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Intra-Asia Import 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

 

IMPORT SURCHARGES (DRY/NON-DG)
Surcharge Location (City, Country/Area) 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 135 USD 175 USD 260
Destination Docs Fee (DDF) All Ports USD 65 per BL USD 65 per BL USD 65 per BL
Import Service Charge (IMP) All Ports PHP 1,000 PHP 1,000 PHP 1,000
Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) China & Hong Kong to All Ports** USD 50 USD 100 USD 100
Equipment Positioning Surcharge (POS) Manila from China and Hong Kong USD 460 USD 900 USD 900
Manila from Taiwan origin* USD 400 USD 775 USD 825
Manila from other Intra Asia origins except Japan* USD 375 USD 725 USD 775
Manila from Japan USD 275 USD 525 USD 525
Subic from other Intra Asia origins except Japan* USD 350 USD 675 USD 725
Subic from Japan USD 250 USD 500 USD 500
Davao / Panabo from China and Hong Kong USD 360 USD 720 USD 720
Davao / Panabo USD 300 USD 600 USD 650
General Santos from China and Hong Kong USD 360 USD 720 USD 720
General Santos USD 300 USD 600 USD 650
Cebu from China and Hong Kong USD 440 USD 855 USD 855
Cebu from other Intra Asia origins except Japan* USD 350 USD 675 USD 725
Cebu from Japan USD 330 USD 660 USD 660
Cagayan de Oro from China and Hong Kong USD 360 USD 720 USD 720
Cagayan de Oro USD 300 USD 600 USD 650
Batangas from other Intra Asia origins except Japan*  USD 275  USD 525  USD 575 
Batangas from Japan USD 250 USD 500 USD 500
Environmental Fuel Fee (EFF) All Countries USD 0 USD 0 USD 0
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
** Collect Payment Term
* 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 (City, Country/Area) 20' 40'
Destination Handling Charge (DHC) Manila North & South USD 170 USD 210
Batangas, Subic USD 160 USD 200
Davao, General Santos, Cebu and Cagayan De Oro USD 165 USD 210
Destination Docs Fee (DDF) All Ports USD 65 per BL USD 65 per BL
Import Service Charge (IMP) All Ports PHP 1,000 PHP 1,000
Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) China & Hong Kong to All Ports** USD 50 USD 100
Equipment Positioning Surcharge (POS) Manila from China and Hong Kong USD 460 USD 900
Manila from Taiwan origin* USD 400 USD 775
Manila from other Intra Asia origins except Japan* USD 375 USD 725
Manila from Japan USD 275 USD 525
Subic from other Intra Asia origins except Japan* USD 350 USD 675
Subic from Japan USD 250 USD 500
Davao / Panabo from China and Hong Kong USD 360 USD 720
Davao / Panabo USD 300 USD 600
General Santos from China and Hong Kong USD 360 USD 720
General Santos USD 300 USD 600
Cebu from China and Hong Kong USD 440 USD 855
Cebu from other Intra Asia origins except Japan* USD 350 USD 675
Cebu from Japan USD 330 USD 660
Cagayan de Oro from China and Hong Kong USD 360 USD 720
Cagayan de Oro  USD 300  USD 600 
Batangas from other Intra Asia origins except Japan* USD 275 USD 525
Batangas from Japan USD 250 USD 500
Environmental Fuel Fee (EFF) All Countries USD 0 USD 0
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)
DHC/OHC for DG/HAZ Cargo
Destination Handling Charge / Origin Handling Charge for DG/HAZ Cargo
Cargo Type POD 20' 40' 45'
DRY Manila 145 180 270
All other ports 135 175 260
DG 195 250 340
REEF Manila 170 210 -
All other ports 165 210 -
DG 240 300 -
* 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 8 Calendar Days 9th 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/Areas 20 40'/40'HC/45'
1.1 All IAS Countries except Taiwan destination and Bangladesh Origin USD 25,000 USD 50,000
Taiwan destination USD 25,000 USD 50,000
Bangladesh Origin USD 50,000 USD 75,000
1.2 All IAS Countries except Taiwan destination and Bangladesh Origin USD 25,000 USD 50,000
Taiwan destination USD 25,000 USD 50,000
Bangladesh Origin USD 50,000 USD 75,000
1.3 All IAS Countries except Taiwan destination and origin USD 10,000 USD 15,000
Taiwan destination USD 10,000 USD 15,000
Taiwan Origin USD 10,000 USD 15,000
Bangladesh Origin USD 50,000 USD 75,000
1.4 All IAS Countries except Taiwan and Bangladesh Origin USD 10,000 USD 15,000
Bangladesh Origin USD 50,000 USD 75,000
Taiwan Origin USD 10,000 USD 15,000
1.5 All IAS Countries except Taiwan and Bangladesh Origin USD 10,000 USD 15,000
Bangladesh Origin USD 50,000 USD 75,000
Taiwan Origin USD 25,000 USD 50,000
1.6 All IAS Countries except Taiwan and Bangladesh Origin USD 10,000 USD 15,000
Bangladesh Origin USD 50,000 USD 75,000
Taiwan Origin USD 25,000 USD 50,000
2.1 All IAS Countries except China South / Korea and Bangladesh Origin USD 425 USD 825
China South Origin USD 350 USD 680
Korea Origin USD 350 USD 680
Bangladesh Origin USD 460 USD 900
2.2 All IAS Countries except China South / Korea and Bangladesh Origin USD 245 USD 460
China South Origin USD 275 USD 525
China East Origin USD 245 USD 460
Korea Origin USD 245 USD 460
Bangladesh Origin USD 300 USD 405
2.3 All IAS Countries except Korea and Bangladesh Origin USD 5,000 USD 10,000
Korea Origin USD 5,000 USD 10,000
Bangladesh Origin USD 5,000 USD 10,000
3 All IAS Countries except China South / Korea and Bangladesh Origin USD 125 USD 225
China South Origin USD 200 USD 375
Korea Origin USD 100 USD 175
Bangladesh Origin USD 125 USD 225
4.1 All IAS Countries except China South / China East / Korea and Bangladesh Origin USD 245 USD 460
China South Origin USD 200 USD 375
China East Origin USD 325 USD 325
Korea Origin USD 245 USD 460
Bangladesh Origin USD 300 USD 350
4.2 All IAS Countries except China South / China East / Korea and Bangladesh Origin USD 245 USD 460
China South Origin USD 200 USD 375
China East Origin USD 325 USD 325
Korea Origin USD 245 USD 460
Bangladesh Origin USD 300 USD 350
4.3 All IAS Countries except China South / China East / Korea and Bangladesh Origin USD 245 USD 460
China South Origin USD 200 USD 375
China East Origin USD 325 USD 325
Korea Origin USD 245 USD 460
Bangladesh Origin USD 300 USD 350
5.1 All IAS Countries except China South / Korea and Bangladesh Origin USD 800 USD 1,600
5.1 China South Origin USD 800 USD 1,600
5.1 Korea Origin USD 800 USD 1,600
5.1 Bangladesh Origin USD 800 USD 1,600
5.2 All IAS Countries except China South / Korea and Taiwan Origin USD 1,500 USD 3,000
Taiwan Origin USD 5,000 USD 5,000
China South Origin USD 1,500 USD 3,000
Korea Origin USD 1,500 USD 3,000
Taiwan destination USD 5,000 USD 5,000
Bangladesh Origin USD 1,500 USD 3,000
6.1 All IAS Countries except China South / Korea and Bangladesh Origin USD 300 USD 600
China South Origin USD 225 USD 450
Korea Origin USD 125 USD 225
Bangladesh Origin USD 300 USD 600
6.2 All IAS Countries except Taiwan and Bangladesh Origin USD 125 USD 225
Taiwan Origin USD 5,000 USD 5,000
Taiwan destination USD 5,000 USD 5,000
Bangladesh Origin USD 125 USD 225
8 All IAS Countries except China South / Korea and Bangladesh Origin USD 125 USD 225
China South Origin USD 200 USD 375
Korea Origin USD 100 USD 175
Bangladesh Origin USD 125 USD 225
All IAS Countries Consol cargo (HS code 002503) USD 125 USD 125
9 All IAS Countries except China South / Korea and Bangladesh Origin USD 125 USD 225
China South Origin USD 200 USD 375
Korea Origin USD 100 USD 175
Bangladesh Origin USD 125 USD 225
All IAS Countries Consol cargo (HS code 002503) 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 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 8 Calendar Days
Special Equipment 9 Calendar Days

 

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