Shipping to Guinea-Bissau

Demurrage and Detention

The free time (following the day of discharge) depends on the container type.

The charges of demurrage and detention are per container, per day, according to the following tables:

Demurrage - Penalty charged by holding carrier for storage of property beyond allowable free time for removal or unloading. 

Demurrage valid as from 01 July 2016
Calendar days in the port, Demurrage Dry containers Reefer containers
Guinea Bissau 10 Calendar days Under Tackle (No Calendar days)

Note: Discharge day not included

After free time expiration, below tariffs apply per calendar day and per container:

Container Type Currency 20'Container 40'Container
Dry EUR 5 10
Reefer EUR 15 30

Note: Storage cost are paid directly to Bissau port

Detention - Penalty charged by owner of equipment for detaining beyond allowable free time.

Calendar days, Detention Dry containers Reefer containers
5 calendar days 5 calendar days

Note: Discharge day not included

After free time expiration, below tariffs apply per calendar day and per container:

Container Type Currency 20'Container 40'Container
Dry EUR 5 10
Reefer EUR 10 15

We would like to inform you that beginning 01st July 2016, demurrage fees will be calculated based on calendar days instead of working days as it used to be.

NOTE :
For DRY, Calculation starts on the same date that the container is discharged
For REEF, Calculation starts on the same date that the container is discharged if the container is discharged from 12:00 AM to 16:00 PM or Next Day if the container is discharged from 16:00 PM to 11:59 PM

Cargo restrictions(refer to Bissau Service Catalogue enclosed)

Restrictions
Timber
China : Introducing new requirement for Manifest data - Documentation
Limit weight container per booking to Vietnam
Sesame

Verified Gross Mass ( Shipper Guide enclosed)

China : Introducing new requirement for Manifest data -CCAM (enclosed)

Booking to Bill of Lading process during Cashew Season (enclosed)

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