Shipping to Finland

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

Local charges

Helsinki 

Local import tariffs

Charge Charge type Amount
Destination Documentation Fee (DDF) per Bill of lading EUR 65
Transport Document Amendment Fee (AMF) per amendment EUR 55
Out of service charge (OSC) per DRY/REEF container USD 150 / 350
Change of destination fee (COD)* per container USD 300
Port dues - payable directly to port operator by customer *) per metric ton EUR 4,00
Port field rent (=storage) - payable directly to port operator by customer **). per TEU Please check with port operator
 Container Cleaning Fee (CCL)  per DRY/REEFER container  USD 150/300
Customs Clearance/T1 Documentation fee (T1D) - effective as of 1st February 2018  per BL  EUR 80
Customs Clearance/T1 Documentation fee (T1D) - effective as of 5th September 2018  Per BL  EUR 55

*  if all SD charges are prepaid, port dues should be collected from prepaid payer at origin

**  port storage is not included in demurrage in Finland

Rauma 

Local import tariffs

Charge Charge type Amount
Destination Documentation Fee (DDF) per Bill of lading EUR 65
Transport Document Amendment Fee (AMF) per amendment EUR 55
Out of service charge (OSC) per DRY/REEF container USD 150 / 350
Change of destination fee (COD)* per container USD 300
Port dues - payable directly to port operator by customer *)  per container EUR 37
Port field rent (=storage) - payable directly to port operator by customer **). per TEU Please check with port operator
 Container Cleaning Fee (CCL)  per DRY/REEFER container  USD 150/300
Customs Clearance/T1 Documentation fee (T1D) - effective as of 1st February 2018  per BL  EUR 80
Customs Clearance/T1 Documentation fee (T1D) - effective as of 5th September 2018  Per BL  EUR 55

*  if all SD charges are prepaid, port dues should be collected from prepaid payer at origin

**  port storage is not included in demurrage in Finland<

Kotka 

Local import tariffs

Charge Charge type Amount
Destination Documentation Fee (DDF) per Bill of lading EUR 65
Transport Document Amendment Fee (AMF)  per amendment  EUR 55
Manifest Correction Fee  per Bill of lading  EUR 45
Out of service charge (OSC)  per DRY/REEF container  USD 150 / 350
 Change of destination fee (COD)*  per container  USD 300
Port dues - payable directly to port operator by customer *)  per container  EUR 44,85
Customs Clearance/T1 Documentation fee (T1D) - effective as of 1st February 2018  per BL  EUR 80
Customs Clearance/T1 Documentation fee (T1D) - effective as of 5th September 2018  Per BL  EUR 55

*  if all SD charges are prepaid, port dues should be collected from prepaid payer at origin

Other ports in Finland

Local import tariffs

Charge Charge type Amount
Destination Documentation Fee (DDF) per Bill of lading EUR 65
Transport Document Amendment Fee (AMF) per amendment EUR 55
 Out of service charge (OSC)  per DRY/REEF container  USD 150 / 350
 Change of destination fee (COD)*  per container  USD 300
 Port dues - payable directly to port operator by customer *)  per container  varies per port - approximately EUR 40-45
 Port field rent (=storage) - payable directly to port operator by customer **).  per TEU  Please check with port operator
 Container Cleaning Fee (CCL)  per DRY/REEFER container  USD 150/300
Customs Clearance/T1 Documentation fee (T1D) - effective as of 1st February 2018  per BL  EUR 80
Customs Clearance/T1 Documentation fee (T1D) - effective as of 5th September 2018  Per BL  EUR 55

*  if all SD charges are prepaid, port dues should be collected from prepaid payer at origin>

**  port storage is not included in demurrage in Finland

Demurrage and Detention

Rates from  1stof Jan 2017

Import combined demurrage and detention tariff rates (EUR per calendar day) – all ports

Days 20’/40’/45’ DRY 20’ REEFER, Special eq. REEF 40’ REEFER, Special eq.
1 0 0 0
2 0 0 0
3 0 0 0
4 0 0 0
5 0 90 110
6 0 90 110
7 0 90 110
8-14 40 90 110
15-21 80 90 110
22 100 90 110
23+ 100 180 220

Notes:

  1. Flat Racks and Open Top equipment are considered equal to special equipment.
  2. High cube and 9’6’’ equipment is considered equal to 8’6’’ equipment.
  3. Port storage is not included in detention & demurrage but port operators charge storage charges directly from customer. Exception is Kotka where port storage is invoiced via Maersk.

Kotka

Port storage (=field rent) payable to Maersk Line** charged per calendar day
Storage: import & transit containers
20’ Dry 40' / 45’ Dry
Day 1-7 EUR 0,00 EUR 0,00
Day 8 EUR 13,60 EUR 27,60
Day 9-60 EUR 4,50 EUR 8,50
Day 61 EUR 107,55 EUR 215,10
Day 62+ EUR 5,55 EUR 11,10

warm warehouse according to separate agreement
with port operator Steveco (charges for warm
warehouse are paid directly to Steveco)

Procedures

Bill of lading clause, documentation:

No specific clause required.

Others:

Shipments to Finland are released only to Finnish entities.

Merchant's haulage into Russia is permitted only to a number of Finnish forwarders. A container deposit is required for others.

Restrictions

Commodity

Reefer cargo Helsinki: Reefers are accepted regardless of commodity.
Kotka: Reefers with food products or other commodity that requires veterinary inspection are NOT accepted.
Other Finnish ports: No reefer acceptance.

Weight / Measurement:

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

Special cargoes:

Out of gauge, break bulk and dangerous cargo subject to standard Maersk Line approval procedures.

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