Shipping to Liberia
Demurrage and Detention
Area : Ivory Coast Area
Country : Liberia
Direction : Export
Effective Date : 01/01/2019
Expiry Date : 31/12/2019
Free time : Calendar day basis (i.e. including week-ends and holidays)
Currency : USD
Invoiced : Per container, per day, as per container type
Free time 14 days for Dry Containers delivered to customer. Day of release (gate out empty) included, Saturday, Sunday and Publics holidays.
+ Monrovia: LRMLW
|Type||DRY||Flat & Open top||REEF||IMO|
Tariff after free time:
|Days after free time expiration||20’ DRY||40’ DRY||20’ REEF||40’ REEF||20’SP||20’SP|
|Day 15 – Day 19||20||40||-||-||20||40|
|Day 20 - above||30||60||-||-||30||60|
Customers can make booking(s) online see » Online Booking handbook or send Email to (email@example.com) for your booking(s). Once booking(s) has been confirmed, a release letter would be issued to customer to obtain containers from the container yard in the port.
Bill of Lading details
Once containers have been stuffed and returned full to the container yards, customers can submit shipping instruction(s) online see » Online Documentation handbook or fill the standard » shipping instruction template and send to (firstname.lastname@example.org)
NOTE: Only registered customers can request rate(s), make booking(s) and/or submit shipping(s) instructions online. If you are not registered and would like to, please visit our website »www.maersk.com and click on 'Register' (at the top right corner of the page).
Once vessel has sailed/released and cargo is on board*, if local and/or freight charges settled, b/l can be released to shipper**
*There is a possibility of 'RECEIVED' b/l issuance
**Only at shipper demand can Obl/s be kept at our side or simply not issued, and a telex release sent to destination enabling consignee take possession of goods without presentation of Obl/s.
The maximum safe working load (SWL) acceptable for Liberia is 28 metric tons, i.e cargo plus tare weight of container.
45 ft containers are now accepted.
Reefer container exports are now accepted
Out of gauge (OOG), break bulk(B/B) and IMO cargo are subject to the standard Maersk approval procedures.
Bill of lading restrictions
As part of the U.S Customs 24 Hour Rule regulations, ' To the order of ' bills of lading are not accepted for shipments destined to the U.S or routed via U.S. Customs in U.S also does not accept commodity descriptions ' Freight all kinds' and General merchandise' nor the package type ' pallets'.
Export Restricted Goods
The following commodities are banned from export:
- Unprocessed rubber latex and rubber lumps
- Wild life animals classified as endangered species and their products e.g. elephant, monkey, zebra etc.
- For timber export, appropriate documentation needs to be provided e.g. Clearance and export permit from the Forestry Development Agency (FDA), SGS certificate etc