Shipping to Dominican Republic

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

Demurrage and Detention

Operator Maersk
Port/Terminal Names All Ports
Valid from 1st January 2019
Valid to 31st December 2019
Charge Type Storage and Detention
Commodity Codes
Transport Mode All transport modes
Service Mode All service modes
Freetime DAYS Calendar / Working Same / Next day if after
DRY 15 Calendar Same_Day
REEF 15 Calendar Same_Day
IMO 15 Calendar Same_Day
OTHER 15 Calendar Same_Day
From (Days) To (Days) Rate for 20 DRY Rate for 40/45 DRY Rate for 20 REEF Rate for 40 REEF Rate for 20' Flat & Open Top
Storage 16 Thereafter USD 10 USD 20 USD 20 USD 20 USD 20
16 31 USD 10 USD 20 USD 30 USD 30 USD 10
Tier 1 32 Thereafter USD 50 USD 50 USD 50 USD 50 USD 50


  • Shipping instructions must be submited 72 hours before vessel departure.
  • All export containers are subject to verification by port authorities (Customs, Drugs and Phytosanitary).
  • It is a DR Customs requirement that customers are present while their cargo are being verified.


Bill of lading restrictions

As part of the US Customs 24 Hour Rule regulations, 'To the order of' bills of lading are not accepted for shipments destined to the US or routed via US ports. 

US Customs also does not accept the commodity descriptions 'Freight all kinds' and 'General merchandise', nor the package type 'pallets'.


  • Scrap metal customers must have a DR Customs Permission 

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.