Shipping to Denmark

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

Cut-off

Copenhagen container terminal

L49 service

Empty Container gate-out deadline: Fri 10:00
Container gate-in Deadline: Fri 17:00
VGM deadline: Fri 16:00

Aarhus container terminal

AE5 service

Empty Container gate-out deadline: Wed 10:00
Container gate-in deadline: Wed 13:00
SI and Customs deadline: Wed 13:00
VGM deadline: Wed 10:00*

L32 service

Empty gate-out deadline: Mon 10:00
Container gate-in Deadline: Mon 13:00
SI and Customs deadline: Mon 13:00
VGM deadline: Mon 10:00**

* Above mentioned VGM closing is applicable only for E-channel submission. If you submit VGM manually please ensure that the same is received by Maersk Line 10 hrs prior to above VGM closing. Weighing of the container done by the terminal and sent directly to Maersk Line: 12:00

** Above mentioned VGM closing is applicable only for E-channel submission. If you submit VGM manually please ensure that the same is received by Maersk Line 10 hrs prior to above VGM closing. Weighing of the container done by the terminal and sent directly to Maersk Line: Fri 12:00

Demurrage and Detention

Demurrage:

  • Utilization of equipment inside the terminal + storage
  • Import: Starts to count the same day as the container is discharged, or the next day if container is discharged after 16.00 hrs. It ends to count when the container is gated out (full)
  • Export: Starts to count the same day as the container is gated in (full), and end the same day as container is loaded on the vessel

Detention:

  • Utilization of equipment outside the terminal.
  • Import: Starts to count the same day as the container is gated out (full), and ends the same day as container is gated in (empty).
  • Export: Starts to count the same day as container is gated out (empty), and ends the same day as container is gated in (full).

The following tariffs are valid from 15th of April 2018. Days are calendar days.

Demurrage 20' DRY 40' DRY 45' DRY 20' REEF/
SPEC
40' REEF/
SPEC
Days DKK DKK DKK Days DKK DKK
1-7 0 0 0 1-5 0 0
8-13 225 350 500 6 600 900
14+ 500 700 1200 7+ 1200 1500
Detention 20' DRY 40' DRY 45' DRY 20' REEF/
SPEC
40' REEF/
SPEC
Days DKK DKK DKK Days DKK DKK
1-7 0 0 0 1-5 0 0
8-13 250 400 550 6-7 600 900
14+ 500 700 1200 8+ 1200 1500

Procedures

Bill of lading clausing, documentation: 

No special clauses / restrictions apply.

Shipping instruction: 

Shipping instruction is required latest 24 hours before vessel arrival (weekends excluded).

Special customs requirements: 

An export declaration must be filed with customs and this is done by the shipper/exporter themselves. Export declaration (MRN) is required latest 24 hours before vessel arrival (weekends excluded).

Restrictions

Commodity:

 There are no restrictions in place

Weight / Measurement:

For general information on weight / measurement restrictions please contact your local Maersk Line office.

The general road limitations is 48 mt for truck, chassis, cargo and tare weight of container, which in reality means that you in most containers can load to the max payload of the container.

Special cargoes:

No restrictions in general though for trucking to inland points special permits might be needed (depends on the actual oversize, wherefore please inquire). For dangerous cargo the dangerous cargo papers must be provided and approved at the time the booking is placed. Please inquire for exact details with our Customer Service.

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.