Shipping to Ethiopia

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

Demurrage and Detention

Charges for cargo on through b/l to Ethiopia 

Dry cargo 10 calendar days (Including day of discharge)
Reefer cargo 10 calendar days (Including day of discharge)

Charges per calendar day after free-time

Day Amount
20' dry 11-20 USD10/day

21 onwards USD20/day

40' dry 11-20 USD20/day

21 onwards USD40/day

20' reefer 11 day onwards USD25/day

40' reefer 11 day onwards USD50/day


Please note that these charges apply at the point of delivery in Ethiopia. Where cargo is moving on through bill there are no charges at Djibouti unless the delay is caused by customer failure to present documents, inability to accept cargo or other cause at request of the customer.


Please note there are no detention charges applicable in Ethiopia at present. With the implementation of the new ICD system expected later in 2009, this may change.

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.