Shipping to Latvia
Local export tariffs
|Change of destination fee (COD)||per container||USD 300|
|Change of destination fee – Administrative Cost (CAD) – effective as of 15th January 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 15th January 2018. Acceptance of the extra costs associated is must.||per container||USD 300 + extra costs associated|
|Export Service (EXP)||per container||40 EUR|
|Container Weighing – Origin (IWO)||per container||11 EUR|
|Lift On Lift Off Exports (HDE)||per container||17 EUR|
|Emergency Risk Surcharge (ERS)||per 20'/per 40'||55 USD / 110 USD|
|Booking cancellation, reduction and transfer fee as of 2nd and each further request – 10 or more calendar days prior initially confirmed ETD Riga *as of 21St October 2019||per booking||75 USD|
|Booking cancellation, reduction and transfer fee – less than 10 calendar days prior initially confirmed ETD Riga *as of 21St October 2019||per container||25 USD|
|Customs Clearance||per declaration||60 EUR|
|Genset||per cntr CY/CY, SD/CY||300 EUR per Genset *|
|Manual Documentation processing fee (MDF)||per B/L||25 USD|
|Manual booking fee||per booking||15 EUR|
|Transport Document amendment fee (AMF) after vessel departure||per B/L||25 USD|
|Multistop (within city limits)||per container||50 EUR per stop *|
|Inland haulage waiting time (WTI)||4 hours free||EUR 120 per 24 hours|
|Payer-amendment fee in case of changes to payment terms or origin payers after export invoice issuance||per B/L||EUR 40|
|Late b/l pick up fee (if BLs are not picked up in 14 days)*||per B/L||100 USD|
|Documentation fee origin* (for incorrect CMR filling)||per CMR||25 USD|
|Container pick up without bkg confirmation||per container||50 EUR|
|Container drop off fee **||per 20'/per 40'||250 EUR / 350 EUR|
|Re-export documentation formalities||per booking||50 EUR|
|Sideloader add-on (OSC) within Riga limits||per container||EUR 330|
* other charges may occur (document scanning, document sending with courier, etc.)
** subject to equipment situation
|Week||Service||Vessel||Vessel Code||Voyage||Planned ETD||Customs documents Cut-off|
|Shipping Instructions Cut-off|
|38||L02||VAGA MAERSK||B6I||938S||20.09.2019||17.09.201912:00 BCT and RUT|
|39||L02||VUOKSI MAERSK||B6G||939S||27.09.2019||24.09.201912:00 BCT and RUT|
|40||L02||VENTA MAERSK||B6F||940S||04.10.2019||01.10.201912:00 BCT and RUT|
|41||L02||VAYENGA MAERSK||B6E||941S||11.10.2019||08.10.201912:00 BCT and RUT|
|42||L02||VOLGA MAERSK||B6D||942S||18.10.2019||15.10.201912:00 BCT and RUT|
|43||L02||VAGA MAERSK||B6I||943S||25.10.2019||22.10.201912:00 BCT and RUT|
|44||L02||VUOKSI MAERSK||B6G||944S||01.11.2019||29.10.201912:00 BCT and RUT|
|45||L02||VENTA MAERSK||B6F||945S||08.11.2019||05.11.201912:00 BCT and RUT|
|46||L02||VAYENGA MAERSK||B6E||946S||15.11.2019||12.11.201912:00 BCT and RUT|
Demurrage and Detention
Effective from 1st January 2017
|Name of the period||Start||End|
|Export Detention period||Empty container pick up day (including this day)||One day prior container gate-in|
|Export Demurrage period||Full container gate-in date (including this day)||A day when the container is loaded on the vessel (including this day)|
|Free time period||DRY||REF|
|Export Detention||10 calendar days||10 calendar days|
|Export Demurrage||10 calendar days||8 calendar days|
After free time expiration, below tariffs apply:
Demurrage (EUR per calendar day)
|Container Size||20’||40’||45’||20’/40’||20 DRY||40’/45’ DRY||20 OT/FR||40 OT/FR|
Detention (EUR per calendar day)
|Port||20’||40’||45’||20 OT/FR||40 OT / FR||20 REEF||40 REEF|
Freight rate (transportation price) must be agreed before any shipment. Please submit a freight request with the following information:
- your company's name, contact person, telephone, fax or e-mail
- cargo pick-up point
- cargo delivery point
- container size and type
- special requirements, if any, or your comments.
Any additional information about your future shipment is welcome.
For dangerous cargo, please indicate full commodity name, IMO class and UN number, UN packaging code and 24-hour emergency contact. In some cases, MSDS might be requested.
For temperature-controlled cargo, please advise required temperature and humidity/ventilation settings.
Please note we can assist you only with FCL (full container load) shipments. Minimum tare size is 20-foot container.
After freight rates are agreed and filed in Maersk service contract, you can place your booking via Maersk.com or by sending an email to Customer Service. You may also place your bookings via EDI or INTTRA.
Manual booking must be in written form and contain the following information in order to be processed smoothly:
- stuffing date, time and address
- container size, type and quantity
- Maersk service contract number and cargo commodity code (can be obtained at Maersk sales department)
- contact person and phone number
- destination (delivery address is not required at this stage)
- any other information relevant to the shipment
In case of carrier haulage, please allow at least 24 hours to coordinate pick-up.
For dangerous cargo, please indicate full commodity name, IMO class, UN number, special requirements (for ex. temperature), if required, UN packaging code and 24-hour emergency contact. In some cases, MSDS might be requested.
For Shipper’s owned containers (SOC) please provide photos of container with CSC plate clearly visible. SOC form must be filled and sent to us. Form can be obtained from Customer Service. If container type is TANK, then inspection report is needed for each container.
Customs clearance is not included in freight and is not performed by default. However, we can arrange customs clearance upon your request.
Shipping instructions should contain the following information:
- Full shipper's name and address with phone and fax numbers
- Full consignee's name and address with phone and fax numbers
- Full notify party details with phone and fax numbers
- Container number, seal number
- Commodity description
- Piece count, package type and weight
- Receipt and delivery location (for door shipments), load and discharge ports.
- Payment terms (origin, freight, destination charges on prepaid or collect terms)
Please provide shipping instructions on a cut-off day. Although it is possible to submit shipping instructions later, we will not be responsible for any fines that arise due to late submission of shipping instructions. These fines will be passed on to the shipper or forwarder concerned.
Dangerous good declaration (scanned copy) on export cargo from Latvia should be sent to us just after container stuffing is finished. In case this will be missed – all fines occurred will be passed on to the shipper or forwarder concerned.
Bills of lading originals
The bill of lading will be issued as per proper shipping instructions. Bills of lading originals can be released after vessel departure from the port and only against full payment of prepaid charges.
Export service restrictions
Maximum allowed cargo weight for road transportation: 26 tons.
- IMO class 1 (except fireworks) and 7.1 not acceptable;
- acceptance of other dangerous and excise commodities is subject approval from Riga office Sales (firstname.lastname@example.org)