Shipping to Nepal

Demurrage and Detention

20' rfr/ot/frDetention

Revision in Import Detention Charges (wef Jan 6, 2014)

Imports – Dry (Gen Equ)

Days 20' dry 40' dry
Day 1 to 5 Free Free
Day 6 to 12 1250 2400
Day 13 onwards 3350 6700

Reefer Containers

Days 20' rfr/ot/fr 40' rfr/ot/fr
Day 1 to 4 Free Free
Day 5 to 22 2700 5400
Day 23 onwards 5000 10000

Other standards:

  • Detention free time starts counting on the SAME day after discharging of the container at the Port of Discharge i.e. Kolkata or Haldia (as per Bill of Lading).
  • For other special free time grants, after detention free time expires, detention charges start from the slab it would have attracted/fallen as per the Standard Slab/Normal procedure.

Demurrage Charges

Demurrage is paid by the consignee directly to the port/CFS without any Maersk Line involvement. 


Foreign Consignee Shipments: Will be Retained On Board 

All import shipments to India must have a valid Nepal consignee with full address, without which container cannot be manifested / allowed to discharge as per Indian Customs regulations.

In-Transit clauses on Bill of Lading

"In-transit" clauses should not be mentioned anywhere on the original B/L for shipments to India

Mode of Payment

We do not accept collect shipments, and import shipment for Nepal has to be prepaid only.

Email your local office

If you want to speak to a sales person about a new shipment or if you have a question about your existing shipment, you can email us and we will respond within the next two days. If you have a more immediate question, you can search for help online.