Shipping to Gabon

Get up-to-date local information about export procedures and restrictions, demurrage and detention, container drop-offs and more.

Demurrage and Detention

Export Demurrage (valid as from01 January 2013)
Freetime
Dry cargo 30 calendar days (day of departure included)
Reefer cargo / IMO Cargo (1) 30 calendar days (day of departure included)
DEMURRAGE - Charges per calendar day after free time expires, applicable for both import and export (without vat)
Freetime RATE
20' dry container Day 1+ 10,000
40' dry container Day 1+ 20,000
20’ reefer container Day 1+ 50,000
40’ reefer container Day 1+ 100,000
20’ Special equipment Day 1+ 20,000
40’ Special equipment Day 1+ 40,000
Export Detention (valid as from01 January 2013)
Freetime starts on the 1st day after the container has left the terminal
Freetime
All equipment/ cargo type 60 calendar days
DETENTION - Charges per calender day after freetime expires, applicable for both import and export (without vat)
Freetime RATE
20' dry container Day 1+ 10,000
20’ Special equipment Day 1+ 20,000
40’ Special equipment Day 1+ 40,000
20’ reefer container & IMO Day 1+ 50,000
40’ reefer container & IMO Day 1+ 100,000

Notes:

1. IMO cargo follows the free days of reefer containers 

Procedures

Kindly note that it is up to you to use the following channels to place your Booking:

Booking request should contains all the mandatory references listed as below:

  • Container size
  • Container type
  • Number of container
  • Date of expective departure
  • Destination
  • Place of container positionnement
  • Type of cargo
  • Service contract if knows

Shipping instructions containing package numbers, weight, volume, payment terms and details confirming the booking should be sent in one via msl website:  new.maerskline.com

Kindly note that the standard template should be used; added of this, it is required to provide the custom clearance fee and the waiver certificate (BIETC) before cut off, meaning that these information must be received by our office at least, 48 hours before vessel arrival in the port.

Restrictions

Payment / Currency/freight collect:

• All Country local charges must be collect by consignee at destination (import) and prepaid by shipper (export)

•NOFREIGHT COLLECTacceptancein Libreville unless specifically approved by CSMNG and deposit 60% payable at destination before loading

Email your local office

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.