Seaway bill: We accept Sea waybill.
Private personal cnee: Private individual consignee is accepted but must be local.
Personal Effects: Personal effects in cargo description is acceptable.
OOG: For out of gauge cargo pre-approval is required. Any query contact: CARISLANDS.IMPORT@MAERSK.COM.
Bill description: Must be in English language.
Seal number Consignee full details: Seal number is mandatory for all containers. Consignee full details in the bill is needed including the e-mail address and phone.
Local contact only for local requirements.
ALL Maersk doubt/question must be raise with our Customer Service Team:
Local Agency : We don’t have any local Agents at Antigua pls. contact us using our BA CARISLANDS.IMPORT@MAERSK.COM
Peak Seasons : During September to December. Maybe we can experience space pressure on feeder service
Port Storage Fees only as informative purpose :
Standard 5 days dry and reefer Fee $2.50/ton per day + VAT
Important: These conditions are not of Maersk/Sealand but between port authority / government or private entities and Customers at destination. Consignee are encouraged to discuss terms and charges with Port Authority to clarify any potential charges due.
No collect charges: Collect Charges are restricted. All charges manifested in our bills must be PREPAID as we don’t have any Maersk Line Agency at destination. Collection Business doesn’t exist. All charges must be updated in the bill as prepaid – payable at origin.
Weight Limitation: 70,000 lb / 31,751 kg (Including the Tare weight) If the weight is exceeded the cargo couldn't be moved towards destination and will be returned back to origin
Shipping Instructions must be rejected / put on HOLD if overweight occurs Customer must receive notification of the situation, so weight conditions are complied.
Our Connecting Carrier operator (Tropical Shipping) do not have cranes that support our normal weight limitation).
No foreign consignee: Local consignee is mandatory. If consignee is “To order” or Local Bank, first notify party from Antigua and Barbuda is necessary. Foreign bank or consignee is not acceptable. Reject Shipping Instructions and send DCC if the requirement is not met. Switch bill is not acceptable.
In transit: Is not acceptable
Vehicles: Vehicles older than 1985 may have emission controls restrictions. It is highly suggested that the consignee checks with Antigua Customs prior to import.
Original Bills: We will not print OBLs at Antigua as we don’t have local Agents. Express Release / Sea Waybill is accepted. Or Shipper must send the full set of Original Bills Of Lading to their consignee by courier.
Consignee Details Address: Bill must reflect the complete consignee details including e-mail address and phone number.
Seal Number: Seal number is mandatory, if seals are not manifested unit will not be move out of Caucedo to its destination. Feeder and destination local customs requires it.
IMO / Dangerous Goods NOT ACCEPTED list:
List of Materials not accepted by the feeder (barge)
Class A and B Explosives (Class 1.1, 1.2 All compatibility groups Calss 1.3
Class C Explosives (Class 1.4 compatibility groups: A,B,C,D,E,F,H,J,K,L, N
Blasting Agents (Class 1.5,1.6)
Infectious Substances (Class 6.2) Radioactive Materials (Class7) Hazardous Waste Materials
Ammonium Nitrate 5.1 UN 1942 due to Haz Mat Safety regulations.
Equipment type acceptance: 45ft equipment not accepted under no circumstances (do not accept nor confirm bookings for 45ft equipment)
oog-flatrack-opentop (special equipment) - subject to special approval with destination country.