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Intra-Asia Export Freetime

Intra-Asia Export Freetime
   
Container Type Standard Freetime
   
Dry 14 Calendar Days
Reefer 5 Calendar Days
Special Equipment 9 Calendar Days

Intra-Asia Export Restrictions

                                             EXPORT INTRA-ASIA COMMODITY RESTRICTIONS
 
RESTRICTIONS, ACCEPTANCE AND REQUIREMENTS FOR SPECIAL AND DRY CARGO(OOG/Special Equipment, Reefers, DG, SOCs)
   
OOG Requirements needed from shipper:
- Lashing Plan
- Total Dimensions
- Total Weight
Max gross weight (cargo + container +lashing/shoring)
Port of Loading MAX WEIGHT
MANILA NORTH 35000 KGS
MANILA SOUTH 30000 KGS
CEBU 30,000.00/35,000.00 KGS 20/40
DAVAO 40000 KGS.
CAGAYAN 30,000.00/35,000.00 KGS 20/40
GEN SAN
Restrictions:
No acceptance of OOG to PAT port in Bangkok
   
SOC ISOTANKS Requirements needed from shipper:
Letter of Indemnity
Laden: Acceptance is dependent of the commodity
Empty Clean: Secure cleaning certificate from accredited surveyor prior to loading on vessel (no certificate, no loading)
Empty Unclean: MSDS required, check acceptance with DG desk.
Restrictions:
No acceptance of SOCs to PAT Port in Bangkok.
   
REEFER via Direct Shipper: generally acceptable; if new client, verify acceptability from approving desk
via Forwarder: acceptable provided below terms are accepted by shipper:
* commodity is FROZEN
* ultimate shipper is declared
* approval from appropriate desk is secured
Restrictions:
No acceptance of Reefers to PAT port in Bangkok
   
Dangerous (DG Cargo) IMO 1, 6 and 7– conditionally acceptable, pending discussion of local Ops with direct customers.
Used Batteries / waste shipment: Shipper must provide MSDS to shipping line for approval of commodity
Restrictions:
No acceptance of DG cargo with IMO 4.2 UN 1384 to Huangpu
No acceptance of DG cargo to PAT port in Bangkok
No acceptance of DG Cargo to THKLT(Bangkok Old Port Klong Toey) and THBKKSH (Sahathai)
   
Flexibags/Flexitanks MSDS of commodity and manufacturer details of flexibag is required to further check if booking can be accepted or not
   
OTHER RESTRICTIONS No Acceptance for LCL Cargo (DG and NON DG)
No acceptance of the following to Myanmar:
• Logging and timber processing machinery and equipment
• Mining and processing of minerals
• Mining and processing of semi-precious stones
No acceptance of waste products/cargo such as waste plastics, vanadium slag, unsorted wastepaper, plastic scrapand certain textile materials to China and Hong Kong.
No acceptance of plastic, plastic particles, USED - tires, tyres and rubber to Vietnam

 

Max gross weight for STANDARD AND REEFER containers(cargo + container +lashing/shoring) for :
   
Port Weight
   
Manila (South/North Harbor) 40,000 KGS
Cebu (Cebu Terminal) 30,000 KGS
Cagayan de Oro (Mindanao Container Terminal) 40,000 KGS
Batangas (Batangas Port) 40,000 KGS
Davao (Sasa Wharf Port) 30,000 KGS
General Santos (Makar Wharf) 35,000 KGS
Subic Terminal 40,000 KGS

Intra-Asia Export Charges

Port Plug-in rate Storage Freetime
Sasa 40' - Php70/hr 5 days upon vsl departure
20' - Php35/hr
KTC If Credit, 20'/40' - Php80/hr DOM - 4 Days ; IAS- 5 Days
If Cash, 20'/40' - Php70/hr
DICT Php 86.24/hour VAT inclusive 5 days

 

INTERNATIONAL COMBINED DEMURRAGE & DETENTION FREETIME
Equipment type Free time Detention Charges 20' per day 40'/45' per day
Dry containers (including IMO) 14 Calendar Days 15 to 19th day PHP 1,500.00 PHP 3,000.00
20th day onwards PHP 2,000.00 PHP 4,000.00
Reefer containers 5 Calendar Days 6 to 7th day PHP 2,000.00 PHP 4,000.00
8th day onwards PHP 4,000.00 PHP 8,000.00
Special containers (open-top, flat rack and platform) 9 Calendar Days 10th to 11th day PHP 4,000.00 PHP 8,000.00
12th day onwards PHP 5,000.00 PHP 10,000.00

 Note:

* Import Port Storage is settled directly with terminal.

* DAY 1 starts on the SAME DAY as container discharge (import) and Empty Pull out (export)

* Freetime coverage is from the time the containers were discharged up to Empty return (Import), or from the time the empty container was pulled out and delivered loaded at the terminal (Export)

IMO Class Countries 20 40'/40'HC/45'
1.1 All IAS Countries USD 25,000 USD 50,000
1.2 All IAS Countries USD 25,000 USD 50,000
1.3 All IAS Countries USD 10,000 USD 15,000
1.4 All IAS Countries USD 10,000 USD 15,000
1.5 All IAS Countries USD 10,000 USD 15,000
1.6 All IAS Countries USD 10,000 USD 15,000
2.1 All IAS Countries USD 425 USD 825
2.2 All IAS Countries USD 245 USD 460
2.3 All IAS Countries USD 5,000 USD 10,000
3 All IAS Countries USD 125 USD 225
4.1 All IAS Countries USD 245 USD 460
4.2 All IAS Countries USD 245 USD 460
4.3 All IAS Countries USD 245 USD 460
5.1 All IAS Countries USD 800 USD 1,600
5.2 All IAS Countries except Taiwan destination USD 1,500 USD 3,000
Taiwan destination USD 5,000 USD 5,000
6.1 All IAS Countries USD 300 USD 600
6.2 All IAS Countries except Taiwan destination USD 125 USD 225
Taiwan destination USD 5,000 USD 5,000
8 All IAS Countries USD 125 USD 225
All IAS Countries (Consol cargo) USD 125 USD 125
9 All IAS Countries USD 125 USD 225
All IAS Countries (Consol cargo) USD 125 USD 125

Note: Please be advised that above charges are published for reference purposes only. These are subject to change in accordance with the terms and conditions of the governing tariff in effect on the date on which the carrying vessel is scheduled to depart from the Port of Loading.

Intra-Asia Export Vessel Information

SEALAND LUZON PORTS:

Manila North Service
PH3-SB I18 IA3 PH3-WB CH1 D27
Proforma Arrival* Wed 2300H Fri 1900H Mon 0700H Tue 0700H Tue 2000H Fri 2200H
Proforma Departure* Thu 1900H Sat 0300H Tue 1400H Wed 1800H Wed 2000H Sun 1800H
Book Close Mon 1700H Wed 1500H Thu 1800H Mon 1600H Fri 1500H Tue 1700H
Final Multimodal Dangerous Good Form (MDGF) Mon 1700H Wed 1700H Fri 1600H Thu 1600H Thu 1600H Wed 1400H
SOC Final List Wed 1700H Wed 1700H Sat 1000H Thu 1700 Fri 1600H Wed 1700H
Final Shipping Instruction Deadline with VGM Tue 1500H Thu  0800H Sat 1400H Fri 1600H Mon 0900H Thu 1400H
Arrastre and Wharfage Tue 1700H Thu 1700H Sat 1600H Fri 1600H Mon 1300H Fri 0800H
Export Documents Tue 1700H Thu 1700H Sat 1600H Fri 1600H Mon 1300H Fri 0800H
Gate-In Cut Off Time (DRY) Wed 0700H Fri 0300H Sun 1500H Mon 1500H Mon 1300H Fri 0400H
Gate-In Cut Off Time (REEFER) Wed 1000H Fri 0600H Sun 1800H Mon 1800H Mon 1600H Fri 0400H

* Subject to change without prior notice

 

Manila South Service
PH3
Proforma Arrival* Mon 0700H
Proforma Departure* Tue 0300H
Book Close Fri 1600H
Final Multimodal Dangerous Good Form (MDGF) Thu 1600H
SOC FINAL LIST Thu 1600H
Final Shipping Instruction Deadline with VGM Fri 1600H
Arrastre and Wharfage Fri 1600H
Export Documents Fri 1600H
Gate-In Cut Off Time (DRY) Sun 1500H
Gate-In Cut Off Time (REEFER) Sun 1800H

* Subject to change without prior notice

 

Batangas Service
PH3 IA3 I18
Proforma Arrival* Tue 1900H Sat 0700H Fri 0200H
Proforma Departure* Wed 0900H Sun 0500H Fri 1200H
Book Close Fri 1700H Fri 1000H Wed 1700H
Final Multimodal Dangerous Good Form (MDGF) Fri 1500H Wed 1600H Tue 1500H
SOC FINAL LIST Fri 1700H Wed 1600H Tue 1700H
Final Shipping Instruction Deadline with VGM Sat 1500H Thu 1600H Wed 1500H
Arrastre and Wharfage Mon 1700H Fri 1600H Wed 1600H
Export Documents Mon 1700H Fri 1600H Wed 1600H
Gate-In Cut Off Time (DRY) Tue 0900H Fri 2100H Thu 1600H
Gate-In Cut Off Time (REEFER) Tue 1200H Sat 0001H Thu 1900H

* Subject to change without prior notice

 

Subic Service
IA3
Proforma Arrival* Tue 2100H
Proforma Departure* Wed 1700H
Book Close Fri 1700H
Final Multimodal Dangerous Good Form (MDGF) Fri 1600H
SOC FINAL LIST Mon 0900H
Final Shipping Instruction Deadline with VGM Mon 1000H
Arrastre and Wharfage Tue 1000H
Export Documents Tue 1000H
Gate-In Cut Off Time (DRY) Tue 1100H
Gate-In Cut Off Time (REEFER) Tue 1300H

* Subject to change without prior notice

 

SEALAND VISAYAS & MINDANAO PORTS

Cebu Service
I18
Proforma Arrival* Fri 1000H
Proforma Departure* Sat 0600H
Book Close Wed 1200H
Final Multimodal Dangerous Good Form (MDGF) Tue 1700H
SOC FINAL LIST Wed 1200H
Final Container List Thu 1200H
Final Shipping Instruction Deadline with VGM Wed 1700H
Export Documents Thu 1700H
Gate-In Cut Off Time (DRY) Thu 2400H
Gate-In Cut Off Time (REEFER) Fri 0500H

 * Subject to change without prior notice

 

Cagayan De Oro Services
PH3 IA5
Proforma Arrival* Sat 1200H Wed 0400H
Proforma Departure* Sun 0500H Wed 2000H
Book Close Wed 1700H Fri 1700H
Final Multimodal Dangerous Good Form (MDGF) Wed 1200H Fri 1700H
SOC FINAL LIST Wed 1700H Fri 1700H
Final Container List Thu 1200H Fri 1700H
Final Shipping Instruction Deadline with VGM Thu 1700H Mon 0700H
Export Documents Fri 1700H Tue 1700H
Gate-In Cut Off Time (DRY) Sat 0600H Tue 2200H
Gate-In Cut Off Time (REEFER) Sat 1800H Wed 1000H

* Subject to change without prior notice

General Santos Service
PH3
Proforma Arrival* Tue 0500H
Proforma Departure* Wed 1100H
Book Close Fri 1200H
Final Multimodal Dangerous Good Form (MDGF) Thu 1700H
SOC FINAL LIST  Fri 1200H
Final Container List Fri 1500H
Final Shipping Instruction Deadline with VGM  Fri 1700H
Export Documents Mon 1500H
Gate-In Cut Off Time (DRY) Tue 1300H
Gate-In Cut Off Time (REEFER) Wed 0800H

* Subject to change without prior notice

Davao (KTC) Service
PH3 IA5
Proforma Arrival* Fri 1900H Sun 0001H
Proforma Departure* Mon 1700H Mon 0900H
Book Close Wed 1700H Thu 1700H
Final Multimodal Dangerous Good Form (MDGF) Wed 1700H Thu 1700H
SOC FINAL LIST Thu 0800H Fri 0900H
Final Container List Wed 1500H Fri 0900H
Final Shipping Instruction Deadline with VGM Wed 1700H Fri 1100H
Export Documents Fri 1700H Fri 1700H
Gate-In Cut Off Time (DRY) Sat 0200H Sun 0200H
Gate-In Cut Off Time (REEFER) Sat 0600H Sun 0600H

* Subject to change without prior notice

 

Davao (Panabo) Service
CTI
Proforma Arrival* Tue 0100H
Proforma Departure* Tue 2300H
Book Close Fri 1700H
Final Multimodal Dangerous Good Form (MDGF) N/A
SOC FINAL LIST Fri 1600H
Final Container List Fri 1600H
Final Shipping Instruction Deadline with VGM Sat 1200H
Export Documents Sat 1700H
Gate-In Cut Off Time (DRY) Tue 0200H
Gate-In Cut Off Time (REEFER) Tue 0200H

* Subject to change without prior notice

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