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 Destination above 4 hours perhr EUR25
Multi Stop Service – valid till 4th November 2018  Multi-stop charge  0 - 25 km / 0 EUR
25 - 50 km / 45 EUR
above 50 km / individual rate
Multi Stop Service – valid from 5th November 2018  Multi-stop charge 0-25 km / 0 EUR
26-40 km / 40 EUR
41-60 km / 60 EUR
61-80 km / 80 EUR
81-100 km / 100 EUR
More than 100 km / quoted case by case 

Drop-off tariff effective for 01/07/2018-31/12/2018

Drop off 20'DC 40'DC/HC & 45'HC 20'RF 40'RF 20' OT 40' OT 20'&40' FR
Hungary EUR EUR EUR EUR EUR EUR EUR
Budapest 200 400 0 0 200 400 X

Drop-off M/H instructions

Depots marked with ''price in EUR'' can be used for drop off , subject to mentioned drop off fee. 
Depots marked with  "-"  drop off can only be arranged after confirmation by EQU team
Depots marked with  "X"  drop off will not be accepted.

Demurrage and Detention

Demurrage at Budapest Terminals: MAHART and METRANS

Freetime starts with the 1st day as day when container arrives at the terminal and last day as day when container leaves the terminal. Both days included

Calendar days DRY/OT&FR REEFER/ IMO
20' 40' / 45' 20' 40'
From To EUR per day EUR per day EUR per day EUR per day
1 5 0 0 0 0
6 11 43 63 118 133
12+ 63 93 143 163

Detention

Freetime Free days (calendar days) starting with the day when container leaves the terminal gate. And last day is day when empty container is accepted on the terminal. Both days included.

Calendar days DRY/OT&FR REEFER
20' 40' / 45' 20' 40'
From To EUR per day EUR per day EUR per day EUR per day
1 7 0 0 0 0
8+ 35 55 100 100

Procedures

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

Rail schedules are under fine-tuning, subject to schedule of our vessel in the Mediterranean.

Sending a Delivery / Release request:

In case of Import containers: consignee’s instruction and surrended OBL (if the transport document is Bill of Lading) is a must to having the containers from seaport to Hungary. For more details please contact Budapest customer service via phone or email.

We would request you to send in all your Release and Delivery Order requests in the following format only. Kindly ensure that all the mandatory fields are updated correctly and completely.

LINK TO DELIVERY ORDER

Customs procedures

 Door delivery is subject to duration of the import customs clearance procedures.

Maersk Line is not performing any customs clearance  or customs forwarding (even not in case of store door bookings), our customers are kindly requested to perform same. Nevertheless if you need any assistance related to customs clearance please contact our Sales Department on Sales hunsal@maersk.com

For any further inquiry related to imports please kindly contact Customer Service hu.import@maersk.com or by phone on +36 1 886 9010.

Restictions

HS Code

 Complete and accurate cargo description along with HS 6 digit code for shipments destined to Hungary is needed. As per the requirement, a 6-digit HS code must be submitted along with all shipping instructions as mandatory information starting from 1st of September 2015. In case of multiple commodities HS codes for all the commodities need to be submitted.

Routing 

 For general routing guidelines please refer to Business/Schedules on maerskline.com.

Imo acceptance at Budapest Mahart terminal is possible only for Imo class: 2.1, 2.2, 3., 6.1, 8., 9. all the other classes – except 1. and 7., are subject to pre-agreement.

IMO acceptance at Budapest Metrans Terminal is possible only for IMO classes: 2.2, 3, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 5.1, 5.2, 6.1, 8, 9.
Class 6.1 with any subsidiary risk
Class 4.1 polymerizing substances and solid desensitized explosives

Forbidden classification codes:
D, DT (solid desensitized explosives),
SR1, SR2 (self-reactive substances with / without temperature control),
PM1, PM2 (polymerizing substances with / without temperature control).

Commodity

 Fishmeal is not accepted in Hungary.

Import of personal effects are only accepted if shipment consigned to Hungarian moving company.
Time sensitive personal effects shipments should be discussed with our Customer Service prior loading. Please contact us on Customer Service hu.import@maersk.com

All Merchant Haulage cargos (i.e. if Maersk Line is not involved in inland oncarriage) are subject to drop-off charge.

No acceptance of vehicles, cars, lorries, motorcycles in Carrier's Haulage to any destination in Hungary. Please book to Bremerhaven CY, Rotterdam CY or Koper CY.

We do not accept banana reefer shipment to Hungary.

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.