Shipping to Belgium

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

Customs House Brokerage

Local contact options

Contact mycustomsBE@maersk.com to include one of our Customs House Brokerage products in your supply chain.

Our Customs Team are always happy to answer any query you may have in relation to customs clearance, one of our licenced customs brokers can be contacted on mycustomsBE@maersk.com.

Core products

Import Customs Clearance Transit Documents
Standard Full Customs Declaration, paying Duty & VAT upon arrival in the country in scope to gain release of the cargo for onward delivery. A transit document allows the free movement of containers through European territories, suspending the payment of Duty and VAT until the destination.
  • Import customs clearance
  • Simplified customs clearance
  • Customs & sanitary inspections
  • T1
  • T2L (EU origin) issuing + clearance

Additional Custom House Brokerage services

  • Customs Quick Health Scan – A high level risk & control assessment of the customers business highlighting potential gaps and providing support and solutions where required.
  • Peak Volume Management Programme – Assistance with daily Customs House Brokerage activities when the customer needs it most.
  • Origin and Free Trade Agreements – Awareness & guidance on FTA’s & preferential origins.
  • Classification Management – An overview of current Classification Databases or a Full End-to-end Reclassification Programme from our trained specialists.

* Costs will vary depending on the type of business, size & requirement – please refer enquiries to Damco/Maersk.

What is required to complete Customs House Brokerage?

Signed Direct Representation Authorisation / Power of Attorney (POA)

Signed by the Trader & on Company Letter Headed paper. This grant’s permission for Damco to complete CHB on behalf of the Trader and provides the required details to enable internal account creation.

Direct Representation Authorisation / Power of Attorney are between the Trader and Portmade Customs NV – Belgium.

Portmade Customs NV will submit the customs clearance towards Belgium customs, not Damco.

Mandatory documents required:

  • Signed Direct Representation Authorisation / POA
  • Commercial invoice(s)
  • Packing list(s)
  • Classification Number / HS code
  • Copy of the Bill of Lading

Additional documents (where applicable)

  • Licences
  • Health Certificates
  • Preference Certificates

EORI Number

The trader must have a valid EORI and VAT number to hold a solid audit trail with customs authority and tax office & to be eligible to claim back any potential VAT paid.

* Originals to be submitted to Damco where necessary

Disclaimer

  • Portmade Customs NV will submit the customs clearance towards Belgium customs, not Damco.
  • HS code provided by Customer
  • Not included: Phyto documentation/inspections; Health Certificate; Scanning; Physical inspections; drayage, port charges, demurrage and detention, port transit documentation, classification or additional consultancy services
  • Subject to Damco Trading Conditions
  • Use of Portmade Customs NV  deferment Account is subject of capital advance fees

FAQs

Q: What is the Pricing / Cost of these services?
A: Pricing is dependent on the service package you choose. Please contact our office to discuss which option is right for you

Q: What can hold up my Customs Clearance?
A: A variety of reasons can hold up a clearance, to name a few but not limited to, would be awaiting mandatory documents, awaiting payment, Customs Holds, Port Authority Holds and Vessel delays

Q: What is an EORI Number and how do I get one?
A: An EORI (Economic Operators Registration & Identification System) Number is a unique reference number issued by Customs to the Importer and is required to import goods from outside the EU. This is a one-time application, more information can be found upon https://financien.belgium.be/nl/douane_accijnzen/ondernemingen/financi%C3%ABn-eori/eori

Q: What is a Deferment Account?
A: A deferment account is an account registered with customs, which allows the customer to make Duty & VAT payments in a secure way. This initiates a smoother, quicker customs clearance, avoiding additional delays.

Q: What if I do not have a Deferment Account?
A:Customer can apply for their own account by contacting the Belgium customs authority directly or contact Damco at MyCustomsBE@Maerks.com to seek approval to use the Portmade Customs NV account. This is subject to a % transactional charge, and credit checks may be required

Q: What is a classification number HS Code?
A: A classification number is a unique 10-digit code that relates to a specific product and determines the amount of Duty payable. The Trade Tariff link can provide help and useful tips to enable the customer to classify their products. https://eservices.minfin.fgov.be/extTariffBrowser/Browser?lang=NL&date=20190514

Q: Why do I need to provide a classification number HS Code?
A: As the importer/Exporter it’s your legal responsibility to ensure classification of your products are correct. However, if you’re unsure please do not hesitate to contact Damco at MyCustomsBE@Maersk.com, who can assist you in an advisory capacity.

Q: How will I know when my shipment has cleared customs?
A: Our team at MyCustomsBE@Maersk.com will email the customer with clearance paperwork as soon as the shipment has been released from customs

Q: Who can I contact regarding my Customs Clearance?
A: Please contact MyCustomsBE@Maersk.com

Q:Who will invoice me for my Customs Clearance?
A: Damco BE will raise your invoice for all your customs clearance activities.

Q: I have a query regarding my Customs Clearance Invoice, who can I contact?
A: 
Please contact MyCustomsBE@Maersk.com

Abbreviations & Explanations

CHB = Customs House Brokerage
VAT = Value Added Tax
HTS = Harmonized Tariff Schedule
EORI = Economic Operators’ Registration and Identification
AEO = Authorized Economic Operator
POA = Power of Attorney
T1 = Transit Document which allows the movement of non-EU commodity between two customs offices (EU)
T2L = Document which proofs the EU status

Custom clearance

Customs clearance data will be available online maximum 3 days before the estimated time of arrival of the vessel at the discharge port. As this concerns preliminary data, Maersk can in no way be held responsible for the data quality of the information provided. Customs details are valid for 90 days. To avoid customs fines please make sure to clear the cargo within that period.

In case you want to make changes to the data and/or if details are missing then,please forward your request to BELCSMAN@maersk.com (supported by a packing list and commercial invoice) within 20 days after ATA of the vessel.

Customs documents created for containers that weren’t discharged will need to be cancelled.

Vessel Voyage Details: Antwerp

Agent code: MAERSK

Please click the vessel name below for Customs clearance details.

Vessel Code Vessel Name (click for Customs clearance details) Voyage Quay ETA Lloyds Number Call Reference Number
519  MAERSK BRANI 002N  BEANTFT  Quay 212 31-01-2020  9409352 216534 
5QF  HSL SHEFFIELD   001N   BEANTFT  Quay 212 28-01-2020 9275024 216502
I1C  CAP SAN NICOLAS   952N   BEANT869 Quay 869 29-01-2020 9622203 216508
N8G  MONTE CERVANTES   001N   BEANT913 Quay 913  29-01-2020 9283186 216509
Q5S  MSC FEBE   951W   BEANTDGD Quay 1742  30-01-2020 9839478 217191
22 MAERSK GIRONDE   002E   BEANTMP Quay 1718 30-01-2020 9235555 216515
6DF  MAERSK PENANG   005W   BEANT913 Quay 913  30-01-2020 9168192 216510
P6K  SM TACOMA   002E   BEANTMP Quay 1718   30-01-2020 9189366 217208
4G5  SAFMARINE NOMAZWE   001N   BEANT730 Quay730   30-01-2020 9294381 216512
H1J  DIMITRIS C   002E   BEZEE01 Quay 212 30-01-2020 9210074 520947
F1V  MAERSK EXETER 952W  BEANTDGD QUAY 1742 27-01-2020  9475698 216506
H7D CAP SAN TAINARO   952W   BEANT913 QUAY 913  26-01-2020 9633965 216498
05Y SPYROS V   001E   BEANTDGD QUAY 1742   26-01-2020 9453365 216129
39P SEAGO ISTANBUL   001N   BEANT869 QUAY 869  26-01-2020 9313943 216491
27 MAERSK OHIO   002E   BEANTMP QUAY 1718  26-01-2020 9298698 216500
L2I  BREMEN BELLE   002N   BEANT913 QUAY 913  25-01-2020 9367188 216489
F1F  WIDE BRAVO   001E   BEANTDGD QUAY 1742   25-01-2020 9694531 216487
772 ESTELLE MAERSK   951W   BEANTDGD QUAY 1742   25-01-2020 9321495 216496
4G6  SAFMARINE NOKWANDA  004S   BEANT730 Quay730  24-01-2020  9294393 216493
I33  MSC MARIA SAVERIA   951W   BEANTDGD QUAY 1742   22-01-2020 9467421 216879
3S4  MSC SORAYA   001E   BEANTMP QUAY 1718  22-01-2020 9372494 216727
L2J  MAERSK KINGSTON   952N   BEANT913 QUAY 913  22-01-2020 9244934 216486
E4E  MSC ANNA   950W   BEANTDGD QUAY 1742   23-01-2020 9777204 216744
44 MAERSK UTAH   004W   BEANTMP QUAY 1718  23-01-2020 9305300 216993
V87  EM KEA   002E   BEANT913 QUAY 913  23-01-2020 9334351 216766
91H  CC FORT ROYAL   001E   BEZEE01 QUAY 120   22-01-2020 9809837 520853
I1D  CAP SAN MARCO 951N BEANT869  21-01-2020 9622215 216485
94R  ANDINO   952N  BEANTFT Quay 212  20-01-2020 9399765 216526
28B MAERSK NIMES   932S   BEANT913 QUAY 913 13-08-2019 9434931 208871
84G MSC RACHELE   930E   BEANTMP QUAY 1718   13-08-2019 9290282 210203
761 MAERSK IDAHO   001E   BEANTMP QUAY1718 19-01-2020 9193264 216128
L2W  CAP SAN LAZARO   951W   BEANT913 QUAY 913  19-01-2020 9717216 216135
6HZ  MSC LUDOVICA   003W   BEANTMP QUAY1718  19-01-2020 9251690 216622
M4H  MONTE AZUL   001N   BEANT913 QUAY 913  18-01-2020 9348053 216126
785 ELEONORA MAERSK   950W   BEANTDGD QUAY 1742  18-01-2020 9321500 216130 
8XG  MSC MICHAELA  952E    BEANTMP Quay 1718 17-01-2020  9230488 216360 
K2Z DOMINGO 952E BEZEE01 Quay 122 15-01-2020 9215672 520546
1KM  MADISON MAERSK   949W   BEANTDGD Quay 1742   16-01-2020 9619945 216122
L3Y  UASC UMM QASR   950R   BEANTDGD Quay 1742   16-01-2020 9699115 216388
35 MAERSK GAIRLOCH   952E   BEANTMP Quay 1718  16-01-2020 9235567 216123
6BF  MAERSK PATRAS   001E   BEANT913 Quay 913  16-01-2020 9168221 216124
271 LEXA MAERSK   951N   BEANT730 Quay 730   16-01-2020 9190767 216125
25B MAERSK NIAGARA 001S BEANT913 Quay 913 14-01-2020 9434905 216121
4KK CMA CGM NERVAL 951N BEANT913 Quay 913 15-01-2020 9406623 215729
H7A CAP SAN ARTEMISSIO 950N BEANT869 Quay 869 15-01-2020 9633939 216120
25 MAERSK IOWA   952E   BEANTMP Quay 1718 13-01-2020 9298686 215843
I51  MSC KATRINA   950W   BEANTDGD Quay 1742   13-01-2020 9467445 216366
L2V  CAP SAN VINCENT   950W   BEANT913 Quay 913 12-01-2020 9717228 215834
33F  SEAGO ANTWERP   951N   BEANT869 Quay869   12-01-2020 9313905 215833
796 EUGEN MAERSK   949W   BEANTDGD Quay1742   12-01-2020 9321550 215835
8AB  MSC ANTONIA   952E   BEANTDGD Quay1742     12-01-2020 9398216 216371
H8E  POLAR BRASIL   950N   BEANTFT Quay 212 12-01-2020 9797216 215836
O5A MSC ISABELLA 948W BEANTDGD Quay 1742 01-09-2020 9839272 216397
795 EDITH MAERSK 948W BEANTDGD Quay 1742 01-09-2020 9321548 215536
I1G CAP SAN ANTONIO 949N BEANT869 Quay 869 01-09-2020 9622241 215826
8Z1 MSC ALICANTE 951E BEANTMP Quay 1718 01-09-2020 9480174 216082
C6X MSC SOFIA CELESTE 949R BEANTDGD Quay 1742 01-09-2020 9702091 216180
6CF MAERSK PALERMO 952E BEANT913  Quay 913 01-09-2020 9168207 215841
L2U MAERSK KOBE 950N BEANT913  Quay 913 01-09-2020 9196840 215828
275 LICA MAERSK 950N BEANT730   Quay 730 01-09-2020 9190779 215830
M5K S SANTIAGO 951E BEANTMP Quay 1718 01-09-2020 9302566 215829
O7G CMA CGM FORT SAINT CHARLES 951E BEZEE01  Quay 122 01-08-2020 9809849 520436
 26B MAERSK NIAMEY 952S  BEANT913 Quay913  01-07-2020 9434917 215825
47 MAERSK MONTANA   951E   BEANTMP QUAY 1718  06-01-2020 9305312 215534
N7O  ORCA I   951E   BEANTDGD QUAY1742   06-01-2020 9318113 215521
B6E  VAYENGA MAERSK   952N   BEANTDGD QUAY1742   06-01-2020 9775751 216248
O6O  MSC JEWEL   949W   BEANTDGD QUAY1742 06-01-2020 9842073 216078
K4N  MONTE ALEGRE   951N   BEANT913 QUAY 913 04-01-2020 9348065 215532
SP3  MAERSK GENOA   949W   BEANT913 QUAY 913   05-01-2020 9739680 215533
H8D  POLAR ARGENTINA   949N   BEANTFT QUAY 212  05-01-2020 9797204 215522
24X  SEAGO BREMERHAVEN   950N   BEANT869 QUAY 869   05-01-2020 9313967 215535
Y13  MSC SAO PAULO   950E   BEANTDGD Quay 1742  01-01-2020 9147071 215739
I1E  CAP SAN LORENZO   948N   BEANT869 Quay 869   01-01-2020 9622227 215495
3S2  MSC KRYSTAL   950E   BEANTMP Quay 1718   02-01-2020 9372470 215940
6DF  MAERSK PENANG   951E   BEANT913 Quay 913   02-01-2020 9168192 215519
268 LAURA MAERSK   949N   BEANT730 Quay 730   02-01-2020 9190731 215513
2DM MAERSK NEWBURY 951S BEANT913 Quay 913 31-12-2019 9231470 215315
766 EMMA MAERSK   947W   BEANTDGD Quay 1742 30-12-2019 9321483 215320
P6S  MSC MIA   947W   BEANTDGD Quay 1742 30-12-2019 9839466 215805
C76  MSC LAURA   950E   BEANTMP Quay 1718   30-12-2019 9225665 215809
H8B  POLAR CHILE   948N   BEANTFT  Quay 212 30-12-2019 9797187 215314
4FD  MSC BETTINA   948W   BEANTDGD  Quay 1742 30-12-2019 9399038 215808
5G3  SAFMARINE MAFADI 950E  BEANTMP Quay 1718  29-12-2019  9314210 215312
SP2  MAERSK GUAYAQUIL   948W   BEANT913 QUAY 913 27-12-2019 9727871 215311
Z91  APL OREGON   950N   BEANT913 QUAY 913 27-12-2019 9532783 214753
731 LARS MAERSK   948N   BEANT730 QUAY 730   27-12-2019 9294379 215309
F6M MSC RIFAYA 946W BEANTDGD Quay 1742 23-12-2019 9767388 215517
4G4 MSC BREMEN 949E BEANTDGD Quay 1742 23-12-2019 9369734 215511
N8G MONTE CERVANTES   948N   BEANT913 QUAY 913  25-12-2019 9283186 215307
P6K SM TACOMA   949E   BEANTMP QUAY 1718 25-12-2019 9189366 215695
3M2 MSC ILONA   949E   BEANTMP QUAY 1718 26-12-2019 9225641 215711
V87 EM KEA   950E   BEANT913 QUAY 913 26-12-2019 9334351 215020
I1F CAP SAN AUGUSTIN 947N BEANT869 Quay 869 24-12-2019 9622239
P6V MSC KANOKO 945W BEANTDGD Quay 1742 12/23/19 9842102 215464
I34 MSC AURORA 947W BEANTDGD Quay 1742 12/23/19 9484481 215568
H9G POLAR COSTA RICA   947N   BEANTFT  Quay 212 22-12-2019 9786786 214627
SP4 MAERSK GIBRALTAR 947W BEANT913 Quay 913 22-12-2019 9739692 214631
L2I  BREMEN BELLE   949N   BEANT913 Quay 913 21-12-2019 9367188 214620
27 MAERSK OHIO   949E   BEANTMP Quay 1718 21-12-2019 9298698 214621
I1H CAP SAN RAPHAEL 946N BEANT869 Quay 869 18-12-2019 9622253 214618
L2J MAERSK KINGSTON 947N BEANT913 Quay 913 18-12-2019 9244934 214648
B4G MSC CATERINA 946R BEANTDGD Quay 1742 19-12-2019 9705005 215277
6BF MAERSK PATRAS 949E BEANT913 Quay 913 19-12-2019 9168221 214636
277 LUNA MAERSK 947N BEANT730 Quay 730 19-12-2019 9190781 214619
F1F WIDE BRAVO 948E BEANTMP Quay 1718 20-12-2019 9694531 214641
86A MAERSK EVORA 946W BEANTDGD Quay 1742 16-12-2019 9458080 214657
29B MAERSK NITEROI 949S BEANT913 Quay 913 17-12-2019 9434943 214655
22 MAERSK GIRONDE 948E BEANTMP Quay 1718 17-12-2019 9235555 214616
761 MAERSK IDAHO   948E   BEANTMP QUAY 1718  15-12-2019 9193264 214643
SP1  MAERSK GUATEMALA   946W   BEANT913 QUAY 913  15-12-2019 9713375 214642
O4T  MSC SAMAR   945W   BEANTDGD QUAY 1742   15-12-2019 9839442 215249
05Y  SPYROS V   948E   BEANTDGD QUAY 1742   15-12-2019 9453365 214614
H8C  POLAR PERU   946N   BEANTFT  QUAY 212 15-12-2019 9797199 214615
25 MAERSK IOWA 947E BEANTMP Quay 1718 13-12-2019 9298686 214365
M4H MONTE AZUL 948N BEANT913 Quay 913 14-12-2019 9348053 214634
79N SEAGO PIRAEUS 947N BEANT869 Quay 869 14-12-2019 9355 214637
Y63 MAERSK HORSBURGH 945W BEANTDGD Quay 1742 14-12-2019 9784269 214640
I3B  SAN CLEMENTE   945N   BEANT869 Quay 869 12-11-2019 9699189 214629
4KK  CMA CGM NERVAL   946N   BEANT913 Quay 913   12-11-2019 9406623 214743
35 MAERSK GAIRLOCH   947E   BEANTMP Quay 1718   12-12-2019 9235567 214610
3S4  MSC SORAYA   947E   BEANTMP Quay 1718   12-12-2019 9372494 215025
6CF  MAERSK PALERMO   948E   BEANT913 Quay 913   12-12-2019 9168207 214611
269 LAUST MAERSK   946N   BEANT730 Quay 730   12-12-2019 9190743 214632
H3W  SEAMAX BRIDGEPORT   949A   BEANTDGD Quay 1742   12-12-2019 9243409 215127
27B  MAERSK NIJMEGEN  948S BEANT913 Quay 913   10/12/2019 9434929  214628
3S6  MSC ORIANE  947E BEANTDGD Quay 1742  10/12/2019 9372482  215039
O4U  MSC MINA  944W BEANTDGD Quay 1742  09/12/2019 9839260  215070
6ZB  MSC LAURENCE  945W  BEANTDGD Quay 1742 09/12/2019  9467419 215023 
H9J  POLAR MEXICO  945N BEANTFT Quay 212  08/12/2019 9786750  214366
L2X  CAP SAN JUAN  945W BEANT913 Quay 913  08/12/2019 9717204  214363
1MM  MARIBO MAERSK   944W   BEANTDGD Quay 1742   12-07-2019 9619969 214377
33F SEAGO ANTWERP 946N BEANT869 Quay869 12-07-2019 9313905 214378
4G5  SAFMARINE NOMAZWE   945N   BEANT730 Quay730  12-06-2019 9294381 214376
L2U  MAERSK KOBE   945N   BEANT913 QUAY 913  04-12-2019 9196840 214356
I1C  CAP SAN NICOLAS   944N   BEANT869  QUAY 869 05-12-2019 9622203 214361
M5K  S SANTIAGO   946E   BEANTMP  QUAY 1718 05-12-2019 9302566 214374
6DF  MAERSK PENANG   947E   BEANT913 QUAY 913   05-12-2019 9168192 214360
N9H  YORK   946E   BEANTMP  QUAY 1718 05-12-2019 9196838 214653
28B MAERSK NIMES 947S BEANT913 Quay 913   03-12-2019 9434931 214088
04A AUSTRAL 947E BEANTDGD Quay 1742 03-12-2019 9399777 214922
2AM  MARIT MAERSK   943W   BEANTDGD Quay 1742  02-12-2019 9632167 214087
I35  MSC BERYL   944W   BEANTDGD Quay 1742    02-12-2019 9467392 214635
H7D CAP SAN TAINARO 944W BEANT869 Quay 869 01-12-2019 9633965 214075
K4N MONTE ALEGRE 946N BEANT913 Quay 913 01-12-2019 9348065 213960
47 MAERSK MONTANA 946E BEANTMP Quay 1718 01-12-2019 9305312 214076
1OM MATZ MAERSK 943W BEANTDGD Quay 1742 01-12-2019 9619983 213970
44 MAERSK UTAH 946E BEANTDGD Quay 1742 01-12-2019 9305300 214078
H9I POLAR ECUADOR 944N BEANTFT Quay 212 01-12-2019 9786774 214086

Demurrage

Effective Date: 15/01/2020

Expiry Date: Until further notice

Freetime and charges per container per calendar day (i.e. including week-ends and holidays) after freetime expires. Start date and end date are included in the calculation.

For special deals: Please bear in mind that the calculation method of charges for special deals (free-time granted > tariff free-time) is ‘progressive’ and the leadoff rate slap(s) will be reduced by the number of days in excess of tariff free-time.

Notes:

  • D&D product is split Demurrage & Detention.
  • Demurrage is INCLUDING terminal storage costs and plug-in fees.
  • Demurrage is invoiced based on tariff of final gate-out full location.
  • Freetime days are based on cargo type.
  • 40´ High and 45´ High containers are considered equal to 40´.
  • NOR (non-operating reefer) is considered as Dry Container.
  • Reefer container with IMO follows Reefer.
  • Shipper’s Own Container is considered as equivalent to corresponding container type.
  • Shipper’s Owned Tank with DRY cargo follows freetime & rate of Dry equipment.
  • Shipper’s Owned Tank with IMO cargo follows freetime & rate of IMO.

Visit the surcharge definition glossary

Dry Containers (Seaports)
20’ 40’&45’
Day 1 to 5 Free - Day of discharge and gate-out full at port included
Day 6 to 10 45 EUR 65 EUR
Day 11 to 17 65 EUR 95 EUR
Day 18 onwards 90 EUR 130 EUR
Dry Containers (Inland terminals)
20’ 40’&45’
Day 1 to 5 Free - Day of gate-in full and gate-out full at inland terminal included
Day 6 to 10 45 EUR 65 EUR
Day 11 to 17 65 EUR 95 EUR
Day 18 onwards 90 EUR 130 EUR
Reefer Containers (Seaports)
20’ 40’
Day 1 to 4 Free - Day of discharge and gate-out full at port included
Day 5 to 17 145 EUR 165 EUR
Day 18 onwards 185 EUR 205 EUR
Reefer Containers (Inland terminals)
20’ 40’
Day 1 to 4 Free - Day of gate-in full and gate-out full at inland terminal included
Day 5 to 17 145 EUR 165 EUR
Day 18 onwards 185 EUR 205 EUR
IMO Containers (Seaports)
20’ 40’
Day 1 to 4 Free - Day of discharge and gate-out full at port included
Day 5 to 10 100 EUR 120 EUR
Day 11 to 17 120 EUR 140 EUR
Day 18 onwards 160 EUR 180 EUR
IMO Containers (Inland terminals)
20’ 40’
Day 1 to 4 Free - Day of gate-in full and gate-out full at inland terminal included
Day 5 to 10 100 EUR 120 EUR
Day 11 to 17 120 EUR 140 EUR
Day 18 onwards 160 EUR 180 EUR
Special Equipment (such as Flat Racks, Open Top) with DRY cargo (Seaports)
20’ 40’
Day 1 to 5 Free - Day of discharge and gate-out full at port included
Day 6 to 10 130 EUR 140 EUR
Day 11 to 17 150 EUR 170 EUR
Day 18 onwards 190 EUR 210 EUR
Special Equipment (such as Flat Racks, Open Top) with DRY cargo (Inland terminals)
20’ 40’
Day 1 to 5 Free - Day of gate-in full and gate-out full at inland terminal included
Day 6 to 10 130 EUR 140 EUR
Day 11 to 17 150 EUR 170 EUR
Day 18 onwards 190 EUR 210 EUR
Special Equipment (such as Flat Racks, Open Top) with IMO cargo (Seaports)
20’ 40’
Day 1 to 4 Free - Day of discharge and gate-out full at port included
Day 5 to 10 130 EUR 140 EUR
Day 11 to 17 150 EUR 170 EUR
Day 18 onwards 190 EUR 210 EUR
Special Equipment (such as Flat Racks, Open Top) with IMO cargo (Inland terminals)
20’ 40’
Day 1 to 4 Free - Day of gate-in full and gate-out full at inland terminal included
Day 5 to 10 130 EUR 140 EUR
Day 11 to 17 150 EUR 170 EUR
Day 18 onwards 190 EUR 210 EUR

For previous demurrage and detention tariff, please click here

Detention

Effective Date: 15/01/2020

Expiry Date: Until further notice

Freetime and charges per container per calendar day (i.e. including week-ends and holidays) after freetime expires. Start date and end date are included in the calculation.

For special deals: Please bear in mind that the calculation method of charges for special deals (free-time granted > tariff free-time) is ‘progressive’ and the leadoff rate slap(s) will be reduced by the number of days in excess of tariff free-time.

Notes:

  • D&D product is split Demurrage & Detention.
  • Detention is invoiced based on tariff of EMPTY RETURN location.
  • For transport under Merchant Haulage empty containers must be returned to the Place of Delivery as stated on Bill of Lading. In exceptional cases empty container may be returned to an alternate location.
  • 40´ High and 45´ High containers are considered equal to 40´.
  • NOR (non-operating reefer) is considered as Dry Container.
  • Special equipment/cargo, such as Flat Racks and Open Top equipment, is considered equal to Reefer freetime and tariff.

Visit the surcharge definition glossary

Dry Containers (Pick up per truck)
20’ 40’& 45’
Day 1 to 4 Free - Day of gate-out full and gate-in empty included
Day 5 to 10 45 EUR 60 EUR
Day 11 to 17 70 EUR 90 EUR
Day 18 onwards 90 EUR 120 EUR
Dry Containers (Pick upper rail / barge)
20’ 40’& 45’
Day 1 to 10 Free - Day of gate-out full and gate-in empty included
Day 11 to 17 70 EUR 90 EUR
Day 18 onwards 90 EUR 120 EUR
Reefer Containers (Pick up per truck)
20’ 40’
Day 1 to 4 Free - Day of gate-out full and gate-in empty included
Day 5 to 10 100 EUR 120 EUR
Day 11 to 17 120 EUR 140 EUR
Day 18 onwards 140 EUR 160 EUR
Reefer Containers (Pick upper rail / barge)
20’ 40’
Day 1 to 10 Free - Day of gate-out full and gate-in empty included
Day 11 to 17 120 EUR 140 EUR
Day 18 onwards 140 EUR 160 EUR

For previous demurrage and detention tariff, please click here.

Container drop off

For transports arranged in Merchant Haulage, empty containers must be returned to the Place of Delivery location as stated on the Bill of Lading.

In exceptional cases and after confirmation by the carrier, empty containers may be returned at an alternate location against payment of a drop-off fee as per tariff below.

The trigger for the validity period is the first load date at origin (Price Calculation Date).

Valid from 01. January 2020 until 31. March 2020

From January 1, 2020, Rekkem – Declatrans will no longer be available for drop-offs.

Depot - Location 20' Dry 40' Dry 40' High 45' High
Athus - T.C.A. EUR 75 EUR 125 EUR 125 n/a
Avelgem–AVCT EUR 75 EUR 125 EUR 125 n/a
Genk – Haven Genk EUR 70 EUR 90 EUR 90 n/a
Meerhout–BCTN EUR 25 EUR 75 EUR 0 n/a
Gent – Stukwerkers Havenbedrijf EUR 125 EUR 150 EUR 150 n/a
Wielsbeke – River Terminal EUR 150 EUR 175 EUR 175 n/a
Willebroek–TCT EUR 25 EUR 75 EUR 75 n/a

Valid from 01 July, 2019 until 31 December, 2019

Depot - Location 20' Dry 40' Dry 40' High 45' High
Athus -T.C.A. 75 EUR 0 EUR 0 EUR n/a
Avelgem–AVCT 75 EUR 125 EUR 125 EUR n/a
Genk – Haven Genk 70 EUR 90 EUR 90 EUR n/a
Meerhout -BCTN 25 EUR 0 EUR 0 EUR n/a
Rekkem - Delcatrans 125 EUR 125 EUR 125 EUR n/a
Gent – Stukwerkers Havenbedrijf 125 EUR 150 EUR 150 EUR n/a
Wielsbeke – River Terminal 150 EUR 175 EUR 175 EUR n/a
Willebroek - TCT 25 EUR 75 EUR 75 EUR n/a

Contact us

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.