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Demurrage / Detention

The demurrage in exports are generated when the time spent in terminal of full container before loading on a ship exceeds the time agreed or stipulated in the rate, at the request of the client himself or omission of customs duties, documentary or others.

Demurrage (Start): From the day a full container is gated in for export at the terminal.

Demurrage (End): The departure date of the vessel.

2017 TARIFF RATES ( VALID AS FROM 01/05/2017)

PORTUGAL IMPORT DETENTIONS FOR DRY EQUIPMENT
FREE DAYS 5 DAYS
TARIFF 20' DRY 40' DRY/45' DRY 20' FLAT/OPEN 40' FLAT/OPEN
DAY 6-13 15,00 € 20,00 € 30,00 € 40,00 €
DAY 14-onwards 20,00 € 30,00 € 40,00 € 60,00 €

 

PORTUGAL EXPORT DEMURRAGES FOR REEFER EQUIPMENT
FREE DAYS 7 DAYS
TARIFF 20' REEFER 40' REEFER
DAY 8-9 75,00 € 150,00 €
DAY 10-onwards 100,00 € 200,00 €

 

Detentions mean the costs which are incurred from when the shipper or receiver / consignee or their agents or representatives, pick up a container at terminal at origin or destination for transport to customer's house and does not return the container (and is full (for export) or empty (on import) to the terminal assigned by the shipping within free days agreed or stipulated in rates.

Detention (Start): From the day a container is gated out empty.

Detention (End): The day a laden container has been delivered back to the terminal (gate in full date) for export

2017 TARIFF RATES ( VALID AS FROM 01/05/2017)

PORTUGAL EXPORT DETENTION FOR DRY EQUIPMENT
FREE DAYS 7 DAYS
TARIFF 20' DRY 40' DRY/45' DRY 20' FLAT/OPEN 40' FLAT/OPEN
DAY 8-13 15,00 € 20,00 € 30,00 € 40,00 €
DAY 14-onwards 20,00 € 30,00 € 40,00 € 60,00 €

 

PORTUGAL EXPORT DETENTIONS FOR REEFER EQUIPMENT
FREE DAYS 7 DAYS
TARIFF 20' DRY 40' DRY/45' DRY
DAY 8-9 75,00 € 150,00 €
DAY 10-onwards 100,00 € 200,00 €

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