Shipping in Poland

Get up-to-date local information about import procedures and restrictions, demurrage and detention, container pick-ups and more.

Drop off

For Drop off Rates click here: Drop off tariff 

For Empty Drop Off instructions click here: Drop off instructions

Restrictions

  • Commodity – There are no restrictions in place. Special certificates are needed for plants/seeds (phyto-sanitary certificate), and meat or fish (Veterinary and Origin certificates). Please ask our Customer Service team for more details.
  • Weight and measurement – For general information on weight and measurement restrictions please contact your local Sealand office.
  • Special Cargoes – There are generally no restrictions, though for trucking to inland points special permits may be needed (dependent on the actual oversize, so please inquire). For dangerous cargo the dangerous cargo papers must be provided and approved at the time the booking is placed. Please ask our Customer Service team for exact details.

Freetime & Demurrage

Definition:

Name Start End
Demmurage Day when laden container has been discharged at port of discharge (discharge date) Day when laden container departs last container yard (port of dischargeorinland terminal) - (gate out for delivery date)
Detention Day when laden container departs last container yard (port of dischargeorinland terminal) - (gate out for delivery date) Day when empty container has been delivered to the empty depot (gate in date) or triangulated for next booking (triangulation update)

Demurrage and Detention tariff as of 1st October 2019

DEMMURAGE:

Free time (calendar days) DRY, NOR, Open Top, Flat Rack Reefer, IMO
Poland 11 5
DRY, Flat Rack & Open Top REEFER & IMO
Calendar Days 20’ 40’/45’ Calendar Days 20’ 40’/45’
From To EUR per day EUR per day From To EUR per day EUR per day
1 11 0 0 1 5 0 0
12 21 42 60 6 14 88 115
22 39 65 90 15+ 123 150
40+ 85 110

DETENTION: 

Free time (calendar days) Truck transport mode Railroad & combined railroad and truck transport mode
All equipment cargo types 4 8

Truck Transport Mode: 

DRY, Flat Rack & Open Top REEFER & IMO
Calendar Days 20’ 40’/45’ Calendar Days 20’ 40’/45’
From To EUR per day EUR per day From To EUR per day EUR per day
1 4 0 0 1 4 0 0
5 21 42 60 5+ 40 90
22+ 39 65 90

Rail Transport or combined railroad and truck transport mode 

DRY, Flat Rack & Open Top REEFER & IMO
Calendar Days 20’ 40’/45’ Calendar Days 20’ 40’/45’
From To EUR per day EUR per day From To EUR per day EUR per day
1 8 0 0 1 8 0 0
9 21 42 60 9+ 40 90
22+ 39 65 90

Other Charges

Services, surcharges and fees 

In addition, the following local surcharges may apply to import:

Containers Cleaning (CCL) 65 euro/container, applicable for services that require cleaning or de-labeling (incl IMO labels) of empty container received from customer.

Email your local office

If you want to speak to a sales person about a new shipment or have a question about your existing shipment, you can email us. If you have a more immediate question, you can search for help online or contact us by phone