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Freetime and Demurrage

Demurrage import

Demurrage starts at final location = last CY (discharge or gate-in) date (included) and ends with gate-out day (included) from terminal.

Free time and charges per container per calendar day (i.e. including week-ends and holidays) after freet ime 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 cargo type.
  • Special equipment, such as Flat Racks and Open Top equipment will always follow reefer free time and tariff.
  • IMO cargo in DRY container follows IMO rates. IMO cargo in active REEF or special equipment follows rate of REEF or special equipment respectively.
  • Shipper’s Own Container is considered as equivalent to corresponding container type.
  • NOR equipment follows rate of DRY equipment.
  • 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.

Dry containers (seaport or inland terminal/ depot)


20'DRY 40'DRY
Day 1-3 Free Free
Day 4-10 50 EUR 70 EUR
Day 11-17 65 EUR 90 EUR
Day 18 onwards 90 EUR 130 EUR

Refrigerated containers and special equipment (seaport or inland terminal/depot)


20'REEF and SPECIAL 40'REEF and SPECIAL
Day 1-3 Free Free
Day 4-10 140 EUR 140 EUR
Day 11-17 160 EUR 160 EUR
Day 18 onwards 220 EUR 220 EUR

IMO containers (seaport or inland terminal/depot)


20'IMO 40'IMO
Day 1-3 Free Free
Day 4-10 140 EUR 140 EUR
Day 11-17 160 EUR 160 EUR
Day 18 onwards 220 EUR 220 EUR

Detention import

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

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

Notes:

  • Detention is invoiced based on equipment type. Detention for IMO : Please check DRY, REEF or SPECIAL charge table below.
  • Special equipment, such as Flat Racks and Open Top equipment will always follow reefer free time and tariff.
  • Detention is invoiced based on tariff of empty return country.
  • 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.

Dry containers


PICK UP PER TRUCK PICK UP PER RAIL/BARGE
20'DRY 40'DRY 20'DRY 40'DRY
Day 1-3 Free Free Day 1-5 Free Free
Day 4-10 45 EUR 55 EUR Day 6-12 45 EUR 55 EUR
Day 11-17 65 EUR 85 EUR Day 13-19 65 EUR 85 EUR
Day 18 onwards 75 EUR 95 EUR Day 20 onwards 75 EUR 95 EUR

Refrigerated containers and special equipment


PICK UP PER TRUCK PICK UP PER RAIL/BARGE
20'REEF and SPECIAL 40'REEF and SPECIAL 20'REEF and SPECIAL 40'REEF and SPECIAL
Day 1-3 Free Free Day 1-5 Free Free
Day 4-10 85 EUR 105 EUR Day 6-12 85 EUR 105 EUR
Day 11-17 105 EUR 130 EUR Day 13-19 105 EUR 130 EUR
Day 18 onwards 115 EUR 140 EUR Day 20 onwards 115 EUR 140 EUR

DEMURRAGE AND DETENTION EFFECTIVE AS OF 1ST OF APRIL 2017 TILL 31ST OF MARCH 2018

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