Shipping in Uruguay

Get up-to-date local information about export procedures and restrictions, demurrage and detention, container drop-offs and more.

Procedure / Requirements

  • Used tyres to Uruguay are not accepted unless proper approval from destination office. Contact to request booking acceptance.
  • GDSM or FAK as commodities are not accepted.
  • No overweight cargo is allowed (max. road haulage 45 tons - truck/chassis/ctr and cargo included).
  • Weight on the bills must be shown in KGS.
  • IMO 1.4 and others: subject to standard approval procedures and local regulations. Loading of shipment subject to destination office as DIRECT DISPATCH is mandatory. Request should be sent to
  • Multiple consignees for a single container are not accepted (only FCL for CY shipments can be released).
  • SEALS are mandatory to be shown in each Tpdoc/manifest. B/L reading no seals or ML-None are not accepted.


Demurrage / Detention / Free time

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