Shipping to Egypt

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Demurrage and Detention

Export Charges Alexandria Port Said / Damietta Currency Application
20' 40' 40'HC 45' 20' 40' 40'HC 45'
Storage Equipment Charge Per Day (10 Free days in AICT, 7 Free days in SCCT) 55 90 90 90 65 110 110 110 EGP Per Container
Storage Equipment Charge Per Day (from 22nd day onwards) 55 90 90 90 105 195 195 195 EGP Per Container
Storage Equipment Charge (for Special Equipment) 90 115 115 - 90 115 115 - EGP Per Container
Demurrage Equipment Charge 20 35 35 35 20 35 35 35 USD Per Container
Demurrage Equipment Charge (for Reefers) 35 65 65 - 35 65 65 - USD Per Container
Demurrage Equipment Charge (for Special Equipment) 35 65 65 - 35 65 65 - USD Per Container
Detention Equipment Charge Per Day (3 Free days) 10 20 20 20 10 20 20 20 USD Per Container
Detention Equipment Charge Per Day (from 11th day onwards) 20 40 40 40 20 40 40 40 USD Per Container
Detention Equipment Charge (for Special Equipment) 35 65 65 - 35 65 65 - USD Per Container
Export Charges Sokhna Currency Application
20' 40' 40'HC 45'
Storage Equipment Charge Per Day all equipment sizes/types ( from 8th day to 14th Day) 65 110 110 110 EGP Per Container
Storage Equipment Charge Per Day all equipment sizes/types( from 14th day onwards) 125 250 250 250 EGP Per Container
Equipment Demurrage Charge 20 35 35 35 USD Per Container
Equipment Demurrage Charge (for Reefers) 35 65 65 - USD Per Container
Equipment Demurrage Charge (for Special Equipment) 35 65 65 - USD Per Container
Equipment Detention Charge Per Day (3 Free days) 10 20 20 20 USD Per Container
Equipment Detention Charge Per Day (from 11th day onwards) 20 40 40 40 USD Per Container
Equipment Detention Charge (for Special Equipment) 35 65 65 - USD Per Container

Restriction

Export service restrictions

IMO: 

No approval for below Imo goods from Alexandria/Port Said  as UFS is not accepting following dangerous goods: 

  • IMO Class 1 
  • IMO Class 5.2 
  •   IMO Class 6.2 
  •   IMO Class 7 
  •   IMO Class 9 UN 2212 (Blue and Brown Asbestos), UN2590 (White Asbestos), Calcium Hypochlorite UN1748, UN2880, UN2208, UN3485, UN3486 and UN3487 and all toxic waste materials. 

In addition UFS is not accepting for loading following substances: 

  • Ammonium Bromate 
  •  Ammonium Bromate,solution 
  •  Ammonium Chlorate 
  •  Ammonium Chlorate,solution 
  •  Ammonium Chlorite 
  •  Ammonium Hypochlorite 
  •  Ammonium Nitrate liable to self- heating sufficient to initiate a decomposition 
  •  Ammonium Nitrites and mixtures of an inorganic nitrite with an ammonium salt 
  • Ammonium Permanganate 
  • Ammonium Permanganate, solution 
  • Chloric Acid 
  • Aqueous solution with a concentration exceeding 10% 
  • Ethyl Nitrite pure 
  • Hydrocyanic Acid with mote than 20% acid , by mass 
  • Hydrogen Chloride,refrigerated liquid 
  • Hydrogen Cyanide, solution with more than 45% 
  • Hydrogen Cyanide 
  • Mercury Oxycyanide pure 
  • Methyl Nitrite Perchloric Acid with more than 72% acid, by mass Silver Picrate, dry or wetted with less than 30% water by mass 
  • Zinc Ammonium Nitrite See IMDG Special Provision 900 
  • Cargo Inspection 

Cargo Inspection at Port Said East: When containers moved to inspection yard they are subject to export inspection fees.

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