendment fee (AMF) per B/L 40 EUR
Multistop per container 60 EUR
Lift charges per DRY / per REEF 85 EUR
Inland haulage waiting time (WTI) after 12h free, per 12h 120 EUR
Late b/l pick up fee (if bills are not picked up in 14 days) per B/L 100 USD
Container pick up without booking confirmation (ULF) per container 50 EUR
Container drop off fee* per 20'/per 40' 250 EUR / 350 EUR
Inspection Empty Container Service (IEC) – effective as of 15th Jan.2016 per 20’/40’ DRY and REEF 50 EUR

Note:

* Subject to equipment situation 

 

Procedures

Freight

Freight rate (transportation price) must be agreed before any shipment. Please contact Sales with all freight requests. In your request, please indicate the following information:

  • your company's name, contact person, telephone, fax or e-mail
  • commodity
  • cargo pick-up point
  • cargo delivery point
  • container size and type
  • special requirements, if any, or your comments.

Any additional information about your future shipment is welcome. For dangerous cargo, please indicate full commodity name, IMO class and UN number. For temperature-controlled cargo, please advise required temperature and humidity.

Please note we can assist you only with FCL (full container load) shipments. Minimum tare size is 20-foot container.

Booking

After freight rates are agreed and filed in Sealand service contract, you can place your booking via the website sealandmaersk.com or by sending an email to Customer service (lt.export@sealandmaersk.com).

You may also place your bookings via EDI or offline desktop solutions. Please contact the Sales for more information.

Booking must be in written form and contain the following information in order to be processed smoothly:

  • stuffing date, time and address
  • container size, type and quantitycontact person and phone number
  • destination (delivery address is not required at this stage)
  • any other information relevant to the shipment

In case of carrier haulage, please allow at least 24 hours to coordinate pick-up.

For dangerous cargo, please indicate full commodity name, IMO class, UN number, special requirements (for ex. temperature), if required.

Customs clearance is not included into freight and is not performed by default. However, we can arrange customs clearance upon your request for additional cost.

Documentation

Shipping instructions have to be sent by the following means:

  • Via the website or desktop booking application (preferred option).
  • Via email to (lt.export@sealandmaersk.com) or by fax +370 46 483419.

Shipping instructions should contain the following information:

  • Full shipper's name and address with phone and fax numbers
  • Full consignee's name and address with phone and fax numbers
  • Full notify party details with phone and fax numbers
  • Container number
  • Commodity description
  • Piece count, package type and weight
  • Receipt and delivery location (for door shipments), load and discharge ports. 

Please provide shipping instructions before container leaves Klaipeda port. Although it is possible to submit shipping instructions later, we will not be responsible for any fines that rise due to late submission of shipping instructions. These fines will be passed over to the shipper or involved forwarder.

Bills of lading originals

 

The bill of lading will be issued as per proper shipping instructions. Bills of lading originals can be released after vessel departure from the port and only against full payment of prepaid charges.

Services and cut-offs

Vessel Name Vessel Code Voyage Gate-in Cut-off/ Return Date and Time Service ETD SI Cut-off/ VGM Cut-off
UNIFEEDER 6BX 1931 Contact lt.export@maersk.com N11/I1 2019-07-31 Contact lt.export@maersk.com
VUOKSI MAERSK B6G 931W 2019-07-26, 3 PM L02/L8 2019-08-01 2019-07-26, 3 PM
VORONEZH M5Q 931W 2019-08-01, 3 PM L99 05-08-2019 2019-08-01, 3 PM
VENTA MAERSK B6F 932W 2019-08-02, 3 PM L02/L8 2019-08-08 2019-08-02, 3 PM
BOMAR VALOUR G14 932W 2019-08-09, 9 AM L49 / L8 12-08-2019 2019-08-09, 9 AM
VAYENGA MAERSK B6E 933W 2019-08-09, 3 PM L02/L8 15-08-2019 2019-08-09, 3 PM
VOLGA MAERSK B6D 934W 2019-08-16, 3 PM L02/L8 22-08-2019 2019-08-16, 3 PM
VAGA MAERSK B6I 935W 2019-08-23, 3 PM L02/L8 2019-08-29 2019-08-23, 3 PM
UNIFEEDER 6BX 1936 Contact lt.export@maersk.com N11/I1 2019-09-03 Contact lt.export@maersk.com
VUOKSI MAERSK B6G 936W 2019-08-30, 3 PM L02/L8 05-09-2019 2019-08-30, 3 PM
VENTA MAERSK B6F 937W 2019-09-06, 3 PM L02/L8 12-09-2019 2019-09-06, 3 PM
VAYENGA MAERSK B6E 938W 2019-09-13, 3 PM L02/L8 19-09-2019 2019-09-13, 3 PM

Restrictions

  • Commodity: N/A.
  • Weight and measurement: Maximum allowed cargo weight for road transportation: 24.5 tons.
  • Special cargoes: Out of Gauge, Break Bulk and Dangerous cargo subject to standard Sealand approval procedures.

Export Freetime

Definition

Name of the period Start End
Export Detention period Empty container pick up day (including this day) One day prior container gate-in
Export Demurrage period Full container gate-in date (including this day) A day when the container is loaded on the vessel (including this day)

Demurrage - Penalty charged by holding carrier for storage of property beyond allowable free time for removal or unloading.

Freetime in the port Dry Containers Reefer Containers
Export demurrage tariff 14 calendar days 7 calendar days

After freetime expiration, below tariffs apply:

Port

Currency

20'Container

40'/45' Container*

20' FR/OT*

40' FR/OT*

20'Reef Container

40'Reef Container

Klaipeda

EUR

20

30

30

45

180

180

Detention - Penalty charged by owner of equipment for detaining beyond allowable free time.  12 hours free is given for loading/unloading. Waiting time (chassis)/12 hours -120 EUR

Freetime out of port

Dry Containers

Reefer Containers

Export demurrage tariff

10 calendar days

10 calendar days

After freetime expiration, below tariffs apply:

Port

Currency

20'Container

40'/45' Container*

20' FR/OT*

40' FR/OT*

20'Reef Container

40'Reef Container

Klaipeda

EUR

30

30

45

60

75

75

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