Shipping in The Netherlands

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Freetime and Demurrage

Demurrage and detention effective as of 1st of April 2018

Demurrage Export

Demurrage export starts as from gate-in full day (included) at port and ends with load date (included) to vessel.

Free time and charges per container per calendar day (i.e. including week-ends and holidays) after free time expires. Start date and end date are included in the calculation.

Notes:

  • Demurrage is including terminal storage costs and plug-in fees.
  • Demurrage is invoiced based on combination of equipment size and cargo type.
  • Special equipment, such as Flat Racks and Open Top equipment will always follow reefer free time and tariff
  • Shipper’s Own Container is considered as equivalent to corresponding container type.
  • High cube and 9’6’’ equipment is considered equal to 8’6’’ equipment.
  • For special deals: Please bear in mind that the calculation method of charges for special deals (free time granted > tariff free time) is ‘progressive’ and the leadoff rate slap(s) will be reduced by the number of days in excess of tariff free time.
  • ‘40´ High and 45´ High containers are considered equal to 40´’

Dry containers

20'DRY 40'DRY
Day 1-7 Free Free
Day 8-14 50 EUR 70 EUR
Day 15 onwards 80 EUR 110 EUR

Refrigerated containers and special equipment

20'REEF and SPECIAL 40'REEF and SPECIAL
Day 1-5 Free Free
Day 6-12 140 EUR 140 EUR
Day 13 onwards 200 EUR 200 EUR

IMO containers

20'IMO 40'IMO
Day 1-5 Free Free
Day 6-12 140EUR 140 EUR
Day 13 onwards 200 EUR 200 EUR

Detention Export

Detention export starts with empty gate-out day (included) and ends with gate-in full day (included) at terminal.

Free time and charges per container per calendar day (i.e. including week-ends and holidays) after free time expires. Start date and end date are included in the calculation.

Notes:

  • Detention is invoiced based on combination of equipment size and cargo type.
  • Special equipment, such as Flat Racks and Open Top equipment will always follow reefer free time and tariff.
  • High cube and 9’6’’ equipment is considered equal to 8’6’’ equipment.
  • For special deals: Please bear in mind that the calculation method of charges for special deals (free time granted > tariff free time) is ‘progressive’ and the leadoff rate slap(s) will be reduced by the number of days in excess of tariff free time.
  • ‘40´ High and 45´ High containers are considered equal to 40´’

Dry and IMO containers

20'DRY and IMO 40'DRY and IMO
Day 1-5 Free Free
Day 6-12 45 EUR 55 EUR
Day 13 onwards 65 EUR 85 EUR

Refrigerated containers and special equipment

20'REEF and SPECIAL 40'REEF and SPECIAL
Day 1-5 Free Free
Day 6-12 85 EUR 105 EUR
Day 13 onwards 105 EUR 130 EUR
 

 

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