Shipping to France

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Inland Haulage

Inland haulage includes transportation from vendors to the port of shipment, and from discharge port to the point of stripping the ocean container by truck and / or rail.

We ensure that your products are moved at the right time to the right place. Whatever your need for inland transportation, you can count on us to deliver an effective and cost efficient inland haulage service.

Pick-up & Drop off tariff:
From 01/01/2019 to 31/03/2019
Tariff in EURO

Ville Nom du dépôt Drop-off fees Pick-up fees
20dc 40dc 40hc 20dc 40dc 40hc
Bordeaux (33) Stac Bruges CNC Naviland 0 0 0 150 150 150
Clermont Ferrand * Prestalog 75 75 75 75 75 75
Genevilliers (92) Paris terminal 100 150 150 75 0 0
Nogent sur Seine Port de l'Aube 0 75 75 75 0 0
Ottmarsheim (68) Port de Mulhouse 75 75 75 30 30 30
Toulouse Décor Toulouse 50 50 50 30 30 30
Vierzon ** Prestalog vierzon 75 125 125 30 30 30
Strasbourg (67) Strasbourg CFNR 50 50 50 75 75 75
Lyon (69) Star Container 75 100 100 75 30 30

* No drop off without prior agreement.
**  20’dc drop off accepted.  No drop for 40’dc/hc without prior agreement.

Carrier haulage restrictions: 

  • Hazardous: No carrier haulage for hazardous cargo class 1 & 7 and industrial waste. 
  • OOG / Breakbulk: No carrier haulage.

Our service includes:

  • Multiple modes of transport
  • Large network of quality transport providers
  • Constant monitoring and quality assurance
  • Timely pick-up and delivery
  • One-stop-shopping combining your land and ocean transport needs

Pick-up & Drop off tariff:

From 01/10/2018 to 31/12/2018

Tariff in EURO

Ville Nom du dépôt Drop-off fees Pick-up fees
20dc 40dc 40hc 20dc 40dc 40hc
Bordeaux (33) Stac Bruges CNC Naviland 0 0 0 100 150 150
Clermont Ferrand Prestalog 100 100 100 75 75 75
Genevilliers (92) Paris terminal 100 150 150 75 0 0
Nogent sur Seine Port de l'Aube 0 75 75 75 0 0
Ottmarsheim (68) Port de Mulhouse 75 75 75 25 25 25
Toulouse Décor Toulouse 50 50 50 25 25 25
Vierzon Prestalog vierzon 150 200 150 0 0 0
Strasbourg (67) Strasbourg CFNR 0 0 0 75 150 150
Lyon (69) Star Container 75 100 100 75 30 30

Carrier haulage restrictions: 
- Hazardous: No carrier haulage for hazardous cargo class 1 & 7 and industrial waste. 
- OOG / Breakbulk: No carrier haulage.

Our service includes:

  • Multiple modes of transport
  • Large network of quality transport providers
  • Constant monitoring and quality assurance
  • Timely pick-up and delivery
  • One-stop-shopping combining your land and ocean transport needs

Pick-up & Drop off tariff:

From 01/04/2018 to 30/09/2018

Tariff in EURO

Ville Nom du dépôt Drop-off fees Pick-up fees
20dc 40dc 40hc 20dc 40dc 40hc
Bordeaux (33) Stac Bruges CNC Naviland 0 0 0 100 100 100
Clermont Ferrand Prestalog 100 100 100 75 75 75
Cognac Naviland Cargo Cognac 100 100 100 50 50 50
Genevilliers (92) Paris terminal 100 150 150 0 0 0
Nogent sur Seine Port de l'Aube 0 75 75 75 0 0
Ottmarsheim (68) Port de Mulhouse 75 75 75 25 25 25
Toulouse Décor Toulouse 50 50 50 25 25 25
Vierzon Prestalog vierzon 150 200 150 0 0 0
Strasbourg (67) Strasbourg CFNR 0 0 0 75 75 75
Lyon (69) Star Container  75 100 100 0 0 0

Carrier haulage restrictions: 
- Hazardous: No carrier haulage for hazardous cargo class 1 & 7 and industrial waste. 
- OOG / Breakbulk: No carrier haulage.

Our service includes:

  • Multiple modes of transport
  • Large network of quality transport providers
  • Constant monitoring and quality assurance
  • Timely pick-up and delivery
  • One-stop-shopping combining your land and ocean transport needs

Maersk France access here inland services tariff :

Pick-up & Drop off tariff:

From 01/01/2018 to 31/03/2018

Tariff in EURO

Ville Nom du dépôt Drop-off fees Pick-up fees
20dc 40dc 40hc 20dc 40dc 40hc
Bordeaux (33) Stac Bruges CNC Naviland 0 0 0 100 100 100
Clermont Ferrand Prestalog 75 75 75 75 75 75
Cognac Naviland Cargo Cognac 100 100 100 50 50 50
Genevilliers (92) Paris terminal 75 100 100 0 0 0
Nogent sur Seine Port de l'Aube 0 75 75 75 0 0
Ottmarsheim (68) Port de Mulhouse 75 75 75 25 25 25
Toulouse Décor Toulouse 50 50 50 25 25 25
Vierzon Prestalog vierzon 150 200 150 0 0 0
Strasbourg (67) Strasbourg CFNR 0 25 25 75 25 25
Lyon (69) Star Container 50 75 75 0 0 0

Note : leased containers with contract about to expire are to be imperatively returned to the discharge port.

AUTHORITY OWNER : OPERATIONS department /drop off request link : http://10.33.0.22/restit/list.asp

All drop off subject to FRAOPSEQU agreement

Rate of Exchange

The following table shows the exchange rates applying to import vessels arriving on the date indicated and export vessels departing on that date.

Maersk uses the exchange rate from 7 days prior to departure/arrival as published by the Danske Bank.

The rates of exchange mentioned below, are guiding only, and maybe subject to updates and corrections at any time without notice. Governing rate(s) of exchange are those applied in Maersk's official invoice(s) and, if not shown, those applicable at the time of payment.

Import Arrival / Export Departure Date USD - EUR EUR - USD
24-01-2019   0.8829545  1.1325612
23-01-2019   0.8841162  1.131073
22-01-2019   0.8808305  1.1352922
21-01-2019   0.8780132  1.138935 
20-01-2019  0.8733419  1.1450269 
19-01-2019  0.8733419  1.1450269 
18-01-2019  0.8733419  1.1450269 
17-01-2019  0.8728104  1.1457242
16-01-2019   0.8792512  1.1373314
15-01-2019   0.8792141  1.1373794
14-01-2019  0.8800469 1.1363031 
13-01-2019   0.8825594  1.1330682 
12-01-2019   0.8825594  1.1330682 
11-01-2019   0.8825594  1.1330682 
10-01-2019  0.8873115 1.1269999 
09-01-2019   0.8827499  1.1328237 
08-01-2019  0.8791655 1.1374423 
07-01-2019  0.8791655  1.1374423 
06-01-2019  0.8791655  1.1374423 
05-01-2019  0.8791655  1.1374423 
04-01-2019  0.8791655  1.1374423 
03-01-2019  0.885271  1.1295976
02-01-2019     0.8818315  1.1340035
01-01-2019    0.8818315 1.1340035 
31-12-2018   0.8818315 1.1340035 
30-12-2018  0.8818315   1.1340035 
29-12-2018  0.8818315   1.1340035 
28-12-2018  0.8818315  1.1340035
27-12-2018    0.8791672  1.1374401
26-12-2018   0.882797  1.1327633
25-12-2018  0.8845328 1.1305403 
24-12-2018    0.8877039  1.1265018
23-12-2018   0.8917985  1.1213295 
22-12-2018   0.8917985  1.1213295 
21-12-2018   0.8917985  1.1213295 
20-12-2018   0.8856317  1.1291375
19-12-2018    0.8874999  1.1267607
18-12-2018   0.8843860  1.1307280
17-12-2018  0.8813211  1.1346602
16-12-2018  0.8855022  1.1293027 
15-12-2018  0.8855022  1.1293027 
14-12-2018  0.8855022  1.1293027 
13-12-2018  0.8870587  1.1273211
12-12-2018  0.8866849  1.1277964
11-12-2018  0.8825488  1.1330818
10-12-2018 0.8882369 1.1258258 
09-12-2018   0.8857412  1.128998 
08-12-2018   0.8857412  1.128998 
07-12-2018   0.8857412  1.128998 
06-12-2018  0.8841104  1.1310805
05-12-2018  0.8918987  1.1212036
04-12-2018  0.8887028  1.1252356 
03-12-2018  0.8864821  1.1280544 
02-12-2018  0.8868696  1.1275615 
01-12-2018  0.8868696  1.1275615 
30-11-2018  0.8868696  1.1275615 
29-11-2018 0.8826299  1.1329777 
28-11-2018  0.8822538  1.1334607
27-11-2018  0.8816753  1.1342044
26-11-2018   0.8814038  1.1345538
25-11-2018  0.8878496  1.1263169 
24-11-2018  0.8878496  1.1263169 
23-11-2018  0.8878496  1.1263169 
22-11-2018  0.8902471  1.1232836
21-11-2018  0.8921852  1.1208435
20-11-2018   0.8939299  1.1186559
19-11-2018  0.8930556  1.1197511
18-11-2018  0.8869913  1.1274068 
17-11-2018  0.8869913  1.1274068 
16-11-2018  0.8869913  1.1274068 
15-11-2018   0.8815246  1.1343983 
14-11-2018   0.8762286 1.1412547 
13-11-2018  0.8815524  1.1343625 
12-11-2018  0.8856633  1.1290973
11-11-2018  0.8816215   1.1342736 
10-11-2018  0.8816215   1.1342736 
09-11-2018  0.8816215  1.1342736
08-11-2018  0.8839982  1.131224
07-11-2018  0.8815524 1.1247273
06-11-2018  0.88155  1.1295866
05-11-2018  0.8843062 1.13083 
04-11-2018  0.8878472  1.1263199 
03-11-2018  0.8878472  1.1263199 
02-11-2018  0.8878472  1.1263199
01-11-2018  0.8820566  1.1337141
31-10-2018  0.883568 1.1317748
30-10-2018  0.8770217 1.1402226
29-10-2018 0.875647 1.142013
28-10-2018 0.877945 1.139024
27-10-2018 0.877945 1.139024
26-10-2018 0.877945 1.139024
25-10-2018 0.874436 1.143594
24-10-2018 0.87311 1.145331
23-10-2018 0.868626 1.151244
22-10-2018 0.86926 1.150404
21-10-2018 0.869598 1.149957
20-10-2018 0.869598 1.149957
19-10-2018 0.869598 1.149957


Vessel Highlight of the Day

Last update: 18/01 – 10.00

TNMSC

Service Vessel Proforma ETA Proforma Eth Revised ETA Revised Eth Notes
822 / TA2 S SANTIAGO Saturday - 06.00 Sunday - 14.00 19/01 - 06.00 19/01 - 22.00
822 / TA2 MSC KRYSTAL Saturday - 06.00 Sunday - 14.00 29/01 - 22.00 30/01 - 06.00
822 / TA2 MAERSK GAIRLOCH Saturday - 06.00 Sunday - 14.00 31/01 - 06.00 31/01 - 22.00 Delayed 12 days - additional 2 days
437 / AE7 MSC MIRJAM Thursday - 14.00 Saturday - 06.00 23/01 - 14.00 24/01 - 22.00 Delayed 6 days - bad weather in HAM
437 / AE7 MATHILDE MAERSK Thursday - 14.00 Saturday - 06.00 25/01 -06.00 26/01 - 14.00 Delayed 1 shift
433 / AE6 MAERSK HIDALGO Saturday - 06.00 Monday - 09.00 19/01 - 06.00 20/01 - 14.00
433 / AE6 MSC KALINA Saturday - 06.00 Monday - 09.00 26/01 - 14.00 28/01 - 17.00
823 / TA3 MSC BARBARA Monday - 06.00 Monday - 18.00 26/01 - 20.00 27/01 - 14.00 Delayed 4 days - Fog in NOL - additional 1.5 delay - additional 1 shift
823 / TA3 SEAMAX STAMFORD Monday - 06.00 Monday - 18.00 28/01 - 20.00 29/01 - 14.00 Delayed 1.5 days from Altamira - Mexico
823 / TA3 E.R. LOS ANGELES Monday - 06.00 Monday - 18.00 30/01 - 18.00 31/01 - 12.00 Delayed 17 days - additional 2 days
BARGE LYDIA Monday - 08.00 Monday - 14.00 21/01 - 08.00 21/01 - 14.00 N/A

EUROFOS

Service Vessel Proforma ETA Proforma Eth Revised ETA Revised Eth Notes
647 LONDON EXPRESS Thursday - 11.00 Friday - 06.00 19/01 - 22.00 20/01 - 19.00 Delayed 1 day - congestion PTM
647 SINGAPORE EXPRESS Thursday - 11.00 Friday - 06.00 24/01 - 10.00 25/01 - 00.01

TDF

Service Vessel Proforma ETA Proforma Eth Revised ETA Revised Eth Notes
BARGE LYDIA Wednesday - 10.00 Wednesday - 16.00 23/01 - 10.00 23/01 - 16.00 N/A

CNM

Service Vessel Proforma ETA Proforma Eth Revised ETA Revised Eth Notes
102 / SAMBA CAP SAN RAPHAEL Thursday - 18.00 Friday - 21.00 18/01 - 06.00 18/01 - 22.00
102 / SAMBA CAP SAN AUGUSTIN Thursday - 18.00 Friday - 21.00 24/01 - 21.00 25/01 - 22.00

SEAYARD

Service Vessel Proforma ETA Proforma Eth Revised ETA Revised Eth Notes
922 MAERSK TAASINGE Thursday - 06.00 Thursday - 13.00 18/01 - 20.00 19/01 - 03.00 SWAP + delayed 1 day low productivity LZP - bad weather LPZ
922 SAFMARINE CAMEROUN Thursday - 06.00 Thursday - 13.00 24/01 - 06.00 24/01 - 13.00 SWAP
405 MAERSK SEBAROK Monday - 20.00 Tuesday - 14.00 21/01 - 20.00 22/01 - 14.00
405 MAERSK KARLSKRONA Monday - 20.00 Tuesday - 14.00 28/01 - 20.00 29/01 - 14.00
440 / AE20 MAERSK HAMBURG Saturday - 06.00 Monday - 03.00 15/01 - 20.00 18/01 - 06.00 Delayed 2 days - Bad weather Atlantic - bad weather Beirut - Strike FSM
440 / AE20 MSC AMSTERDAM Saturday - 06.00 Monday - 03.00 19/01 - 12.00 21/01 - 06.00 Delayed 1 day

ROUEN

Service Vessel Proforma ETA Proforma Eth Revised ETA Revised Eth Notes
BARGE LYDIA Friday - 22.00 Saturday - 08.00 18/01 - 22.00 19/01 - 08.00 N/A
BARGE LYDIA Tuesday - 22.00 Wednesday - 04.00 22/01 - 22.00 23/12 - 04.00 N/A

TM DE L'EUROPE

Service Vessel Proforma ETA Proforma Eth Revised ETA Revised Eth Notes
842 CMA CGM NIAGARA Wednesday - 22.00 Thursday - 14.00 16/01 - 22.00 17/01 - 14.00
842 SAN CLEMENTE Wednesday - 22.00 Thursday - 14.00 OMIT OMIT Congestion LEH due to Strike

Local Charges

Local Surcharges 2018 - Metropolitan France

Effective as from 1st, January 2018

Category Code Surcharge Currency Per BL Per Container Details
Inlands IFS / EFS Import/Export Fuel charge (Inland Services) EUR - Inclusive in inland haulage rate
Inlands MSE / MSI Multi-stop charge EUR 70 Per stop. Others charges may be applicable for multi stops for two locations in different zip code.
Inlands WTO / WTD Waiting time EUR 70 Per additional hour after freetime expiration (2h/20dry - 3h/40dryHC), each hour started will be fully invoiced
Inlands  HWS Heavy Weight Service  EUR   65 Per container, as from: 26t500 / 20'dry; 25t500 / 40'dryHC; 25t500/20' reefer or 40' reefer HC
Inlands POS Positioning surcharge EUR 330 Overnight trucking additional / Per night between 19:00 and 5:00
Inlands ICE / ICI Inland cancellation fee EUR Per container cancelled - without any km condition - per transport mode:
Road :
  • Free if cancelled before 5pm, 2 days before scheduled delivery
  • 50 % tariff haulage if cancelled before 11am on the day before schedule delivery
  • 100% tariff haulage if cancelled after 11am the day prior to scheduled delivery
Barge / Train :
  • Free if cancelled before 5pm, 2 days before scheduled delivery
  • 100% tariff haulage if cancelled after 5pm, 2 days before scheduled delivery
Inlands OGS Origin Genset charge EUR - Applicable for customers requesting a genset when transporting reefer cargo by carrier haulage.
Inclusive in inland haulage rate
Inlands DGS Destination Genset charge EUR - Applicable for customers requesting a genset when transporting reefer cargo by carrier haulage.
Inclusive in inland haulage rate
Inlands ODC / DDC Dangerous cargo surcharge Eur 150 Per container (not applicable IMO class 1 & 7 - transport not possible)
Inlands Night delivery fee EUR 120 Delivery between 19:00 and 5:00
Inlands  IAE / IAI Inland additionnal Export / Import Service EUR   Price determined at the time of request  Additionnal service export / import. 
Penalty COD Change of destination USD 300 At the request of the customer, subject to acceptance by Maersk. This is the minimum cost, knowing that the cost of shifting can be induced and will be passed in full to the goods
Penalty DIT Detention in transit USD 250 At the request of the customer. This is a minimum tariff (an administrative tariff) assessed at the time of the request. An additional charge of USD75/dry and USD125/reefer is applicable per detention day.
Pricing element SWC Switch transport document EUR 75 Service offered at the request of the customer for :B/L change Applicable in addition to the standard documentation fees
Value Added Service IBC Transfer to Bonded Warehouse Service EUR 42 / 20’; 49 / 40’ A service that covers the administration costs to arrange for the transfer of the container to a bonded warehouse requested by the customer. Please note there will also be carrier haulage (IHE or IHI) charges applicable in addition to this fee. This fee is applied based upon the customer's request. It cover DTIZI fee (Barge in Gennevilliers) and also PFM in France.
Value Added Service TLE / TLI Electronic cargo release EUR 75 Previously TLX for Telex release
Value Added Service ASE/ASI Additional Service EUR Price determined at the time of request Additionnal service export / import.
Value Added Service PQC Premium Quality Container EUR 80 Food Grade "FL2"
Food grade based on customer's request. 
Value Added Service PQC Premium Quality Container EUR 145 Food grade "FL1" Food grade based on customer's request. 
Value Added Service CCE/CCI Container cleaning Export/ Import EUR 200 A MINIMUM of EUR 100/container will be invoiced in case a container is returned dirty. Depending on the container's condition the cost can vary and amount to EUR 250/container
Value Added Service CSO/CSD Container shifting Origin and Destination EUR 150 Cover for extra container moves needed for re-stacking because of Change of Destination or Change of Vessel or move of cntr from load stack to gate.
Value Added Service INE/INI Inspection Fee EUR Tariff depend on service provided The charge includes additional moves needed to perform the inspection. This is used outside surveyor for customs requirements, X-ray, veterinary inspection, fumigation, inspections for certain certificates, Sycoscan fee, etc. Previously known as Inspection Fee (PHE/PHI) and Exam fee (EXE/EXI)
Value Added Service HDE / HDI Lift on/lift off export and Import Decommissioned as from 1st Jan. 2017
Value Added Service T1D T1 Doc Fee EUR 85 Service offered at the request of the customer and invoiced to the customer. (T1 issuance only)
Value Added Service CCO Customs Clearance Origin EUR 45 Service offered at the request of the customer and invoiced to the customer.
Value Added Service CCD Customs Clearance Destination EUR 85 Service offered at the request of the customer and invoiced to the customer.
Value Added Service ESC Seal Charge EUR 90 It covers the extra service of providing/attaching extra seals to containers in the terminals.
Value Added Service EME/EMI Equipment Management Fee EUR Tariff depend on service provided It covers costs related to repairs and maintanence needed for a container based on customer treatment. It also covers the cost of the rent of special equipment needed for certain operations.
Value Added Service CNS Container Nomination Service EUR 145 Only applicable for Open Top and Flat in France, it covers pre-assignment of container (numbers) to bookings. It is NOT to be used for assigning a container of a specific quality (ex Food grade)

Customs House Brokerage

Global knowledge and local expertise in customs formalities

T1 customs issuance: Euro 85 (tariff 2016): T1 customs document issuance fees including port dues

Please refer to *remarks below       

*Remarks

  • Same cost applicable when MRN-T1 issued for ports trough Benelux
  • Full customs clearance (im4) not possible, only transit bound document
  • No customs clearance of anykind is possible for (for removals, private cars in containers, bananas, cigarettes, cigars, hazardous cargo ). No issuance of store door bill of ladings for removals.
  • No T1 (nsti-mrn) will be issued for merchant haulage. Tarif must be added as VAS not included in inland nor freight items.

Damco-APM logistics can only quote customs operations whenever they act as booking party, or issue Damco transport bill of lading.

For more information on customs clearance for North France: Contact Customer Service Import Management Phone +33 2 35537753, Fax +33 2 35537778, email Mahrez.Abderrahmani@maersk.com.

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Services Updates

Keep track of the temporary changes impacting our services to / from France!

Week Service Direction Port Trades Affected Old ETA - Import New ETA - Import Old Eth - Export New Eth - Export Contingency Original Vessel Back-up Cover Voyage Comment
9 AE7 Import FEA main ports Far East and Oceania to North Europe 08/03/2018 15/03/2018 n/a n/a Blanking Estelle Maersk No Backup n/a AE7 is not used for import to Le Havre, there is no backup
9 AE20 Import FEA main ports Far East to Mediteranean 07/04/2018 08/04/2018 n/a n/a Blanking MSC Paloma MSC Rosa 808W AE11 MSC Rosa 809W will replace the MSC Paloma 809W which is blanked for CNY slack season
12 AE6 Export Le Havre North Europe to Far East and Oceania n/a n/a 23/03/2018 16 or 30 March 2018 Blanking Maersk Edirne No Backup n/a AE6 Maersk Edirne 812E is blanked as CNY plan, bookings to be advanced to previous AE6 MSC Vega 811E or postponed to Maersk Enping 813E
14 AE7 Export Le Havre North Europe to Far East, Middle East, Oceania, Indian Ocean Islands and East Africa n/a n/a 04/04/2018 04/04/2018 Blanking MSC Venice MSC Beatrice 812E AE7 Msc Venice 812E is blanked for CNY plan, please book onto AE7 Maersk Beatrice 812E
16 AE7 Export Le Havre North Europe to Far East, Middle East, Oceania, Indian Ocean Islands and East Africa n/a n/a 18/04/2018 13/04/2018 Blanking Estelle Maersk Maersk Edirne 816E AE7 Estelle Maersk is blanked for CNY plan, please book onto AE6 Maersk Edirne 816E

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