Shipping to Greece

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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.

Our offering includes:

  • Multiple modes of transport (less than container load / full container load)
  • Inter-European trucking services (full truck load - FTL / less truck load - LTL)
  • Large network of quality transport providers
  • Constant monitoring and quality assurance
  • Timely pick-up and delivery
  • Coverage of all major Greek and greater Balkans region inland points / container ports
  • One-stop-shopping combining your land and ocean transport needs

Below you may find some of our main inland services and their cost: 

Equipment Positioning Service - Export eur 35 / container Applicable only for export SD shipments out of Thessaloniki port  
Waiting time
Hours Eur per hour 
0 to 2
2 to 3 15
3 onwards 25
Waiting time due to customs inspection in port: eur 50,00 per container
outside of working hours & weekend deliveries (working  hours: Monday - Friday 06:00 - 19:00) eur 50 per container
Multistop addon eur 50 per container per stop (if for example 2 stops, i.e. 3 stuffing locations, then amount to be charged is eur 100)*   * cost of additional km due to deviation from main route are not included
De-coupling / Pick & Drop When the trucker leaves the container (and the chassis if relevant) at shipper’s / consignee’s premises and collects the full / empty container later the same day or a day after. Is covering the cost of the second trucking trip and the chassis rental when relevant.  
De-coupling / Pick & Drop stuffing location up to 30km radius from port / depot stuffing location above 30km radius from port / depot
both drop & pick of container happen at the same day +50% of carrier haulage cost +100% of carrier haulage cost
additional days that chassis is kept at customer premises eur 100 / day eur 100 / day
Specialized chassis (eg tilt chassis)
container size
20' 40'
50 150
Imo addon (ADR license) eur 50 / container   applicable when special ADR license is required
Waste cargo license (waste paper excluded) eur 50 / container
Direct delivery from / to vessel (including non-working hours) eur 100 / container   applicable mainly for specific types of waste cargo which are not allowed to be stowed at Piraeus container yard, therefore containers are moved in / out of terminal directly at vessel loading / discharge time.

For more details about our services, please contact us:

Customer Service
Email: gr.export@maersk.com
gr.import@maersk.com
Phone: +30 2109473200
Fax: +30 210 9473202 & +30 2310564405

Equipment

Dry containers reuse policy:

As of 1st June 2019 all requests for equipment re-use on Merchant Haulage are being managed through Avantida digital platform.
Your truck carrier will need to register with Avantida at Avantida-The platform. Once registered in the platform, truckers will have access to Avantida 's automated request process, returning accurate responses within minutes and delivering time and overall cost savings.
A charge of 40€ will be applicable for approved equipment re-use requests and is payable directly to Avantida platform.

New Export Pick-Up & Import Drop-off surcharge tariff - Greece (15 02 2020)

In order to continue to maintain the quality of the services we provide, Maersk is implementing the Export PICK-UP and the Import DROP-OFF surcharge, effective as of 15th February 2020.

Sur(When empty container pick up location is different than load port & empty container drop off location is different than discharge port)

Export Pick-Up

(applicable when empty container pick up location is different than load port)

The tariff amounts are detailed as follows:

Surcharge name Origin Country Pick up location Load port a Equipment Type Currency Rate Charge Basis
Pick-Up charge Greece Any terminal or depot in Thessaloniki Piraeus ALL EUR 50 Per Container
Pick-Up charge Greece Any terminal or depot in Piraeus Thessaloniki ALL EUR 50 Per Container

Import Drop-Off

(applicable when empty container drop off location is different than discharge port)

The tariff amounts are detailed as follows:

Surcharge name Origin Country Drop-Off location Discharge port Equipment Type Currency Rate Charge Basis
Drop-Off charge Greece Any terminal or depot in Thessaloniki Piraeus ALL EUR 50 Per Container
Drop-Off charge Greece Any terminal or depot in Piraeus Thessaloniki ALL EUR 50 Per Container

All Customers can require empty container pick up or drop off from / to an inland depot or port different the from load / discharge port provided that request is received in written and Maersk has reverted with written authorization.

Please contact gr.export@maersk.com for PIC-UP & gr.import@maersk.com for DROP-OFF requests.

Notes:

  1. Container pick-up might be restricted in case of equipment deficit at requested origin
  2. Container drop-off might be restricted in case of equipment surplus at requested destination
  3. Specific container numbers’ drop-off (off hire units) may not be authorized in alternative areas

Local Payment Options

Payment Services

BANK INFORMATION IN GREECE:

Payments in EUR : CITIBANK INTL LTD, Account no: 0444565168, SWIFT CODE: CITIGRAA, IBAN: GR8908400010000000444565168

Payments in USD : CITIBANK INTL TLD, Account no: 0444565375, SWIFT CODE: CITIGRAA, IBAN: GR2908400010000000444565375

BANK INFORMATION IN UK:

Payments in EUR : CITIBANK NA, Account no: 0017678347, SWIFT CODE: CITIGB2L, IBAN: GB55CITI18500817678347

Payments in USD : CITIBANK NA, Account no: 0017678355, SWIFT CODE: CITIGB2L, IBAN: GB33CITI18500817678355

Payment Ref.: by bank transfer, please include invoice number and customer code. Charges incurred or deducted for bank fees are the liability of the payer

*All invoices must be paid within the agreed credit terms. Failure to do so may lead to the cancellation of credit facilities.
* An additional invoice (Late Payment Fee) of EURO 50 per Bill of Lading (B/L) will be applied to cash customers who fail to pay within 7 days of the invoicing date.

In case there are any disputed charges on the invoice, we have to be notified within seven ( 7 ) calendar days from the date of receipt of this invoice, otherwise we will consider the full amount as correct / agreed to be paid.

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.