Container Protect in Portugal

Protect your shipments against all hassles related to container damage.

Container damage can happen at any point in transit. Since it also occurs frequently, you’re likely to get caught in the cycle of determining the cause, bringing about irreversible delays to your cargo’s journey. In such situations, the ideal solution is to make sure that all container damage disputes are resolved by someone else, quietly in the background.

Introducing Container Protect by Maersk for Portugal – designed for hassle-free container damage settlements. Adding it to your cargo’s journey makes it immune to all damages in transit* so that you don’t have to worry about any of the hassles.

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So seamless, it’s like nothing happened

Your Container Protected shipment experience is entirely seamless. We handle all the formalities so that your focus stays on your business, away from trivial disputes.

Hassle free
No more hassles

You don’t have to invest your time identifying the reasons for damage. With Container Protect, you can rest assured that we will take care of all the hassles.

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No more delays

Every time a container sustains damage, you could fall behind, leading to late container returns and avoidable charges. With Container Protect, container returns can continue as planned.

No tariff rates
No more surprise costs

Container damages are protected up to the chosen limit, so you will never be blindsided by added charges for any mysterious dent, chip or scratch.

Why Container Protect is right for your business

Shipping cargo should be as easy as possible. Container Protect does exactly that – it rids you of the hassle that container damage can bring.

Protects all commodities

From scrap metal to paper, damages are frequent – sometimes inside, sometimes outside. Container Protect deals with both scenarios with equal simplicity.

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Easily available

Container Protect comes in two variants: Container Protect Essential and Container Protect Unlimited. Container Protect Essential is included in your shipment bookings by default, for ready protection up to €125. To increase the limit, you can upgrade to Container Protect Unlimited up to 10 days before the estimated arrival of your cargo.

The best protection against container damages in Portugal

Container Protect Essential:

  • €15/ container*
  • New surcharge called Container Protect Essential is applicable to all import shipments and mandatory for all commodities.
  • New charge covers container repair and cleaning, up to €125.

Container Protect Unlimited:

  • €85/ container*
  • Optional for all import commodities, Container Protect Unlimited gives container repair and cleaning cover with unlimited coverage. As a customer, you need to pay just €70 on top of Essential to upgrade to unlimited coverage.

Applicable from*:

  • For non-spot booking, the effective date is from the 1st May Price Calculation Date (PCD).
  • For spot booking, the effective date is 1st May Estimated Time of Departure (ETD) at the booking confirmation date.

Currently, Container Protect is available for import shipments to India, China, Portugal, and Thailand. In the coming months, we will be adding more countries around the globe so we can serve you everywhere.

*Subject to Container Protect Terms & Conditions


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