Shipping to Hungary

Local Charges

Charge Charge type Amount
Change of destination fee (COD) per container USD 300
Change of destination fee – Administrative Cost (CAD) – effective as of 15thJanuary 2018. Applies if T/S port remains the same, amendment related to the final port of discharge. Must be requested 96hrs before the arrival to the T/S port per b/l USD 300
Change of destination fee – Extra Restows (CED) – effective as of 15thJanuary 2018. Acceptance of the extra costs associated is must. per container USD 300+ extra costs associated
Waiting Time Origin above 4 hours perhr EUR25

Pick-up tariff effective for 01/04/2019

Pick up Hungary 20’DC 40'DC/ 40’HC 45'HC 20' RF 40’ RF 20' OT 40’ OT 20'&40' FR
Budapest 50 100 * 350 500 350 500 X

Pick-up instructions

Depots marked with ''price in EUR'' can be used for pick up, subject to mentioned pick us fee as per CODS availability
Depots marked with  "*"  pick up can only be arranged as per CODS availability and free of charge
Depots marked with  "X"  pick up is notoffered

Demurrage and Detention


Name of the period Start End
Export Detention period day when empty container has been picked up from the Agent (gate out date) day when laden container has been delivered to the port of loading (gate in date)
Export Demurrage period day when laden container has been delivered to the port of loading (gate in date) day when laden container has been loaded from the terminal to the vessel

Export Demurrage

Please refer to the country of the loading port:

The Netherlands 

Export Detention

Effective Date: 22nd October 2018 pick up empties date

Calendar days DRY & IMO REEF and OT&FR
From To 20' 40' & 45' 20' 40' & 45'
EUR per day EUR per day EUR per day EUR per day
1 10 0 0 0 0
11 15 45 55 85 105
16 20 55 70 95 115
21 25 65 85 105 125
26+ 75 100 125 150


As Hungary is a landlocked country substantial precarriage on rail/road needs to be performed to get the cargo from Hungary to the ports. Main ports which are used for Hungarian exports are Koper in the Mediterranean and Bremerhaven, Hamburg, Rotterdam on the North Continent.

For rail schedules please contact our customer service department at + 36 1 886 9010, or


 Please kindly place dry and reefer booking orders  by using our e-booking tool. Our experts at Customer Service are also at your disposal at + 36 1 886 9010.

Our Service delivery department is happy to assist you in case of questions regarding the usage of Maersk’s e-commerce tools. 

Haulage types / chassis we can provide upon previous request are the following:

Haulage Further information Subject to extra charge, not part of normal haulage conditions
Truck with overweight road Up to 24 tons (including tara weight) Yes
Short chassis (or 20' chassis) Chassis a 20' container exactly fitting on which. Yes
Container to be placed at the end of the chassis I.e. a 20' container to be carried at the far end of a 40' chassis, not in the middle of the chassis No
Truck with permit to carry dangerous goods Not all trucks/truckers of our trucking-subcontractors have such permit Yes
Sideloader chassis Chassis with a self-lift Yes
Trucks with permission to enter weight-, height- or width-restricted city area Trucks are prohibited to enter the inner city of Budapest or historic towns except if possessing a one-way permit Yes; depending on the city, it may also take time to obtain the permit. Kindly please consult our inland service staff on 
Chassis with pneumatic springs Not all of the chassis are of adjustable height No
Low-bed chassis and two-axle chassis No
Chassis with NIT permit Necessary for imports usually Yes

HS Code

HS code is mandatory to be provided in the shipping instructions for below countries:

Country HS code requirement
Argentina HS6 code (NCM number)
Brazil HS4 code (NCM number)
Germany(Bremerhaven & Hamburg) (including transit) HS4 or HS6 code
Jamaica HS6 code
Japan HS6 code
Kenya HS6 code
Paraguay HS6 code (NCM number)
Uruguay HS4 code (NCM number)
  • Add HS code to HS code column under cargo description
  • If you need HS code to be shown on the Bill of Lading, add it to the cargo description



All cargo is acceptable apart from dangerous cargo classes which are not accepted by MaerskLine in general.

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.