Shipping to and from Niger

Your complete guide to shipping to and from Niger. Find the right route, get Maersk office locations, discover local solutions, payment options and more.

COVID-19 Operational status

Due to COVID-19, key elements of your supply chain like warehousing, terminal or customs operations might suffer disruption. In order to react to any change we are capturing and updating daily the latest operational status for each country.

COVID-19 Operational status (updated 25-05-2020)

Operation Market Status Maersk Operational Status
Operation
General status
Market Status
As from 28th march Government restricted movement of people and goods to and from all landside borders and also inside the country, especially Niamey which is the capital town and whee there is a curfew, only foodstuff and essential items cargo are allowed to move.
Maersk Operational Status
Operation
Counter open
Market Status
Open as normal
Maersk Operational Status
Niger shipments are handled from Benin counter, with most customers having representative in Cotonou, few customers are however been served curently in Niamey for freight and deposit invoice payment and we still have a set up in place to collect documents from clients for telex release.
Operation
Ocean carrier status
Market Status
Business impacted
Maersk Operational Status
There is no restriction on vessel movement and operations are ongoing as normal, however client are experiencing higher turn time due to connection issues in the country.
Operation
Reefer booking acceptance
Market Status
Business as usual
Maersk Operational Status
Operation
Terminal status
Market Status
All terminals operating as usual
Maersk Operational Status
Operations ongoing as normal in Cotonou as we do not have terminal in Niger which is a landlock country
Operation
Customs authorities
Market Status
Limited Impact
Maersk Operational Status
Operation
Warehousing
Market Status
All warehouses operating as usual
Maersk Operational Status
We have no warehouse in Niger
Operation
Inland container yards
Market Status
Open
Maersk Operational Status
Operation
Inland trucking
Market Status
Restrictions on certain corridors
Maersk Operational Status
Inland trucking activities not impacted for the moment but due to enhanced control at the border and in Niamey as from 28th March, some trucking operations can be delayed.
Operation
Rail transport
Market Status
Maersk Operational Status
Operation
Barge shipment
Market Status
Maersk Operational Status
Operation
Air freight
Market Status
Restrictions from/to certain destinations.
Maersk Operational Status
Limited flights but no ban on cargo.

Local information

Office
Maersk Niger SA
Address
BP: 86 Gaya
Telephone
+227 680 368
Opening hours
Mon-Fri 08:00-12:30 / Mon-Fri 15:00-18:30

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