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Intra-Asia Import Charges

IMPORT SURCHARGES (DRY/NON-DG)
Surcharge Location 20' 40' 45'
Destination Handling Charge (DHC) Manila North & South USD 145 USD 180 USD 270
Batangas and Subic USD 135 USD 170 USD 255
Davao, Cebu, Cagayan and Gensan USD 130 USD 165 USD 250
Destination Docs Fee (DDF) All Ports USD 65 per BL USD 65 per BL USD 65 per BL
Container Cleaning Fee (CCL) All Ports PHP 1,000 PHP 1,000 PHP 1,000
Equipment Positioning Surcharge (POS) Manila from China, Hong Kong and Taiwan origin* USD 400 USD 775 USD 825
Manila from other Intra Asia origins** USD 375 USD 725 USD 775
Subic USD 350 USD 675 USD 725
Davao USD 300 USD 600 USD 650
General Santos USD 300 USD 600 USD 650
Cebu USD 350 USD 675 USD 725
Cagayan de Oro  USD 300  USD 600  USD 650 
Batangas USD 275 USD 525 USD 575
Equipment Management Import (EMI) Manila from China & Hong Kong origin USD 195 USD 415 USD 445
Manila from other Intra Asia ports USD 175 USD 375 USD 440
Batangas USD 175 USD 375 USD 440
* For details on charges from Russia, please contact your local MCC Transport representatives
Note: Same rates apply to special containers (open-top, flat rack, platform)
IMPORT SURCHARGES (REEFER)
Surcharge Location 20' 40'
Destination Handling Charge (DHC) Manila North and South USD 170 USD 210
Batangas, Subic, Davao, General Santos, Cebu and Cagayan De Oro USD 160 USD 200
Destination Docs Fee (DDF) All Ports USD 65 per BL USD 65 per BL
Container Cleaning Fee (CCL) All Ports PHP 1,000 PHP 1,000
Equipment Positioning Surcharge (POS) Manila from China, Hong Kong and Taiwan origin* USD 400 USD 775 USD 825
Manila from other Intra Asia origins** USD 375 USD 725 USD 775
Subic USD 350 USD 675 USD 725
Davao USD 300 USD 600 USD 650
General Santos USD 300 USD 600 USD 650
Cebu USD 350 USD 675 USD 725
Cagayan de Oro  USD 300  USD 600  USD 650 
Batangas USD 275 USD 525 USD 575
Equipment Management Import (EMI) Manila from China & Hong Kong origin USD 195 USD 415 USD 445
Manila from other Intra Asia ports USD 175 USD 375 USD 440
Batangas USD 175 USD 375 USD 440
* For details on charges from Russia, please contact your local MCC Transport representatives
Note: Same rates apply to special containers (open-top, flat rack, platform)
IMO SURCHARGE
IMO Class 20' Dry 40' Dry IMO Class 20
1.1 - 1.2 USD 25000 USD 50000 4.1 - 4.3 USD 220
1.3 - 1.6 USD 10000 USD 15000 5.1 USD 800
2.1 USD 400 USD 800 5.2 USD 1500
2.2 USD 220 USD 435 6.1 USD 300
2.3 USD 5000 USD 10000 6.2, 8, 9 USD 100
3 USD 100 USD 200 7 -
DHC/OHC for DG/HAZ Cargo
Destination Handling Charge / Origin Handling Charge for DG/HAZ Cargo
IMO Class 20' Dry 40' Dry 20' Reefer 40' Reefer
05-Sep 6,209 7,760 8,063 10,093
2/3/4/7 7,057 8,819 9,163 11,466
01-06-2008 8,468 10,582 10,995 13,762
* In case of multiple IMO classes in one container, the highest destination handling charge / origin handling rate will apply.

 

INTERNATIONAL COMBINED DEMURRAGE & DETENTION FREETIME
Equipment type Free time Detention Charges 20' per day 40'/45' per day
Dry containers 9 Calendar Days 10 to 14th day PHP 1,000.00 PHP 2,000.00
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)

Intra-Asia Import Commodity Restrictions

IMPORT INTRA-ASIA COMMODITY RESTRICTIONS
NO ACCEPTANCE Used clothing merchandise(garments, bags, shoes, bedclothes)
Right-hand drive vehicles (RHD)
LCL Cargo (DG and NON DG)
Dangerous (DG) Cargo with below IMO:
• IMO 7 (all ports)
• IMO1 to CGY/GSJ/DVO
NO ACCEPTANCE BUT WITH EXCEPTIONS Donation/Relief Cargo *NOTE:cargoes not declared as donation/relief cargo
• But consigned to local government units or representatives, i.e. "Province of..." or "Governor of..." or "Mayor of...", please check consignee details with PH.Import@mcc.com.sg prior to booking acceptance
Used vehicles, Used parts and ComponentsNOT ACCEPTED BUT WITH BELOW EXCEPTION
· Used parts and components for replacement purposes
·Trucks in excess of 2.5 tons (not including pickup trucks which are considered as normal cars)
· Buses above 6 tons
· Diplomatic cars
· Special purpose vehicles (includes fire trucks, ambulances, funeral hearses, crane lorries, tractor heads, boom trucks, tanker trucks, tank lorries,refrigerated trucks, mobile drilling derricks, pump trucks, aerial flat-form trucks, street sweepers, vacuum trucks, garbage compactors, self loader trucks, man lift trucks, lighting trucks, trucks mounted with special purpose equipment, and all other types of vehicles designed for aspecific use)
· Parts and components of above vehicles
· Completely Knocked Down and Complete Built Units of Cars and SUV's are not acceptable till end April 2008
NOTE: FREIGHT COLLECT shipments of used vehicles, used car parts and componentsNOT ACCEPTABLE. However, exemptions can be given after prior consultation with import offices involved in the Philippines.
ACCEPTANCE SUBJECT FOR APPROVAL Rice
• Please check with Ph.import@mcc.com.sg prior acceptance of cargoes.
Dangerous (DG) Cargo with below IMO:
• IMO 1 to Manila (check with PHIOPS)
• IMO 2
GENERALLY ACCEPTABLE OOG
Special Equipment
Dangerous (DG) Cargo with below IMO:Dangerous (DG) Cargo with below IMO:
• IMO 2, 5, 8, 9

 

Max gross weight (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
Subic (Subic Port) 40,000 KGS
Davao (Sasa Wharf Port) 30,000 KGS
General Santos (Makar Wharf) 35,000 KGS

Intra-Asia Import Freetime

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

 

Intra-Asia DND

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